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#Operation Protective Edge

# operation-protective-edge - Thursday 15 January, 2015

'The Gaza blockade is radicalising young men'

Trocaire says that rebuilding after Operation Protective Edge has not begun.

# operation-protective-edge - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza

The attack is the first since a 26 August ceasefire.

# operation-protective-edge - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

"I'm sorry to disappoint you." - Israeli ambassador tells David Norris he's going nowhere

Boaz Modai defended Israel’s actions to TDs today.

# operation-protective-edge - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: Israel’s use of force in Gaza reflects an entrenched but unsustainable colonial logic

International lawyers are in agreement that Israel’s military actions went far beyond the pale of legality during Operation Protective Edge.

# operation-protective-edge - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Amnesty accuses Israeli army of "deliberate attacks" on Gaza health workers

The organisation says that it has received “harrowing descriptions” of the “utterly impossible situation”.

# operation-protective-edge - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day

Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.

# operation-protective-edge - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Amnesty to USA: Stop sending jet fuel to Israeli military

The last US jet fuel delivery arrived in Israel on 14 July.

72-hour ceasefire in Gaza begins - moments after attacks from both sides

Just before it began, Hamas militants fired rockets at central Israel, while the Israeli air force staged five raids.

# operation-protective-edge - Monday 4 August, 2014

Eight-year-old Palestinian girl killed six minutes into Israeli-declared ceasefire

The strike came six minutes into a ceasefire and hit a refugee camp.

Gaza waits as another ceasefire is declared

Israel announced the seven-hour ceasefire in all areas except Rafah.

# operation-protective-edge - Sunday 3 August, 2014

UN chief says today's strike on a UN school is "a criminal act"

Israel says its operation is ‘changing gear’.

Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza

Nine of the victims were killed in the southern town of Rafah and three other in central Gaza, the sources said.

# operation-protective-edge - Saturday 2 August, 2014

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza Operation Protective Edge This post contains images

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza

While in Ireland, thousands rallied to protest against the conflict.

# operation-protective-edge - Friday 1 August, 2014

Gaza truce in tatters as 27 are killed by intensive Israeli shelling

Israel claim that eight rockets and mortars have been fired across the border by Hamas.

# operation-protective-edge - Thursday 31 July, 2014

'Miracle' Gaza baby born to dead mother is said to have died

The hospital has not confirmed the baby’s death,

Seanad called on to have 'meaningful' impact with its Gaza debate today

The senators will also debate the crisis in Ukraine – although some members of the Seanad are on holidays.

# operation-protective-edge - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza

People displaced by war were living at the school.

# operation-protective-edge - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Is this what the inside of a Hamas tunnel looks like?

New footage from the Israel Defence Forces shows a tunnel that was blown up.

This is the Hamas Prime Minister's office after an Israeli air strike

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said that the violence must stop “in the name of humanity”.

# operation-protective-edge - Monday 28 July, 2014

This is the Jon Snow video on Gaza that everyone's talking about

An emotional recounting of what he saw.

# operation-protective-edge - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

World pushes for Israel-Palestine ceasefire as seven more killed in Gaza

John Kerry and Ban Ki-moon are in Cairo, but fighting continues.

# operation-protective-edge - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Gaza death toll rises above 200, Israel suffers first casualty

Six people were killed in overnight strikes, medics said.

# operation-protective-edge - Monday 14 July, 2014

Footage from Gaza: Israel uses 'knock on the roof' bomb warning before destroying home

The technique has been condemned by Amnesty International.

# operation-protective-edge - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Israeli air strikes kill 20 more people in Gaza

The deaths bring to 70 the number of Palestinians killed since Tuesday.