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# gaza - Today’s News

Watch: Flanagan addresses Seanad, as politicians return to debate Gaza

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan is to address the upper chamber this afternoon, as members return from their holidays to discuss the crises in Gaza and in Ukraine.

Book of condolence for Gaza victims to be opened tomorrow in Dublin

Lord Mayor Christy Burke repeated his call for negotiations to end the violence.

Opinion: Neither people can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians

Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

‘Miracle’ Gaza baby born to dead mother is said to have died

The hospital has not confirmed the baby’s death,

Seanad called on to have ‘meaningful’ impact with its Gaza debate today

The senators will also debate the crisis in Ukraine – although some members of the Seanad are on holidays.

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?

The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.

# gaza - Yesterday’s News

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the body found in Co Meath, Gaza strikes, and the bulging Moon.

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians’ rights

Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.

Strike on Gaza market during ‘partial ceasefire’ kills 17

Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

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Israel announces limited ‘humanitarian’ ceasefire

IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians Warning From Above This post contains images

In pics: Israeli plane drops leaflets warning Gaza civilians

The leaflets urged civilians to stay away from Hamas militants and to report any rocket launches.

‘A right pain in the bum’: Most senators are coming back tomorrow… but some are on holidays

We contacted all members of the Seanad to find out if they’ll be coming back for debates on Gaza and Ukraine tomorrow.

Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza

People displaced by war were living at the school.

# gaza - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

“Over 100″ Palestinians killed as Israel ramps up attacks on Gaza

Around 60 airstrikes have been carried out by Israeli forces today. The US says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked for fresh help brokering a ceasefire.

From Business ETC NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier Mistaken Identity

NZ paper uses photo of Jackass star Ryan Dunn in place of dead Israeli soldier

The paper apologised after they took the wrong photo from the soldier’s Facebook.

“You must listen”: Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding

“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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From The Score English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match Gaza

English cricketer banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during match

Moeen Ali wore “Save Gaza” and “Free Palestine” wristbands during England’s Test against India yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

Explainer: What is happening in Gaza?

Lost in the media coverage of the ongoing conflict? Let us fill you in.

This is the Hamas Prime Minister’s office after an Israeli air strike

Also hit was a Hamas-run television and radio station.

Five Israeli soldiers, 26 Palestinians killed in latest Gaza violence

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has said that the violence must stop “in the name of humanity”.

Anti-war activist to be arrested and jailed for Shannon Airport protest

Niall Farrell was convicted along with Margaretta D’Arcy last month.

# gaza - Monday 28 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ivor Callely, MH17′s black boxes and Gaza.

Three more children have been killed in Israeli raids on Gaza tonight

Eight children were killed earlier when a missile slammed into a public playground at a refugee camp.

The 5 at 5: Monday

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This is the Jon Snow video on Gaza that everyone’s talking about

An emotional recounting of what he saw.

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery

Palestinians had to re-bury human remains that were found by the graves.

Israel’s Irish embassy deletes picture of Molly Malone in niqab

The pictures also showed European landmarks with weapons such as suicide bombs.

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

As death toll rises, UN calls for “immediate and unconditional” ceasefire in Gaza conflict

The resolution came during a lull in fighting in Gaza early today, as the Mulsim Eid al-Fitr festival begins.

# gaza - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about RTE’s Gaza footage, Croagh Patrick, and the Hamas ceasefire.

Hamas agrees to 24-hour humanitarian truce

This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.

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Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis?

They’re officially off for the summer but there have been calls for both the Dáil and the Seanad to hold debates on the topic.

‘We find a body torn into pieces. Someone picks up a hand. These are things we’re used to’

Gaza Strip paramedics talk about their experiences of wartime shifts.

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The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

# gaza - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…

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