# israel - Today’s News
# israel - Yesterday’s News
Pat Breen said further West Bank settlements would be a “nail in the coffin of the two-state solution.”
The Al-Nusra Front want their group taken off the UN’s list of terrorist organisations, as well as compensation for fighters injured in recent days.
# israel - Monday 1 September, 2014
Defence Minister Simon Coveney wants a UN review of the peacekeeping
The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.
It’s Monday – here’s everything you need to know as you start your week.
It’s thought to be the biggest Israeli land seizure since the 1980s.
# israel - Sunday 31 August, 2014
More than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas that came under attack by Syrian rebels. Irish troops were involved in the first evacuation operation.
The Respect Party MP for Bradford West suffered bruising to the face and possibly a broken rib in the attack.
# israel - Saturday 30 August, 2014
The situation at the border is far too volatile for the UN mission’s remit – it seems the only reason to keep it there is for political posturing.
# israel - Friday 29 August, 2014
Irish personnel secured a route and provided security as UNDOF troops withdrew from a position today.
# israel - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The UN has confirmed that 43 peacekeepers were detained in the area by an armed group.
But they’re safe at the moment.
# israel - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.
# israel - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
There’s a truce, but under what conditions?
A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.
# israel - Monday 25 August, 2014
The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.
# israel - Sunday 24 August, 2014
The Israeli Prime Minister says that Operation Protective Edge will continue until it has “achieved its aims”.
# israel - Saturday 23 August, 2014
The incident took place during last month’s Europa League qualifier against Hajduk Split.
Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.
# israel - Friday 22 August, 2014
A Hamas-linked website claimed men had been killed for allegedly reconnoitering targets for Israeli strikes.
The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.
# israel - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Police found gaming boards and chips, bottles of alcohol and a kilo of locally grown marijuana at the shelter in southern Israel.
Air strikes have stepped up on day 45 of the conflict, militants fired 18 rockets over the border since midnight.
# israel - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.
# israel - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.
Five-day truce was extended very shortly before last night’s ceasefire deadline to allow further talks aimed at ending the violence.
# israel - Monday 18 August, 2014
International lawyers are in agreement that Israel’s military actions went far beyond the pale of legality during Operation Protective Edge.
The abduction and killing of the three men partly led to the deadly upsurge in violence last month.
# israel - Sunday 17 August, 2014
In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.
# israel - Friday 15 August, 2014
Henk Zanoli and his family were given the award for shielding a Jewish boy from the Nazis during World War II.
# israel - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.
Many celebrities have weighed in on the recent violence in Gaza; are they opening an important dialogue or just mouthing off about things they don’t understand?
The removal of the memorial plaque follows attacks on the property.
Academics for Palestine set up the petition earlier this year.
# israel - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
The second day of the 72-hour truce was not breached, but gaps remain in talks.
# israel - Monday 11 August, 2014
But she also had praise for the Irish government, and “those who defend Israel.”
A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.
# israel - Sunday 10 August, 2014
The temporary truce was negotiated by Egypt.