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#Gaza

# gaza - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A conversation with Robert Fisk

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about matters Irish and international, and why Vladimir Putin is his dream interviewee.

# gaza - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

You’ll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today

TDs from four main parties have supported the action.

# gaza - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Israel has punished Palestine by freezing bank accounts, leaving people penniless

Palestine applied to join the International Criminal Court, angering Israel.

# gaza - Thursday 15 January, 2015

‘The Gaza blockade is radicalising young men’

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

# gaza - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Palestinian gets 3 life terms for murder of Israeli teenagers

Their deaths sparked a 50-day conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2,000 people were killed.

# gaza - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Israel warns of ‘retaliatory steps’ as Palestine signs up to International Criminal Court

Benjamin Netanyahu called Israel’s soldiers “the most moral army in the world”.

Palestinian resolution on Israel withdrawal rejected by UN Security Council

France and Luxembourg supported the Palestinians.

# gaza - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# gaza - Thursday 18 December, 2014

RTÉ wrong to describe killing of four boys on Gaza beach as “murder”

Someone complained to the BAI that use of the term was unfair.

# gaza - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine

Sinn Féin want the Government to change the State’s official position.

# gaza - Friday 5 December, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Israel won’t let Gerry Adams into Gaza

The Sinn Féin president was denied access by Israeli authorities.

# gaza - Thursday 6 November, 2014

No prosecution for Israel over flotilla raid despite ‘reasonable belief of war crimes’

Israeli commandos stormed the ship in 2010, killing ten people.

# gaza - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Amnesty accused of being a “propaganda tool for Hamas” by Israel

The group says Israel showed a “shocking disregard for Gaza civilians”.

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence Holy Land This post contains videos

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence

A Palestinian man driving the van was shot dead by police.

# gaza - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From The42 Football can provide an escape for kids growing up in parts of the world ravaged by war and poverty Initiative

Football can provide an escape for kids growing up in parts of the world ravaged by war and poverty

Former Irish football manager Brian Kerr is hoping Irish people get behind the Gaza Kids to Ireland project

# gaza - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Malala Yousafzai donates $50,000 prize money to help rebuild 65 schools in Gaza

The 17-year-old won the Nobel Peace Prize this month.

From The42 7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they’re still trying to play football Initiative

7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they’re still trying to play football

Brian Kerr and Trevor Hogan have launched a new initiative to bring children from Gaza to Ireland to play football.

# gaza - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

# gaza - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Senators have agreed to recognise Palestine as an independent state

The Seanad is now calling on the Dáil to do the same.

# gaza - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Shelling of UN school in Gaza ‘must be investigated’

Ban Ki-Moon called the attack “absolutely unacceptable”.

# gaza - Sunday 12 October, 2014

World leaders are planning the rebuilding of Gaza today

Egypt’s leader has told Israel “now is the time” to end the conflict.

# gaza - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza

Ireland has now given €10 million to Palestine since 2010,

# gaza - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem

The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.

# gaza - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza

The attack is the first since a 26 August ceasefire.

# gaza - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The42 Palestinian football team determined to rise above war Outlet

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war

Football is hugely popular in Gaza and the West Bank, where the game has been played since the 1920s.

# gaza - Friday 5 September, 2014

Opinion: Why Gaza needs an Albert Reynolds

The situation in Gaza needs someone who can broker peace – someone who has the energy not to take no for an answer;

# gaza - Thursday 4 September, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Sinn Féin MEPs barred from entering Gaza during trip to Palestine

The group was told their visit was “not directly concerned with humanitarian assistance.”

# gaza - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Palestinian ambassador compares occupied Gaza to occupied Ireland

The ambassador was meeting with TDs in Leinster House.

Angry parents and ‘Gaza’ banners greet ministers, as new term begins

With the Cabinet back, and the Israeli ambassador being grilled by TDs, it was also a busy day for protests at Government Buildings.

# gaza - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Dáil committee chair weighs in on Israeli land seizure ahead of meeting with ambassador

Pat Breen said further West Bank settlements would be a “nail in the coffin of the two-state solution.”

# gaza - Monday 1 September, 2014

“Settlements are illegal” – Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab

The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.

# gaza - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

UN chief calls for “durable peace” in Gaza after indefinite truce

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

# gaza - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

What exactly is in the Israeli – Hamas peace agreement?

There’s a truce, but under what conditions?

“I don’t want to live through a fourth war.” – Gaza erupts in peace celebrations

A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.

From The42 Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited Politics

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited

The Lilywhites were sanctioned by the European governing body over the weekend.

# gaza - Monday 25 August, 2014

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza

The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.

# gaza - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Gaza offensive ‘will last as long as necessary’ says Netanyahu

The Israeli Prime Minister says that Operation Protective Edge will continue until it has “achieved its aims”.

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