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#Gaza

# gaza - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'

The US State Department said it was no longer willing to shoulder “the very disproportionate share of the burden”.

# gaza - Friday 10 August, 2018

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

# gaza - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes

A Hamas militant was also killed and at least 12 other people were injured.

# gaza - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'

15 people have been wounded across Gaza.

# gaza - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

# gaza - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

# gaza - Friday 8 June, 2018

Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border

Among the dead was 15-year-old Haitham al-Jamal.

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

# gaza - Saturday 2 June, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

At least 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began at the end of March.

# gaza - Thursday 31 May, 2018

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'

The UN’s Middle East envoy has predicted that violence will flare up again in June.

# gaza - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

'It is time to step up and bring an end to the destruction of Palestinian homes, lives and livelihoods'

Ireland has had its own history with war, independence and benefitting from EU-US peace-brokering with an occupying force, writes Patrick Costello.

# gaza - Monday 28 May, 2018

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# gaza - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

Gaza killings: Sinn Féin says Israeli ambassador should 'pack his bags' and be expelled

59 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem.

# gaza - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza

The Israeli military said it was unaware of any activity in the area of the blast.

# gaza - Friday 13 April, 2018

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza

At least 30 Palestinians have been wounded, with one shot in the head.

# gaza - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Journalist among the dead after Palestinian clashes with Israel troops in Gaza

Thousands of protesters had approached the border fence around the Gaza Strip for the second week in a row.

# gaza - Friday 6 April, 2018

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# gaza - Monday 2 April, 2018

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# gaza - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Israel says it only shot at protesters charging Gaza border as it rejects call for inquiry

The Israeli military has identified and named ten of the dead as militants from Hamas and other groups.

# gaza - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes

Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.

# gaza - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# gaza - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

# gaza - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Simon Coveney: 'Gaza is slightly smaller than County Louth but nearly 2 million people live in it'

While in Gaza I saw the pressures on food, water and electricity, writes Tánaiste Simon Coveney.

# gaza - Friday 1 December, 2017

Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees

The additional funding will be channelled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

# gaza - Sunday 27 August, 2017

British couple's message in a bottle reaches Gaza

They had thrown the bottle into the sea during a romantic holiday on the Greek island two months earlier.

# gaza - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game

The Gaza football academy struggles due to a lack of facilities, equipment and safe places to play.

# gaza - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Warm welcome for children from Gaza ahead of football tour around Ireland

The Gaza Kids to Ireland project aims to show solidarity with Gaza and raise awareness of the current climate in Palestine.

# gaza - Saturday 17 June, 2017

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict

The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.

# gaza - Monday 1 May, 2017

Hamas has significantly 'softened' its stance on Israel

The Palestinian organisation launched a new policy document today in which it steps back from calling for Israel’s ‘destruction’.

# gaza - Friday 23 December, 2016

Christmas in Gaza: 'Mortars and missiles fly overhead; from Gaza into Israel, from Israel into Gaza'

Holiday cheer is tough to come by when you live in an open-air prison, writes Eoghan Rice.

# gaza - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Abbas: Those who speak of a two-state solution should recognise Palestine as a state

Israeli and Palestinian leaders clahsed at the UN today.

# gaza - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Palestinians are outraged at a donkey sale planned by the Israeli army

Palestinians say the army is trying to sell back the very animals it seized from them in the occupied West Bank’s Jordan Valley.

# gaza - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Two Israelis jailed for life for burning Palestinian teen alive

16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was snatched from the street and killed in 2014.

# gaza - Thursday 12 November, 2015

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have 'Made in Israel' label

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the EU should be ashamed, comparing the move to Nazi-era pratices.

# gaza - Monday 19 October, 2015

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station

Police said a man, thought to be Palestinian, entered the bus station armed with a pistol and knife, killing the soldier and wounding 10 other people.

# gaza - Friday 9 October, 2015

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

# gaza - Thursday 6 August, 2015

West Bank: Man rams car into pedestrians before being shot by Israeli troops

Elsewhere, four members of the same family have been killed in Gaza after a bomb from last summer’s war exploded.

# gaza - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

"An onslaught, not a conflict": One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza

“I don’t want to be muted. I want to speak up…”

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