Monday June 29, 2015
Israel has said it blocked a boat leading a four-vessel protest flotilla of foreign activists from reaching Gaza and forced the vessel to sail to an Israeli port.
Friday June 19, 2015
A round-up of Irish and international news stories.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted Islamist president Mohammed Mursi to death in a case related to a mass jail break that took place in 2011.
Sunday June 14, 2015
An Israeli army jeep struck and killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank this morning, with the military and locals giving conflicting accounts of the circumstances.
Saturday May 30, 2015
A series of barrel bombs dropped from Syrian regime helicopters killed at least 71 civilians and wounded dozens in the northern province of Aleppo.
Wednesday May 27, 2015
Amnesty International said in a report today that Hamas committed war crimes against Palestinian civilians in Gaza during last year's war with Israel.
Wednesday May 20, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the suspension of a controversial measure banning Palestinians from riding the same buses as Jewish settlers when returning from Israel to the West Bank.
Saturday May 16, 2015
An Egyptian court sentenced deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to death today over jail breaks during the 2011 uprising.
Friday May 08, 2015
The Labour party suffered a number of high-profile casualties in the UK election, while the Liberal Democrats also suffered heavy losses amid a surge from the Scottish National Party.
Wednesday May 06, 2015
Robert Shortt blogs on his visit to Gaza