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#Jerusalem

# 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 7,503 Views 89 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 21,890 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 18,357 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 10,819 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 28,897 Views 47 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 17,836 Views 53 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 33,658 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 24,341 Views 152 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 20,057 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 26,125 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 8,968 Views 125 Comments

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

# jerusalem - Friday 9 October, 2015

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war
# Third Intifada
# Third Intifada

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

Oct 9th 2015, 11:58 PM 21,633 Views 177 Comments

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

# jerusalem - Monday 24 August, 2015

Israeli man charged with Gay Pride murder uses court appearance to attack homosexuality
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Israeli man charged with Gay Pride murder uses court appearance to attack homosexuality

Aug 24th 2015, 12:35 PM 16,012 Views 0 Comments

Yishai Shlissel was released from prison just three weeks before the 30 July murder

# jerusalem - Sunday 9 August, 2015

'Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend's hand - it's a struggle'
# Israel
# Israel

'Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend's hand - it's a struggle'

Aug 9th 2015, 11:15 AM 22,427 Views 24 Comments

The recent stabbing of six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem shows the dangerous risks faced by the city’s LBGT community.

# jerusalem - Thursday 30 July, 2015

This man has stabbed six people at a gay pride event in Jerusalem
# Israel
# Israel

This man has stabbed six people at a gay pride event in Jerusalem

Jul 30th 2015, 7:02 PM 17,211 Views 91 Comments

The incident happened earlier today.

# jerusalem - Monday 20 July, 2015

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine
# Opinion
# Opinion

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine

Jul 20th 2015, 12:01 PM 3,877 Views 179 Comments

A member of Tipperary’s 2010 hurling All-Ireland winning squad writes about volunteering with Palestinian youth as part of the Palestine Summer Encounter Project.

# jerusalem - Friday 6 March, 2015

Four police injured as car ploughs into crowd in Jerusalem
# Attack
# Attack

Four police injured as car ploughs into crowd in Jerusalem

Mar 6th 2015, 9:17 AM 5,374 Views 20 Comments

Police say the suspect has been shot.

# jerusalem - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence
# Holy Land
# Holy Land

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence

Nov 5th 2014, 2:01 PM 5,237 Views 48 Comments

A Palestinian man driving the van was shot dead by police.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city
# Disputed Territory
# Disputed Territory

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Oct 28th 2014, 2:09 PM 6,870 Views 164 Comments

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

# jerusalem - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem
# Tension
# Tension

Israel to press ahead with 2,600 settler homes in Jerusalem

Oct 1st 2014, 7:34 PM 6,540 Views 77 Comments

The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012, were given final approval this week.

# jerusalem - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Brief Gaza truce ends as fresh Israeli bombing campaign pushes death toll over 400
# Bombardments
# Bombardments

Brief Gaza truce ends as fresh Israeli bombing campaign pushes death toll over 400

Jul 20th 2014, 12:58 PM 12,482 Views 208 Comments

About 40 people have been killed today as Israel intensifies campaign.

# jerusalem - Monday 26 May, 2014

Pope Francis made an unexpected stop at the Western Wall to pray and leave a note
# Pope On Tour
# Pope On Tour

Pope Francis made an unexpected stop at the Western Wall to pray and leave a note

May 26th 2014, 8:40 AM 9,289 Views 43 Comments

The Pope’s note was different to that left by Pope John Paul II over a decade ago.

# jerusalem - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

'I nearly fell out of my chair': Irish scientists uncover Einstein's lost theory
# Eureka Moment
# Eureka Moment

'I nearly fell out of my chair': Irish scientists uncover Einstein's lost theory

Mar 5th 2014, 11:07 AM 22,429 Views 26 Comments

The unpublished document shows that the Nobel Prize winner once considered a model of the universe very different to the Big Bang Theory.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners under peace talks
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners under peace talks

Dec 31st 2013, 8:26 AM 4,705 Views 60 Comments

The 26 inmates had served 19 to 28 years for killing Israeli civilians or soldiers.

# jerusalem - Friday 29 November, 2013

Irish troops 'fully committed to Golan Heights task' - Shatter
# Syria
# Syria

Irish troops 'fully committed to Golan Heights task' - Shatter

Nov 29th 2013, 11:39 AM 6,616 Views 83 Comments

An estimated 36 Irish troops were on patrol yesterday when their convoy was hit by an unknown blast.

# jerusalem - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Dublin MEP forbidden from travelling to Gaza
# No Pasaran
# No Pasaran

Dublin MEP forbidden from travelling to Gaza

Oct 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 9,048 Views 142 Comments

“We were absolutely dumbfounded,” Labour MEP Emer Costello said.

