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# israel-palestine - Friday 9 July, 2021

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing
# Demolition
# Demolition

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing

Jul 9th 2021, 11:36 AM 15,460 Views 27 Comments

Muntasser Shalaby was arrested two days after the death of a student in a shooting that wounded two others.

# israel-palestine - Monday 5 July, 2021

Israel seeks renewal of controversial family unification ban against Arab citizens

Israel seeks renewal of controversial family unification ban against Arab citizens

Jul 5th 2021, 9:58 PM 18,614 Views 22 Comments

The ban blocks Arab residents and citizens extending rights to Palestinian spouses in the West Bank and Gaza.

# israel-palestine - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Israel strikes in Gaza in first attack since May fighting
# Flare Up
# Flare Up

Israel strikes in Gaza in first attack since May fighting

Jun 16th 2021, 7:03 AM 12,586 Views 40 Comments

Isreal said the attack was in retaliation for incendiary balloons launched from the territory.

# israel-palestine - Thursday 27 May, 2021

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas

May 27th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,330 Views 21 Comments

The resolution will spur an unprecedented level of scrutiny on abuses and their “root causes” in the decades-long conflict.

# israel-palestine - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump

Apr 8th 2021, 7:20 AM 13,684 Views 24 Comments

The Palestinian leadership hoped that the aid would mark the start of a concerted effort by Biden to pressure Israel.

# israel-palestine - Monday 8 June, 2020

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill

Jun 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,833 Views 75 Comments

Duncan Casey argues that the Bill, which would prohibit the import of goods from the West Bank, should no longer be delayed.

# israel-palestine - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Opinion: A vote for change in Ireland, a welcome vote for Palestinians
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: A vote for change in Ireland, a welcome vote for Palestinians

Feb 22nd 2020, 6:15 AM 16,136 Views 105 Comments

Palestinians are heartened by the stance of most Irish parties on the occupied territories, writes Mona Sabella.

# israel-palestine - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US
# Letters From America
# Letters From America

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US

May 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,128 Views 123 Comments

Fine Gael voted against the Bill, which passed second stage in the Dáil this year.

# israel-palestine - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'This will be tricky': Diplomacy at RTÉ after public urged broadcaster to boycott Eurovison 2019
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

'This will be tricky': Diplomacy at RTÉ after public urged broadcaster to boycott Eurovison 2019

Feb 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 51,940 Views 112 Comments

Last June, Israeli media queried why Ireland had yet to confirm its participation in Eurovision 2019.

# israel-palestine - Friday 4 January, 2019

Opinion: The government should reject the bill to boycott Israeli goods produced in the West Bank
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: The government should reject the bill to boycott Israeli goods produced in the West Bank

Jan 4th 2019, 7:00 PM 25,318 Views 202 Comments

‘The clear line between supporting Palestinians and becoming anti-Israeli is a thin one and unfortunately, one that is being crossed all too often,’ writes Israeli Ambassador, Ophir Kariv.

# israel-palestine - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill

Jan 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM 13,884 Views 93 Comments

If Ireland is committed to peace between Israel and Palestine then we must show it and pass this legislation, writes Niall Collins.

# israel-palestine - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing
# Aisha Mohammed Rabi
# Aisha Mohammed Rabi

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing

Oct 13th 2018, 12:25 PM 22,280 Views 74 Comments

She died in hospital from a head injury she sustained in the stone-throwing.

# israel-palestine - Monday 9 April, 2018

Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem

Apr 9th 2018, 5:38 PM 13,404 Views 82 Comments

The Ardmhéara will attend a conference on the status of the City of Jerusalem at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority.

# israel-palestine - Monday 29 December, 2014

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank

Dec 29th 2014, 3:56 PM 10,810 Views 172 Comments

Around 20 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank since June.

# israel-palestine - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: I deeply hope that Dáil Éireann will vote to recognise Palestine
# Peace Process
# Peace Process

Opinion: I deeply hope that Dáil Éireann will vote to recognise Palestine

Dec 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 102 Views 44 Comments

Former Israeli ambassador Ilan Baruch writes that only through a two state solution will freedom, security and equality for both Israelis and Palestinians come to pass.

