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Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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'
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
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
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
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
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.
Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.
EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.
Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election
The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.
Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court
Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.
Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected
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
The police officers died at checkpoints last night.
Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank
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
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
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
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
The demonstrations came two weeks after a ceasefire was announced in the region.
Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision
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
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
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
The Hamas rocket launches come as tensions in the region have ratcheted upwards.
Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements
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
Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday.
Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision
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
He was hit in the head by shrapnel.
3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border
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
“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
The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.
Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls
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
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
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'
‘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
The programme will allow an “increased cohort” of Palestinian students to study in Ireland, the Tánaiste said.