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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Palestine

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October 2023
President says Israel reducing humanitarian law ‘to tatters’, criticises EU Commission president
President Higgins also criticised European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, saying: ‘She wasn’t speaking for Ireland.’
Hospitals in Gaza on the brink of collapse as power set to run out in matter of hours
The regional head of the World Health Organisation has said that Gaza has only “24 hours of water, electricity and fuel left”.
One million people in Gaza flee homes as Israel readies ground invasion
Israel’s bombing has flattened neighbourhoods and killed at least 2,670 people, mainly civilians.
Israel readies troops for invasion of Gaza as hospital patients survive on generator power
The WHO said forcing patients to evacuate to overflowing hospitals could be “tantamount to a death sentence”.
Tánaiste calls on Hamas to release hostages, urges Israel to follow international law
Martin said we must distinguish between Hamas and Palestinian civilians in Gaza.
One killed, several injured in fire at Israel from Lebanon
Tensions continue to heighten at the border between Lebanon and Israel.
Thousands of protestors march through Dublin in support of Palestine
The march organised by Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign made its way to the Israeli embassy.
Thousands attempt to flee northern Gaza as death toll from Israeli strikes passes 2,000
The Israeli military said that Gaza City residents must not delay their departure before the expected ground offensive starts.
Netanyahu says Israel’s bombing of Gaza 'just the beginning' of response to Hamas attacks
The Journal’s liveblog is covering the latest developments in the war between Israel and Hamas.
Scottish First Minister Humza Yousaf says Mother-in-law 'trapped' in Gaza Strip
Earlier today Israel ordered the evacuation of over 1.1 million people in Northern Gaza.
Calls mount for Israel to open humanitarian corridors to Gaza as clock ticks down
Israel is blocking all access in and out of Gaza in a siege that it has threatened not to end until Hamas releases its hostages.
France orders ban on all pro-Palestinian protests
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said that the demonstrations “are likely to generate disturbances to public order”.
Larry Donnelly: Moderate voices now matter most in the Middle East amid all the hate and anger
Our columnist looks at the extreme rhetoric from both sides after the Hamas attack this week.
Israel orders 1.1 million to flee northern Gaza, as UN warns mass relocation 'impossible'
The UN said the mass relocation of the entire population in northern Gaza to the south of the enclave was ‘impossible’.
Varadkar: Israel is 'under threat' but 'doesn't have right' to breach international law
The Taoiseach said he is “really concerned” about what he is “seeing happening in Gaza at the moment”.
Israeli lawmakers endorse 'emergency government'; US has no plans to deploy troops
The Journal’s liveblog is covering the latest developments in the war between Israel and Hamas.
Robinson says Israel in 'serious breach' of international law and there's been 'war crimes' on both sides
Robinson condemned the attacks carried out by both Israel and Hamas.
How X, formerly Twitter, is platforming a deluge of misinformation about the Israel-Hamas war
Misinformation spread rapidly on the Elon Musk-owned site, including claims relating to Ireland’s stance on the conflict.
Apartheid has led to this Middle East escalation and it's civilians who will pay the price
Dr Brendan Ciarán Browne of Trinity College Dublin looks at the build-up to this week’s attacks in Palestine – Israel and the potential fallout after.
Red Cross in contact with Hamas over release of hostages as Gaza death toll reaches 1,200
Elsewhere, Saudi Arabia’s de facto ruler and Iran’s president spoke by phone about the war between Israel and Hamas yesterday.
Israeli Army rules out 'aerial infiltration' on northern border despite previous alerts
The Journal’s liveblog is covering the latest developments in the war between Israel and Hamas.
Varadkar: 'If it's unacceptable for Putin to target power stations, the same must apply to Israel'
In the Dáil this afternoon, Leo Varadkar warned that Israel’s support will ‘evaporate quickly’ if it carries out such attacks on Gaza.
Death toll surges in Gaza and Israel amid warning of 'humanitarian catastrophe'
Almost 190,000 people have been displaced in Gaza since the escalation of the conflict.
Varadkar says Israel will lose global support if it goes 'too far' in its response against Hamas
Varadkar said he was “horrified” by what was happening in Israel and Palestine.
EU warns Musk X spreading 'illegal' disinformation after Hamas attack
EU commissioner Thierry Breton said there are indications the platform is being used to ‘disseminate illegal content and disinformation’.
People Before Profit and SocDems seek emergency Dáil debate on situation in Gaza and Israel
Richard Boyd Barrett said the situation is “twisted beyond belief”.
Two men arrested during protest at Israeli Embassy in Dublin
Gardaí confirmed arrests were made at the consulate in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Around 1,500 bodies of Hamas militants found in Israel, as army 'restores control' of border
Israel imposed a total siege on the Gaza Strip, cutting off food, water and electricity supplies.
The United Nations Secretary-General said he was "deeply distressed" by the siege, and warned Gaza's humanitarian situation will "only deteriorate exponentially".
Before dawn today, the Israeli military struck what it said were Hamas targets in Gaza.
Hamas has threatened to kill hostages if the attacks do not cease.
EU reverses commissioner's decision to suspension of development aid payments to Palestinians
Rally held outside Dáil in solidarity with Palestine
Tom Clonan: International community needs to intervene to stop a catastrophe in the Middle East
The senator says terrorist attacks by Hamas have not advanced the cause of the Palestinian people.
EU reverses commissioner's decision to suspension of development aid payments to Palestinians
EU foreign ministers will tomorrow hold urgent talks on the situation in Israel and Gaza.
Rally held outside Dáil in solidarity with Palestine
The rally condemned the “Israeli occupation and oppression” of Palestine and was backed by People Before Profit and the Union of Students in Ireland.
What was happening between Israel and Palestine before Hamas attacked?
The situation is unprecedented in the Israel-Palestine conflict.
'Battle of flags doesn't help’: Irish politicians condemn Israeli flag on EU Commission building
Minister Eamon Ryan has said Ireland has been consistent in its support of the Palestinian people.
The targeting of civilians and hostage taking by Hamas 'is to be condemned outright', says McDonald
The bombardment of Gaza is equally to be condemned, she said.
Israeli NGO says up to 250 people killed at music festival attacked by Hamas
The total figure is expected to be higher.
Israel's Defence Minister orders 'complete siege' of Gaza, says 'we are fighting animals'
At least 1,200 people have been killed in violence since Saturday.
Thick plumes of smoke billowed from the Palestinian enclave as the strikes continued overnight.
It comes two days after Hamas launched a barrage of rockets and sent a wave of fighters into Israeli settlements, gunning down civilians and taking hostages.
Close to 1,000 people dead between both sides as Israel officially declares war
Israeli ambassador says it's a 'shame' some Irish politicians have Palestine flags on social media
Timeline: Here is what has happened in Israel and Gaza since Saturday
More than 1,100 people have been killed on both sides in the last 48 hours.
'I just want her back': Mother of missing Irish-Israeli woman appeals for information
22-year-old Kim Damti remains unaccounted for following the attacks by Hamas on Saturday.
Two Israeli tourists, local guide shot dead by Egypt policeman
Israel said visitors already in Egypt should leave “as soon as possible.”
Close to 1,000 people dead between both sides as Israel officially declares war
The United States today said it will provide munitions and equipment to Israel and boost American forces in the Middle East in response to the attacks by Hamas.