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Palestine

# palestine - Today’s News

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.

# palestine - Yesterday’s News

“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.”

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.

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”.

# palestine - 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.

Human remains disturbed as missile strike hits Gaza cemetery

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

# palestine - 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.

Poll: Should Irish politicians come back to debate the Israel-Gaza crisis? Your Say This post contains a poll

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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

# palestine - Friday 25 July, 2014

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.

# palestine - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

# palestine - 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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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.

Ex-rugby player Trevor Hogan to speak at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.

# palestine - 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.

Government needs to articulate Ireland’s “outrage” to Israeli ambassador— Martin

Micheál Martin, who served as Foreign Affairs Minsiter from 2008 to 2011, says the Israeli action is “completely disproportionate”.

World pushes for Israel-Palestine ceasefire as seven more killed in Gaza

John Kerry and Ban Ki-moon are in Cairo, but fighting continues.

# palestine - Monday 21 July, 2014

Ireland is providing €500k in humanitarian aid to Gaza

Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Joan Burton: Above all else, the Israelis need to stand back from their actions in Gaza

The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.

UN Security Council calls for “immediate truce” in Gaza

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on Israel to show “maximum restraint”.

# palestine - Sunday 20 July, 2014

There’s a campaign building seeking to expel the Israeli ambassador

The petition is set to be delivered to Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# palestine - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Councillor removes Israeli flag from Dun Laoghaire Harbour

People Before Profit’s Hugh Lewis said constituents had contacted him, saying the were “disgusted” that the flag was flying at a time of such conflict.

Photos: Thousands attend ‘die-in’ protest in Dublin over bombardment of Gaza

“What’s happening in Gaza is appalling,” said one of the organisers.

Gaza death toll passes 300 as UN chief heads to region

Eleven people were killed by fresh air strikes today.

# palestine - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish Government expresses ‘strong concerns’ with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

Palestine UN representative holds back tears during Security Council meeting

The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.

19, including Israeli soldier, killed in Gaza overnight

The Israeli soldier is the second Israeli to die in the fighting, while 260 Palestinians have been killed.

# palestine - Thursday 17 July, 2014

TDs stand for Gaza as Deaf community makes Dáil history

There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.

Israel and Hamas agree to five-hour stoppage of hostilities

The stoppage will allow aid reach Gaza.

# palestine - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Gaza death toll rises above 200, Israel suffers first casualty

Six people were killed in overnight strikes, medics said.

A Palestinian describes what life is like under Israeli bombardment

Mohammed Suliman lives in Gaza City and told us what the city is like.

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