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# israel - Sunday 21 November, 2021

One dead and three wounded in Jerusalem shooting
# Israel
# Israel

One dead and three wounded in Jerusalem shooting

Nov 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 11,825 Views 15 Comments

The shooter was killed by police.

# israel - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Opinion: I could face 15 years in prison if stopped by Israeli border patrol on my way home to Cork

Opinion: I could face 15 years in prison if stopped by Israeli border patrol on my way home to Cork

Nov 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 39,551 Views 47 Comments

Cork woman Dr Susan Power, a human rights lawyer, asks Simon Coveney to advocate for six NGOs designated as terrorist organisations by Israel.

# israel - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Israel minister to meet Johnson at COP26, day after being stopped entering summit in wheelchair
# Karine Elharrar
# Karine Elharrar

Israel minister to meet Johnson at COP26, day after being stopped entering summit in wheelchair

Nov 2nd 2021, 12:21 PM 20,068 Views 14 Comments

Karine Elharrar missed yesterday’s events when security staff would not let her car through.

# israel - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Twelve countries, including Ireland, call on Israel to reverse plan for 3,000 settler homes in West Bank
# Settlements
# Settlements

Twelve countries, including Ireland, call on Israel to reverse plan for 3,000 settler homes in West Bank

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 2:00 PM 22,316 Views 40 Comments

The homes will be built in the occupied West Bank despite the US president’s strongest criticism yet of the project.

# israel - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Coveney 'concerned' over Israel's labelling of Palestinian NGOs as terrorist organisations
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney 'concerned' over Israel's labelling of Palestinian NGOs as terrorist organisations

Oct 27th 2021, 12:21 PM 13,097 Views 35 Comments

The EU is seeking clarification from Israeli authorities

# israel - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land
# West Bank
# West Bank

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land

Oct 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 18,958 Views 26 Comments

The criticism by President Joe Biden’s administration was some of the strongest in years on Israel.

# israel - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword
# Crusaders
# Crusaders

Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword

Oct 19th 2021, 3:41 PM 22,232 Views 29 Comments

It is estimated to be 900 years old.

# israel - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Sally Rooney explains why Israeli publisher was blocked from translating new book
# Beautiful World
# Beautiful World

Sally Rooney explains why Israeli publisher was blocked from translating new book

Oct 12th 2021, 1:53 PM 12,572 Views 0 Comments

The author’s previous two novels were translated by Israel-based Modan.

# israel - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip
# Farewell Tour
# Farewell Tour

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip

Oct 10th 2021, 10:47 AM 12,693 Views 12 Comments

The outgoing Chancellor is making her eight and final visit to Israel before retiring from politics.

# israel - Friday 8 October, 2021

Neil Lennon would welcome the chance to resume his managerial career in Israel
# Job Hunting
From The42
# Job Hunting

Neil Lennon would welcome the chance to resume his managerial career in Israel

Oct 8th 2021, 8:07 PM 5,618 Views 1 Comment

The former Celtic boss made the admission ahead of Scotland’s 2022 World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park.

# israel - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Israel says it has recaptured four of six fugitive Palestinians
# Israel
# Israel

Israel says it has recaptured four of six fugitive Palestinians

Sep 11th 2021, 8:17 AM 10,698 Views 20 Comments

The six Palestinians tunnelled out of the Gilboa prison on Monday.

# israel - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen
# Covid Surge
# Covid Surge

Israel records highest daily Covid-19 cases as schools prepare to reopen

Aug 31st 2021, 12:38 PM 24,211 Views 25 Comments

EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said 70% of adults in the EU are now fully vaccinated.

# israel - Monday 30 August, 2021

Palestinian president and Israeli defence minister hold first high-level talks in years
# Rare Meeting
# Rare Meeting

Palestinian president and Israeli defence minister hold first high-level talks in years

Aug 30th 2021, 3:15 PM 7,530 Views 6 Comments

A source close to PM Naftali Bennett has insisted his government had no plans to reboot peace talks.

# israel - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: As Irish schools reopen, consider children in Palestine who face horrendous hardship

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,505 Views 46 Comments

Many Palestinian children will face violence at the hands of Israeli soldiers and settlers as they return to school.

# israel - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes

Aug 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 6,926 Views 11 Comments

Imad Khaled Saleh Hashash died after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.

# israel - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes
# Protests
# Protests

Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes

Aug 22nd 2021, 11:25 AM 12,551 Views 23 Comments

The escalation comes three months since Israel and Hamas reached a truce following their deadliest fighting in years.

# israel - Friday 20 August, 2021

Israel pleads for people to avail of Covid booster vaccines as infections surge
# Jab Number Three
# Jab Number Three

Israel pleads for people to avail of Covid booster vaccines as infections surge

Aug 20th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,857 Views 74 Comments

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said the access to vaccines is ‘a unique privilege’

# israel - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon in response to rocket attacks
# Israel-Lebanon
# Israel-Lebanon

Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon in response to rocket attacks

Aug 5th 2021, 1:21 PM 10,507 Views 33 Comments

Israel said it had struck launch sites as well as installations which had previously been used to attack Israel.

# israel - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Jul 21st 2021, 10:30 PM 55,130 Views 94 Comments

The company decided to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories.

