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# West Bank

Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Israel troops kill Palestinian in West Bank raid
Israeli soldiers were raiding Aqabat Jaber refugee camp near Jericho to carry out arrests.
This month
September 2023
Ireland, Israel and Palestine: how politics and history have created a complicated relationship
Ireland is attempting to re-kindle support for a solution to the conflict.
Micheál Martin: Calling Israel an apartheid state 'doesn't add a whole lot' to peace process
The Tánaiste visited the occupied West Bank today.
Last month
August 2023
Israel troops kill two Palestinians in West Bank raid
The raid brings the number of Palestinians killed in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so far this year to 216, compared to 28 Israelis.
Israeli army kills three Palestinian militants
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the troops for killing the militants.
Ex-aide of Israel far-right MP held over Palestinian's murder
A suspect in the shooting had acted as spokesman to a member of parliament from the far-right Jewish Power party.
Two Palestinians shot dead in the West Bank, says Palestinian health ministry
One was shot dead by soldiers and the other by settlers, the Palestinian health ministry said.
July 2023
Two Israeli girls injured after Palestinian opens fire in West Bank
The Israeli military said forces are on the lookout for the assailant.
UN secretary-general condemns Israel’s 'excessive force' in military operation at refugee camp
Antonio Guterres he said condemns “all acts of violence against civilians, including acts of terror”.
Varadkar says Israeli and Palestinian lives both matter, as TDs dub Govt response 'incredibly weak'
Varadkar said that while condemning Israel’s violence in the West Bank, we shouldn’t forget about the impact of a car ramming incident in Tel Aviv today.
Israeli raid of West Bank continues after 10 Palestinians killed
The raid that began early yesterday targeted Jenin with armoured vehicles, army bulldozers and drone strikes.
Eight dead and 80 injured in Israeli attack on Palestinian refugee camp in occupied West Bank
The raid launched under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s hard-right government targeted the northern city of Jenin.
June 2023
US stops science funding for Israeli universities in occupied West Bank
The West Bank is internationally recognised as having been illegally seized by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War.
Israel military kills three in rare West Bank drone strike as violence escalates
“Following the identification of the terrorist cell, an IDF UAV fired toward the cell and thwarted them,” the army said.
Four shot dead near West Bank settlement
The deaths are the latest in a surge of violence linked to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israeli troops kill Palestinian man in renewed clashes in occupied West Bank
The 21-year-old’s death is the latest in a surge of violence in the region.
Israeli forces kill five Palestinians during a raid in the West Bank
A 15-year-old boy was named among the dead after the incursion in the city of Jenin.
Three-year-old Palestinian shot by Israeli forces dies
The Israeli army said it ‘regrets harm to non-combatants’ and is committed to preventing such incidents.
This year
Three Palestinians killed in Israeli army raid in refugee camp
More than 250 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the spring of 2022 while about 50 people have been killed in Palestinian attacks against Israelis.
Israeli army shoots dead three Palestinian gunmen in West Bank, says military
The military said ‘armed gunmen opened fire’ on soldiers at an army position near Nablus.
Three suspected Palestinian militants killed by Israeli undercover unit
Today’s deadly raid came just hours before Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin is due in Israel for talks.
Palestinian authorities claim Israeli forces shot man during week of reprisals
The Israeli army said soldiers fired at two people who tried to flee after they entered the Aqabat Jabr refugee camp to arrest suspects.
Palestinians in West Bank count cost of unprecedented settler rampage
Hundreds of troops were sent in a day after the fatal shooting of two Israelis in the West Bank triggered a settler rampage in a Palestinian town.
Jordan to host Israeli-Palestinian talks today as violence spirals
The talks come only days after 11 Palestinians were killed in a gun battle on Wednesday.
Grace O'Sullivan: Ireland must lead Europe's response to support the people of Palestine
The MEP, writing from the West Bank, calls for movement on the stalled Occupied Territories Bill.
10 Palestinians killed during raid by Israeli troops in West Bank
The Israeli army said the raid targeted militant suspects “in a hideout apartment” accused of shootings in the West Bank.
Israeli troops kill teenager in West Bank raid, according to Palestinian Health ministry
The Israeli army said troops had ‘responded with live fire towards an armed suspect who fired at them’.
Israel forces kill five Palestinians in Jericho raid according to official
The Israeli official told AFP the army was holding the bodies of the Palestinians killed.
Explainer: Why has violence erupted in the West Bank?
A deep sense of frustration among Palestinians and Benjamin Netanyahu’s return to power are among the reasons.
Israel and Gaza fighters trade fire after deadly West Bank raid
The Israeli strike killed nine Palestinians, including at least seven militants and a 61-year-old woman.
10 Palestinians killed as Israel launches deadliest West Bank raid in years
The Palestinian officials also accused the forces of using tear gas inside a hospital children’s ward.
Palestinian government condemns shooting of man by Israeli forces
The Israeli military said soldiers shot someone after a ‘violent confrontation’.
Last year
Palestinian girl found shot dead after Israeli raid, say Palestinian ministry
Israel’s army said it was ‘aware of reports regarding a killed Palestinian female’ and the incident ‘is under review’.
Israel carries out air strikes on Gaza after rocket fired from Palestinian enclave
There was no immediate claim for the attack, the first in a month according to the army.
Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in West Bank clashes
Two brothers were killed by Israeli fire near Ramallah and another man was shot.
Palestinian doctor among two killed in Israeli West Bank raid
Crowds of mourners gathered for the separate funerals of the two men.
Israel concedes IDF soldier likely killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
The Abu Akleh family said that Israel had ‘refused to take responsibility for the murder’.
Palestinian killed and 16 wounded in Israeli West Bank raid
The Israeli army said it entered Jenin overnight ‘to demolish the residence’ of the perpetrator of a deadly shooting attack in Tel Aviv.
Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid
Israel agreed to a truce with Palestinian militants in Gaza at the weekend.
'We are incredulous': Family of Shireen Abu Akleh condemn result of US probe into her death
The US said the journalist was likely killed by Israeli gunfire, but said there was no reason to believe she was shot intentionally.