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Palestine

# palestine - Today’s News

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.

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# palestine - Yesterday’s News

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.

# palestine - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Israel accepts Egyptian peace deal, but Hamas rejects it

The death toll has now reached 186 in the last week.

Dublin City Council votes for an arms and trade embargo on Israel

The DCC wants the Irish Government to follow suit.

# palestine - Monday 14 July, 2014

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions

Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.

Footage from Gaza: Israel uses ‘knock on the roof’ bomb warning before destroying home

The technique has been condemned by Amnesty International.

Israeli aircraft continue to strike Gaza as rockets fired from Syria and Lebanon

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has asked the UN to protect the Palestinian state.

# palestine - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.

More Palestinians killed as Obama offers to help broker Israeli peace deal

President Obama said the US would “facilitate a cessation of hostilities”.

# palestine - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.

Air strikes on Gaza kill 32 while 120 rockets strike Israel on third day of campaign

Another 24 rockets from Gaza were intercepted, army figures show.

‘They are Palestinian, not Israeli’ – ABC News says sorry for very unfortunate error

The mistake comes as the Gaza conflict is increasingly ‘on a knife-edge.’

Israeli air strikes kill 20 more people in Gaza

The deaths bring to 70 the number of Palestinians killed since Tuesday.

# palestine - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Israel pounds Gaza in continued offensive as Hamas flexes its firepower

The Israeli Prime Minister has warned of even tougher action against Hamas

28 dead as Israel pounds Gaza Strip

The death toll has risen since Israel began air strikes on the region.

# palestine - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

Israel approves call-up of 40,000 reservists for potential Gaza assault

Air strikes by the Israeli military are continuing today, leaving scores injured.

# palestine - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Cousin of murdered Palestinian youth ‘severely beaten’ in police custody

The United States said it is troubled over the incident, which has heightened tensions with Palestinians.

# palestine - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Palestinian teen ‘burned alive’, post-mortem suggests

Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.

“Things could be getting out of control” in aftermath of Israel-Palestine killings

TheJournal.ie spoke to a leading Israeli commentator, who fears for stability in the region after the latest round of bloodshed

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