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Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword
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Israeli scuba diver discovers ancient Crusader sword

Tue 3:41 PM 22,174 Views 29 Comments

It is estimated to be 900 years old.

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

Oct 12th 2021, 1:53 PM 12,537 Views 0 Comments

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

Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip
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Israel security will remain priority, Merkel says on farewell trip

Oct 10th 2021, 10:47 AM 12,669 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 8th 2021, 8:07 PM 5,597 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Sep 11th 2021, 8:17 AM 10,670 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Aug 31st 2021, 12:38 PM 24,183 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Aug 30th 2021, 3:15 PM 7,525 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Aug 28th 2021, 8:00 PM 22,447 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 6,918 Views 11 Comments

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

Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes
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Israeli warplanes bomb Gaza after border clashes

Aug 22nd 2021, 11:25 AM 12,549 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Aug 20th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,845 Views 74 Comments

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

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

Aug 5th 2021, 1:21 PM 10,499 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Jul 21st 2021, 10:30 PM 55,124 Views 94 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2021, 9:53 PM 18,478 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 demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing
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Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing

Jul 9th 2021, 11:36 AM 15,460 Views 27 Comments

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

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Israel seeks renewal of controversial family unification ban against Arab citizens

Jul 5th 2021, 9:58 PM 18,614 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Jun 25th 2021, 7:23 PM 31,358 Views 36 Comments

The requirement had been dropped 10 days ago.

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

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 8:32 AM 12,742 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jun 14th 2021, 7:39 AM 26,663 Views 15 Comments

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

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years
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Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 7:08 PM 41,507 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.

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

Jun 11th 2021, 6:14 PM 8,121 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2021, 8:28 AM 8,585 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jun 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,348 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.
Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador
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Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:21 PM 19,599 Views 44 Comments

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

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

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:56 PM 14,506 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Jun 1st 2021, 8:42 AM 25,152 Views 18 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2021, 6:44 PM 10,792 Views 65 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,332 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
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Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 27th 2021, 8:02 AM 38,259 Views 96 Comments

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

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

May 26th 2021, 9:32 PM 37,974 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?
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Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?

May 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,698 Views 29 Comments

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

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

May 25th 2021, 8:18 PM 14,747 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
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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 15,746 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
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US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

Updated May 25th 2021, 12:49 PM 14,852 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.

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
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UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

May 23rd 2021, 11:57 AM 5,485 Views 9 Comments

Members have also stressed “the immediate need for humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian civilian population”.

Larry Donnelly: US public opinion is slowly shifting against Israel
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Larry Donnelly: US public opinion is slowly shifting against Israel

May 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 25,006 Views 34 Comments

Our columnist looks at the might of US policy when it comes to Israel and asks if things are changing.

Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives
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Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives

May 22nd 2021, 9:07 AM 6,575 Views 15 Comments

International focus has turned to the reconstruction of the bomb-shattered Gaza Strip.

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Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Updated May 21st 2021, 8:19 PM 24,586 Views 54 Comments
  • Israeli police have used sound bombs against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, where clashes first broke out 11 days ago.
  • Celebrations were heard on Gaza streets in the minutes after the truce began, while in the occupied West Bank, joyful crowds took to the streets.
  • World leaders have welcomed the deal, with some pushing for more direct negotiation between Israel and Hamas
Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent
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Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent

May 21st 2021, 7:45 PM 81,569 Views 122 Comments

The broadcaster says Ireland’s words of support for Palestinians are welcome but must now be backed up by action.

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence
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Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence

Updated May 20th 2021, 10:10 PM 17,381 Views 35 Comments

The agreement would close the heaviest round of fighting between the bitter enemies since a 50-day war in 2014.

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