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# Ceasefire

This month
July 2024
Netanyahu tells Biden Israel sending delegation to resume ceasefire negotiations with Hamas
Last month
June 2024
'All I can offer my children is some available bread with hot water to dissolve it'
The Journal’s reporter in Rafah talks to parents about food shortages and how they are impacting their families.
US seeks support from UN Security Council to get Biden's Gaza ceasefire plan off the ground
Netanyahu insists on 'destruction of Hamas' before commencement of permanent ceasefire in Gaza
The Israeli Prime Minister’s statement comes after US President Joe Biden outlined a plan to end the conflict in Gaza.
Leinster men's and women's teams join calls for 'immediate ceasefire in Gaza'
This year
Israel bombs Rafah despite ICJ order for it to 'immediately halt' its offensive
Top UN court to rule on South Africa's Gaza ceasefire bid
Hamas delegation will return to Cairo with 'response' on Gaza truce
Egypt, Qatar and the US have been trying to mediate an agreement between Israel and Hamas for months.
A Hamas delegation today left Egypt and returned to Qatar to discuss the proposal, saying it is keen to respond "as quickly as possible".
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said today he is hopeful Hamas would accept the "extraordinarily generous" offer.
The US military is building a pier to help boost humanitarian supplies into Gaza, an effort that the Pentagon said will cost Washington at least $320 million.
Harris' first EU Council: Taoiseach to urge leaders to use 'every lever' to bring about ceasefire
Israeli withdrawal from southern Gaza likely just so 'troops can rest', White House says
UN chief visits Gaza border as Israel vows to attack Rafah despite international condemnation
President Michael D Higgins issues strongly worded statement calling for a ceasefire in Gaza
The President said the “world has been warned” of the consequences of inaction in Gaza.
Oscars ceremony delayed by Gaza protest as stars wear red pins supporting immediate ceasefire
Hamas chief says still open to truce talks as Ramadan begins and US vessel sets sail with aid
The Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan begins tomorrow.
American officials said it is likely to be weeks before the pier is operational.
Meanwhile, Biden said he believes Netanyahu is “hurting Israel more than helping Israel”.
The health ministry in Gaza today said the number of deaths in Israel's bombardment and ground offensive in Gaza had risen to 31,045.
Israel slams South Africa's new request for UN court orders as Gazans face 'catastrophic' hunger
China has called the humanitarian crisis a “disgrace for civilisation”.
Yesterday, Tánaiste Micheál Martin said this was the worst humanitarian crisis he has ever seen.
The health ministry in Gaza has said 20 people have died of malnutrition and dehydration, at least half of them children.
Mediators push for ceasefire but differences still remain as fighting rages on in Gaza
Envoys from the United States, Qatar and Hamas have reportedly arrived in Cairo for the latest talks aimed at securing a ceasefire.
All sides have been scrambling to lock in a truce before Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month that begins on 10 or 11 March.
The health ministry in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip said at least 90 Palestinians had been killed in the past 24 hours.
US begins air-dropping aid into Gaza, as over a dozen children die from malnutrition
On Thursday, Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinian civilians as a crowd rushed towards aid trucks in Gaza City.
Gaza's health ministry said more than 100 people were killed in the shootings.
A UN team that visited some of the wounded in Gaza City's Al-Shifa Hospital yesterday saw a "large number of gunshot wounds".
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said that "every effort must be made to investigate what happened and ensure transparency".
More than 30,000 people have been killed in Gaza since 7 October, health ministry says
Mediators say a truce deal between Israel and Hamas could be just days away.
Aid agencies have raised serious concerns of a looming famine in Gaza's north.
Negotiators are hoping a truce can begin by the start of Ramadan in March.
However, a senior Hamas official told Al Jazeera that there is still a long way to go because an agreement could be reached.
Dublin ladies football team call for ceasefire in Gaza before league opener
Last year
UN Security Council passes resolution for acceleration of aid into Gaza after days of negotiations
It comes after the UN warned that the entire population of Gaza faces “an imminent risk of famine”.
Several European foreign ministers urge ceasefire but Netanyahu is ‘committed as ever’ to war
Israeli hostage allegedly killed in Gaza amid failed rescue operation
Israel and Hamas agree to a day-long extension to ceasefire as eight more hostages are released
Mediators working to extend truce as Israel army investigates Hamas report of baby hostage death
More hostages to be released as extended truce between Israel and Hamas enters fifth day
Hamas releases 17 more hostages as 39 Palestinian prisoners freed
13 Israeli hostages to be freed 'tonight' for 39 Palestinians, mediator says
Hamas frees first group of hostages as Gaza truce takes hold
Israel-Hamas ceasefire to begin tomorrow morning, Qatar says
Israel-Hamas ceasefire expected tomorrow, but release of 50 hostages won't begin before Friday
Bobby McDonagh on Israel/Gaza: 'Peace requires both sides to accept that they can never win'
Bobby McDonagh
Keir Starmer rejects internal pressure to call for Gaza ceasefire as car is mobbed by protesters
Varadkar fears if EU reaches position to call for ceasefire it will be 'after a lot more people have died'
Armenia says Azerbaijan firing on border positions despite claim of ending clash with separatists
Fighting in Sudan has displaced more than 1.3 million people, says UN
Battles rage in capital just hours after Sudan factions agree to ceasefire
Air raids batter Sudanese capital ahead of first direct talks between warring sides
Close to 90 Irish citizens evacuated from Sudan as fears mount for current ceasefire
More than 70 Irish citizens evacuated from Sudan as sporadic gunfire dents 72-hour ceasefire
Sudan's army and paramilitary rival announce fresh ceasefire after failed truce a day earlier