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From TheJournal.ie Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank Occupied Territories

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank

The Minister for Foreign Affairs’ comments come as a new government is set to be formed in Israel.

From TheJournal.ie Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus outbreak BNEI BRAK

Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus outbreak

Authorities have enforced restrictions on access to Bnei Brak, a majority ultra-Orthodox city near Tel Aviv that is home to around 200,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote Israel

Exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote

It’s unclear whether the Israeli leader could secure a parliamentary majority as he prepares to go on trial.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body Gaza

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body

The militant was killed by Israeli forces as he tried to plant an explosive device near the border fence in Gaza.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?' Dita Kraus

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'

Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus has written a memoir about her time in Auschwitz.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal' East Jerusalem

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'

The plans were unveiled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map Jerusalem Capital

Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map

Trump said that his plan “could be the last opportunity” for Palestinians.

From TheJournal.ie Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan Middle East

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan

There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.

From TheJournal.ie Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike Qasem Soleimani

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike

The Pentagon described the operation as a “decisive defensive action”.

From TheJournal.ie Peacekeepers' killings in Lebanon led government to halt Israeli plans to open Irish embassy UNIFIL

Peacekeepers' killings in Lebanon led government to halt Israeli plans to open Irish embassy

Irish troops have been deployed to the region with the UN since the 1970s.

From TheJournal.ie 'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest Israel

'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest

This gives the embattled leader a boost ahead of the country’s third election in less than a year.

From TheJournal.ie Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip

The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.

From TheJournal.ie Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months Knesset

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

From TheJournal.ie Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says Lisa Smith

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says

The former Defence Forces member who was married to an Islamic State fighter is due back in Ireland

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery Corruption

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn Occupied Territories

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

From TheJournal.ie US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal Occupied Territories

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

From The42 Ireland U17s win again to finish first qualifying phase with 100% record 2020 Vision

Ireland U17s win again to finish first qualifying phase with 100% record

Colin O’Brien’s side put four goals past Israel this afternoon to secure another convincing win in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike Gaza Strip

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike

The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack Gaza

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

From TheJournal.ie EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories Settlements

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government Israel

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

From TheJournal.ie Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election Too Tight To Call

Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election

Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning he will enter into negotiations to establish a “strong Zionist government”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election Friends In Right Places

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

From TheJournal.ie Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

From TheJournal.ie Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory Israel This post contains videos

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.

From TheJournal.ie Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected Palestine

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected

A senior Palestinian official has said that Netanyahu’s plan destroys all chances of Israeli-Palestinian peace.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah Lebanon

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers Palestine

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

From TheJournal.ie Israel backtracks to allow Rashida Tlaib enter the country, but how can it block US congresswomen? No Go Zone

Israel backtracks to allow Rashida Tlaib enter the country, but how can it block US congresswomen?

As it stands, Democrat Ilhan Omar has still been denied entry into the country.

From TheJournal.ie Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea Banned

Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary.

From The42 Irish striker Sheridan bags hat-trick for his new club Globetrotter This post contains videos

Irish striker Sheridan bags hat-trick for his new club

The well-travelled Cavan man was on form for Israeli side Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona last night.

From TheJournal.ie Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice' Conflict

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

From TheJournal.ie Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank Flashpoint

Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called it a “terrorist” attack and reinforcements have been sent.

From TheJournal.ie 'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision Boycott

'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision

RTÉ received dozens of emails in the days leading up to this year’s competition.

From TheJournal.ie Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy Rafi Peretz

Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy

Rafi Peretz’s latest controversial comments came in a television interview on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump New Settlement

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump

Israeli prime minister inaugurated the new settlement on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump sent Benjamin Netanyahu a signed map of Israel with the word 'nice' beside annexed territory Golan Heights

Donald Trump sent Benjamin Netanyahu a signed map of Israel with the word 'nice' beside annexed territory

The strange spectacle served as a distraction for Netanyahu who has failed to build a coalition and must hold another election.

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