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Palestinian attacker kills US tourist in stabbing spree along Tel Aviv's waterfront
# Rampage
# Rampage

Palestinian attacker kills US tourist in stabbing spree along Tel Aviv's waterfront

Mar 8th 2016, 7:37 PM 18,382 Views 111 Comments

It comes amid a cycle of violence that’s left 184 Palestinians and 28 Israelis dead.

Tiger spotted roaming through traffic in the Middle East
# On The Loose
# On The Loose

Tiger spotted roaming through traffic in the Middle East

Mar 8th 2016, 7:37 PM 24,103 Views 31 Comments

The animal was caught on camera by a motorist in the Qatari capital of Doha earlier today.

Harry Redknapp could be set for a return to management
# Options
From The42
# Options

Harry Redknapp could be set for a return to management

Dec 31st 2015, 6:00 AM 6,238 Views 4 Comments

The veteran manager has not been in work since leaving QPR in February

Ireland's first farmers were far different from the Irish we know today
# Brown Eyed Girl
# Brown Eyed Girl

Ireland's first farmers were far different from the Irish we know today

Dec 29th 2015, 9:24 AM 23,953 Views 112 Comments

The DNA of two sets of remains have been analysed for the first time.

Man linked with Isis set to be deported from Ireland
# Deportation
# Deportation

Man linked with Isis set to be deported from Ireland

Dec 28th 2015, 10:38 PM 43,850 Views 0 Comments

The man had previously obtained an injunction against his deportation. That injunction was dismissed at the High Court this evening.

ISIS have taken their oil, so Syria has put a tax on shwarmas to pay for the civil war
# Desperate Times
# Desperate Times

ISIS have taken their oil, so Syria has put a tax on shwarmas to pay for the civil war

Dec 12th 2015, 7:00 PM 23,486 Views 31 Comments

The country’s oil revenues have imploded.

Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East?
# Stop Talking
# Stop Talking

Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East?

Dec 12th 2015, 9:15 AM 16,485 Views 25 Comments

He has quite a few of them, and it looks like his anti-Muslim rhetoric isn’t doing them any favours.

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'
# Backfire
# Backfire

Former US drone operators: 'The innocent civilians we killed only fuelled the terrorism of ISIS'

Nov 19th 2015, 11:29 PM 21,822 Views 91 Comments

Read the extraordinary open letter to Barack Obama, written by four US Air Force whistleblowers.

A whopping 320 tech jobs for Ireland have been announced today at the Web Summit
# Amazing.com
# Amazing.com

A whopping 320 tech jobs for Ireland have been announced today at the Web Summit

Nov 4th 2015, 8:22 PM 17,848 Views 52 Comments

The jobs will be created in the technology and business sectors.

One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning
# Danger Danger
# Danger Danger

One airline scraps flights over Middle East after Russian missile strike warning

Oct 14th 2015, 5:26 PM 20,609 Views 91 Comments

The European safety watchdog issued a notice about the conflict in Syria.

What they couldn't leave behind: Migrants and their most precious possessions
# Don't Let Go
# Don't Let Go

What they couldn't leave behind: Migrants and their most precious possessions

Sep 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,606 Views 36 Comments

Photos, medication, a shepherd’s cane, and memories of their homes.

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command
# Iraq
# Iraq

American drone strike kills ISIS second-in-command

Aug 21st 2015, 8:57 PM 18,570 Views 133 Comments

The militant was killed on Tuesday, according to the White House.

Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death

Aug 4th 2015, 11:59 PM 24,323 Views 89 Comments

The men are being held using detention laws usually reserved for Palestinians.

ISIS circulates price list for sex slaves
# Shocking
# Shocking

ISIS circulates price list for sex slaves

Aug 4th 2015, 11:59 AM 48,483 Views 85 Comments

Copies of the list emerged last year and it has now been verified by a UN official.

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

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine

Jul 20th 2015, 12:01 PM 3,886 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.

Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they're now 'works of art'
# War
# War

Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they're now 'works of art'

Jul 19th 2015, 7:45 AM 15,640 Views 24 Comments

A policeman said they were “so sophisticated that they destroyed everything”.

Our silence over Gaza is taken as complicity
# Opinion
# Opinion

Our silence over Gaza is taken as complicity

Jul 8th 2015, 4:30 PM 130 Views 226 Comments

The Israeli bombardment of Gaza that started a year ago today – on 8th July – killed 2,200 Palestinians, including 556 children.

40 people have left Ireland for Islamic State areas
# Arab Spring
# Arab Spring

40 people have left Ireland for Islamic State areas

Jul 1st 2015, 6:25 PM 23,357 Views 85 Comments

At least three have died in conflicts.

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar
# Accident
# Accident

Irish man and girlfriend killed in dune buggy accident in Qatar

Jun 29th 2015, 11:32 PM 84,011 Views 11 Comments

Tributes have been paid to Eamonn Morgan and his girlfriend Charlotte Sant.

