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# israel - Yesterday’s News

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# israel - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Hamas militants 'pretended to be women' online to hack Israeli soldiers' phones

Dozens of the predominantly lower-ranked soldiers were convinced enough by the honey trap to download fake applications.

# israel - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Israel apologises over threats to 'take down' UK minister

Ambassador Mark Regev apologised to the British government following the release of footage captured by Al Jazeera.

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# israel - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case Elor Azaria This post contains videos

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case

The killing was caught on video and deeply divided the country.

# israel - Monday 2 January, 2017

Police arrive at Netanyahu's home to question him in corruption investigation

Ahead of their arrival, the Israeli prime minister denied any wrongdoing and told his political opponents to put any “celebrations” on hold.

# israel - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Stay strong Israel' - Donald Trump tweets criticism of President Obama

'Stay strong Israel' - Donald Trump tweets criticism of President Obama

The President-elect has broken in convention in attacking his soon-to-be predecessor.

# israel - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

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

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

# israel - Monday 26 December, 2016

Fake news story causes Pakistan to issue nuclear warning to Israel

Khawaja Asif was widely mocked for his blunder.

# israel - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Israel hits back strongly after landmark UN vote on its settlements

The vote sparked furtive Security Council debate on what else might be achieved for the Palestinians before Obama leaves office.

# israel - Friday 23 December, 2016

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements

New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

# israel - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

Locals queued for selfies with the work, erected as a dig at some Israelis’ idolatry of ‘King Bibi’.

# israel - Friday 25 November, 2016

Israel warns of 'arson terror' link to bushfires, as 60,000 flee northern city of Haifa

Ministers have pointed a finger at the country’s Arab minority, sparking uproar.

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# israel - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Halligan to tell Israelis to treat Palestinian people 'in a more humane way'

The Waterford TD has been a long-time ‘friend of Palestine’.

# israel - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup

Clubs play on the West Bank, considered occupied land.

# israel - Friday 30 September, 2016

Tears and tributes by world leaders for Shimon Peres - a "giant of the 20th century"

There has been criticism of his legacy by Arab nations.

# israel - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Michael D. Higgins speaks of "great sadness" at death of Israeli colossus Shimon Peres RIP

Michael D. Higgins speaks of "great sadness" at death of Israeli colossus Shimon Peres

The former President and Prime Minister won the Nobel Peace prize in 1994.

# israel - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Palestinians are outraged at a donkey sale planned by the Israeli army

Palestinians say the army is trying to sell back the very animals it seized from them in the occupied West Bank’s Jordan Valley.

# israel - Monday 11 July, 2016

Britain is not Ireland's most lucrative EU trading partner - Belgium is

Exports to Britain in 2015 accounted for €13.7 billion but the Belgian market was worth €14.5 billion.

# israel - Sunday 26 June, 2016

A solar tower four times taller than Liberty Hall is being built in the Israeli desert

Construction of the project will cost an estimated €500 million.

Man who went on stabbing spree at Jerusalem Gay Pride sentenced to life

The ultra-Orthodox Yishai Schlissel killed a 16-year-old girl during the attack.

# israel - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Israel freezes Ramadan family visit permits for Palestinians after shooting

About 83,000 people will be impacted by the decision.

# israel - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Four people have been killed in Tel Aviv after two gunmen opened fire

The gunmen were later detained.

# israel - Friday 3 June, 2016

Gays say Israel 'pinkwashing' to distract from Palestinian occupation

Tel-Aviv’s Gay Pride Parade was taking place today.

# israel - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Hezbollah top commander killed in Syria by "Islamist extremists"

Mustafa Badreddine, who was on a US terror sanctions blacklist and wanted by Israel, was killed in a blast on Thursday night.

# israel - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on Jewish State This post contains videos

Hitler's name just won't go away as Labour's 'anti-semitism' row rumbles on

Ken Livingstone apologised for loads of things but not for involving the Nazi leader.

# israel - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner

The 12-year-old girl confessed to planning a stabbing attack in the West Bank.

# israel - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'Having lived in Dublin all my life, I'm not used to being stopped at checkpoints, harassed and searched'

Katie O’Kelly writes about her time in Palestine.

# israel - Friday 11 March, 2016

A Holocaust survivor has been named the world’s oldest man

Israel Kristal survived two world wars and the Holocaust before moving to Israel and opening a sweet shop.

# israel - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Palestinian attacker kills US tourist in stabbing spree along Tel Aviv's waterfront Rampage This post contains videos

Palestinian attacker kills US tourist in stabbing spree along Tel Aviv's waterfront

It comes amid a cycle of violence that’s left 184 Palestinians and 28 Israelis dead.

# israel - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Israeli police caught tampering with speed cameras to cut their workload

In some cases drivers were able to do four times the speed limit without being caught.

# israel - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Two Israelis jailed for life for burning Palestinian teen alive

16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was snatched from the street and killed in 2014.

# israel - Monday 1 February, 2016

Heard the one about the Irish soldier and the feathered ‘Israeli spy’?

The bird had been suspected of espionage – and an Irish officer was called in to negotiate the handover.

# israel - Saturday 30 January, 2016

The UN has negotiated the release of a vulture suspected of spying for Israel

“The vulture was returned in reasonable health by UN officers,” Israel’s Nature and Parks Authority said.

# israel - Sunday 24 January, 2016

From The42 Israelis slam LeBron James over local hero’s firing Anger

Israelis slam LeBron James over local hero’s firing

One sports commentator even compared Israelis’ hate of the player to their hate of Islamist movement Hamas.

# israel - Saturday 23 January, 2016

‘I’m an Irishman in the West Bank helping kids get to school through checkpoints’

Alex Dunne has been in the West Bank for over 40 days now, collecting stories of stories of military incursions, night raids, and settler attacks.

# israel - Monday 18 January, 2016

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died

The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.

# israel - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Police continue manhunt for Tel Aviv shooting suspect

After the attack, hundreds of police had been seen scouring the area and entering buildings to search for suspects as police helicopters buzzed overhead.

# israel - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Israeli transgender activist wins right for cremations against the wish of her religious parents

This follows a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court.

# israel - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

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