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#Jerusalem

# jerusalem - Today’s News

Netanyahu says Gaza air strikes to step up as death toll reaches 30
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu says Gaza air strikes to step up as death toll reaches 30

Updated 14 minutes ago 38,424 Views 75 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
# Conflict
# Conflict

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

1 hour ago 2,446 Views 10 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.

# jerusalem - Yesterday’s News

Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues
# Unrest
# Unrest

Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues

Mon 7:29 AM 12,502 Views 15 Comments

Israeli nationalists plan to parade through the Old City today in an annual flag-waving display for Jerusalem Day.

# jerusalem - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
# Al Aqsa Mosque
# Al Aqsa Mosque

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests

Sun 10:35 AM 12,203 Views 14 Comments

The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.

# jerusalem - Saturday 8 May, 2021

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics

Sat 10:44 AM 10,596 Views 63 Comments

Tensions have soared in east Jerusalem in recent weeks.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Israel's president invites Netanyahu to form a government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel's president invites Netanyahu to form a government

Apr 6th 2021, 12:16 PM 10,833 Views 15 Comments

The current incumbent’s party won the most seats in an inconclusive election.

# jerusalem - Monday 5 April, 2021

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway

Apr 5th 2021, 8:45 AM 7,845 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu denies wrongdoing in the case.

# jerusalem - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem
# Israel
# Israel

Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem

Mar 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,798 Views 21 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is one of the biggest flashpoints in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire

Apr 16th 2019, 7:55 AM 74,204 Views 12 Comments

The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.

# jerusalem - Sunday 30 September, 2018

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
# Boycott
# Boycott

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision

Sep 30th 2018, 4:00 PM 37,331 Views 124 Comments

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

# jerusalem - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people
# Discrimination Fears
# Discrimination Fears

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people

Jul 19th 2018, 12:16 PM 31,227 Views 255 Comments

Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.

# jerusalem - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Jun 14th 2018, 7:28 AM 63,960 Views 208 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

May 15th 2018, 8:12 PM 33,808 Views 101 Comments

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

# jerusalem - Monday 14 May, 2018

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 4:27 PM 26,346 Views 35 Comments

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

Heavy security as US to carry out deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy move today
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Heavy security as US to carry out deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy move today

May 14th 2018, 6:57 AM 11,146 Views 68 Comments

Around 1,000 police officers will be positioned around the embassy.

# jerusalem - Friday 13 April, 2018

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission
# Israel
# Israel

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Apr 13th 2018, 9:33 AM 28,159 Views 231 Comments

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

# jerusalem - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel
# Mícheál Mac Donncha
# Mícheál Mac Donncha

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel

Apr 12th 2018, 6:13 PM 14,490 Views 168 Comments

The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry
# Palestine
# Palestine

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry

Apr 12th 2018, 11:54 AM 15,561 Views 104 Comments

Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.

# jerusalem - 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 13,390 Views 82 Comments

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

# jerusalem - Sunday 25 February, 2018

The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax
# Taxing Issue
# Taxing Issue

The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax

Feb 25th 2018, 11:09 AM 58,008 Views 154 Comments

They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Jan 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,044 Views 49 Comments

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

# jerusalem - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
# Un Vote
# Un Vote

Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Dec 21st 2017, 8:58 PM 30,241 Views 159 Comments

US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”

# jerusalem - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests
# Palestine
# Palestine

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests

Dec 10th 2017, 8:17 AM 9,132 Views 44 Comments

Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# jerusalem - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
# West Bank
# West Bank

Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Dec 7th 2017, 3:53 PM 12,936 Views 123 Comments

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank, stoking fears of bloodshed in the region.

'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders

Dec 7th 2017, 7:19 AM 17,279 Views 115 Comments

US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# jerusalem - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
# Moving Us Embassy
# Moving Us Embassy

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,106 Views 232 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital
# Historic Tensions
# Historic Tensions

Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Dec 5th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,208 Views 62 Comments

Simon Coveney said he shares Emmanuel Macron’s concerns about Trump’s proposals, which could be destabilising in the region.

# jerusalem - Friday 21 July, 2017

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise
# Temple Mount
# Temple Mount

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise

Jul 21st 2017, 10:45 PM 9,020 Views 50 Comments

The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise
# Israel
# Israel

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise

Jul 21st 2017, 7:51 AM 12,617 Views 100 Comments

Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.

# jerusalem - Friday 14 July, 2017

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting
# Security
# Security

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

Jul 14th 2017, 2:44 PM 7,473 Views 90 Comments

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

# jerusalem - Monday 22 May, 2017

Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall

May 22nd 2017, 9:05 PM 21,865 Views 64 Comments

Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.

# jerusalem - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Nails used in crucifixions among recently discovered artefacts from the time of Jesus
# Sign Of The Times
# Sign Of The Times

Nails used in crucifixions among recently discovered artefacts from the time of Jesus

Apr 16th 2017, 7:45 AM 18,310 Views 53 Comments

Artefacts such as vases, cooking utensils and jewellery were also found recently.

# jerusalem - Friday 14 April, 2017

Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday

Apr 14th 2017, 8:08 PM 10,794 Views 2 Comments

The Tallaght hit-and-run, redundancies in Roscommon and a fatal stabbing in Jerusalem – it’s the Fix.

British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem
# RIP
# RIP

British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem

Apr 14th 2017, 1:41 PM 28,824 Views 48 Comments

The victim was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but later died from her injuries.

# jerusalem - Thursday 23 March, 2017

'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:05 AM 17,746 Views 55 Comments

Religious leaders in traditional robes addressed a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre yesterday.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation
# Church Of The Holy Sepulchre
# Church Of The Holy Sepulchre

Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation

Mar 21st 2017, 9:16 PM 33,582 Views 98 Comments

The church contains the area where Jesus is believed to have been crucified.

# jerusalem - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'
# Stern Warning
# Stern Warning

John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'

Dec 28th 2016, 5:55 PM 24,132 Views 154 Comments

The US Secretary of State also urged Israel and Palestinians to agree land swaps on 1967 lines in today’s speech.

# jerusalem - Sunday 1 November, 2015

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
# Holliers
# Holliers

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts

Nov 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 20,007 Views 57 Comments

How many have you been to?

# jerusalem - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust
# Grand Mufti
# Grand Mufti

Merkel tells Netanyahu: Germany was responsible for the Holocaust

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 26,094 Views 1 Comment

The Israeli leader stirred controversy by claiming a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Three killed as Jerusalem sees its bloodiest day yet in rising violence
# Day Of Rage
# Day Of Rage

Three killed as Jerusalem sees its bloodiest day yet in rising violence

Oct 13th 2015, 2:19 PM 8,955 Views 125 Comments

The rising tide of unrest has raised fears that a full-scale third Palestinian uprising, or intifada, could erupt.

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