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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 10,789 Views 65 Comments

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

'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting
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'Spats of hate': Israeli Ambassador and Alan Shatter criticise TDs during committee meeting

May 13th 2021, 1:08 PM 41,980 Views 88 Comments

Ambassador Ophir Kariv labelled the contributions as “totally destructive”.

Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?
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Explainer: What sparked the latest escalation in Israeli-Palestinian clashes?

Updated May 12th 2021, 8:56 AM 20,817 Views 40 Comments
  • 25 people, including nine children, were killed in an Israeli air strike this morning.
  • The UN rights office is "deeply concerned" about the escalation of violence.
  • International leaders have called for a de-escalation on both sides.
Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza
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Israeli air strike destroys 12-storey building in Gaza

Updated May 11th 2021, 6:55 PM 59,749 Views 96 Comments

The attacks follow spiralling violence after unrest at a Jerusalem mosque.

Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues
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Israeli police face off with Palestinians as Jerusalem violence continues

May 10th 2021, 7:29 AM 12,655 Views 15 Comments

Israeli nationalists plan to parade through the Old City today in an annual flag-waving display for Jerusalem Day.

Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests
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Scores injured in fresh night of Jerusalem protests

May 9th 2021, 10:35 AM 12,258 Views 14 Comments

The clashes come after police blocked busloads of pilgrims headed to Jerusalem for prayer at Islam’s third holiest site.

200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics
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200 Palestinians hurt in mosque clashes with Israeli police – medics

May 8th 2021, 10:44 AM 10,665 Views 63 Comments

Tensions have soared in east Jerusalem in recent weeks.

Israel's president invites Netanyahu to form a government
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Israel's president invites Netanyahu to form a government

Apr 6th 2021, 12:16 PM 10,838 Views 15 Comments

The current incumbent’s party won the most seats in an inconclusive election.

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway
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Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway

Apr 5th 2021, 8:45 AM 7,863 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu denies wrongdoing in the case.

Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem
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Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem

Mar 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,817 Views 21 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is one of the biggest flashpoints in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire
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Firefighters put out blaze at revered Al-Aqsa Mosque at same time as Notre Dame fire

Apr 16th 2019, 7:55 AM 74,215 Views 12 Comments

The fire broke out in the guards’ room but no one was injured.

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
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RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision

Sep 30th 2018, 4:00 PM 37,349 Views 124 Comments

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people
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Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people

Jul 19th 2018, 12:16 PM 31,315 Views 256 Comments

Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
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Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Jun 14th 2018, 7:28 AM 63,977 Views 208 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops
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'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

May 15th 2018, 8:12 PM 33,983 Views 102 Comments

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem
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Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

May 14th 2018, 4:27 PM 26,367 Views 35 Comments

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

Heavy security as US to carry out deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy move today
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Heavy security as US to carry out deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy move today

May 14th 2018, 6:57 AM 11,148 Views 68 Comments

Around 1,000 police officers will be positioned around the embassy.

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission
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Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Apr 13th 2018, 9:33 AM 28,165 Views 231 Comments

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel
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Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel

Apr 12th 2018, 6:13 PM 14,506 Views 168 Comments

The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry
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'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry

Apr 12th 2018, 11:54 AM 15,578 Views 104 Comments

Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.

Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem
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Palestinian Authority invites Dublin's Lord Mayor to attend conference on Jerusalem

Apr 9th 2018, 5:38 PM 13,404 Views 82 Comments

The Ardmhéara will attend a conference on the status of the City of Jerusalem at the invitation of the Palestinian Authority.

The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax
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The church where Jesus is buried has been closed in a row over tax

Feb 25th 2018, 11:09 AM 58,040 Views 156 Comments

They say the tax issue is “an attempt to weaken the Christian presence in Jerusalem”.

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Jan 9th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,067 Views 49 Comments

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
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Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Dec 21st 2017, 8:58 PM 30,294 Views 127 Comments

US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests
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Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests

Dec 10th 2017, 8:17 AM 9,136 Views 44 Comments

Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
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Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Dec 7th 2017, 3:53 PM 12,941 Views 123 Comments

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank, stoking fears of bloodshed in the region.

'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders
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'Deplorable and unacceptable': Trump's Jerusalem declaration sparks anger amongst global leaders

Dec 7th 2017, 7:19 AM 17,286 Views 115 Comments

US President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
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Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Dec 6th 2017, 6:20 PM 43,113 Views 232 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital
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Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Dec 5th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,212 Views 62 Comments

Simon Coveney said he shares Emmanuel Macron’s concerns about Trump’s proposals, which could be destabilising in the region.

Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise
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Six dead as tensions over Jerusalem holy site rise

Jul 21st 2017, 10:45 PM 9,027 Views 50 Comments

The unrest came after Israeli ministers decided not to order the removal of metal detectors erected at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif compound.

Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise
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Men under 50 banned from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Muslim prayers as tensions rise

Jul 21st 2017, 7:51 AM 12,725 Views 99 Comments

Tensions have risen following an attack nearby that killed two policemen.

Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting
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Two Israeli police killed in Jerusalem shooting

Jul 14th 2017, 2:44 PM 7,481 Views 89 Comments

The three attackers, Arab Israelis aged between 19 and 29, were shot dead by police.

Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall
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Donald Trump is the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall

May 22nd 2017, 9:05 PM 21,869 Views 64 Comments

Trump vowed to make ‘the ultimate deal’ with Israel and Palestine during his presidential campaign last year.

Nails used in crucifixions among recently discovered artefacts from the time of Jesus
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Nails used in crucifixions among recently discovered artefacts from the time of Jesus

Apr 16th 2017, 7:45 AM 18,319 Views 53 Comments

Artefacts such as vases, cooking utensils and jewellery were also found recently.

Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Good Friday

Apr 14th 2017, 8:08 PM 10,804 Views 2 Comments

The Tallaght hit-and-run, redundancies in Roscommon and a fatal stabbing in Jerusalem – it’s the Fix.

British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem
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British tourist stabbed to death while travelling on train in Jerusalem

Apr 14th 2017, 1:41 PM 28,831 Views 47 Comments

The victim was rushed to hospital in a critical condition but later died from her injuries.

'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors
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'The colour of hope': Tomb of Jesus restored to former glory in time for Easter visitors

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:05 AM 17,788 Views 53 Comments

Religious leaders in traditional robes addressed a ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre yesterday.

Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation
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Tomb of Jesus Christ completes €3.7 million renovation

Mar 21st 2017, 9:16 PM 33,605 Views 98 Comments

The church contains the area where Jesus is believed to have been crucified.

John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'
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John Kerry tells Israel it 'can either be Jewish or democratic - it cannot be both'

Dec 28th 2016, 5:55 PM 24,273 Views 152 Comments

The US Secretary of State also urged Israel and Palestinians to agree land swaps on 1967 lines in today’s speech.

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
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15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts

Nov 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 20,027 Views 57 Comments

How many have you been to?

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