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# israel - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Israel says it has recaptured four of six fugitive Palestinians
# Israel
# Israel

Israel says it has recaptured four of six fugitive Palestinians

Sep 11th 2021, 8:17 AM 10,642 Views 20 Comments

The six Palestinians tunnelled out of the Gilboa prison on Monday.

# israel - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen

Aug 31st 2021, 12:38 PM 24,156 Views 25 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said 70% of adults in the EU are now fully vaccinated.

# israel - Monday 30 August, 2021

Palestinian president and Israeli defence minister hold first high-level talks in years
# Rare Meeting
# Rare Meeting

Palestinian president and Israeli defence minister hold first high-level talks in years

Aug 30th 2021, 3:15 PM 7,518 Views 6 Comments

A source close to PM Naftali Bennett has insisted his government had no plans to reboot peace talks.

# israel - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,346 Views 46 Comments

Many Palestinian children will face violence at the hands of Israeli soldiers and settlers as they return to school.

# israel - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes

Aug 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 6,913 Views 11 Comments

Imad Khaled Saleh Hashash died after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.

# israel - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes

Aug 22nd 2021, 11:25 AM 12,546 Views 23 Comments

The escalation comes three months since Israel and Hamas reached a truce following their deadliest fighting in years.

# israel - Friday 20 August, 2021

Israel pleads for people to avail of Covid booster vaccines as infections surge
# Jab Number Three
# Jab Number Three

Israel pleads for people to avail of Covid booster vaccines as infections surge

Aug 20th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,836 Views 74 Comments

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said the access to vaccines is ‘a unique privilege’

# israel - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon in response to rocket attacks
# Israel-Lebanon
# Israel-Lebanon

Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon in response to rocket attacks

Aug 5th 2021, 1:21 PM 10,493 Views 33 Comments

Israel said it had struck launch sites as well as installations which had previously been used to attack Israel.

# israel - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Jul 21st 2021, 10:30 PM 55,118 Views 94 Comments

The company decided to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories.

# israel - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target
# NSO
# NSO

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target

Jul 20th 2021, 9:53 PM 18,475 Views 10 Comments

The Paris prosecutor’s office is investigating the suspected use of spyware to target journalists, human rights activists and politicians in multiple countries.

# israel - 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 - 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 - Friday 25 June, 2021

Israel reimposes rule to wear masks in indoor public places as Covid-19 cases spike
# WEAR A MASK
# WEAR A MASK

Israel reimposes rule to wear masks in indoor public places as Covid-19 cases spike

Jun 25th 2021, 7:23 PM 31,358 Views 36 Comments

The requirement had been dropped 10 days ago.

# israel - Friday 18 June, 2021

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 8:32 AM 12,729 Views 15 Comments

As Israel sees a change in leaders, Hannah McCarthy looks at the history of settlements and the controversy surrounding them.

# israel - Monday 14 June, 2021

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister
# Israel
# Israel

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister

Jun 14th 2021, 7:39 AM 26,658 Views 15 Comments

Naftali Bennett, a 49-year-old former Israeli Special Forces soldier and hardliner was declared the new prime minister last night.

# israel - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years
# BYE BYE BIBI
# BYE BYE BIBI

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 7:08 PM 41,506 Views 63 Comments

Naftali Bennett, head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as premier but will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of eight parties.

# israel - Friday 11 June, 2021

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say
# West Bank
# West Bank

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say

Jun 11th 2021, 6:14 PM 8,119 Views 34 Comments

The health ministry said six others were wounded by live gunfire.

# israel - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank

Jun 10th 2021, 8:28 AM 8,585 Views 26 Comments

The shooting followed an earlier shooting involving Israeli soldiers and one of the men, it has been claimed.

# israel - Friday 4 June, 2021

Irish troops took shelter as Israel traded rockets and artillery fire with Palestinian groups
# Peacekeepers
# Peacekeepers

Irish troops took shelter as Israel traded rockets and artillery fire with Palestinian groups

Jun 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,558 Views 17 Comments
  • Niall O'Connor speaks with returning UN Peacekeepers from the tension filled environment of South Lebanon.
  • The exchange of fire between Palestinians and Israel saw them take to bunkers to protect them from stray rounds.
  • The Irish troops, drawn from across the island, carried out humanitarian work and maintained the peace in the country.

# israel - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador
# Protest
# Protest

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:21 PM 19,590 Views 44 Comments

About 20 protesters went inside the building, wearing masks and social distancing.

# israel - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:56 PM 14,506 Views 13 Comments

Centrist Yair Lapid and ultranationalist Naftali Bennett have joined forces and agreed to rotate the premiership between them.

