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Jul 24, 2014

Ireland show 'cowardice' following Gaza inquiry vote

The Government is being accused of showing "political cowardice" by failing to vote on a United Nations inquiry into human rights abuses in Israel's military action in Gaza. But Ireland agreed with the EU position of seeking an inquiry into abuses by... #Israel #United Nations #Middle East #European Union #Hamas #Geneva #Gerry Adams #United Nations Human Rights Council #Sinn Fein #Department of Foreign Affairs (Ireland)

Jul 24, 2014

Minister defends abstaining on UNHRC Gaza vote

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said Ireland abstained on a UN vote on Gaza because it wanted swifter action using mechanisms that have already been set up... #Israel #United Nations #Middle East #European Union #Hamas #Geneva #Gerry Adams #United Nations Human Rights Council #Sinn Fein #Department of Foreign Affairs (Ireland)

Jul 23, 2014

LIVE UPDATES: Israeli officials say conditions not ripe for Gaza cease-fire

LIVE UPDATES: UNHRC to form inquiry panel into alleged Israeli war crimes; U.S. flight ban extended for 24 hours; Meshal: Hamas ready for truce; IDF death toll at 32; Gaza death toll 695... #Israel Defense Forces #Hamas #Gaza Strip