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# Joe Biden

Last week
7th April 2024 - 13th April 2024
Opinion: Biden’s Gaza policy is likely to cost him the election
Dr Laurence Davis
Japanese astronaut to be first non-American to set foot on Moon
Hamas chief says three of his sons and several grandchildren killed by Israeli strike in Gaza
Arizona uses 1864 law to effectively ban abortion across the US state
Zelenskyy says Ukraine will lose war if US Congress withholds aid
This month
April 2024
UN humanitarian chief calls Gaza war 'betrayal of humanity'
UN Human Rights Council demands halt to all arms sales to Israel
It is the first time the United Nations top rights body has taken a position on the conflict.
The Erez crossing in northern Gaza will be temporarily reopened for the first time since the Hamas attack on 7 October.
Netanyahu's office also said Israel would allow its port in Ashdod to process aid shipments bound for Gaza.
Biden urges 'immediate ceasefire' in first call with Netanyahu since strike on aid workers
The US President and the Israeli Prime Minister will hold a phone call later today.
World Central Kitchen has called for an independent investigation into the strikes.
The health ministry in Gaza said 61 people were killed in strikes overnight.
Tomorrow, the UN Human Rights Council will consider a draft resolution calling for an arms embargo on Israel.
Palestinian-American doctor walks out of meeting with Biden in protest over US Gaza stance
Last month
March 2024
US attempts to distance itself from Israel but decisive test to come over Rafah assault
United States unveils draft UN resolution calling for immediate Gaza ceasefire
Biden accuses Trump of 'despising' Latinos as rivals clock up delegates in battleground states' primaries
Sinn Féin's reserved public remarks on Gaza while in US leave the party wide open for criticism
It’s a rarity that Varadkar comes out looking stronger on the issue of Palestine than Sinn Féin.
Biden and Netanyahu hold first call in a month as tension grows over Gaza
Did Varadkar do enough in the White House to push for peace and satisfy critics at home?
Taoiseach tells US President during shamrock ceremony that Irish people are 'deeply troubled' about Gaza
Varadkar brought the US President to tears by quoting his late son.
Varadkar to brunch with Biden before Patrick's Day shamrock ceremony
Pro-Palestinian campaigners line the Liffey in protest at White House St Patrick's Day ceremony
Netanyahu approves plans for military operation in Rafah and 'evacuation' of civilians
Taoiseach speaks to President Biden on six Irish citizens who are stuck in Gaza
'I agree': President Biden accepts Taoiseach's call for Gaza ceasefire 'as soon as possible'
The decision to proceed with the St Patrick’s Day trip this year has come under intense scrutiny due to the US’ support for Israel.
Paul Murphy: There should be no shamrock for 'Genocide Joe' over his stance on Israel
Paul Murphy
Biden's heart is 'in the right place' in relation to Gaza conflict, Varadkar says
Taoiseach will discuss Irish citizen stuck in Gaza with President Biden 'if there's time'
White House says it doesn't digitally alter Biden photos, wishes Kate Middleton 'speedy recovery'
Biden and Trump both clinch enough delegates for US presidential nomination
Varadkar on Biden-White House visit: 'I'm not here to tell him off or tick him off'
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he believes the US president would get the same welcome in Ireland as he did last year.
Can ministers deliver Ireland’s message on Gaza during US paddywhackery?
Hamas chief says still open to truce talks as Ramadan begins and US vessel sets sail with aid
The Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan begins tomorrow.
American officials said it is likely to be weeks before the pier is operational.
Meanwhile, Biden said he believes Netanyahu is “hurting Israel more than helping Israel”.
The health ministry in Gaza today said the number of deaths in Israel's bombardment and ground offensive in Gaza had risen to 31,045.
Trump and Biden trade barbs in competing rallies in battleground state of Georgia
Larry Donnelly: Make no mistake - Joe Biden is in deep trouble
Larry Donnelly
Biden caught on hot mic saying he and Netanyahu will need to have a 'come to Jesus meeting'
Biden criticises Trump for meeting Viktor Orban, says Hungarian PM 'looking for dictatorship'
WATCH: The key moments of Joe Biden's State of the Union address
US to build port off Gaza for emergency aid, Biden announces
Biden urged Israel to let more assistance into Gaza, though he still defended its military operation against Hamas.
Sweden finally joins NATO, ending non-alignment in shadow of Ukraine war
Biden to announce plans for US military to build temporary Gaza port for aid deliveries
Varadkar dubs some Trump comments 'highly inappropriate' but says Govt will work with whoever is elected
All eyes on Joe Biden as he's set to deliver critical State of the Union speech later today
Democrats angry at Biden's support for Israel stage protest vote in presidential primaries