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# palestinians - Monday 12 November, 2018

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Earlier today, Israelii air strikes killed three Palestinians and wounded nine more.

# palestinians - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza

The Israeli military said it was unaware of any activity in the area of the blast.

# palestinians - Friday 6 April, 2018

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# palestinians - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Trump threatens to withdraw aid from Palestinians for 'disrespecting' US

In Davos today, the US President said he had a “great proposal” for the Palestinians.

# palestinians - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'12 years late', Palestinians are about to get 3G for the very first time

Palestinians will have access to 3G from Tuesday – years after much of the rest of the world began using it.

# palestinians - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Simon Coveney said he shares Emmanuel Macron’s concerns about Trump’s proposals, which could be destabilising in the region.

# palestinians - Friday 9 October, 2015

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

# palestinians - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Israel to investigate shelling of UN school

The school was shelled yesterday, with 16 people who had been sheltering there killed.

# palestinians - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Four children killed by gunfire had 'gone to the beach to get away from shelling'

Israel has agreed to a five hour ceasefire, at least 220 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza.

# palestinians - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Thousands of families flee Gaza with nothing in fear of their lives

This is the sixth day of conflict, at least 166 people have been killed.

# palestinians - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Riots, tension, and fears of retaliation as killing of Palestinian teenager sparks rioting

“The current spiral of violence, loss and suffering must stop now,” said the head of the Red Cross.

# palestinians - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in Middle East This post contains images

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in

After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.

# palestinians - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend

The Minister for Justice also told an Israeli newspaper that he had been the target of some anti-Semitism during his time in politics but that it had been “extremely rare”.

# palestinians - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site

Dozens of protesters were evicted from the first-of-its-kind protest camp in an area slated for Jewish settlement.

# palestinians - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Ireland likely to vote for increased Palestinian role at UN

The General Assembly will today vote on giving Palestine ‘non-member observer state’ – equivalent to the Holy See.

# palestinians - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu expected to declare early elections tonight

Netanyahu’s government is the most stable Israel has had in years – but he faces pressure on domestic issues including the high cost of living and Palestine.

# palestinians - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Israeli forces evict settlers from building in West Bank

Israeli security forces ended a week-long stand-off today, evicting dozens of Jewish settlers from an illegally occupied building in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron.

# palestinians - Monday 12 December, 2011

Arab League condemns Gingrich's Palestinian remark

The Arab League has branded the US presidential hopeful’s comment that Palestinians were an “invented” people as a racist, cheap stunt designed to get votes.

# palestinians - Friday 4 November, 2011

Israeli forces board flotilla as protesters ask Irish government to intervene

The MV Saoirse was one of two ships trying to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza.

# palestinians - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Southern Israel pounded from Gaza by Hamas militants

Rocket and mortar attacks hit an empty school and dozens of other targets as diplomats try to quell the violence.

# palestinians - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Egypt withdraws Israeli ambassador in protest at soldiers' deaths

Egypt’s interim rulers withdraw their ambassador, after at least three soldiers die in a shootout between Israel and Palestinians.

# palestinians - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Poll: Do you support the efforts of the Gaza flotilla? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support the efforts of the Gaza flotilla?

Greek authorities continue to enforce the ban on flotilla ships leaving for Gaza, while the Irish crew members have now returned home. Opinion is divided about whether or not the flotilla should head for the region….what do you think?

# palestinians - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Irish Gaza flotilla members head home while Turkish police question boat ‘sabotage’

The remaining members of the Irish crew are returning to Ireland. Meanwhile Turkish police have said that damage done to boats may not have been sabotage, but Irish Ship to Gaza says that can’t taken ‘at face value’.

# palestinians - Friday 8 April, 2011

Israel fires on Gaza killing militants as violence intensifies

The attacks came in response to a Hamas rocket attack on an Israeli school bus near the border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday.

# palestinians - Sunday 10 October, 2010

Israel brings in loyalty oath

New law enacted amid “whiff of fascism” comments from within Israeli cabinet.