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# 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

# 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,

# palestine - Friday 3 October, 2014

Sweden to recognise a new Palestinian state

It has not been confirmed if parliamentary approval is needed.

# palestine - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Mohammed is the most popular baby name in Israel – but the state doesn’t count Arabic names

Names favoured by Arabs, who make up 20% of the population, are not counted in official stats.

# palestine - Sunday 21 September, 2014

UN isn’t happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people

It said this might make away for further illegal settlement expansion.

# palestine - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Israel claims it was hit by mortar fired from Gaza

The attack is the first since a 26 August ceasefire.

# palestine - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Sinn Féin MEPs barred from entering Gaza during trip to Palestine

The group was told their visit was “not directly concerned with humanitarian assistance.”

# palestine - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Palestinian ambassador compares occupied Gaza to occupied Ireland

The ambassador was meeting with TDs in Leinster House.

# palestine - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Opinion: The lives of our peacekeeping troops are being recklessly risked at the Syrian border

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.

# palestine - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

UN chief calls for “durable peace” in Gaza after indefinite truce

The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.

# palestine - Monday 25 August, 2014

Israeli fire kills 10 Palestinians across Gaza

The shelling comes as Egypt has proposed a new peace deal.

# palestine - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Gaza offensive ‘will last as long as necessary’ says Netanyahu

The Israeli Prime Minister says that Operation Protective Edge will continue until it has “achieved its aims”.

# palestine - Saturday 23 August, 2014

From The42 Dundalk fined €18k by UEFA for displaying Palestinian flag Sanction

Dundalk fined €18k by UEFA for displaying Palestinian flag

The incident took place during last month’s Europa League qualifier against Hajduk Split.

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