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#Palestinian

From TheJournal.ie Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire Hamas

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire

“Our response was very powerful, very very powerful,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

From TheJournal.ie Journalist among the dead after Palestinian clashes with Israel troops in Gaza Ongoing Violence

Journalist among the dead after Palestinian clashes with Israel troops in Gaza

Thousands of protesters had approached the border fence around the Gaza Strip for the second week in a row.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes Gaza Protests

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes

Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.

From TheJournal.ie 12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border Tension

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

From TheJournal.ie Israel gives in to hunger strikers' demands as Palestinian prisoners call off protest Concessions

Israel gives in to hunger strikers' demands as Palestinian prisoners call off protest

The deal was brokered by the Red Cross.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli activists taunt Palestinian hunger strikers by having barbecue outside prison Outrage

Israeli activists taunt Palestinian hunger strikers by having barbecue outside prison

“The idea was to break them, make them hungry,” said a spokesperson for the group.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian Elor Azaria

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian

A video of the shooting was shared widely online.

From TheJournal.ie For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank Disputed Territory

For the first time in 20 years Israel will build a new settlement in the West Bank

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that new settlements would be created for the families.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel Tel Aviv

Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel

Police units are searching Tel Aviv for the suspect.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home West Bank

Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home

The child’s parents and older brother were severely injured in the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation cry Germany

Video: Angela Merkel makes Palestinian girl facing deportation cry

Footage of the encounter has gone viral in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Israel makes a U-turn on plan to put Jews and Palestinians in segregated buses Uproar

Israel makes a U-turn on plan to put Jews and Palestinians in segregated buses

The ban was only introduced today and was quickly met with condemnation.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian stabs 12 Israelis on rush-hour bus Israel

Palestinian stabs 12 Israelis on rush-hour bus

The police shot the attacker in the leg.

From TheJournal.ie Israel warns of crackdown after 'hit-and-run terror attack' that killed baby Warning

Israel warns of crackdown after 'hit-and-run terror attack' that killed baby

Police have flooded flashpoint neighbourhoods after yesterday’s attack.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state Two-State Solution

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

From TheJournal.ie UN isn't happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people Palestine

UN isn't happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people

It said this might make away for further illegal settlement expansion.

From TheJournal.ie Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks Cairo

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

From TheJournal.ie Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire Ceasefire

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire

IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.

From TheJournal.ie "You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding Gaza

"You must listen": Gaza teen tweets sound of bombs exploding

“I’m 16yrs old and have witnessed 3 wars, as I see, this is the hardest one.”

From TheJournal.ie Jewish extremists arrested over murder of Palestinian teen Violent Clashes

Jewish extremists arrested over murder of Palestinian teen

It’s reported that a cousin of the murdered Palestinian teenager was ‘severely beaten’ in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie Cousin of murdered Palestinian youth 'severely beaten' in police custody Israel

Cousin of murdered Palestinian youth 'severely beaten' in police custody

The United States said it is troubled over the incident, which has heightened tensions with Palestinians.

From TheJournal.ie 14-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by Israel army during search for missing teenagers Tensions

14-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by Israel army during search for missing teenagers

The soldiers had been carrying out arrests as part of the arrest to find the three teens believed to have been abducted by Hamas.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian ambassador in Prague killed by exploding safe Prague

Palestinian ambassador in Prague killed by exploding safe

It is believed Jamal al-Jamal was attempting to open an old safe which had been brought from the previous embassy building.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What do the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks mean? Peace

Explainer: What do the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks mean?

The talks are due to last up until the middle of next year so let’s have a look at the progress so far.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death Mystery

Palestinians say there's only one suspect in Arafat death

Swiss scientists have found “moderate” evidence to support the notion that Yasser Arafat was poisoned with polonium – and the Palestinians want to get to the bottom of what happened.

From TheJournal.ie UN suspends food distribution to 25,000 Palestinian refugees Gaza Strip

UN suspends food distribution to 25,000 Palestinian refugees

The decision was made after demonstrators angry at aid cuts stormed a UN depot.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden upgrades Palestinian diplomatic status Status

Sweden upgrades Palestinian diplomatic status

Swedish lawmakers have upgraded Palestinian diplomatic status but rejected an amendment calling for the recognition of a Palestinian state.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Hamas allows huge Fatah rally in Gaza - the first since 2007 Palestinian

PHOTOS: Hamas allows huge Fatah rally in Gaza - the first since 2007

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of Fatah attended the mass rally – the first since Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Syria VP says neither side can win outright Syria

Syria VP says neither side can win outright

His comments came as the regime launched air strikes against a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus.

From TheJournal.ie Israel announces plan for 3,000 new settler homes after UN vote Israel

Israel announces plan for 3,000 new settler homes after UN vote

Construction is expected to be in the highly contentious area of the West Bank known as E1, a corridor that runs between the easternmost edge of annexed east Jerusalem and the Maaleh Adumim settlement.

From TheJournal.ie Palestinians certain to win UN recognition as a state UN

Palestinians certain to win UN recognition as a state

Israel and the United States have warned UN recognition could delay hopes of achieving an independent Palestinian homeland through peace talks.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death Arafat

France opens murder investigation into Yasser Arafat’s death

Inquiry comes on foot of claims that the Palestinian leader died of polonium poisoning.

From TheJournal.ie Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning Suspicions

Swiss lab to analyse Arafat remains for radioactive poisoning

A nine-month investigation by Al Jazeera found elevated levels of polonium on some of Arafat’s belongings. Was he poisoned?

From TheJournal.ie Was Yasser Arafat poisoned by polonium? Yasser Arafat

Was Yasser Arafat poisoned by polonium?

Al Jazeera reports that tests have found abnormal levels of polonium in the late Palestinian leader’s clothing.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Egypt attempting to broker deal with Israel and Palestinian hunger strikers - source Hunger Strike

Egypt attempting to broker deal with Israel and Palestinian hunger strikers - source

Egyptian and Palestinian officials could be close to reaching a deal with Israel that would end a mass hunger strike by Palestinians in Israeli jails.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

From TheJournal.ie Obama to urge Abbas to drop bid for Palestinian statehood Palestine This post contains videos

Obama to urge Abbas to drop bid for Palestinian statehood

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will present a letter to the UN Security Council later, seeking recognition for an independent state.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why peace has eluded the Middle East Opinion

Column: Why peace has eluded the Middle East

Dr David Abrahamson feels the portrayal of the Israeli-Palestinian impasse is imperfect – and that neighbouring Arab countries have fostered the hope of a Palestinian state by refusing to absorb refugees.

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