# palestine - Today’s News
As a solution is sought, fighting continued on the ground, with five more people dead.
The demonstrations will take place outside the Department of Foreign Affairs and Grafton Street this evening.
# palestine - Yesterday’s News
The rocket fire from Gaza on Israeli civilians should not be justified. It threatens the lives of men, women and children.
Micheál Martin, who served as Foreign Affairs Minsiter from 2008 to 2011, says the Israeli action is “completely disproportionate”.
John Kerry and Ban Ki-moon are in Cairo, but fighting continues.
# palestine - Monday 21 July, 2014
Ireland has provided €36 million in aid to the Palestinian people since 2005.
The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called on Israel to show “maximum restraint”.
# palestine - Sunday 20 July, 2014
The petition is set to be delivered to Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
# palestine - Saturday 19 July, 2014
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.
“What’s happening in Gaza is appalling,” said one of the organisers.
Eleven people were killed by fresh air strikes today.
# palestine - Friday 18 July, 2014
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.
The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.
The Israeli soldier is the second Israeli to die in the fighting, while 260 Palestinians have been killed.
# palestine - Thursday 17 July, 2014
There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.
The stoppage will allow aid reach Gaza.
# palestine - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Six people were killed in overnight strikes, medics said.
Mohammed Suliman lives in Gaza City and told us what the city is like.
# palestine - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The death toll has now reached 186 in the last week.
The DCC wants the Irish Government to follow suit.
# palestine - Monday 14 July, 2014
Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.
The technique has been condemned by Amnesty International.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has asked the UN to protect the Palestinian state.
# palestine - Friday 11 July, 2014
Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.
President Obama said the US would “facilitate a cessation of hostilities”.
# palestine - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, Gaza, and fathers’ names on birth certs.
Another 24 rockets from Gaza were intercepted, army figures show.
The mistake comes as the Gaza conflict is increasingly ‘on a knife-edge.’
The deaths bring to 70 the number of Palestinians killed since Tuesday.
# palestine - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
The Israeli Prime Minister has warned of even tougher action against Hamas
The death toll has risen since Israel began air strikes on the region.
# palestine - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…
Air strikes by the Israeli military are continuing today, leaving scores injured.
There were more than 50 airstrikes early today.
# palestine - Sunday 6 July, 2014
The United States said it is troubled over the incident, which has heightened tensions with Palestinians.
# palestine - Saturday 5 July, 2014
Mohammed Abu Khdeir was buried on Friday at a funeral attended by thousands of people.
TheJournal.ie spoke to a leading Israeli commentator, who fears for stability in the region after the latest round of bloodshed