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#Jerusalem

# jerusalem - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Jerusalem on high alert ahead of Israeli 'flag march'
# Temple Mount
# Temple Mount

Jerusalem on high alert ahead of Israeli 'flag march'

May 29th 2022, 10:50 AM 9,893 Views 5 Comments

Hamas warned against marchers passing through the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, saying it would use “all possibilities” to confront them.

# jerusalem - Saturday 14 May, 2022

Israeli police to probe violence at journalist's funeral after outrage over 'disgraceful' scenes
# Shireen Abu Akleh
# Shireen Abu Akleh

Israeli police to probe violence at journalist's funeral after outrage over 'disgraceful' scenes

Updated May 14th 2022, 2:15 PM 32,914 Views 16 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said the violence at Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral “should be roundly condemned”.

# jerusalem - Friday 13 May, 2022

Coffin is dropped as Israeli police beat mourners at funeral of Al Jazeera journalist
# Shireen Abu Akleh
# Shireen Abu Akleh

Coffin is dropped as Israeli police beat mourners at funeral of Al Jazeera journalist

Updated May 13th 2022, 2:15 PM 26,229 Views 36 Comments

Recent days have seen an outpouring of grief from across the Palestinian territories and the wider Arab world.

# jerusalem - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Two injured in fresh clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, Red Crescent says
# Israel
# Israel

Two injured in fresh clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, Red Crescent says

May 5th 2022, 1:51 PM 4,180 Views 5 Comments

The police said they had repelled “dozens of rioters” who had been “throwing stones and other objects” at the security forces.

# jerusalem - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Arrests after Palestinian group claims killing of West Bank settler guard
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Arrests after Palestinian group claims killing of West Bank settler guard

Apr 30th 2022, 6:48 PM 7,333 Views 16 Comments

There are raised fears of another armed conflict similar to an 11-day war last year between Israel and Hamas.

# jerusalem - Friday 29 April, 2022

42 people hurt in clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, says Red Crescent
# Israel
# Israel

42 people hurt in clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, says Red Crescent

Apr 29th 2022, 8:18 AM 4,857 Views 2 Comments

Police said three people had been arrested, two for throwing stones and one for “inciting the mob”.

# jerusalem - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Over 20 people wounded in new Jerusalem violence

Over 20 people wounded in new Jerusalem violence

Updated Apr 17th 2022, 1:00 PM 15,440 Views 53 Comments

Temple Mount is the holiest place in Judaism and third-holiest in Islam.

# jerusalem - Friday 17 December, 2021

Israeli soldiers hunt Palestinian suspects after West Bank settler killing
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israeli soldiers hunt Palestinian suspects after West Bank settler killing

Dec 17th 2021, 4:04 PM 13,245 Views 18 Comments

The army, which said Palestinian “terrorists” carried out the attack, deployed three extra battalions as well as special forces.

# jerusalem - Sunday 21 November, 2021

One dead and three wounded in Jerusalem shooting
# Israel
# Israel

One dead and three wounded in Jerusalem shooting

Nov 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 11,859 Views 15 Comments

The shooter was killed by police.

# jerusalem - 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 10,833 Views 65 Comments

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

# jerusalem - Thursday 13 May, 2021

'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting

May 13th 2021, 1:08 PM 42,225 Views 88 Comments

Ambassador Ophir Kariv labelled the contributions as “totally destructive”.

# jerusalem - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

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

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

Updated May 12th 2021, 8:56 AM 20,886 Views 40 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 - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza

Updated May 11th 2021, 6:55 PM 59,799 Views 96 Comments

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

# jerusalem - Monday 10 May, 2021

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

Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues

May 10th 2021, 7:29 AM 12,667 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

May 9th 2021, 10:35 AM 12,273 Views 15 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

May 8th 2021, 10:44 AM 10,682 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 10,849 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 7,884 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 13,837 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 74,243 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 37,375 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 31,344 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 64,021 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 34,022 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 26,386 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 11,160 Views 69 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 28,238 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 14,542 Views 165 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 15,624 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 13,431 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 58,224 Views 156 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 8,105 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 30,382 Views 127 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 9,161 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 12,958 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 17,307 Views 116 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 43,140 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 27,241 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 9,045 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 12,756 Views 99 Comments

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

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