# gaza - Yesterday’s News
The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.
# gaza - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
The attack is the first since a 26 August ceasefire.
# gaza - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Football is hugely popular in Gaza and the West Bank, where the game has been played since the 1920s.
# gaza - Friday 5 September, 2014
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 group was told their visit was “not directly concerned with humanitarian assistance.”
# gaza - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Boaz Modai defended Israel’s actions to TDs today.
The ambassador was meeting with TDs in Leinster House.
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
Pat Breen said further West Bank settlements would be a “nail in the coffin of the two-state solution.”
# gaza - Monday 1 September, 2014
The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.
# gaza - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.
# gaza - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
There’s a truce, but under what conditions?
A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.
The Lilywhites were sanctioned by the European governing body over the weekend.
# gaza - Monday 25 August, 2014
The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.
# gaza - Sunday 24 August, 2014
The Israeli Prime Minister says that Operation Protective Edge will continue until it has “achieved its aims”.
# gaza - Saturday 23 August, 2014
Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.
# gaza - Friday 22 August, 2014
A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.
The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.
# gaza - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Police found gaming boards and chips, bottles of alcohol and a kilo of locally grown marijuana at the shelter in southern Israel.
Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.
# gaza - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Ask her anything.
The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.
# gaza - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.
Former County Tyrone footballer Tommy McGuigan is being investigated over the matter.
Five-day truce was extended very shortly before last night’s ceasefire deadline to allow further talks aimed at ending the violence.
# gaza - Monday 18 August, 2014
International lawyers are in agreement that Israel’s military actions went far beyond the pale of legality during Operation Protective Edge.
The abduction and killing of the three men partly led to the deadly upsurge in violence last month.
# gaza - Sunday 17 August, 2014
# gaza - Friday 15 August, 2014
Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.
# gaza - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.
“I had planned everything: the music, the guest list, my bouquet. And here I am, getting married in a school with thousands of refugees”.
Many celebrities have weighed in on the recent violence in Gaza; are they opening an important dialogue or just mouthing off about things they don’t understand?
The removal of the memorial plaque follows attacks on the property.
Academics for Palestine set up the petition earlier this year.
# gaza - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
The second day of the 72-hour truce was not breached, but gaps remain in talks.
# gaza - Monday 11 August, 2014
But she also had praise for the Irish government, and “those who defend Israel.”
A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.
# gaza - Sunday 10 August, 2014
Today’s everyone’s talking about a new Gaza ceasefire, addicts in Dublin and the supermoon.