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#Tel Aviv

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv

Locals queued for selfies with the work, erected as a dig at some Israelis’ idolatry of ‘King Bibi’.

# tel-aviv - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Israel freezes Ramadan family visit permits for Palestinians after shooting

About 83,000 people will be impacted by the decision.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Four people have been killed in Tel Aviv after two gunmen opened fire

The gunmen were later detained.

# tel-aviv - 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.

# tel-aviv - 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.

# tel-aviv - Friday 1 January, 2016

Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel

Police units are searching Tel Aviv for the suspect.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Thief returns stolen Roman artefacts because they brought 20 years of bad luck

The man had taken artefacts from the ancient city of Gamla in the Golan Heights in Israel.

# tel-aviv - 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.

# tel-aviv - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Futuristic: this city is getting its own network of sky cars

The skyTran network will consist of two-person, “jet-like” sky cars which will be suspended from elevated magnetic tracks and will be trialled in Tel Aviv.

# tel-aviv - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital

Sharon has been in a coma for nearly eight years but his condition worsened yesterday.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Tel Aviv police arrest suspects over deadly 2009 attack on gay youth centre

Two people were killed when a gunman opened fire on a group of young gay people outside a youth centre in Tel Aviv five years ago.

# tel-aviv - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Israel says no more prisoners being held incognito after Prisoner X

Mossad agent Ben Zygier was identified by Australian media as Prisoner X, who was found hanged in his isolation cell in an Israeli prison.

# tel-aviv - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Indoor trees and a slide: the perfect office? Office Space This post contains images

Indoor trees and a slide: the perfect office?

Google offices never fail to impress but the ‘wild design’ is a new one on us…

# tel-aviv - Friday 8 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Watch council workers paint 'disabled' space around a car... then tow it Tow The Line This post contains videos

Watch council workers paint 'disabled' space around a car... then tow it

The driver got a €270 fine for parking in a disabled spot, in Tel Aviv.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Blast on a bus in Israeli city of Tel Aviv wounds over a dozen

Police said the blast took place on a street which runs just behind the Kiriya, Israel’s sprawling defence ministry.

# tel-aviv - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Tel Aviv: Man attacks security guards at US embassy

The suspect is believed to have approached the embassy at 9am GMT with a knife and an axe.

# tel-aviv - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Israel set for January election after dissolution of Knesset

A date has been set for an early general election after coalition partners reached a deadlock over of austerity measures for the country’s upcoming budget.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From The42 Euro 2013 Qualifiers: Ireland finish on a winning note with inspired Israeli display Tel Aviv

Euro 2013 Qualifiers: Ireland finish on a winning note with inspired Israeli display

Julie Ann Russell and Fiona O’Sullivan were on the scoresheet for Sue Ronan’s side.

# tel-aviv - Friday 10 August, 2012

US says has 'eyes' inside Iran nuclear programme

Israel has insisted the threat of Iran developing a viable nuclear weapon was becoming more “urgent” – but Washington has indicated diplomacy remains the best option.

# tel-aviv - Friday 11 November, 2011

Nine remaining Gaza activists expected back in Ireland today

It follows yesterday’s confusion which saw only five of the seven activists due to fly home actually landing in Dublin late last night.

# tel-aviv - Monday 7 November, 2011

Fifteen passengers become unwell on flight to Dublin

Medical teams met the Jet2 charter flight from Tel Aviv as it touched down in Ireland.

# tel-aviv - Monday 29 August, 2011

Seven wounded in Tel Aviv attack

Israeli police say a man hijacked a taxi and drove to a police checkpoint in Tel Aviv where he stabbed several people.

# tel-aviv - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Israeli stock exchange opens down 3 per cent - and closes positive

If the world’s markets move like the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange did today, it’ll be another few chaotic days for investors…

# tel-aviv - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Irish woman held in Israel over 'flytilla' protest

Dee Murphy was “handcuffed and shackled” on arrival at Tel Aviv airport, according to reports.

# tel-aviv - Friday 8 July, 2011

Pro-Palestinian activists blocked from flying into Israel

Hundreds of activists are expected to arrive at Ben Gurion airport at the weekend. Israel has asked foreign airlines to block blacklisted travellers.

# tel-aviv - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# tel-aviv - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

ISRAELI SECURITY FORCES surrounded the Turkish embassy in Tel Aviv last night where a man was believed to be holding hostages.

Authorities in Israel confirmed there was a hostage situation, however later it emerged that the would-be hostage had been shot by embassy security and detained.

The Palestinian man, thought to be mentally ill, was armed with a knife and a toy gun:
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A statement released by the Turkish foreign ministry said:

[He] began shouting about wanting an asylum and attempted to take the deputy consul hostage before being overpowered by the embassy’s staff.

Israeli forces said great confusion surrounded the shooting at the embassy, and reported that a man had been killed near the embassy but it was unclear if this was the same man who was detained by the Turks.

News reports in Israel have identified the man as Palestinian Nadim Injaz, and suggest he is the same as was involved in an incident at the British embassy in August 2006.

The man entered the embassy and threatened to kill himself if he was not offered asylum, but was overpowered by special forces after hours of negotiations.

He claimed to be in danger from Israeli and Palestinian authorities.


Relations between Israel and Turkey have been tense since nine Turkish men were killed during the aid flotilla raid on 31 May.

The ship was among a group attempting to breach Israel’s barricade of Gaza to provide aid.

Turkish officials insisted on accompanying Nadim Injaz to hospital in Tel Aviv today.