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#Palestine

# palestine - Yesterday’s News

Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death West Bank This post contains videos

Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death

The men are being held using detention laws usually reserved for Palestinians.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

‘I want to learn how to swim like a fish’: Gaza children take photos of their life inside the city

Children from refugee camps were given cameras to document their day.

# palestine - Friday 19 June, 2015

From The42 From West Tipperary to Palestine – one All-Ireland winning hurler’s trip of a lifetime Good Cause

From West Tipperary to Palestine – one All-Ireland winning hurler’s trip of a lifetime

Timmy Hammersley will spend the month of July in the Middle East.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - Friday 15 May, 2015

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

# palestine - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

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

Israel said this development does not further the peace process.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

An almost-Irish candidate could be set to become the next Prime Minister of Israel

Polls have opened in more than 10,000 stations around the country.

# palestine - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine Abuse This post contains videos

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

# palestine - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

You’ll be seeing billboards and bus ads about the State of Palestine from today

TDs from four main parties have supported the action.

# palestine - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Over 700 artists announce a ‘cultural boycott’ of Israel

They say they will not accept invitations to Israel, or funding from institutions linked to its government.

# palestine - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Israel has punished Palestine by freezing bank accounts, leaving people penniless

Palestine applied to join the International Criminal Court, angering Israel.

# palestine - Thursday 15 January, 2015

‘The Gaza blockade is radicalising young men’

Trocaire says that rebuilding after Operation Protective Edge has not begun.

# palestine - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

# palestine - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Palestinian gets 3 life terms for murder of Israeli teenagers

Their deaths sparked a 50-day conflict in Gaza, in which more than 2,000 people were killed.

# palestine - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Israel warns of ‘retaliatory steps’ as Palestine signs up to International Criminal Court

Benjamin Netanyahu called Israel’s soldiers “the most moral army in the world”.

Palestinian resolution on Israel withdrawal rejected by UN Security Council

France and Luxembourg supported the Palestinians.

# palestine - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# palestine - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

EU removes Hamas from terror list (for now) and votes to recognise Palestine

The vote was in principle, and a watered-down version of the original motion.

# palestine - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

“Let’s move beyond symbolism” – Dáil votes unanimously to recognise the State of Palestine

The motion calls on the Government to change Ireland’s official position.

Palestinian Minister planting protest trees dies after being pushed by Israeli forces

The death of Ziad Abu Ein was condemned in the Dáil this evening.

# palestine - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: I deeply hope that Dáil Éireann will vote to recognise Palestine

Former Israeli ambassador Ilan Baruch writes that only through a two state solution will freedom, security and equality for both Israelis and Palestinians come to pass.

# palestine - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland could soon be the latest country to recognise the State of Palestine

Sinn Féin want the Government to change the State’s official position.

# palestine - Friday 5 December, 2014

Israel won’t let Gerry Adams into Gaza

The Sinn Féin president was denied access by Israeli authorities.

# palestine - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Debate Room: Should there be a boycott of Israeli academic institutions?

Two commentators tackle the issue…

# palestine - Monday 10 November, 2014

One killed in knife attack as unrest continues across Israel and West Bank Stabbings This post contains images

One killed in knife attack as unrest continues across Israel and West Bank

A solider is also in a critical condition.

# palestine - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence Holy Land This post contains videos

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence

A Palestinian man driving the van was shot dead by police.

# palestine - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From The42 Football can provide an escape for kids growing up in parts of the world ravaged by war and poverty Initiative

Football can provide an escape for kids growing up in parts of the world ravaged by war and poverty

Former Irish football manager Brian Kerr is hoping Irish people get behind the Gaza Kids to Ireland project

# palestine - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From The42 7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they’re still trying to play football Initiative

7-year olds in Gaza have suffered three wars and yet they’re still trying to play football

Brian Kerr and Trevor Hogan have launched a new initiative to bring children from Gaza to Ireland to play football.

# palestine - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

# palestine - Friday 24 October, 2014

After senators agreed to recognise the state Palestine, will TDs follow suit?

After senators agreed to recognise the state Palestine, will TDs follow suit?

Fianna Fáil are pushing for a Dáil vote on the issue.

# palestine - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Senators have agreed to recognise Palestine as an independent state

The Seanad is now calling on the Dáil to do the same.

# palestine - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Shelling of UN school in Gaza ‘must be investigated’

Ban Ki-Moon called the attack “absolutely unacceptable”.

# palestine - Sunday 12 October, 2014

World leaders are planning the rebuilding of Gaza today

Egypt’s leader has told Israel “now is the time” to end the conflict.

# palestine - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Ireland is going to give €2.5 million extra to Gaza

Ireland has now given €10 million to Palestine since 2010,

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