# israel - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Israeli minister distances himself from military chief’s bombing comments
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli minister distances himself from military chief’s bombing comments

Jun 1st 2021, 8:42 AM 25,151 Views 18 Comments

Lieutenant General Aviv Kohavi said the building housing Associated Press offices and other news outlets was ‘destroyed justly’.

# israel - Monday 31 May, 2021

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem

May 31st 2021, 6:44 PM 10,790 Views 65 Comments

Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war earlier this month that killed more than 250 people.

# israel - 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 10,332 Views 21 Comments

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

Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land
# Sinn Féin Motion
# Sinn Féin Motion

Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 27th 2021, 8:02 AM 38,232 Views 96 Comments

Ireland is the first EU country to make such a declaration.

# israel - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land
# Israel
# Israel

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 26th 2021, 9:32 PM 37,948 Views 63 Comments

A People Before Profit amendment to Sinn Fein’s motion was defeated.

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?

May 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,693 Views 29 Comments

Civilians who have survived the latest round of violence deserve better, writes Lee.

# israel - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties
# Palestine
# Palestine

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties

May 25th 2021, 8:18 PM 14,746 Views 8 Comments

The US secretary of state Antony Blinken, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to aid Gaza without helping Hamas.

Coveney says Israel’s actions amount to a 'de facto annexation' but Hamas violence must also be condemned in SF motion
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says Israel’s actions amount to a 'de facto annexation' but Hamas violence must also be condemned in SF motion

May 25th 2021, 6:36 PM 15,745 Views 24 Comments

The minister said he found it “deeply troubling” that Sinn Fein will not also condemn the actions of Hamas.

US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas
# Anthony Blinken
# Anthony Blinken

US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

Updated May 25th 2021, 12:49 PM 14,851 Views 26 Comments

The US secretary of state, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to ‘rally international support’ to help the impoverished coastal territory.

# israel - Sunday 23 May, 2021

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
# Gaza
# Gaza

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

May 23rd 2021, 11:57 AM 5,485 Views 9 Comments

Members have also stressed “the immediate need for humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian civilian population”.

Larry Donnelly: US public opinion is slowly shifting against Israel
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: US public opinion is slowly shifting against Israel

May 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 24,993 Views 34 Comments

Our columnist looks at the might of US policy when it comes to Israel and asks if things are changing.

# israel - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives

May 22nd 2021, 9:07 AM 6,575 Views 15 Comments

International focus has turned to the reconstruction of the bomb-shattered Gaza Strip.

# israel - Friday 21 May, 2021

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Updated May 21st 2021, 8:19 PM 24,586 Views 54 Comments
  • Israeli police have used sound bombs against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, where clashes first broke out 11 days ago.
  • Celebrations were heard on Gaza streets in the minutes after the truce began, while in the occupied West Bank, joyful crowds took to the streets.
  • World leaders have welcomed the deal, with some pushing for more direct negotiation between Israel and Hamas
Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent

May 21st 2021, 7:45 PM 81,521 Views 122 Comments

The broadcaster says Ireland’s words of support for Palestinians are welcome but must now be backed up by action.

# israel - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence

Updated May 20th 2021, 10:10 PM 17,379 Views 35 Comments

The agreement would close the heaviest round of fighting between the bitter enemies since a 50-day war in 2014.

A mother in Gaza: 'When we hear an explosion, I tell my daughter it's just loud, but not near. I know this could be a lie'
# Opinion
# Opinion

A mother in Gaza: 'When we hear an explosion, I tell my daughter it's just loud, but not near. I know this could be a lie'

May 20th 2021, 7:58 PM 13,481 Views 7 Comments

Rana Abdallah says the people of Gaza just want their children to live in peace.

Greens discuss councillors' call to support Occupied Territories Bill as Coveney says Ireland will continue to speak up
# Gaza
# Gaza

Greens discuss councillors' call to support Occupied Territories Bill as Coveney says Ireland will continue to speak up

May 20th 2021, 6:15 PM 11,517 Views 25 Comments

A group of Green Party councillors have called on their Dáil colleagues to support a boycott on goods from occupied Israeli territories.

Hope of a breakthrough after stand-off at UN; Israel targets six Hamas leaders
# United Nations
# United Nations

Hope of a breakthrough after stand-off at UN; Israel targets six Hamas leaders

May 20th 2021, 7:44 AM 10,283 Views 41 Comments

Following a stand-off between the US and France, reports are emerging that a UN agreement may have been reached.

# israel - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Ireland to provide €1.5 million in emergency support for people in Gaza Strip
# Palestine
# Palestine

Ireland to provide €1.5 million in emergency support for people in Gaza Strip

May 19th 2021, 10:35 PM 19,210 Views 26 Comments

At least 227 Palestinians have been killed in the latest round of conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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