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# Jerusalem

# Jerusalem
Israel announces measures against 'families of terrorists' following attacks
Benjamin Netanyahu promised a “strong” and “swift” response to attacks carried out by two Palestinians from annexed east Jerusalem.
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22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Israel
Gunman kills five near synagogue in east Jerusalem
The gunman was shot and reportedly killed in the incident in the Jewish neighbourhood of Neve Yaakov.
Last year
2022
# Israel
One killed and 15 wounded in two bus station explosions in Jerusalem
The twin explosions struck half an hour apart in different areas of the city
# Jerusalem
Australia reverses recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Jerusalem is claimed by both Israelis and Palestinians, and most foreign governments avoid formally declaring it the capital of either state.
# Jerusalem
Eight wounded after attacker opens fire in gun attack on Jerusalem bus
A pregnant woman is among the injured with two victims described as critical.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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”.
Over 20 people wounded in new Jerusalem violence
Temple Mount is the holiest place in Judaism and third-holiest in Islam.
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# 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.
# Ceasefire
Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war earlier this month that killed more than 250 people.
# Gaza
'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting
Ambassador Ophir Kariv labelled the contributions as “totally destructive”.
# Conflict
Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
Israeli air strikes today wounded 125 people and killed 25, including nine children.
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.
Opinion: Jerusalem expulsions are a microcosm of Israel’s apartheid – justice requires action
# Israel
Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.
# unrest
Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues
Israeli nationalists plan to parade through the Old City today in an annual flag-waving display for Jerusalem Day.
# al aqsa mosque
Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.
# Jerusalem
200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics
Tensions have soared in east Jerusalem in recent weeks.
# Israel
Israel's president invites Netanyahu to form a government
The current incumbent’s party won the most seats in an inconclusive election.
# Jerusalem
Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway
Netanyahu denies wrongdoing in the case.
# Israel
Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem
The status of Jerusalem is one of the biggest flashpoints in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
# Jerusalem
Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire
The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.
# Boycott
RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.
# discrimination fears
Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people
Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.
# Jerusalem
Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.
# Gaza
'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.
# Jerusalem
Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.
# Jerusalem
Heavy security as US to carry out deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy move today
Around 1,000 police officers will be positioned around the embassy.
# Israel
Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission
Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.
# Mícheál Mac Donncha
Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel
The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.
# Palestine
'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry
Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.
# Israel Palestine
Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem
The Ardmhéara will attend a conference on the status of the City of Jerusalem at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority.
# Taxing Issue
The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax
They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.
# Jerusalem
Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.
# un vote
Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”
# Palestine
Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests
Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
# West Bank
Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank, stoking fears of bloodshed in the region.