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'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'

Aug 19th 2018, 8:45 AM 8,543 Views 45 Comments

The principal of the school used by Palestinian children in Susya makes a direct appeal to the Irish government to support them.

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops
# Clashes
# Clashes

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops

Aug 17th 2018, 6:52 PM 12,359 Views 162 Comments

At least 171 Gazans have been killed by Israeli fire since late March.

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes
# Gaza
# Gaza

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes

Aug 9th 2018, 7:34 AM 15,674 Views 119 Comments

A Hamas militant was also killed and at least 12 other people were injured.

Poll: Would you support restrictions on trade with Israel?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you support restrictions on trade with Israel?

Jul 27th 2018, 9:47 AM 132,701 Views 549 Comments

Government ministers look set to clash on a bill which would introduce a trade ban on Israeli goods.

After Israeli strikes on Gaza following soldier's death, a ceasefire is holding steady
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

After Israeli strikes on Gaza following soldier's death, a ceasefire is holding steady

Jul 21st 2018, 9:37 AM 5,802 Views 68 Comments

Israel did not confirm the ceasefire, which supposedly came into effect at midnight.

Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote
# Boycott
# Boycott

Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote

Jul 13th 2018, 7:31 AM 31,724 Views 162 Comments

“We don’t turn the other cheek to those who boycott us.”

Israeli embassy says Seanad support for trade ban with occupied lands is 'populist, dangerous and extremist'
# Occupied Territories Bill 2018
# Occupied Territories Bill 2018

Israeli embassy says Seanad support for trade ban with occupied lands is 'populist, dangerous and extremist'

Jul 11th 2018, 5:02 PM 12,828 Views 84 Comments

The government opposed the Bill.

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill
# Occupied Territories Bill
# Occupied Territories Bill

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Jul 5th 2018, 7:38 PM 26,542 Views 106 Comments

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'
# Occupied Territories Bill
# Occupied Territories Bill

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:52 PM 18,017 Views 188 Comments

The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott
# Palestine
# Palestine

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Jul 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,193 Views 90 Comments

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year
# Palestine
# Palestine

"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year

Jun 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,990 Views 71 Comments

She was speaking as part of a group of Irish artists and public figures like Eurovision commentator Mike Murphy, music legend Christy Moore and Senator David Norris who launched the boycott campaign today in Dublin.

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Jun 14th 2018, 7:28 AM 64,026 Views 208 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza
# Tensions
# Tensions

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Jun 8th 2018, 12:14 PM 10,160 Views 90 Comments

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem
# Political Football
# Political Football

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem

Jun 6th 2018, 8:05 AM 20,962 Views 158 Comments

A Palestinian football boss had urged fans to burn shirts bearing Messi’s name if he played the match in Jerusalem.

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians
# Gaza
# Gaza

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

Jun 2nd 2018, 11:30 AM 13,035 Views 145 Comments

At least 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began at the end of March.

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'
# Emergency Session
# Emergency Session

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'

May 31st 2018, 7:41 AM 8,089 Views 134 Comments

The UN’s Middle East envoy has predicted that violence will flare up again in June.

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

May 30th 2018, 7:40 AM 7,515 Views 52 Comments

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

'It is time to step up and bring an end to the destruction of Palestinian homes, lives and livelihoods'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It is time to step up and bring an end to the destruction of Palestinian homes, lives and livelihoods'

May 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 23,010 Views 81 Comments

Ireland has had its own history with war, independence and benefitting from EU-US peace-brokering with an occupying force, writes Patrick Costello.

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

May 28th 2018, 9:48 AM 5,773 Views 50 Comments

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering'
# Rafah Crossing
# Rafah Crossing

Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering'

May 18th 2018, 3:45 PM 15,255 Views 112 Comments

The Rafah crossing is the Gaza Strip’s only gateway to the outside world not controlled by Israel.

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador?
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador?

May 16th 2018, 9:27 AM 122,348 Views 426 Comments

Mary Lou McDonald has said that the Israeli Ambassador should “pack his bags and go” after recent deaths in the Gaza Strip.

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
# Gaza
# Gaza

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

May 15th 2018, 8:12 PM 34,025 Views 102 Comments

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem
# Protests
# Protests

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 10:35 PM 42,947 Views 296 Comments

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 4:27 PM 26,388 Views 35 Comments

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'

May 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,216 Views 17 Comments

Ex-Munster hooker Duncan Casey and Grenoble are one win away from promotion into the Top 14.

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks
# Mahmud Abbas
# Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

May 4th 2018, 3:37 PM 9,980 Views 79 Comments

His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45
# Gaza Deaths
# Gaza Deaths

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45

Apr 28th 2018, 1:50 PM 8,390 Views 94 Comments

Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since 30 March.

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza
# Great Return March
# Great Return March

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza

Apr 13th 2018, 1:57 PM 8,153 Views 162 Comments

At least 30 Palestinians have been wounded, with one shot in the head.

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission
# Israel
# Israel

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Apr 13th 2018, 9:33 AM 28,244 Views 231 Comments

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel
# Mícheál Mac Donncha
# Mícheál Mac Donncha

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel

Apr 12th 2018, 6:13 PM 14,548 Views 168 Comments

The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry
# Palestine
# Palestine

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry

Apr 12th 2018, 11:54 AM 15,635 Views 104 Comments

Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian

Apr 10th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,981 Views 97 Comments

The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

Apr 6th 2018, 5:15 PM 18,187 Views 160 Comments

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

Israeli government minister called on AIB to shut down Irish pro-Palestine accounts
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli government minister called on AIB to shut down Irish pro-Palestine accounts

Apr 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,809 Views 175 Comments

Israel’s Minister for Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan was quoted as saying he called on AIB to close certain accounts.

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force
# Protests
# Protests

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

Apr 2nd 2018, 2:23 PM 12,132 Views 138 Comments

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes
# Gaza Protests
# Gaza Protests

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes

Mar 31st 2018, 5:59 PM 15,650 Views 172 Comments

Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border
# Tension
# Tension

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

Mar 30th 2018, 7:44 PM 17,517 Views 120 Comments

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Feb 18th 2018, 12:00 PM 6,303 Views 43 Comments

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers
# Israel
# Israel

Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers

Feb 13th 2018, 11:11 AM 43,670 Views 0 Comments

A video showing the incident went viral in December.

Varadkar: 'The Israeli government has a tendency to disengage with countries that recognise the state of Palestine'
# Palestine
# Palestine

Varadkar: 'The Israeli government has a tendency to disengage with countries that recognise the state of Palestine'

Feb 10th 2018, 11:36 AM 28,420 Views 110 Comments

The Taoiseach said Ireland plans to intensify and increase aid work in the Palestinian territories.