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# israel - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

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

# israel - Thursday 12 November, 2015

EU says products made in Jewish settlements can no longer have ‘Made in Israel’ label

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the EU should be ashamed, comparing the move to Nazi-era pratices.

# israel - Friday 6 November, 2015

Netanyahu’s new PR director: ‘John Kerry has the mental age of a 12-year-old’

It is reported that Netanyahu described the comments as unacceptable.

# israel - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Hillary Clinton is getting really friendly with Israel and wants to strengthen its ‘military edge’

The presidential hopeful says the countries have “an unbreakable bond”.

# israel - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

One event 20 years ago changed Israel and Palestine forever

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin was 20 years ago today.

# israel - Sunday 25 October, 2015

‘I hear the sound of helicopters overhead and the piercing sound of police sirens. The violence has been appalling’

The second week of October saw the highest number of Palestinian deaths and injuries in the West Bank and Israel recorded in a single week since 2005.

# israel - Monday 19 October, 2015

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station

Police said a man, thought to be Palestinian, entered the bus station armed with a pistol and knife, killing the soldier and wounding 10 other people.

# israel - Friday 16 October, 2015

Joseph’s Tomb torched as Palestinians call for ‘a Friday of revolution’

Israeli security forces have deployed massively in Jerusalem after two weeks of Palestinian attacks in the city and across Israel.

# israel - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Three killed as Jerusalem sees its bloodiest day yet in rising violence

The rising tide of unrest has raised fears that a full-scale third Palestinian uprising, or intifada, could erupt.

# israel - Friday 9 October, 2015

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

# israel - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Gluten-free beer made from chickpeas? Would you try it?

The microbrew movement is taking hold in many countries and has been embraced in Israel as well.

# israel - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Violent clashes rock one of the world’s holiest sites

The Al-Aqsa mosque serves both Jews and Muslims.

# israel - Friday 11 September, 2015

Ireland backs vote as Palestinian flag set to fly over United Nations

Palestine and the Vatican are the only two observer states in the UN.

From The Daily Edge Here’s the story behind that bizarre Mariah Carey SodaStream tweet Hashtag Sodastream

Here’s the story behind that bizarre Mariah Carey SodaStream tweet

And then Mariah comes along…

# israel - Monday 7 September, 2015

From The42 Did an Israeli defender use magic* to stop Gareth Bale scoring yesterday? Could It Be Magic

Did an Israeli defender use magic* to stop Gareth Bale scoring yesterday?

*Of course he didn’t but what’s Tal Ben Haim I doing here?

# israel - Sunday 9 August, 2015

‘Deciding when or on which street I can hold my girlfriend’s hand – it’s a struggle’

The recent stabbing of six people at a Gay Pride march in Jerusalem shows the dangerous risks faced by the city’s LBGT community.

# israel - Thursday 6 August, 2015

West Bank: Man rams car into pedestrians before being shot by Israeli troops

Elsewhere, four members of the same family have been killed in Gaza after a bomb from last summer’s war exploded.

# israel - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Palestinian toddler burned to death in ‘settler’ arson attack

The attack happened yesterday and also critically wounded the toddler’s parents and brother.

# israel - Friday 31 July, 2015

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.

# israel - Thursday 30 July, 2015

This man has stabbed six people at a gay pride event in Jerusalem

The incident happened earlier today.

# israel - Sunday 26 July, 2015

‘Holy Land’ tour brochure banned after Palestine border dispute

A map included by the tour company could potentially cause offence, according to the advertising standards body.

# israel - Monday 20 July, 2015

What I’ve learned from volunteering in Palestine

A member of Tipperary’s 2010 hurling All-Ireland winning squad writes about volunteering with Palestinian youth as part of the Palestine Summer Encounter Project.

# israel - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

“An onslaught, not a conflict”: One year on, Dr Mads Gilbert on operating under siege in Gaza

“I don’t want to be muted. I want to speak up…”

Our silence over Gaza is taken as complicity

The Israeli bombardment of Gaza that started a year ago today – on 8th July – killed 2,200 Palestinians, including 556 children.

# israel - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

The Ryanair family is going to Israel

The low-fares carrier has announced new routes into and from Europe from the south of Israel.

# israel - Monday 22 June, 2015

Israeli minister’s wife apologises for ‘stupid’ tweet about Obama

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

# israel - Thursday 4 June, 2015

A massive phone company is pulling out of Israel, and Israel is NOT happy

Benjamin Netanyahu called it a “miserable” decision.

# israel - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

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.

# israel - Friday 15 May, 2015

From Business ETC Swipe right for peace: This dating app aims to bring Israelis and Palestinians together Verona

# israel - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Pope Francis recognises Palestinian statehood, and Israel isn’t pleased

Israel said this development does not further the peace process.

# israel - Thursday 7 May, 2015

‘You can’t fire a mortar and target your enemy precisely – I can say that with confidence’

A former IDF Commander writes about civilian casualties in Gaza.

Netanyahu holds onto his job … after right-wing group backs new coalition

The Israeli Prime Minister now has a knife-edge majority of just one seat.

# israel - Monday 4 May, 2015

Israeli soldiers’ testimony: ‘The instructions were clear in Gaza – shoot anyone you see’

A group has published dozens of testimonies from Israeli soldiers who fought in Gaza, but the military is sceptical of the report.

# israel - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Plane makes emergency landing after wheel part falls off

The Israeli passenger plane en route to Prague was forced to turn back.

# israel - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From The42 Kompany shown red but Fellaini scores again to help Belgium pick up vital away win Qualifier

Kompany shown red but Fellaini scores again to help Belgium pick up vital away win

Marc Wilmot’s side withstood late pressure to claim a crucial 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win in Israel.

# israel - Monday 23 March, 2015

Father of seven children who died in house fire says they were “angels”

The children will be buried in Israel.

# israel - Saturday 21 March, 2015

A conversation with Robert Fisk

The world-renowned war correspondent was in Ireland this week. He spoke to about matters Irish and international, and why Vladimir Putin is his dream interviewee.

# israel - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

Netanyahu beat this almost-Irish candidate to stay Israel’s Prime Minister

A new government will be formed within weeks.

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