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# Israel

Last week
24th September 2023 - 30th September 2023
Debunked: Video alleging fraud cites baseless claims about Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s assets
Properties in Israel, Miami and near the Sherlock Holmes home in London are cited in attempts to discredit the Ukrainian president
Last month
September 2023
Israel troops kill Palestinian in West Bank raid
Israeli soldiers were raiding Aqabat Jaber refugee camp near Jericho to carry out arrests.
Ireland, Israel and Palestine: how politics and history have created a complicated relationship
Ireland is attempting to re-kindle support for a solution to the conflict.
'It matters to me personally': Micheál Martin sought to make hope and history rhyme in Israel
The Tánaiste paid a three-day trip to the Middle East this week.
Micheál Martin says it's not time to abandon 'two-state solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict
The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs visited the region this week.
Micheál Martin: Calling Israel an apartheid state 'doesn't add a whole lot' to peace process
The Tánaiste visited the occupied West Bank today.
Tánaiste holds 'frank' talks with Benjamin Netanyahu over Israeli settlements in West Bank
Micheál Martin is on a four-day trip to the Middle East.
Micheál Martin heads to Israel and Palestine to discuss politics and human rights in the region
The visit comes amid escalating violence between the two sides.
This year
Justice Committee asked to investigate blacklisted spyware company's presence in Ireland
A report by
Niall O'Connor
Barry Andrews has raised his concerns regarding the Intellexa group which has an office at a building on Foley Street in the capital.
Two Palestinians shot dead in the West Bank, says Palestinian health ministry
One was shot dead by soldiers and the other by settlers, the Palestinian health ministry said.
Israel MPs approve controversial judicial reforms in face of protests
Critics fear the changes will undermine Israel’s liberal democracy by removing checks and balances on the executive.
Two Israeli girls injured after Palestinian opens fire in West Bank
The Israeli military said forces are on the lookout for the assailant.
EU criticises Israel's use of force during Jenin raids, as UN refuses to retract condemnation
Palestine’s EU representative also said the bloc is “very concerned” about the weapons used in the raid.
UN secretary-general condemns Israel’s 'excessive force' in military operation at refugee camp
Antonio Guterres he said condemns “all acts of violence against civilians, including acts of terror”.
Israel army announces end of large-scale West Bank raid that left 13 dead
‘The operation is officially over and the soldiers have left the Jenin area,’ said an Israeli army spokesman.
Demonstrators gather in Dublin protesting Israel's assault on refugee camp in Palestine
The reaction of those in attendance to the events in Jenin was one of horror mixed with obvious frustration.
Israeli raid of West Bank continues after 10 Palestinians killed
The raid that began early yesterday targeted Jenin with armoured vehicles, army bulldozers and drone strikes.
Eight dead and 80 injured in Israeli attack on Palestinian refugee camp in occupied West Bank
The raid launched under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s hard-right government targeted the northern city of Jenin.
US stops science funding for Israeli universities in occupied West Bank
The West Bank is internationally recognised as having been illegally seized by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Robbie Keane appointed manager of Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv FC
The Republic of Ireland legend will join the side on a two-year contract as their head coach.
Israel military kills three in rare West Bank drone strike as violence escalates
“Following the identification of the terrorist cell, an IDF UAV fired toward the cell and thwarted them,” the army said.
Four shot dead near West Bank settlement
The deaths are the latest in a surge of violence linked to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israeli troops kill Palestinian man in renewed clashes in occupied West Bank
The 21-year-old’s death is the latest in a surge of violence in the region.
Israeli forces kill five Palestinians during a raid in the West Bank
A 15-year-old boy was named among the dead after the incursion in the city of Jenin.
Opinion: Ireland’s Occupied Territories Bill must not be forgotten - it needs to be enacted now
David Clinch has met with many Israeli and Palestinian people through his work as a physician – he says Ireland has the ability to bring leadership and hope to the conflict.
Three-year-old Palestinian shot by Israeli forces dies
The Israeli army said it ‘regrets harm to non-combatants’ and is committed to preventing such incidents.
3 Israeli soldiers and 1 Egyptian killed shooting near shared border
An Israeli army statement identified the assailant as an Egyptian policeman.
Three Palestinians killed in Israeli army raid in refugee camp
More than 250 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the spring of 2022 while about 50 people have been killed in Palestinian attacks against Israelis.
Cancer patients unable to get treatment as bombs hit Gaza, English doctor says
At least 33 Palestinians have died, according to Gaza’s health ministry, while one woman was killed on Israeli territory.
28 Palestinians and one Israeli killed as violence escalates
The strikes follow rockets fired from Gaza the previous day.
Israel defends fatal airstrikes on Gaza as Tánaiste says killing of civilians 'never acceptable'
The Gaza health ministry said four children were among those killed.
Israel and Gaza trade fire as Palestinian prisoner dies in jail after 86 days on hunger strike
Khader Adnan had been on hunger strike since his detention by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank in February.
Tens of thousands protest in Israel against Netanyahu's planned judicial reforms
The mass protest comes just ahead of Israel’s landmark 75th anniversary celebration.
People Before Profit to boycott Biden Dáil speech dubbing it a 'charade and propaganda exercise'
US President Joe Biden is due to address a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas on Thursday.
Israel prime minister says it 'will not allow Hamas to establish itself in Lebanon'
Tensions have mounted in Israel since last week.
Israel launches retaliatory strikes on Syria after rockets fired towards Golan Heights
It comes after days of escalating violence over tension in Jerusalem and an Israeli police raid on the city’s Al-Aqsa Mosque.
One tourist killed and seven injured in suspected car ramming attack in Tel Aviv
In a separate incident, two British-Israeli women were shot dead near a settlement in the occupied West Bank.
Irish troops safe in bomb shelters as Israel attacks targets north of UNIFIL camp
Israel launched airstrikes and artillery attacks in response to rockets fired from south Lebanon.
Two women killed in alleged Palestinian shooting attack as Israel launches strikes against Lebanon
The Israeli military said security forces were searching for the attacker.
Israeli army carries out strikes on Gaza after rockets fired into Israel from Lebanon
Israel has previously accused Palestinian groups of firing rockets from Lebanon.