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# West Bank

Fighting rages on in Gaza's Rafah after first aid delivery via US-built pier
This week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Israeli settlers block and loot food convoy as President Higgins condemns attacks on aid for Gaza
Last month
April 2024
US says five Israeli military units committed abuses in West Bank before 7 October
Israeli military intel chief resigns over 7 October failure as families mourn dead in West Bank
Israeli leaders criticise expected US sanctions against ultra-Orthodox military unit
14 children among 18 killed in Israeli strikes in Gaza as mass grave discovered at hospital
Palestinians to bury settler attack victim as West Bank tensions soar
Netanyahu says missing Israeli teen has been found 'murdered' in West Bank
This year
2024
My Story: 'I am Gazan living in Ireland, my family is trapped in the hell that is Rafah'
Ahmed Alsammak
Israeli wartime Cabinet member meets US officials in Washington as ceasefire talks get under way
Ireland condemns Israeli settlements on Palestinian land as 'annexation' at top UN court
In a forcefully worded intervention at the ICJ, the Attorney General accused Israel of contravening international law.
Irish travel ban for Israeli settlers likely, as disagreement remains at EU level
SF calls on Govt to boost Palestine agency support, amid fears it will close after funding cuts
Israeli troops, some disguised as medical staff, kill three Palestinians in West Bank hospital
The Israeli military said forces entered the hospital to target a “Hamas terrorist cell”.
Last year
2023
Death toll from Israeli assault on Gaza passes 21,000 as IDF says war will go on for months
Netanyahu & the American Evangelicals: 'They wage war in our country, then celebrate Christmas'
EU Council ends without call for Gaza ceasefire as Taoiseach says bloc must 'insist on two-state solution'
Teenage boy shot dead by Israeli soldiers at West Bank hospital
Tom Clonan: Gaza has become hell on earth, while the world just watches
Tom Clonan
Ireland 'very open' to imposing travel ban on 'violent' West Bank settlers, says Tánaiste
International concern deepens over civilian death toll as Israel expands offensive in Gaza
Two dead and eight injured after shooting in Jerusalem
Eight-year-old boy and teenager shot dead in West Bank, say Palestinian health ministry
From the West Bank: 'Settler violence and military restrictions strangle Palestinian life'
Brian Rowan on the Middle East: Where have all the leaders gone?
Brian Rowan
Ambassador was 'horrified' that Gaza would be 'flattened' as she watched 7 October attacks
Tom Clonan: Gaza City could be utterly destroyed as a result of Israel's attacks
Tom Clonan
Fierce combat rages in Gaza City amid growing calls for ceasefire
The West Bank: 'Settlers have been pointing guns at Palestinians, telling them to stay inside'
Hannah McCarthy
Israel cuts off internet and phone lines in Gaza and launches intense bombardment
Analysis: A land war won't go well and faltering international support means the world knows it
Paul Rogers
Bobby McDonagh: In seeking full truth, we must avoid picking sides between the two narratives
Bobby McDonagh
Opinion: The human toll of violence in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel is staggering
Karol Balfe
Tánaiste calls on Hamas to release hostages, urges Israel to follow international law
Israel troops kill Palestinian in West Bank raid
Ireland, Israel and Palestine: how politics and history have created a complicated relationship
Micheál Martin: Calling Israel an apartheid state 'doesn't add a whole lot' to peace process
Israel troops kill two Palestinians in West Bank raid
Israeli army kills three Palestinian militants
Ex-aide of Israel far-right MP held over Palestinian's murder