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# Palestine

January 2024
Israel and Hamas reach deal for Gaza hostages to receive medicines in exchange for aid to civilians
A wave of Israeli strikes killed at least 78 people in the Gaza Strip overnight.
'Intensive' phase of conflict in south Gaza 'will end soon', Israeli defence minister says
Gaza’s health ministry said Israel struck two hospitals, a girls’ school and “dozens” of homes overnight.
Hamas releases new video announcing deaths of two Israeli hostages taken on 7 October
McDonald invokes Northern Ireland peace process in address at Pro-Palestine rally in London
Mary Lou McDonald to address rally in London calling for ceasefire in Gaza
MSF says healthcare system in Gaza has 'virtually collapsed' as death toll hits more than 23,700
Israel argues its defence in South Africa's Gaza genocide case at The Hague
All-Ireland winners, soccer and rugby internationals among 200 athletes to sign Palestine solidarity letter
Irish lawyer tells Hague that Gaza is 'first genocide in history' being broadcast in 'real-time'
All-Ireland winners, soccer and rugby internationals among 200 athletes to sign Palestine solidarity letter
Israel army claims two journalists killed in Gaza strike were 'terror operatives'
Genocide: South Africa's case against Israel at the International Court of Justice
Five-year-old girl dies after suspected Israeli tank shell struck NGO shelter in Gaza
Antony Blinken meets head of Palestinian Authority as Israel continues to bombard Gaza
Mahmud Abbas spoke with Blinken of the need “to stop the Israeli aggression against Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank”.
Palestinian Authority currently exercises limited rule in the West Bank, which has been occupied by Israel since 1967.
Netanyahu is not known to have shifted his position on reviving talks for a Palestinian state.
Blinken has called for "more food, more water, more medicine" to be delivered to Gaza.
Varadkar 'uncomfortable' about accusing Israel of genocide, given past treatment of Jews
Blinken arrives in Israel as UN calls for investigation into number of journalists killed in Gaza
Two Al Jazeera reporters were killed on Sunday when their car was struck in southern Gaza’s city of Rafah, near the border with Egypt.
The US Secretary of State met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman today after talks in the UAE ahead of his visit to Israel.
The Palestinian health ministry said in a statement that it had recorded 249 deaths in the past 24 hours.
Hezbollah announced the killing of a "commander" for the first time since October.
Two journalists killed in Israeli strikes on Gaza, six killed in deadly West Bank raid
Irish senators call on Government to join South Africa's genocide case against Israel
Israel's bombing of Gaza continues, as Israel says over 100 targets struck in 24 hours
Martin Griffiths said people in the territory are witnessing “daily threats to their very existence”.
Defence Minister Yoav Gallant outlined proposals for how Gaza would be run if Hamas is defeated.
The proposals were unveiled on the eve of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's fourth trip to the region since the conflict started.
The health ministry in Gaza said it had recorded 162 deaths also over the past 24 hours.
Airstrike kills 12, mostly children, in Gaza area declared 'safe zone' by Israel
Second Israeli minister calls for return of settlers to Gaza
UK willing to take 'direct action' over Red Sea attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen
Israel warns Gaza war will continue throughout 2024, as overnight strikes kill more than 20
Last year
At least 48 Palestinians killed in overnight Israeli strikes on Gaza, health ministry says
Gaza’s health ministry says the Israeli military campaign has killed at least 21,822 people.
A Hamas delegation was in Cairo on Friday to discuss an Egyptian plan proposing renewable ceasefires.
Asked about the negotiations yesterday, Netanyahu said Hamas had been "giving all kinds of ultimatums that we didn't accept".
'The bombs keep falling on us': Gazans desperate for war to end as Israel presses offensive
The Israeli army is keeping up its campaign across the length of the Gaza Strip in the face of mounting international pushback.
South Africa launches genocide case against Israel at International Court of Justice
Israel continues to pound Gaza as Egypt to host high-level Hamas delegation for ceasefire talks
The Israeli military said its forces “are extending operation in Khan Yunis” in the coastal territory’s south.
The Israeli military also said it had "eliminated dozens of terrorists" across Gaza over the past 24 hours.
Israeli shelling near Al-Amal in Khan Yunis killed 41 people over the past two days, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society said yesterday.
Yesterday, a kibbutz announced that a 70-year-old US-Israeli national thought to be the oldest woman held captive had died in the 7 October attacks.
Department of Foreign Affairs assists 57 Irish citizens and dependents in leaving Gaza to date
Gaza population in 'grave peril' due to acute hunger, says World Health Organisation
Tom Clonan: Israel is fast losing international credibility and support over its crimes in Gaza
Tom Clonan
McDonald not in favour of boycotting St Patrick's Day White House over US Middle East policy
Pope deplores 'desperate humanitarian situation' in Gaza
Israel continues to strike Gaza after UN Security Council demands aid be rushed in 'at scale'
UN Security Council yesterday approved a resolution demanding “immediate, safe and unhindered” deliveries of life-saving aid.
At Washington's insistence, the UN Security Council avoided calling for a ceasefire that would stop the 11-week-old conflict.
It is still unclear what, if any, impact the vote will have on the ground.
WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that "hunger is present, and famine is looming in Gaza".
UN Security Council passes resolution for acceleration of aid into Gaza after days of negotiations
It comes after the UN warned that the entire population of Gaza faces “an imminent risk of famine”.
Irish banks urged to respond to claims that payments to Gaza have been 'blocked'
Dublin family plead for Government's help in getting daughter out of Gaza as bombings continue
More than 20,000 dead in Gaza since 7 October, Hamas says
Some 8,000 children are among the dead.
The UN Security Council is set to vote later today on a resolution calling for a pause in the conflict.
It is estimated that 1.9 million of Gaza's 2.4 million residents have been displaced.
Freight expert on Red Sea attacks: Hope it's not an 'Ever Given' scenario but potentially a big issue
Former president Mary Robinson says Joe Biden is ‘losing respect’ due to his position on Gaza
Security Council postpones new Gaza ceasefire vote to Tuesday