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# israel - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

Nov 19th 2019, 7:48 AM 11,941 Views 82 Comments

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

# israel - Monday 18 November, 2019

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

Nov 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 19,636 Views 64 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

Ireland U17s win again to finish first qualifying phase with 100% record
# 2020 Vision
From The42
# 2020 Vision

Ireland U17s win again to finish first qualifying phase with 100% record

Nov 18th 2019, 4:10 PM 10,018 Views 2 Comments

Colin O’Brien’s side put four goals past Israel this afternoon to secure another convincing win in Cork.

# israel - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike

Nov 14th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,477 Views 33 Comments

The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.

# israel - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Nov 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 8,333 Views 34 Comments

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
# Settlements
# Settlements

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 11,987 Views 35 Comments

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

# israel - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Sep 19th 2019, 8:58 AM 8,114 Views 45 Comments

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

# israel - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election
# Too Tight To Call
# Too Tight To Call

Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election

Sep 18th 2019, 7:01 AM 6,654 Views 21 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning he will enter into negotiations to establish a “strong Zionist government”.

# israel - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election
# Friends In Right Places
# Friends In Right Places

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

Updated Sep 17th 2019, 12:37 PM 11,732 Views 48 Comments

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

# israel - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

Sep 15th 2019, 5:10 PM 10,864 Views 42 Comments

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

# israel - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
# Israel
# Israel

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Updated Sep 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,698 Views 71 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.

# israel - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected
# Palestine
# Palestine

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected

Sep 10th 2019, 5:43 PM 11,685 Views 38 Comments

A senior Palestinian official has said that Netanyahu’s plan destroys all chances of Israeli-Palestinian peace.

# israel - Monday 2 September, 2019

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:31 AM 13,008 Views 48 Comments

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

# israel - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

Aug 28th 2019, 7:16 AM 9,824 Views 23 Comments

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

# israel - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Trump's chopper-side 'I am the chosen one' press conference met with confusion and criticism
# King Of Israel
# King Of Israel

Trump's chopper-side 'I am the chosen one' press conference met with confusion and criticism

Updated Aug 22nd 2019, 9:00 AM 61,401 Views 125 Comments

Trump’s language has been called anti-Semitic.

# israel - Friday 16 August, 2019

Israel backtracks to allow Rashida Tlaib enter the country, but how can it block US congresswomen?
# No Go Zone
# No Go Zone

Israel backtracks to allow Rashida Tlaib enter the country, but how can it block US congresswomen?

Aug 16th 2019, 11:04 AM 18,390 Views 69 Comments

As it stands, Democrat Ilhan Omar has still been denied entry into the country.

# israel - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea
# Banned
# Banned

Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea

Aug 15th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,562 Views 82 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary.

# israel - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Irish striker Sheridan bags hat-trick for his new club
# Globetrotter
From The42
# Globetrotter

Irish striker Sheridan bags hat-trick for his new club

Aug 13th 2019, 11:00 AM 9,822 Views 13 Comments

The well-travelled Cavan man was on form for Israeli side Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona last night.

# israel - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'
# Conflict
# Conflict

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Aug 10th 2019, 11:00 AM 29,990 Views 28 Comments

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

# israel - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank
# Flashpoint
# Flashpoint

Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank

Aug 8th 2019, 2:12 PM 10,558 Views 41 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called it a “terrorist” attack and reinforcements have been sent.

# israel - Sunday 4 August, 2019

'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision
# Boycott
# Boycott

'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision

Aug 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,765 Views 67 Comments

RTÉ received dozens of emails in the days leading up to this year’s competition.

# israel - Monday 15 July, 2019

Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy
# Rafi Peretz
# Rafi Peretz

Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy

Jul 15th 2019, 6:42 PM 13,045 Views 41 Comments

Rafi Peretz’s latest controversial comments came in a television interview on Saturday.

# israel - Monday 17 June, 2019

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump
# New Settlement
# New Settlement

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump

Jun 17th 2019, 7:50 AM 14,810 Views 35 Comments

Israeli prime minister inaugurated the new settlement on Sunday.

# israel - Friday 31 May, 2019

Donald Trump sent Benjamin Netanyahu a signed map of Israel with the word 'nice' beside annexed territory
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Donald Trump sent Benjamin Netanyahu a signed map of Israel with the word 'nice' beside annexed territory

May 31st 2019, 11:02 AM 46,539 Views 51 Comments

The strange spectacle served as a distraction for Netanyahu who has failed to build a coalition and must hold another election.

# israel - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30th 2019, 7:19 AM 6,873 Views 9 Comments

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

# israel - Monday 20 May, 2019

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

May 20th 2019, 7:02 PM 32,193 Views 38 Comments

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

# israel - Saturday 18 May, 2019

As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
Live May 18th 2019, 11:59 PM

As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place

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 27,133 Views 123 Comments

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

# israel - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv
# No Joy
# No Joy

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv

May 16th 2019, 10:10 PM 79,818 Views 202 Comments

Sarah McTernan represented her country in this evening’s semi-final.

# israel - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel
# Nakba Protest
# Nakba Protest

Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel

May 15th 2019, 7:33 PM 8,654 Views 105 Comments

The demonstrations came two weeks after a ceasefire was announced in the region.

# israel - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision
# Boycott Eurovision
# Boycott Eurovision

Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision

May 14th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,801 Views 115 Comments

GCC passed a motion last night calling on RTÉ not to broadcast the contest.

# israel - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,377 Views 124 Comments

You can show solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom against Israeli apartheid, occupation and war crimes by supporting the boycott, writes Zoe Lawlor.

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 40,681 Views 220 Comments

They pretend that the Jewish people have no right to live in the places where they were born and where their history, religion and culture are deeply rooted, writes the Israeli ambassador to Ireland, Ophir Kariv.

# israel - Monday 6 May, 2019

Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel

May 6th 2019, 9:35 AM 10,795 Views 60 Comments

At least 23 Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed.

# israel - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Israel vows  'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate
# Rockets
# Rockets

Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate

Updated May 5th 2019, 3:15 PM 19,238 Views 200 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.

# israel - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza
# Middle East
# Middle East

Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza

May 4th 2019, 5:32 PM 11,988 Views 127 Comments

The Hamas rocket launches come as tensions in the region have ratcheted upwards.

# israel - Monday 29 April, 2019

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'

Apr 29th 2019, 3:56 PM 23,981 Views 197 Comments

There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.

# israel - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'We didn't make it': Israel's moon landing attempt fails at last minute
# Beresheet
# Beresheet

'We didn't make it': Israel's moon landing attempt fails at last minute

Apr 11th 2019, 9:43 PM 23,868 Views 84 Comments

The craft suffered an engine failure when it was preparing to land this evening.

# israel - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements
# Israel
# Israel

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements

Apr 10th 2019, 9:05 PM 7,983 Views 24 Comments

The move came as a result of multiple lawsuits being filed by hosts against the company.