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# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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”.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

One event 20 years ago changed Israel and Palestine forever

The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin was 20 years ago today.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

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

# 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 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.

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