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# Palestine

21st June 2024
At least 25 killed in Israeli strikes on tents for displaced people near Rafah
This week
16th June 2024 - 22nd June 2024
Netanyahu says Israel needs more US ammunition in 'war for its existence'
10 deaths in Gaza despite Israel declaring humanitarian pause
Israel to ‘strengthen’ settlements in West Bank due to countries like Ireland recognising Palestine
Two pro-Palestine student activists arrested at protest over Tánaiste's visit to UCC campus
Israel announces ‘tactical pause’ during daylight hours in southern Gaza to increase aid flow
Last week
9th June 2024 - 22nd June 2024
World Health Organisation voices alarm at escalating West Bank health crisis
My story: The horrific hours of fear for my family in Gaza as Israel rescued four hostages
Ahmed Alsammak
'It's apocalyptic': A doctor's experience of treating people after Israel's attack on Saturday
Nicola Coughlan wears Gaza pin to Bridgerton screening as a ‘call to Joe Biden’
Hamas calls on US to put 'direct pressure' on Israel for permanent ceasefire
UN investigation concludes Israel committing crimes against humanity in Gaza
Treatments limited and medicines scarce in Gaza hospital overwhelmed after Nuseirat attacks
Israeli forces kill four Palestinians in West Bank; Intel halts expansion of factory in Israel
This month
June 2024
'It means the world': Four hostages captured by Hamas at Nova festival have been rescued alive
UN adds Israel to blacklist for waging war that harms children
Netanyahu to address US Congress next month, as Qatar says Hamas yet to respond to ceasefire plan
Cancer patients fighting Israeli government to avoid deportation to Gaza
Up to 40 people are affected and, to date, almost half have lodged petitions to stay in Israel and keep receiving medical care.
Lawyer Tamir Blank said patients who cannot receive the treatment or aftercare needed could end up in "a very dire condition"
Some people would have to return to refugee camps where the sanitation is poor and they may "not have access to even basic medical care"
'Why bomb us?': At least 40 people killed in Israeli airstrike on UN school in Gaza
Osama Hamdan, a Hamas official based in Beirut, said: “There is no (ceasefire) proposal – they are just words said by Biden in a speech.”
Famine likely happening in Gaza, but expert group says they can't get access to prove it
US seeks support from UN Security Council to get Biden's Gaza ceasefire plan off the ground
State of Palestine applies to join South Africa’s case at International Court of Justice
Netanyahu faces internal pressure over fate of hostages in Gaza as mediators push truce deal
UNRWA said today that all 36 of its shelters in Rafah “are now empty”, after at least a million civilians have fled the city.
EU sanctions for Israel? A 'non-starter' for now says one expert
Taoiseach among European leaders urging all parties to consider Gaza ceasefire plan
Last month
May 2024
'It's time for this war to end': Biden announces Israeli proposal for three-phase Gaza ceasefire deal
The US President said in a news conference that the new deal is a “roadmap” to an enduring ceasefire.
Biden said the proposal has been transmitted to Hamas via Qatar.
Hamas said it is in a 'position of readiness to deal positively and constructively'.
Israel said its negotiation team 'insisted the war will not end until all of its goals are achieved'.
Politicians question Israeli and Palestinian flags being ‘side by side’ in Leinster House
College to condemn Gaza war, but stops short of cutting ties with firms profiting from conflict
Intense shelling continues in Rafah as Israel seizes key area along Gaza-Egypt corridor
Slovenian government recognises Palestinian state but Israel urges Parliament to reject the move
'Anyone who moves is being shot at by Israeli drones': Rafah residents hide as Israel strikes again
'Europe could be doing a hell of a lot more' on Gaza, says Taoiseach
US suspends aid into Gaza by sea after rough seas cause damage to temporary pier
Man arrested after allegedly climbing over fence into Leinster House to remove Palestinian flag
Palestinian flag flies and Taoiseach greets families as Ireland formally recognises Palestine
The Government has agreed to establish full diplomatic relations between Dublin and Ramallah.
Taoiseach Simon Harris said that the decision "is about keeping hope alive".
He told the Dáil today that he has "no knowledge" of any Irish exported technology being used by Israel as part of its assault on Gaza.
The Dáil was temporarily suspended this afternoon after a group of protesters in the public gallery interrupted statements to call for sanctions to be imposed on Israel.
UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting over 'horrific' fatal strike on Rafah
Opinion: The Irish Government must now push against the flow of arms to Israel
Alice-Mary Higgins
Tánaiste says EU has discussed possible sanctions if Israel doesn’t comply with ICJ orders
Spain pledges to send €6 billion in support for Ukraine on eve of recognising Palestine
Hamas launches barrage of rockets, aid trucks enter Gaza, Israelis protest demanding release of hostages