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#Palestine

# palestine - Today’s News

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# palestine - Yesterday’s News

Senators have agreed to recognise Palestine as an independent state

The Seanad is now calling on the Dáil to do the same.

# palestine - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Shelling of UN school in Gaza ‘must be investigated’

Ban Ki-Moon called the attack “absolutely unacceptable”.

# palestine - Sunday 12 October, 2014

World leaders are planning the rebuilding of Gaza today

Egypt’s leader has told Israel “now is the time” to end the conflict.

# palestine - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza

Ireland has now given €10 million to Palestine since 2010,

# palestine - Friday 3 October, 2014

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

# palestine - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Mohammed is the most popular baby name in Israel – but the state doesn’t count Arabic names

Names favoured by Arabs, who make up 20% of the population, are not counted in official stats.

# palestine - Sunday 21 September, 2014

UN isn’t happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people

It said this might make away for further illegal settlement expansion.

# palestine - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza

The attack is the first since a 26 August ceasefire.

# palestine - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sinn Féin MEPs barred from entering Gaza during trip to Palestine

The group was told their visit was “not directly concerned with humanitarian assistance.”

# palestine - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Palestinian ambassador compares occupied Gaza to occupied Ireland

The ambassador was meeting with TDs in Leinster House.

# palestine - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Opinion: The lives of our peacekeeping troops are being recklessly risked at the Syrian border

The situation at the border is far too volatile for the UN mission’s remit – it seems the only reason to keep it there is for political posturing.

# palestine - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

UN chief calls for “durable peace” in Gaza after indefinite truce

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

# palestine - Monday 25 August, 2014

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza

The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.

# palestine - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Gaza offensive ‘will last as long as necessary’ says Netanyahu

The Israeli Prime Minister says that Operation Protective Edge will continue until it has “achieved its aims”.

# palestine - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The Score Dundalk fined €18k by UEFA for displaying Palestinian flag Sanction

Dundalk fined €18k by UEFA for displaying Palestinian flag

The incident took place during last month’s Europa League qualifier against Hajduk Split.

# palestine - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

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

# palestine - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.”

# palestine - Sunday 10 August, 2014

A new 72-hour ceasefire has been agreed in Gaza

The temporary truce was negotiated by Egypt.

# palestine - Friday 8 August, 2014

Hamas rejects extension of ceasefire, but denies firing rockets

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

# palestine - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day

Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.

# palestine - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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

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

From The Score ‘I just don’t agree with what’s happening’ – Gordon D’Arcy’s support for Gaza Protests

‘I just don’t agree with what’s happening’ – Gordon D’Arcy’s support for Gaza

The international centre wants Ireland to show solidarity with the people of Gaza.

# palestine - Monday 4 August, 2014

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.

# palestine - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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.

# palestine - 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.

Israel has lost more soldiers during this Palestinian conflict than in the last ten years

For the first time in years, the deaths of Israeli soldiers outweighs the death of civilians.

# palestine - Friday 1 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone is talking about the discovery of a human leg in Dublin, Ebola evacuations, and injured robots.

Israeli soldier was ‘dragged into a tunnel’ by Gaza militants, says IDF

62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire

Opinion: ‘When bombing gets close my family come to me… they think I can protect them’

As conflict continues in the Gaza strip, a human rights worker describes the terror of living through the bombardment.

# palestine - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Opinion: Neither nation can survive without freedom and independence for the Palestinians

Israeli peace activist Nurit Peled-Elhanan calls on the international community to help end settlement expansion and bring peace to the region.

Have you seen the mural about the Gaza conflict painted on the Falls Road?

The artwork calls for the “immediate expulsion of all Israeli diplomats from Éire”.

# palestine - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

UNRWA spokesperson breaks down during TV interview on Palestinians’ rights

Chris Gunness was overcome as he spoke about conditions for Palestinians in Gaza.

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