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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 55,141 Views 94 Comments

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

'A cop out': Calls for government to take a stand as over 100 Irish politicians sign letter opposing West Bank annexation
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'A cop out': Calls for government to take a stand as over 100 Irish politicians sign letter opposing West Bank annexation

Jun 24th 2020, 2:03 PM 15,125 Views 38 Comments

The Occupied Territories Bill was dropped from the programme for government at the behest of Fine Gael.

Criticism over lack of reference to Occupied Territories Bill in draft programme for government
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Criticism over lack of reference to Occupied Territories Bill in draft programme for government

Jun 15th 2020, 9:29 PM 16,943 Views 43 Comments

Fine Gael and Tánaiste Simon Coveney have repeatedly outlined their opposition to the Bill.

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

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:11 PM 21,268 Views 113 Comments

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

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

Nov 19th 2019, 7:48 AM 11,951 Views 82 Comments

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

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

Nov 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 19,640 Views 64 Comments

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

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
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EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 12,017 Views 35 Comments

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

Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain
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Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 2:00 PM 35,260 Views 121 Comments

The government lost by 75 votes to 45 votes, with three abstentions.

Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill
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Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill

Jan 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM 13,897 Views 93 Comments

If Ireland is committed to peace between Israel and Palestine then we must show it and pass this legislation, writes Niall Collins.

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in
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Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in

Jun 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 220 Views 66 Comments

After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.

Govt warns Irish citizens: You may want to get out of the Middle East
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Govt warns Irish citizens: You may want to get out of the Middle East

Aug 30th 2013, 10:07 PM 15,289 Views 58 Comments

Irish citizens in Lebanon “may wish to reconsider their need to remain in the country at this time”.

Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation
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Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation

Nov 18th 2012, 10:55 AM 5,563 Views 163 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning that Israel is “extracting a heavy price from Hamas and the terror organisations”.