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Israel

# israel - Today’s News

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.

Early morning shelling kills 16 at UN school shelter in Gaza

People displaced by war were living at the school.

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# israel - Yesterday’s News

“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.

“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.”

Is this what the inside of a Hamas tunnel looks like?

New footage from the Israel Defence Forces shows a tunnel that was blown up.

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.

# israel - Monday 28 July, 2014

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.

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

An emotional recounting of what he saw.

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.

# israel - Sunday 27 July, 2014

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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

# israel - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

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

Thousands turn up at demonstrations around Ireland for Gaza

Some protesters held signs critical of Charlie Flanagan’s actions.

Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000

Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates

More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.

# israel - Friday 25 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about the escalating situation in Gaza, a one-day train strike, a manhole explosion in Dublin… and the hottest day this year.

Gaza: Israel and Hamas ‘agree 12-hour ceasefire’

The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.

Israeli attack on UN school an “atrocity” — Charlie Flanagan

The Foreign Affairs Minister has expressed his “grave concerns” to Israel’s ambassador over the attack, in which 15 people died.

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil want to call TDs back from their holidays to talk about Gaza

Gerry Adams has written to Enda Kenny asking for the Dáil to be recalled.

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UN agency claims it asked Israel for time to evacuate bombed school

Israel claims that the strike which killed 15 people may have come from Hamas.

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests

At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.

# israel - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Doctors condemn Gaza violence as death toll rises

Airports in Israel have reopened today.

# israel - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Conflict This post contains images

Hundreds attend ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

Gardaí said that there were no incidents or arrests at the demonstration this evening.

UN rights council launches probe into Israel’s Gaza offensive

Meanwhile, rockets were discovered in a UN school close to 3,000 displaced Palestinians.

Escalating crisis in Gaza poses “serious threat” to children, says UNICEF

Meanwhile, UN rights commissioner condemns military action by Israeli and Hamas forces.

Palestinian family finds missing son ‘by chance’ – in YouTube video of his death

Salem Khaleel Shamaly was shot while out looking for his relatives.

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“Ich bin ein Palestinian” – UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets

David Ward is facing disciplinary action from his Liberal Democrat party.

Palestinian authority backs Hamas truce demands as two children killed in Gaza

As a solution is sought, fighting continued on the ground, with five more people dead.

# israel - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: In the name of ‘defence’ we are attacking civilians already under Israeli control

The rocket fire from Gaza on Israeli civilians should not be justified. It threatens the lives of men, women and children.

US and European airlines suspend flights from flying in or out of Israel

The ban is in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile from the international airport, said the FAA.

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