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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.

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.

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.

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
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Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated May 15th 2021, 3:57 PM 28,769 Views 18 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'
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Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'

Nov 6th 2020, 1:44 PM 22,636 Views 47 Comments

Israel’s army demolished the homes of nearly 80 Palestinian Bedouins in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday.

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley
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Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley

Nov 4th 2020, 3:13 PM 56,066 Views 42 Comments

Nearly 80 people have been left homeless, according to officials.

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill
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Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill

Jun 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,834 Views 75 Comments

Duncan Casey argues that the Bill, which would prohibit the import of goods from the West Bank, should no longer be delayed.

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

Apr 26th 2020, 8:30 PM 27,014 Views 113 Comments

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

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 21,261 Views 113 Comments

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

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

Jan 28th 2020, 7:36 AM 10,551 Views 38 Comments

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

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles
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Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles

Dec 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 24,266 Views 77 Comments

Oisín McConville writes about his recent trip to Gaza and the West Bank with Trócaire.

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 11,941 Views 82 Comments

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

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

Sep 19th 2019, 8:58 AM 8,114 Views 45 Comments

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

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election
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Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

Sep 15th 2019, 5:10 PM 10,864 Views 42 Comments

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

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

Aug 8th 2019, 2:12 PM 10,558 Views 41 Comments

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

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements
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Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements

Apr 10th 2019, 9:05 PM 7,983 Views 24 Comments

The move came as a result of multiple lawsuits being filed by hosts against the company.

Netanyahu vows to will annex settlements in West Bank if he's re-elected
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Netanyahu vows to will annex settlements in West Bank if he's re-elected

Apr 7th 2019, 7:35 AM 14,176 Views 118 Comments

Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday.

Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls
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Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:00 AM 25,270 Views 143 Comments

His comments come in the wake of renewed calls for RTÉ to sit out this year’s contest.

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings
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Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 9:08 PM 17,660 Views 74 Comments

Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company.

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing
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Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing

Oct 13th 2018, 12:25 PM 22,284 Views 74 Comments

She died in hospital from a head injury she sustained in the stone-throwing.

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees
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Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees

Updated Sep 22nd 2018, 5:30 PM 30,571 Views 151 Comments

Mahmoud Abbas met President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney today.

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'
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Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'

Sep 1st 2018, 7:27 AM 12,264 Views 66 Comments

The US State Department said it was no longer willing to shoulder “the very disproportionate share of the burden”.

'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'
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'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'

Aug 19th 2018, 8:45 AM 8,502 Views 45 Comments

The principal of the school used by Palestinian children in Susya makes a direct appeal to the Irish government to support them.

Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment
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Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment

Jun 14th 2018, 9:28 PM 12,206 Views 12 Comments

Jibril Rajoub had demanded that the Barcelona star not take part in the pre-World Cup friendly against Israel.

Irish ambassador to Israel summoned by Netanyahu over Seanad bill
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Irish ambassador to Israel summoned by Netanyahu over Seanad bill

Jan 31st 2018, 8:23 AM 22,063 Views 125 Comments

The bill seeks to prohibit trade in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

'12 years late', Palestinians are about to get 3G for the very first time
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'12 years late', Palestinians are about to get 3G for the very first time

Jan 21st 2018, 6:30 PM 11,281 Views 14 Comments

Palestinians will have access to 3G from Tuesday – years after much of the rest of the world began using it.

Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel
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Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel

Jan 21st 2018, 12:46 PM 8,444 Views 60 Comments

Pence is on the first leg of a three-country tour that includes stops in Jordan and Israel.

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision
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Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

Dec 8th 2017, 8:41 AM 15,103 Views 103 Comments

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.

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.

Two huge 'Banksy-like' Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier
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Two huge 'Banksy-like' Trump murals appear on West Bank barrier

Aug 4th 2017, 10:02 PM 43,550 Views 75 Comments

The new graffiti is just a few meters from Banksy’s Palestinian hotel.

Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger
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Eight dead in violence after Israeli security at Jerusalem holy site sparks anger

Jul 23rd 2017, 1:12 PM 12,251 Views 135 Comments

The site is in east Jerusalem, annexed by Israel after the 1967 Six-Day War.

Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate
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Israel deploys more troops to West Bank as crisis continues to escalate

Jul 22nd 2017, 11:56 AM 9,532 Views 121 Comments

The stabbing to death of three members of an Israeli family yesterday saw clashes erupt amid escalating tensions at the Holy Land’s most contested shrine.

Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank
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Ireland is giving €200,000 to support Palestinians in the West Bank

Jul 13th 2017, 4:31 PM 12,161 Views 129 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a three-day visit to the Middle East.

After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict
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After 10 years of Hamas rule, Gaza deals with blackouts, poverty, and the constant threat of conflict

Jun 17th 2017, 8:45 AM 11,076 Views 62 Comments

The Islamist movement marked 10 years in power in Gaza on Thursday, 15 June.

'This does not advance peace': Israel announces first new settlement in West Bank for 20 years
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'This does not advance peace': Israel announces first new settlement in West Bank for 20 years

Mar 31st 2017, 7:15 AM 11,867 Views 67 Comments

The Trump administration said the existence of settlements “was not in itself an impediment to peace”.

Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'
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Banksy opens hotel in Israel... with 'worst view in the world'

Mar 3rd 2017, 10:34 PM 31,658 Views 30 Comments

The secretive street artist opened the hotel which stands just four metres from the Separation Wall – with all rooms commanding the same view.

Cave where priceless Dead Sea Scrolls were kept discovered in Judean desert
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Cave where priceless Dead Sea Scrolls were kept discovered in Judean desert

Feb 9th 2017, 10:57 PM 31,794 Views 60 Comments

It’s thought the cave, one of 12 above the Dead Sea, was looted in the 1950s.

Irish government joins Europe in criticising Israel's new settlement law
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Irish government joins Europe in criticising Israel's new settlement law

Feb 7th 2017, 9:48 PM 10,121 Views 86 Comments

The EU’s foreign policy chief says it “crosses a new and dangerous threshold by legalising under Israeli law the seizure of Palestinian property rights”.

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 12,322 Views 155 Comments

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

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