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# gaza - Today’s News


# 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…”

Our silence over Gaza is taken as complicity

The Israeli bombardment of Gaza that started a year ago today – on 8th July – killed 2,200 Palestinians, including 556 children.

# gaza - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

‘I want to learn how to swim like a fish’: Gaza children take photos of their life inside the city

Children from refugee camps were given cameras to document their day.

# gaza - Monday 4 May, 2015

Israeli soldiers’ testimony: ‘The instructions were clear in Gaza – shoot anyone you see’

A group has published dozens of testimonies from Israeli soldiers who fought in Gaza, but the military is sceptical of the report.

# gaza - Monday 13 April, 2015

“Empty words”: Despite promises of help, 100,000 are still homeless in Gaza

A new report by 46 agencies lays bare the current situation.

# gaza - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A conversation with Robert Fisk

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to 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”.

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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

“I’m sorry to disappoint you.” – Israeli ambassador tells David Norris he’s going nowhere

Boaz Modai defended Israel’s actions to TDs today.

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.”

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