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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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# Diplomatic Relations
Eleven new ambassadors nominated by the government
The Department of Foreign Affairs has announced a major reshuffle of Irish ambassadors to European and Asian countries.
Column: Of course there is a pro-Israel lobby - but there is an anti-Israel lobby too
The Israel Ambassador in Ireland says he is tired of talk of an all-powerful Zionist lobby – a Jewish lobby exists, but it’s no different from the Irish lobby which exerted influence in the US, he argues…
# Refugees
Palestinian refugees: How statehood bid at UN affects us
Niamh Fleming-Farrell in Beirut and Ronan Delaney in Dublin have been examining what today’s move by President Abbas means to third-generation Palestinian refugees living in camps in Lebanon – and what it does not.
# Somalia
Inside Somalia: How violence is trapping the starving
As the Somali government bans foreign aid workers from militant-controlled areas for their safety, the situation deteriorates for the famine-stricken explains Oxfam’s PRO in Somalia.
# Arthur's Day
Reggae and Usain Bolt: How Arthur's Day translates abroad
To Martha? To llamas? You might have your own opinion of the Guinness fest here – but is it really going round the world?…
# east africa
Ireland to give extra €1m in aid to Horn of Africa
Countries in East Africa are in the grip of the worst drought in 60 years, with millions facing starvation.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast rebels seize key port as unrest continues
Rival president Ouattara gains an important advantage in the push towards Ivory Coast’s main city. Country is “rapidly sliding back into a civil war”.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# tunisia
Prime minister takes over in Tunisian 'internal coup'
President Ben Ali is forced to flee – probably to France – as the Prime Minister assumes power and ends weeks of riots.