A massive phone company is pulling out of Israel, and Israel is NOT happy
# Big Boycott
# Big Boycott

A massive phone company is pulling out of Israel, and Israel is NOT happy

Jun 4th 2015, 10:23 PM 30,423 Views 173 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu called it a “miserable” decision.

Tony Blair has resigned from his job in the Middle East
# Bye Bye
# Bye Bye

Tony Blair has resigned from his job in the Middle East

May 27th 2015, 4:09 PM 13,685 Views 53 Comments

The former British Prime Minister was appointed to the post in 2007.

Dublin firm helping doctors cut down on the time they spend filing reports
# Slow And Steady
# Slow And Steady

Dublin firm helping doctors cut down on the time they spend filing reports

May 27th 2015, 9:58 AM 9,716 Views 5 Comments

Slainte Healthcare provides software to help make medical admin processes more efficient, but it wants to focus on other parts of the world first.

'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street'
# Syria
# Syria

'Children are being targeted by snipers and civilians shot in the street'

May 20th 2015, 8:30 PM 57 Views 31 Comments

Irish aid worker David Adams visited a clinic that helps to rehabilitate some of the casualties of the Syrian conflict.

US Special Forces kill Isis leader in daring helicopter raid
# Under Siege
# Under Siege

US Special Forces kill Isis leader in daring helicopter raid

May 16th 2015, 3:19 PM 27,749 Views 101 Comments

It comes as battle continues to rage in Iraq.

An Irish citizen has been held without trial for 620 days – how can we look the other way?
# Opinion
# Opinion

An Irish citizen has been held without trial for 620 days – how can we look the other way?

Apr 30th 2015, 3:00 PM 302 Views 288 Comments

Would we care more if his name was, say, Sean Murphy and not Ibrahim Halawa?

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart
# Shock And Awe
# Shock And Awe

Video captures Yemeni arms dump being completely blown apart

Apr 20th 2015, 12:42 PM 8,762 Views 21 Comments

The capital Sanaa has been rocked by air-strikes.

A conversation with Robert Fisk
# Legend
# Legend

A conversation with Robert Fisk

Mar 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 24,929 Views 73 Comments

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to TheJournal.ie about matters Irish and international, and why Vladimir Putin is his dream interviewee.

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australian teen brothers stopped on way to join Islamic State

Mar 9th 2015, 10:21 AM 16,109 Views 36 Comments

Authorities said the boys were radicalised over the Internet and their parents were shocked.

This country became the world's biggest weapons buyer last year
# Trigger Happy
# Trigger Happy

This country became the world's biggest weapons buyer last year

Mar 9th 2015, 9:17 AM 23,596 Views 36 Comments

It may not be the place you expected.

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty
# Live Exports
# Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

Mar 6th 2015, 9:28 PM 14,254 Views 82 Comments

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

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.

US bishop compares ISIS to the IRA
# Fanaticism
# Fanaticism

US bishop compares ISIS to the IRA

Mar 6th 2015, 8:21 AM 26,694 Views 157 Comments

“The analogy I think is somewhat accurate.”

Prince Charles is "alarmed" by the radicalisation of young Muslim men
# Crusading Prince
# Crusading Prince

Prince Charles is "alarmed" by the radicalisation of young Muslim men

Feb 8th 2015, 2:30 PM 9,933 Views 62 Comments

The heir to the throne also voiced concern about Christians fleeing the Middle East in droves.

Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist
# Ransom
# Ransom

Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist

Jan 29th 2015, 6:37 PM 15,652 Views 52 Comments

The bargaining is taking place in public between Jordan and ISIS.

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died
# Middle East
# Middle East

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:29 AM 34,831 Views 127 Comments

The elderly king died in hospital.

Masked gunmen have captured the Yemeni president's chief of staff
# Uprising
# Uprising

Masked gunmen have captured the Yemeni president's chief of staff

Jan 17th 2015, 11:13 AM 7,883 Views 23 Comments

The abductors are believed to be Shiite militiamen.

Lebanese-born porn star stirs debate back home
# Mia Khalifa
# Mia Khalifa

Lebanese-born porn star stirs debate back home

Jan 6th 2015, 9:00 PM 47,744 Views 49 Comments

Mia Khalifa has garnered a mixed response in Lebanon.

'I will be killed for sure': Life could get even worse for gay people in Syria
# Middle East
# Middle East

'I will be killed for sure': Life could get even worse for gay people in Syria

Dec 24th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,271 Views 31 Comments

If the jihadists secure even more control, there are some frightening scenes ahead.

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine
# Middle East
# Middle East

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

Dec 17th 2014, 1:08 PM 6,118 Views 109 Comments

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine
# Recognise
# Recognise

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine

Dec 8th 2014, 3:23 PM 10,024 Views 74 Comments

Sinn Féin want the Government to change the State’s official position.