# israel - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target
# NSO
# NSO

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target

Jul 20th 2021, 9:53 PM 18,483 Views 10 Comments

The Paris prosecutor’s office is investigating the suspected use of spyware to target journalists, human rights activists and politicians in multiple countries.

# israel - Friday 9 July, 2021

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing
# Demolition
# Demolition

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing

Jul 9th 2021, 11:36 AM 15,466 Views 27 Comments

Muntasser Shalaby was arrested two days after the death of a student in a shooting that wounded two others.

# israel - Monday 5 July, 2021

Israel seeks renewal of controversial family unification ban against Arab citizens

Israel seeks renewal of controversial family unification ban against Arab citizens

Jul 5th 2021, 9:58 PM 18,616 Views 22 Comments

The ban blocks Arab residents and citizens extending rights to Palestinian spouses in the West Bank and Gaza.

# israel - Friday 25 June, 2021

Israel reimposes rule to wear masks in indoor public places as Covid-19 cases spike
# WEAR A MASK
# WEAR A MASK

Israel reimposes rule to wear masks in indoor public places as Covid-19 cases spike

Jun 25th 2021, 7:23 PM 31,359 Views 36 Comments

The requirement had been dropped 10 days ago.

# israel - Friday 18 June, 2021

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 8:32 AM 12,991 Views 15 Comments

As Israel sees a change in leaders, Hannah McCarthy looks at the history of settlements and the controversy surrounding them.

# israel - Monday 14 June, 2021

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister
# Israel
# Israel

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister

Jun 14th 2021, 7:39 AM 26,671 Views 15 Comments

Naftali Bennett, a 49-year-old former Israeli Special Forces soldier and hardliner was declared the new prime minister last night.

# israel - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years
# BYE BYE BIBI
# BYE BYE BIBI

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 7:08 PM 41,510 Views 63 Comments

Naftali Bennett, head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as premier but will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of eight parties.

# israel - Friday 11 June, 2021

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say
# West Bank
# West Bank

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say

Jun 11th 2021, 6:14 PM 8,123 Views 34 Comments

The health ministry said six others were wounded by live gunfire.

# israel - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank

Jun 10th 2021, 8:28 AM 8,586 Views 26 Comments

The shooting followed an earlier shooting involving Israeli soldiers and one of the men, it has been claimed.

# israel - Friday 4 June, 2021

Irish troops took shelter as Israel traded rockets and artillery fire with Palestinian groups
# Peacekeepers
# Peacekeepers

Irish troops took shelter as Israel traded rockets and artillery fire with Palestinian groups

Jun 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,503 Views 18 Comments
  • Niall O'Connor speaks with returning UN Peacekeepers from the tension filled environment of South Lebanon.
  • The exchange of fire between Palestinians and Israel saw them take to bunkers to protect them from stray rounds.
  • The Irish troops, drawn from across the island, carried out humanitarian work and maintained the peace in the country.

# israel - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador
# Protest
# Protest

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:21 PM 19,615 Views 44 Comments

About 20 protesters went inside the building, wearing masks and social distancing.

# israel - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:56 PM 14,507 Views 13 Comments

Centrist Yair Lapid and ultranationalist Naftali Bennett have joined forces and agreed to rotate the premiership between them.

# israel - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Israeli minister distances himself from military chief’s bombing comments
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli minister distances himself from military chief’s bombing comments

Jun 1st 2021, 8:42 AM 25,153 Views 18 Comments

Lieutenant General Aviv Kohavi said the building housing Associated Press offices and other news outlets was ‘destroyed justly’.

# israel - Monday 31 May, 2021

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem

May 31st 2021, 6:44 PM 10,795 Views 65 Comments

Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war earlier this month that killed more than 250 people.

# israel - Thursday 27 May, 2021

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas

May 27th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,340 Views 21 Comments

The resolution will spur an unprecedented level of scrutiny on abuses and their “root causes” in the decades-long conflict.

Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land
# Sinn Féin Motion
# Sinn Féin Motion

Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 27th 2021, 8:02 AM 38,300 Views 96 Comments

Ireland is the first EU country to make such a declaration.

# israel - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land
# Israel
# Israel

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 26th 2021, 9:32 PM 38,068 Views 63 Comments

A People Before Profit amendment to Sinn Fein’s motion was defeated.

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?

May 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,706 Views 29 Comments

Civilians who have survived the latest round of violence deserve better, writes Lee.

# israel - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties
# Palestine
# Palestine

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties

May 25th 2021, 8:18 PM 14,750 Views 8 Comments

The US secretary of state Antony Blinken, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to aid Gaza without helping Hamas.

Coveney says Israel’s actions amount to a 'de facto annexation' but Hamas violence must also be condemned in SF motion
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says Israel’s actions amount to a 'de facto annexation' but Hamas violence must also be condemned in SF motion

May 25th 2021, 6:36 PM 15,752 Views 24 Comments

The minister said he found it “deeply troubling” that Sinn Fein will not also condemn the actions of Hamas.

US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas
# Anthony Blinken
# Anthony Blinken

US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

Updated May 25th 2021, 12:49 PM 14,854 Views 26 Comments

The US secretary of state, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to ‘rally international support’ to help the impoverished coastal territory.

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