# israel-palestine - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited
# Politics
From The42
# Politics

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited

Aug 26th 2014, 7:39 PM 4,011 Views 15 Comments

The Lilywhites were sanctioned by the European governing body over the weekend.

# israel-palestine - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Women and children among injured as Israel launches "Operation Protective Edge"
# Rocket Exchange
# Rocket Exchange

Women and children among injured as Israel launches "Operation Protective Edge"

Jul 8th 2014, 7:34 AM 6,076 Views 147 Comments

There were more than 50 airstrikes early today.

# israel-palestine - Thursday 19 June, 2014

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

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

Jun 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 202 Views 66 Comments

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

# israel-palestine - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Column: I'm supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions – here's why
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Column: I'm supporting a boycott of Israeli academic institutions – here's why

Feb 20th 2014, 3:00 PM 62 Views 198 Comments

The boycott is aimed at institutions and does not mean Irish academics can’t work with Israeli individuals, writes Harry Browne.

# israel-palestine - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners under peace talks
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners under peace talks

Dec 31st 2013, 8:26 AM 4,687 Views 60 Comments

The 26 inmates had served 19 to 28 years for killing Israeli civilians or soldiers.

# israel-palestine - Friday 8 November, 2013

Column: Israel throws the spotlight on Gaza by refusing to facilitate passage for EU delegates
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Israel throws the spotlight on Gaza by refusing to facilitate passage for EU delegates

Nov 8th 2013, 1:53 PM 10 Views 51 Comments

A refusal to admit EU delegates to Gaza brings fresh opportunity for scrutinising policies, actions and facts on the ground that adversely affect the people living there, writes Gary Spedding.

# israel-palestine - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ready to be exhumed
# Yasser Arafat
# Yasser Arafat

Remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ready to be exhumed

Nov 24th 2012, 1:31 PM 4,861 Views 15 Comments

The exhumation is part of a renewed investigation into his death.

# israel-palestine - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Palestinian leader violates taboo on refugees
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Palestinian leader violates taboo on refugees

Nov 4th 2012, 6:49 PM 7,512 Views 58 Comments

Mahmoud Abbas has publicly suggested his people may have to relinquish claims to ancestral homes in Israel.

# israel-palestine - Monday 2 April, 2012

Hunger strike prisoner deported to Gaza Strip
# Israel
# Israel

Hunger strike prisoner deported to Gaza Strip

Apr 2nd 2012, 5:01 PM 1,870 Views 10 Comments

Palestinian woman Hana Shalabi was on hunger strike for 43 days to protest against Israel’s policy of “administrative detention”. She must remain in the Gaza Strip for three years.

# israel-palestine - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine
# Middle East
# Middle East

US criticised over failure to condemn settlement construction in Palestine

Dec 21st 2011, 1:07 PM 1,684 Views 13 Comments

Diplomats have condemned the lack of progress toward a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

# israel-palestine - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Netanyahu appeals for peace on Arab TV
# Middle East
# Middle East

Netanyahu appeals for peace on Arab TV

Jul 21st 2011, 6:29 PM 542 Views 32 Comments

Israel’s Prime Minister has promised “the beginning of a new era” during an interview with Arabic media – the first of its kind.

# israel-palestine - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Palestinians get Arab League boost for UN drive
# Middle East
# Middle East

Palestinians get Arab League boost for UN drive

Jul 14th 2011, 5:11 PM 484 Views 25 Comments

The Palestinian authorities plan to seek full membership at the United Nations this autumn.

# israel-palestine - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Israel hopes to expel activists within 72 hours
# Israel
# Israel

Israel hopes to expel activists within 72 hours

Jul 10th 2011, 9:18 AM 956 Views 44 Comments

The timetable will depend on foreign airlines’ ability to fly the activists home.

