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Israel

# israel - Today’s News

Air strikes in Gaza kill pregnant woman and four children

The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.

# israel - Yesterday’s News

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

GAA player apologises over ‘punch a Jew’ tweet

Former County Tyrone footballer Tommy McGuigan is being investigated over the matter.

Gaza truce extended by one day within minutes of deadline

Five-day truce was extended very shortly before last night’s ceasefire deadline to allow further talks aimed at ending the violence.

# israel - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: Israel’s use of force in Gaza reflects an entrenched but unsustainable colonial logic

International lawyers are in agreement that Israel’s military actions went far beyond the pale of legality during Operation Protective Edge.

Israel destroys West Bank homes of three Palestinians suspected of murdering teenagers

The abduction and killing of the three men partly led to the deadly upsurge in violence last month.

# israel - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.

# israel - Friday 15 August, 2014

91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza

Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.

# israel - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire

The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.

Column: Does celebrity opinion promote or distract from the news?

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?

Plaque to former Irish president of Israel taken down in Belfast

The removal of the memorial plaque follows attacks on the property.

Over 170 Irish academics sign petition for academic boycott of Israel

Academics for Palestine set up the petition earlier this year.

# israel - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Gaza truce holds as talks turn to lifting blockade

The second day of the 72-hour truce was not breached, but gaps remain in talks.

# israel - Monday 11 August, 2014

Israeli Deputy Ambassador calls some Irish protesters an ‘ignorant, anti-Semitic mob’

But she also had praise for the Irish government, and “those who defend Israel.”

Wounded Palestinians transferred to Turkey for treatment

A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.

# israel - Sunday 10 August, 2014

A new 72-hour ceasefire has been agreed in Gaza

The temporary truce was negotiated by Egypt.

Hillary Clinton is in no doubt who she blames for the deaths in Gaza

She offered a strong defence of Israel and said that criticism of the state has been “unfair”.

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Opinion: The Syrian Civil War has moved out of the limelight – and towards its endgame

Moderate rebels are being squeezed simultaneously by IS and Assad regime forces.

# israel - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Up to 7,000 march as Dublin comes out in force to support Gaza

About 20,000 people also marched in London today.

Sinn Féin wants Ireland to stop buying Israeli-made military equipment

More than €2.9 million has been spent on such equipment since 2011.

Violence continues in Gaza with 30 air strikes, killing five Palestinians

The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.

# israel - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

In pics: Talks in tatters as Gaza rocket fire and air strikes resume

Hamas rejected a proposed extension to the 72-hour ceasefire and a 12-year-old boy has already been killed since the fighting resumed.

Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets

Israel says that two rockets were fired at the southern city of Ashkolon.

# israel - Thursday 7 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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

# israel - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Israel and Hamas appear at odds over prolonging ceasefire

The Hamas deputy leader said, “There is no agreement to extend the ceasefire.”

# israel - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Protesters hold Israel boycott ‘die-ins’ at several Dublin stores

The group hit Tesco, M & S, and Smyths.

British minister quits Cabinet over Gaza

Sayeeda Warsi says she can no longer support the government’s policy in the Middle East.

72-hour ceasefire in Gaza begins – moments after attacks from both sides

Just before it began, Hamas militants fired rockets at central Israel, while the Israeli air force staged five raids.

# israel - Monday 4 August, 2014

Eight-year-old Palestinian girl killed six minutes into Israeli-declared ceasefire

The strike came six minutes into a ceasefire and hit a refugee camp.

New Gaza conflict murals appear in Belfast Gaza This post contains images

New Gaza conflict murals appear in Belfast

A child was killed by an Israeli air strike today – just minutes into an Israeli-declared truce.

Gaza waits as another ceasefire is declared

Israel announced the seven-hour ceasefire in all areas except Rafah.

# israel - Sunday 3 August, 2014

UN chief says today’s strike on a UN school is “a criminal act”

Israel says its operation is ‘changing gear’.

Israel announces death of missing soldier, while 12 die in air strikes on Gaza

Nine of the victims were killed in the southern town of Rafah and three other in central Gaza, the sources said.

# israel - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From The Score Snapshot: Gordon D’Arcy among those in attendance at Gaza protests in Dublin Support

Snapshot: Gordon D’Arcy among those in attendance at Gaza protests in Dublin

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan is also affiliated with the movement.

End in sight? Israel says it’s safe to return to some parts of Gaza Operation Protective Edge This post contains images

End in sight? Israel says it’s safe to return to some parts of Gaza

While in Ireland, thousands rallied to protest against the conflict.

Hamas denies knowledge of captured soldier as US votes to fund Israel’s Iron Dome

A short lived truce collapsed yesterday with 107 Palestinians killed.

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