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# Palestine

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# gaza strip
Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian
The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.
# gaza strip
16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue
The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.
# Palestine
Israeli government minister called on AIB to shut down Irish pro-Palestine accounts
Israel’s Minister for Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan was quoted as saying he called on AIB to close certain accounts.
# Protests
Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force
More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.
# gaza protests
Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes
Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.
# Tension
12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border
More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.
# Fatalities
Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say
Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.
# Israel
Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers
A video showing the incident went viral in December.
# Palestine
Varadkar: 'The Israeli government has a tendency to disengage with countries that recognise the state of Palestine'
The Taoiseach said Ireland plans to intensify and increase aid work in the Palestinian territories.
# Diplomacy
Trump threatens to withdraw aid from Palestinians for 'disrespecting' US
In Davos today, the US President said he had a “great proposal” for the Palestinians.
# Changes
'12 years late', Palestinians are about to get 3G for the very first time
Palestinians will have access to 3G from Tuesday – years after much of the rest of the world began using it.
# Negotiations
Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel
Pence is on the first leg of a three-country tour that includes stops in Jordan and Israel.
# Jerusalem
Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.
# un vote
Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”
# Palestine
Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests
Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
# West Bank
Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.
# West Bank
Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank, stoking fears of bloodshed in the region.
# moving us embassy
Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.
Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees
The additional funding will be channelled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
# World relations
Israel joins United States in withdrawing from UNESCO
The move will take effect from 21 December.
# Palestine
Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah end decade-long split
Details of the agreement have not yet been released.
# Har Adar
Palestinian gunman kills three Israeli guards at West Bank settlement
The incident comes nearly two years after a wave of unrest broke out.
# Trailblazers
Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine
Women’s football has grown since the first female Palestinian team was formed in 2009.
# London
Police reopen investigation into 'brutal' 1987 murder of Palestinian cartoonist
Naji Salim Hussain Al-Ali’s cartoons were sometimes perceived as critical of the regime in Palestine.
Two huge 'Banksy-like' Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier
The new graffiti is just a few meters from Banksy’s Palestinian hotel.
# Palestine
Young footballers from Gaza arrive in Cork for Mardyke Arena game
The Gaza football academy struggles due to a lack of facilities, equipment and safe places to play.
# Solidarity
Warm welcome for children from Gaza ahead of football tour around Ireland
The Gaza Kids to Ireland project aims to show solidarity with Gaza and raise awareness of the current climate in Palestine.
# timeline
Why Jerusalem's holiest site is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and why violence has flared there
After five days of simmering tensions, Israel has this morning removed controversial metal detectors from the Haram al-Sharif mosque in Jerusalem.
# boiling point
Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate
The stabbing to death of three members of an Israeli family yesterday saw clashes erupt amid escalating tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.
# Israel
Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise
Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.
# Security
Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting
The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.
# West Bank
Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.
# Conflict
Netanyahu posts criticism of 'Ireland's traditional stance' on Facebook after Coveney meeting
Coveney said it was a good “straight talking meeting”.
# Palestine
South Dublin County Council to fly Palestinian flag for a month as "message of solidarity"
South Dublin County Council will become the fourth Irish local authority to fly the Palestinian flag.
# Jerusalem
Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall
Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.
# Palestine
Dublin City Council to fly Palestinian flag above City Hall for a month as "gesture of solidarity"
Dublin City Council and Sligo County Council vote to fly the Palestinian flag for the month of May.
British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem
The victim was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but later died from her injuries.
# shepherds
Decision to stock Palestinian beer causes uproar in northern Israel city
Libira Bar in the city of Haifa found itself at the centre of a storm after recently choosing to stock the Palestinian beer Shepherds.
# you did what
'This does not advance peace': Israel announces first new settlement in West Bank for 20 years
The Trump administration said the existence of settlements “was not in itself an impediment to peace”.