# israel-palestine - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Israeli PM Netanyahu's son directed abuse at Muslims on Facebook
# Not Clever
# Not Clever

Israeli PM Netanyahu's son directed abuse at Muslims on Facebook

Jun 26th 2011, 2:01 PM 1,907 Views 21 Comments

Yair Netanyahu is a spokesman for the military and it is not the first time Israeli Defence Forces have misused the site…

# israel-palestine - Monday 6 June, 2011

Death toll from Golan border violence rises to 20 as Syrian police stop protesters
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Death toll from Golan border violence rises to 20 as Syrian police stop protesters

Jun 6th 2011, 12:08 PM 234 Views 2 Comments

Syrian police are today stopping pro-Palestinian protesters from reaching the border a day after Israeli troops opened fire on protesters, reportedly killing 20.

# israel-palestine - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Fourteen people now dead as Israel opens fire on Syrian protesters along border
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Fourteen people now dead as Israel opens fire on Syrian protesters along border

Jun 5th 2011, 5:50 PM 731 Views 10 Comments

Local doctors confirmed the death toll as Israeli soldiers opened fire on protesters who stormed the border into the Golan Heights which Israeli seized from Syria in 1967.

# israel-palestine - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Palestine agrees to Middle East peace talks in France - but will the USA and Israel be there?
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Palestine agrees to Middle East peace talks in France - but will the USA and Israel be there?

Jun 4th 2011, 5:05 PM 297 Views 0 Comments

Israel has not replied to the French invitation as hopes of a Palestinian state being recognised by the United Nations appear to be floundering.

# israel-palestine - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Little hope of Middle East resolution as Netanyahu rejects Obama's 'unrealistic' view of region
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Little hope of Middle East resolution as Netanyahu rejects Obama's 'unrealistic' view of region

May 21st 2011, 3:11 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

Having begun the week looking at ways in which to move things forward in the Middle East, Barack Obama appears to have done little to appease either Israel or Palestine.

# israel-palestine - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Death toll rises to 'at least 12' after Israeli military clashes with Arab protesters
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Death toll rises to 'at least 12' after Israeli military clashes with Arab protesters

May 15th 2011, 5:26 PM 847 Views 0 Comments

Clashes along three border posts came as Palestinians marked the “nakba,” or “catastrophe,” the term they use to describe the uprooting they suffered at the time of Israel’s founding on May 15, 1948.

Five reported dead after Israeli troops clash with Arab protesters
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Five reported dead after Israeli troops clash with Arab protesters

May 15th 2011, 1:17 PM 438 Views 0 Comments

Dozens more were wounded as Palestinians commemorated their mass displacement during the war surrounding Israel’s establishment three generations ago.

# israel-palestine - Saturday 14 May, 2011

Palestinian teen dies of gunshot wound after east Jerusalem clash

Palestinian teen dies of gunshot wound after east Jerusalem clash

May 14th 2011, 12:47 PM 298 Views 4 Comments

The teenager died after street clashes in troubled east Jerusalem – raising fears of more bloodshed this weekend when Palestinians take part in an annual day of mourning to mark the anniversary of the founding of Israel.

# israel-palestine - Thursday 5 May, 2011

France demands: Peace talks soon or a Palestinian state
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

France demands: Peace talks soon or a Palestinian state

May 5th 2011, 5:52 PM 617 Views 0 Comments

France has dealt a blow to Israel’s hopes to isolate incoming Palestinian unity government by threatening to support a unilateral declaration of Palestinian independence if peace talks do not begin by September.

# israel-palestine - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Palestinian factions agree to reconciliation deal
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinian factions agree to reconciliation deal

May 3rd 2011, 9:12 PM 459 Views 0 Comments

Fifteen Palestinian factions have agreed to a reconciliation deal, which aims to end a four-year rift between the two major Palestinian political movements, Hamas and Fatah. Israel has called the deal a “hard blow to the peace process.”

# israel-palestine - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Israel rejects Palestinian government with Hamas

Israel rejects Palestinian government with Hamas

Apr 28th 2011, 8:40 PM 640 Views 0 Comments

Israeli leaders have today rejected a unity deal between Hamas and Fatah – insisting they will not enter any negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes the Islamic militant group.

# israel-palestine - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Israel approves housing expansion in east Jerusalem
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Israel approves housing expansion in east Jerusalem

Mar 2nd 2011, 10:24 AM 349 Views 0 Comments

Newly approved Jewish settlement expansion in bitterly contested east Jerusalem has raised further fears for the deadlocked peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

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