# jerusalem - Monday 3 December, 2012

UN 'concerned and disappointed' over Israel's settlement plans
# Middle East
# Middle East

UN 'concerned and disappointed' over Israel's settlement plans

Dec 3rd 2012, 7:59 AM 3,739 Views 84 Comments

Any construction would be an “almost-fatal” blow to the two-state solution, according to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

# jerusalem - Monday 11 June, 2012

Pro-Hitler graffiti found at Israel's Holocaust museum
# Israel
# Israel

Pro-Hitler graffiti found at Israel's Holocaust museum

Jun 11th 2012, 9:07 AM 3,541 Views 8 Comments

Suspicion has fallen on a small fringe of ultra-Orthodox Jews, who are virulently opposed to the state of Israel.

# jerusalem - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Jerusalem must be partitioned, says former Israeli PM
# Middle East
# Middle East

Jerusalem must be partitioned, says former Israeli PM

May 20th 2012, 6:51 PM 3,578 Views 65 Comments

Ehud Olmert says it’s time to relinquish a unified Jerusalem in the interest of peace.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Palestinian PM pulls out planned meeting with Netanyahu
# Middle East
# Middle East

Palestinian PM pulls out planned meeting with Netanyahu

Apr 17th 2012, 9:04 PM 1,487 Views 6 Comments

Salam Fayyad was due to hold what would have been the highest-level talks between the sides in two years.

# jerusalem - Monday 2 January, 2012

Holocaust survivors criticise Nazi camp inmate garb at protest
# Israel
# Israel

Holocaust survivors criticise Nazi camp inmate garb at protest

Jan 2nd 2012, 10:00 AM 5,578 Views 23 Comments

Ultra-Orthodox Jews used the outfits to protest criticism of their strict lifestyle is a new form of ‘incitement’ and is ‘reminiscient of the German media before WWII’.

# jerusalem - Monday 26 September, 2011

Two-thousand-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online
# Dead Sea Scrolls
# Dead Sea Scrolls

Two-thousand-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

Sep 26th 2011, 5:48 PM 1,392 Views 7 Comments

A joint project by Google and Israel’s national museum allows people to search high-resolution images of the scrolls for specific passages and translate verses into English.

# jerusalem - Saturday 13 August, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,455 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

# jerusalem - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Israel set to approve 4,300 new homes in disputed east Jerusalem area
# Israel
# Israel

Israel set to approve 4,300 new homes in disputed east Jerusalem area

Aug 11th 2011, 2:59 PM 620 Views 56 Comments

Today’s announcement has been criticised by Palestinians and Israel’s anti-settlement group Peace Now.

# jerusalem - Friday 24 June, 2011

Jewish court 'did not condemn dog to death' by stoning
# Animal Antics
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Antics

Jewish court 'did not condemn dog to death' by stoning

Jun 24th 2011, 1:36 PM 371 Views 4 Comments

Reports of the ruling by an ultra-orthodox Jewish church have been dismissed by court.

# jerusalem - Saturday 18 June, 2011

Dog condemned to death by stoning
# Animal Antics
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Antics

Dog condemned to death by stoning

Jun 18th 2011, 5:45 PM 1,560 Views 28 Comments

Judges in Israel thought the dog was a reincarnation of a deceased, cursed lawyer.

# jerusalem - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Five reported dead after Israeli troops clash with Arab protesters
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Five reported dead after Israeli troops clash with Arab protesters

May 15th 2011, 1:17 PM 451 Views 0 Comments

Dozens more were wounded as Palestinians commemorated their mass displacement during the war surrounding Israel’s establishment three generations ago.

# jerusalem - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

One confirmed dead, dozens injured in Jerusalem bus station bombing
# Israel
# Israel

One confirmed dead, dozens injured in Jerusalem bus station bombing

Mar 23rd 2011, 7:02 PM 434 Views 4 Comments

A 60-year-old woman has died following an explosion in Jerusalem city centre earlier today.

'Dozens of casualties' following Jerusalem bus explosion
# Middle East
# Middle East

'Dozens of casualties' following Jerusalem bus explosion

Mar 23rd 2011, 2:02 PM 515 Views 0 Comments

Many casualties are feared after a bus explodes at a station near the main entrance to Jerusalem.

# jerusalem - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Israel might offer Palestinians a temporary border
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel might offer Palestinians a temporary border

Mar 8th 2011, 10:34 AM 638 Views 0 Comments

Israel has been told to make a significant gesture to overcome the deadlocked peace negotiations – however Palestine has rejected previous offers of temporary borders.