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#Palestine

# palestine - Last year 2021

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
# Gaza
# Gaza

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated May 15th 2021, 3:57 PM 28,824 Views 18 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
# Peace
# Peace

'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?

May 15th 2021, 9:30 AM 9,848 Views 0 Comments

Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Deaths rise as Palestinians flee heavy Israeli fire in Gaza

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:07 PM 37,284 Views 28 Comments

Days of deadly violence have seen Israeli soldiers massing on the edge of the territory.

Israeli military escalates operation in Gaza but clarifies 'ground assault' announcement
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli military escalates operation in Gaza but clarifies 'ground assault' announcement

Updated May 13th 2021, 10:57 PM 52,166 Views 141 Comments

Despite global alarm and diplomatic efforts to de-escalate Gaza hostilities, hundreds of rockets again tore through the skies.

Calls for facilitation of 'peaceful protest' as Dublin 'Rally for Palestine' is cancelled after garda advice
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

Calls for facilitation of 'peaceful protest' as Dublin 'Rally for Palestine' is cancelled after garda advice

Updated May 13th 2021, 2:50 PM 37,375 Views 56 Comments

The IPSC was planning to hold a “socially-distanced protest” at the Spire in Dublin.

'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 42,248 Views 88 Comments

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

Celtic remove Palestinian flags from stadium after accusing fans of exploiting Scott Brown tribute
# Parkhead
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# Parkhead

Celtic remove Palestinian flags from stadium after accusing fans of exploiting Scott Brown tribute

May 12th 2021, 8:04 PM 43,339 Views 36 Comments

The Scottish club allowed supporters to display messages for the departing captain ahead of tonight’s visit of St Johnstone.

14 children among the 56 dead as Palestine and Israel head towards 'full-scale war'
# Hamas
# Hamas

14 children among the 56 dead as Palestine and Israel head towards 'full-scale war'

Updated May 12th 2021, 2:12 PM 39,462 Views 75 Comments

The bloodshed was triggered by weekend unrest at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

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 20,892 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.
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 59,814 Views 96 Comments

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

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 12,668 Views 15 Comments

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

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.

Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque
# Conflict
# Conflict

Dozens hurt as Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Al-Aqsa Mosque

May 7th 2021, 9:35 PM 10,230 Views 14 Comments

The Palestinian Red Crescent emergency service said 53 people were wounded.

Opinion: Jerusalem expulsions are a microcosm of Israel’s apartheid – justice requires action
# Palestinian Territories
# Palestinian Territories

Opinion: Jerusalem expulsions are a microcosm of Israel’s apartheid – justice requires action

May 2nd 2021, 10:30 AM 22,880 Views 69 Comments

Chairperson of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign Fatin Al Tamimi says international governments cannot ignore Israeli settlements any longer.

Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians, NGO says
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel committing 'crime of apartheid' against Palestinians, NGO says

Apr 27th 2021, 11:57 AM 13,819 Views 60 Comments

Human Rights Watch said Israel is “committing the crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution” against Palestinians.

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

Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem

Mar 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,841 Views 21 Comments

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

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

Mar 7th 2021, 12:01 PM 31,774 Views 67 Comments

Nearly five million people have received one dose.

Thousands of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Gaza from UAE
# Palestine
# Palestine

Thousands of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Gaza from UAE

Feb 21st 2021, 6:45 PM 18,241 Views 26 Comments

The vaccines are reported to be designated for inoculating medical teams.

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
# Election
# Election

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

Jan 16th 2021, 6:59 PM 16,550 Views 82 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

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Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces
# Palestine
# Palestine

Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces

Dec 5th 2020, 3:58 PM 14,829 Views 32 Comments

Ali Abu Alia, 13, died in gunfire in the West Bank.

Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office
# East Jerusalem
# East Jerusalem

Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office

Nov 17th 2020, 5:59 PM 25,554 Views 60 Comments

The Trump administration has broken with decades of bipartisan US practice by not opposing Jewish settlement activity in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

Coveney pays tribute to top Palestinian spokesman Saeb Erekat who has died aged 65
# Saeb Erekat
# Saeb Erekat

Coveney pays tribute to top Palestinian spokesman Saeb Erekat who has died aged 65

Nov 10th 2020, 12:06 PM 7,929 Views 2 Comments

Erekat had been a prominent international spokesman for the Palestinians for three decades.

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'
# West Bank
# West Bank

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'

Nov 6th 2020, 1:44 PM 22,687 Views 47 Comments

Israel’s army demolished the homes of nearly 80 Palestinian Bedouins in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday.

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley

Nov 4th 2020, 3:13 PM 56,133 Views 42 Comments

Nearly 80 people have been left homeless, according to officials.

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank
# Agreement
# Agreement

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank

Aug 13th 2020, 5:59 PM 26,932 Views 29 Comments

Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi said on Twitter that the deal perpetuates Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.

Coveney expresses concern to Mike Pompeo and Israeli foreign minister about annexation plans
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney expresses concern to Mike Pompeo and Israeli foreign minister about annexation plans

Jul 28th 2020, 7:31 PM 16,411 Views 35 Comments

Israel’s plan to redraw the map has come under fierce international criticism.

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill

Jun 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,932 Views 75 Comments

Duncan Casey argues that the Bill, which would prohibit the import of goods from the West Bank, should no longer be delayed.

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation

Apr 26th 2020, 8:30 PM 27,056 Views 113 Comments

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:11 PM 21,299 Views 113 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs’ comments come as a new government is set to be formed in Israel.

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body

Feb 24th 2020, 2:01 PM 26,896 Views 55 Comments

The militant was killed by Israeli forces as he tried to plant an explosive device near the border fence in Gaza.

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'
# East Jerusalem
# East Jerusalem

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'

Feb 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 36,627 Views 127 Comments

The plans were unveiled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night.

Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map
# Jerusalem Capital
# Jerusalem Capital

Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map

Updated Jan 28th 2020, 7:30 PM 47,272 Views 123 Comments

Trump said that his plan “could be the last opportunity” for Palestinians.

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan
# Middle East
# Middle East

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan

Jan 28th 2020, 7:36 AM 10,576 Views 38 Comments

There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

Nov 19th 2019, 7:48 AM 11,972 Views 82 Comments

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

Nov 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 19,655 Views 64 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Nov 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 8,380 Views 34 Comments

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
# Settlements
# Settlements

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 12,042 Views 35 Comments

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

Sep 15th 2019, 5:10 PM 10,882 Views 42 Comments

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court
# Mohammed Dahlan
# Mohammed Dahlan

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court

Sep 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,673 Views 0 Comments

Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected
# Palestine
# Palestine

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected

Sep 10th 2019, 5:43 PM 11,689 Views 38 Comments

A senior Palestinian official has said that Netanyahu’s plan destroys all chances of Israeli-Palestinian peace.