Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Palestine

# palestine - All time

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.

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

Aug 28th 2019, 7:16 AM 9,832 Views 23 Comments

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank
# Flashpoint
# Flashpoint

Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank

Aug 8th 2019, 2:12 PM 10,595 Views 41 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called it a “terrorist” attack and reinforcements have been sent.

'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision
# Boycott
# Boycott

'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision

Aug 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 24,800 Views 67 Comments

RTÉ received dozens of emails in the days leading up to this year’s competition.

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30th 2019, 7:19 AM 6,890 Views 9 Comments

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US
# Letters From America
# Letters From America

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US

May 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,211 Views 123 Comments

Fine Gael voted against the Bill, which passed second stage in the Dáil this year.

Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel
# Nakba Protest
# Nakba Protest

Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel

May 15th 2019, 7:33 PM 8,688 Views 105 Comments

The demonstrations came two weeks after a ceasefire was announced in the region.

Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision
# Boycott Eurovision
# Boycott Eurovision

Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision

May 14th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,826 Views 115 Comments

GCC passed a motion last night calling on RTÉ not to broadcast the contest.

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,427 Views 124 Comments

You can show solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom against Israeli apartheid, occupation and war crimes by supporting the boycott, writes Zoe Lawlor.

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 40,714 Views 220 Comments

They pretend that the Jewish people have no right to live in the places where they were born and where their history, religion and culture are deeply rooted, writes the Israeli ambassador to Ireland, Ophir Kariv.

Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza
# Middle East
# Middle East

Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza

May 4th 2019, 5:32 PM 12,003 Views 127 Comments

The Hamas rocket launches come as tensions in the region have ratcheted upwards.

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements
# Israel
# Israel

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements

Apr 10th 2019, 9:05 PM 8,010 Views 24 Comments

The move came as a result of multiple lawsuits being filed by hosts against the company.

Netanyahu vows to will annex settlements in West Bank if he's re-elected
# Occupied Lands
# Occupied Lands

Netanyahu vows to will annex settlements in West Bank if he's re-elected

Apr 7th 2019, 7:35 AM 14,200 Views 118 Comments

Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday.

Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision
# Eurovision 2019
# Eurovision 2019

Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision

Apr 5th 2019, 3:07 PM 15,712 Views 98 Comments

Sligo County Council has previously voted to fly the Palestinian flag from Council Officers for a month in 2017, as well as voting to support a bill to ban goods from Israeli settlements in 2018.

Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests
# Gaza Border
# Gaza Border

Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests

Mar 31st 2019, 8:07 AM 7,290 Views 93 Comments

He was hit in the head by shrapnel.

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border
# Conflict
# Conflict

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Mar 30th 2019, 6:08 PM 8,400 Views 43 Comments

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire
# Hamas
# Hamas

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire

Mar 26th 2019, 7:46 AM 8,431 Views 87 Comments

“Our response was very powerful, very very powerful,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Mar 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 9,365 Views 109 Comments

The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.

Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls
# Israeli Ambassador
# Israeli Ambassador

Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:00 AM 25,300 Views 143 Comments

His comments come in the wake of renewed calls for RTÉ to sit out this year’s contest.

'Stand on the right side of history': Protest outside RTÉ calls for broadcaster to boycott Eurovision
# IPSC
# IPSC

'Stand on the right side of history': Protest outside RTÉ calls for broadcaster to boycott Eurovision

Mar 8th 2019, 3:26 PM 29,443 Views 164 Comments

The protest follows this morning’s announcement that Sarah McTernan will represent Ireland at this year’s contest.

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism
# Anti-Semitism
# Anti-Semitism

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:01 PM 16,525 Views 53 Comments

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'

Feb 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 62,050 Views 142 Comments

‘At first, I hated shooting school children with rubber-coated bullets … but after a few months in Hebron, we would high-five each other every time we hit one’, writes Dean Issacharoff.

Coveney announces launch of Ireland-Palestine scholarship programme
# Education
# Education

Coveney announces launch of Ireland-Palestine scholarship programme

Feb 11th 2019, 7:04 AM 12,663 Views 34 Comments

The programme will allow an “increased cohort” of Palestinian students to study in Ireland, the Tánaiste said.

Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 2:00 PM 35,294 Views 121 Comments

The government lost by 75 votes to 45 votes, with three abstentions.

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers
# International Relations
# International Relations

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 6,678 Views 45 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill

Jan 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM 13,913 Views 93 Comments

If Ireland is committed to peace between Israel and Palestine then we must show it and pass this legislation, writes Niall Collins.

Coveney announces further €2 million of government funding for Palestinian people
# Humanitarian Aid
# Humanitarian Aid

Coveney announces further €2 million of government funding for Palestinian people

Dec 22nd 2018, 10:33 AM 15,833 Views 164 Comments

Ireland’s total funding to Palestinian people this year amounted to €15.38 million.

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Leo asked where I was in the Dáil yesterday. I'm in Palestine observing the daily abuse they face'
# Column
# Column

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Leo asked where I was in the Dáil yesterday. I'm in Palestine observing the daily abuse they face'

Dec 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 68,845 Views 219 Comments

Yesterday, the Taoiseach asked why the Sinn Féin leader was not in the chamber.

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill
# Trouble Ahead
# Trouble Ahead

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill

Dec 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,479 Views 30 Comments

The proposed legislation is due before the Dáil in the new year.

Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel
# Scott Morrison
# Scott Morrison

Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Updated Dec 15th 2018, 11:57 AM 24,106 Views 111 Comments

A contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today

Nov 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,610 Views 5 Comments

Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition
# Trade Restrictions
# Trade Restrictions

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition

Nov 28th 2018, 7:38 PM 23,324 Views 75 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules'
# Middle East
# Middle East

New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules'

Nov 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 28,651 Views 50 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings
# West Bank
# West Bank

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 9:08 PM 17,682 Views 74 Comments

Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company.

Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year
# Middle East
# Middle East

Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year

Nov 17th 2018, 1:00 PM 11,313 Views 94 Comments

The Tánaiste also said Ireland could be forced in to recognising the State of Palestine.

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu
# Avigdor Lieberman
# Avigdor Lieberman

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu

Nov 14th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,202 Views 21 Comments

The move has thrown the ruling Likud government into turmoil, opening up the chance of early elections.

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 37,381 Views 124 Comments

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

Simon Coveney: 'It is time to bin climate change denial'
# Column
# Column

Simon Coveney: 'It is time to bin climate change denial'

Sep 29th 2018, 12:01 AM 9,130 Views 71 Comments

The Tánaiste also used tonight’s speech to the the UN to state the Israel-Palestine conflict is a big foreign policy priority for the Irish government.

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees
# Mahmoud Abbas Visit
# Mahmoud Abbas Visit

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees

Updated Sep 22nd 2018, 5:30 PM 30,675 Views 151 Comments

Mahmoud Abbas met President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney today.