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# Palestine
Palestinian teenager shot by Israeli forces dies
A Palestinian medical source said that the teen was wounded in Jaba, a village in the Jenin governorate of the northern West Bank.
# Israel
Israel to hold fifth election in three years after coalition agrees to dissolve parliament
The election is expected in October or November.
# Palestine
Three Palestinians killed in Israeli operation in West Bank
Israeli forces opened fire on the vehicle in which the three men were travelling.
# Temple Mount
Jerusalem on high alert ahead of Israeli 'flag march'
Hamas warned against marchers passing through the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, saying it would use “all possibilities” to confront them.
# European Parliament
EU delegation to Gaza cancels trip after chair denied entry to Israel
Ireland South MEP Grace O’Sullivan, who was one of the delegates, criticised the decision.
# West Bank
Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.
# Palestine
Palestinians mourn Israel's creation amid outcry over raid on journalist's funeral
The annual demonstrations across the occupied West Bank, annexed east Jerusalem and inside Israel came with tensions high over the killing of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh.
# shireen abu akleh
Israeli police to probe violence at journalist's funeral after outrage over 'disgraceful' scenes
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said the violence at Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral “should be roundly condemned”.
# shireen abu akleh
Coffin is dropped as Israeli police beat mourners at funeral of Al Jazeera journalist
Recent days have seen an outpouring of grief from across the Palestinian territories and the wider Arab world.
# shireen abu akleh
Palestinians honour journalist killed in Israeli army raid after rejecting probe into her death
The Palestinian Authority has rejected holding a joint probe with Israel.
# Book of condolences
Book of condolences to be opened in Dublin for journalist shot dead in Israeli army raid
Messages will be compiled and sent to the family of Shireen Abu Akleh.
# West Bank
UN demands probe into killing of Al Jazeera journalist during Israeli army raid in West Bank
Al Jazeera said Shireen Abu Akleh, a prominent figure in the channel’s Arabic news service, was shot “deliberately” and “in cold blood” by Israeli troops.
# Tel Aviv
Nine arrested in Israel after plane crash photos shared with other passengers on flight
The incident happened shortly before the AnadoluJet passenger plane had been readying for take-off for Istanbul from Tel Aviv.
# Middle East
Two Palestinians shot dead by Israelis in occupied West Bank
At least 18 Israelis have been killed in five attacks since March.
# Elad
Israel launches manhunt after attack kills three
It is understood three men in their 40s were killed in the attack.
# Sergei Lavrov
Israeli PM Bennet ‘accepts apology from Putin over Hitler remarks’
Russia’s foreign minister made comments about the Holocaust that were deeply offensive to Jews.
# West Bank
Palestinians lose two-decade court battle over land claimed for Israeli military training
An Israeli High Court decision has approved the eviction of roughly 1,000 Palestinian villagers to make way for a military training zone.
# Israel
Two injured in fresh clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, Red Crescent says
The police said they had repelled “dozens of rioters” who had been “throwing stones and other objects” at the security forces.
# Israel
Israel hits out at Russia over Lavrov’s 'unforgivable and scandalous' Nazism remarks
Israel, which summoned the Russian ambassador in response, said the remarks blamed Jews for their own murder in the Holocaust.
# Jerusalem
Arrests after Palestinian group claims killing of West Bank settler guard
There are raised fears of another armed conflict similar to an 11-day war last year between Israel and Hamas.
# Israel
42 people hurt in clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, says Red Crescent
Police said three people had been arrested, two for throwing stones and one for “inciting the mob”.
# UN
UN 'deeply concerned' by violence in Jerusalem
The violence has sparked international fears of a major escalation, similar to last year when an 11-day war took place.
Over 20 people wounded in new Jerusalem violence
Temple Mount is the holiest place in Judaism and third-holiest in Islam.
# Shooting
Israeli soldiers shoot Palestinian ‘firebomber’
The killing raises to four the number of Palestinians who have died in the past 24 hours in a wave of violence over Ramadan.
# West Bank
At least two killed in Tel Aviv attack
There’s a surge of violence in Israel and the West Bank since late March.
# Israel
Gun attacks kill at least five people near Tel Aviv
The attacks came after a shooting on Sunday that killed two Israeli police officers in the northern city of Hadera.
# Inappropriate Gesture
German fan investigated over Nazi salute during friendly win against Israel
A 28-year-old man has been questioned by police over the incident.
# Israel
Two Israeli police killed in attack claimed by Islamic State group
A government security official said the two assailants were IS operatives.
# Israel
Suspect shot dead after four people killed in Israel stabbing attack
The attack occurred outside a fuel station and a shopping centre in the southern city of Beersheba.
# West Bank
Two Palestinians killed by Israel troops in separate incidents in West Bank
A 16-year-old died in an exchange of fire with troops carrying out an arrest raid outside the city of Nablus.
Voices
Mike Murphy: Why I’m supporting a call on the EU to ban trade with illegal Israeli settlements
The broadcaster lends his support to a group of NGOs seeking an end to EU trade with Israeli settlements in occupied territories.
Voices
Former AG of Israel: With great sadness I conclude that my country is now an apartheid regime
Michael Benyair, former Attorney General of Israel, agrees with Amnesty International.
# Language
Taoiseach will not follow Amnesty International in using 'apartheid' in relation to Israel
Micheál Martin said using the term apartheid would not “add anything right now”.
# Israel
Former Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu ‘negotiating plea deal in corruption case’
Netanyahu is on trial for fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases.
All time
# Syria
Strike blamed on Israel sets ablaze Syrian port of Latakia
It is the second time this month the container yard at the port has come under Israeli attack.
# fourth dose
Israel offers Covid-19 vaccine fourth dose to people over 60 and healthcare workers
“The world will follow in our footsteps,” Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said.
# West Bank
Israeli soldiers hunt Palestinian suspects after West Bank settler killing
The army, which said Palestinian “terrorists” carried out the attack, deployed three extra battalions as well as special forces.
# Israel
One dead and three wounded in Jerusalem shooting
The shooter was killed by police.
Voices
Opinion: I could face 15 years in prison if stopped by Israeli border patrol on my way home to Cork
Cork woman Dr Susan Power, a human rights lawyer, asks Simon Coveney to advocate for six NGOs designated as terrorist organisations by Israel.
# Karine Elharrar
Israel minister to meet Johnson at COP26, day after being stopped entering summit in wheelchair
Karine Elharrar missed yesterday’s events when security staff would not let her car through.