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# israel - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Israel starts reopening economy after two-month lockdown
# Vaccination Drive
# Vaccination Drive

Israel starts reopening economy after two-month lockdown

Feb 21st 2021, 9:30 AM 25,161 Views 70 Comments

The country’s vaccination drive and third nationwide lockdown have started to bring down infections.

# israel - Friday 19 February, 2021

Israeli study shows Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective after first dose
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli study shows Pfizer vaccine is 85% effective after first dose

Feb 19th 2021, 8:02 AM 23,708 Views 30 Comments

The study also observed efficacy in asymptomatic patients.

# israel - Monday 15 February, 2021

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Israeli study indicates Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective

Feb 15th 2021, 9:32 AM 25,051 Views 34 Comments

Some 600,000 people took part in the study.

# israel - Monday 8 February, 2021

Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes
# Israel
# Israel

Israel's Netanyahu denies corruption charges as trial resumes

Feb 8th 2021, 11:23 AM 5,716 Views 3 Comments

The combative 71-year-old PM, who has previously blasted the charges as “fabricated and ludicrous”, spent just 20 minutes inside the courtroom today.

# israel - Sunday 7 February, 2021

‘Very low’ Israeli defender to leave Celtic and return home
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

‘Very low’ Israeli defender to leave Celtic and return home

Feb 7th 2021, 3:31 PM 8,298 Views 1 Comment

Neil Lennon confirmed Hatem Elhamed is close to joining former club Hapoel Be’er Sheva.

Israel begins easing third lockdown after one-third of population receives first vaccine dose
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Israel begins easing third lockdown after one-third of population receives first vaccine dose

Feb 7th 2021, 3:28 PM 18,977 Views 32 Comments

Despite the inoculations, Israel has been registering a daily average of 6,500 new Covid-19 cases.

# israel - Friday 5 February, 2021

Israel to begin easing strict lockdown this week after launching rapid vaccination campaign
# Israel
# Israel

Israel to begin easing strict lockdown this week after launching rapid vaccination campaign

Feb 5th 2021, 11:09 AM 14,730 Views 28 Comments

The country has inoculated more than a third of its population of 9.3 million in a matter of weeks.

# israel - Saturday 16 January, 2021

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
# Election
# Election

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

Jan 16th 2021, 6:59 PM 16,463 Views 82 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

# israel - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces
# Palestine
# Palestine

Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces

Dec 5th 2020, 3:58 PM 14,782 Views 33 Comments

Ali Abu Alia, 13, died in gunfire in the West Bank.

# israel - Monday 30 November, 2020

Iran claims Israel used 'electronic device' to remotely kill military nuclear scientist
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Iran claims Israel used 'electronic device' to remotely kill military nuclear scientist

Nov 30th 2020, 11:03 AM 12,670 Views 15 Comments

The comments came at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

# israel - Saturday 28 November, 2020

UN calls for restraint as Iran accuses Israel of killing top nuclear scientist
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
# Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

UN calls for restraint as Iran accuses Israel of killing top nuclear scientist

Updated Nov 28th 2020, 6:52 PM 35,436 Views 64 Comments

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died in a shootout on Friday.

# israel - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Promotion opportunity squandered by Scotland with costly defeat in Israel
# Chance Wasted
From The42
# Chance Wasted

Promotion opportunity squandered by Scotland with costly defeat in Israel

Nov 18th 2020, 10:35 PM 4,011 Views 0 Comments

Steve Clarke’s side had come into November four points clear at the top of Nations League Group 2B.

# israel - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office
# East Jerusalem
# East Jerusalem

Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office

Nov 17th 2020, 5:59 PM 25,374 Views 60 Comments

The Trump administration has broken with decades of bipartisan US practice by not opposing Jewish settlement activity in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

# israel - Friday 6 November, 2020

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'
# West Bank
# West Bank

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'

Nov 6th 2020, 1:44 PM 22,522 Views 48 Comments

Israel’s army demolished the homes of nearly 80 Palestinian Bedouins in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday.

# israel - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley

Nov 4th 2020, 3:13 PM 55,970 Views 42 Comments

Nearly 80 people have been left homeless, according to officials.

# israel - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Scotland stay on course to reach their first major tournament in 22 years
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Scotland stay on course to reach their first major tournament in 22 years

Oct 8th 2020, 11:21 PM 10,062 Views 5 Comments

Steve Clarke’s side overcame Israel after a penalty shooutout this evening at Hampden Park.

# israel - Friday 18 September, 2020

Israel's second nationwide lockdown comes into effect as government says it was left with no choice
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Israel's second nationwide lockdown comes into effect as government says it was left with no choice

Sep 18th 2020, 3:07 PM 24,125 Views 20 Comments

Many Israelis have expressed their frustration at the government’s perceived mismanagement of the crisis in recent months.

# israel - Monday 14 September, 2020

WHO warns Europe could see rise in daily Covid-19 deaths next month as global cases near 29 million
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

WHO warns Europe could see rise in daily Covid-19 deaths next month as global cases near 29 million

Sep 14th 2020, 8:47 AM 22,207 Views 65 Comments

Israel has reimposed a national lockdown as countries battle new surges.

# israel - Friday 11 September, 2020

Trump announces peace deal between Bahrain and Israel
# Israel
# Israel

Trump announces peace deal between Bahrain and Israel

Sep 11th 2020, 10:20 PM 22,255 Views 81 Comments

Trump announced the agreement following a phone call with the leaders of the two countries.

# israel - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank
# Agreement
# Agreement

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank

Aug 13th 2020, 5:59 PM 26,898 Views 28 Comments

Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi said on Twitter that the deal perpetuates Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.

# israel - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Coveney expresses concern to Mike Pompeo and Israeli foreign minister about annexation plans
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney expresses concern to Mike Pompeo and Israeli foreign minister about annexation plans

Jul 28th 2020, 7:31 PM 16,381 Views 35 Comments

Israel’s plan to redraw the map has come under fierce international criticism.

# israel - Monday 8 June, 2020

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill

Jun 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,592 Views 75 Comments

Duncan Casey argues that the Bill, which would prohibit the import of goods from the West Bank, should no longer be delayed.

# israel - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation

Apr 26th 2020, 8:30 PM 26,954 Views 113 Comments

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

# israel - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:11 PM 21,217 Views 112 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs’ comments come as a new government is set to be formed in Israel.

# israel - Friday 3 April, 2020

Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus outbreak
# BNEI BRAK
# BNEI BRAK

Israel sends army to ultra-Orthodox city over coronavirus outbreak

Apr 3rd 2020, 10:37 PM 62,695 Views 78 Comments

Authorities have enforced restrictions on access to Bnei Brak, a majority ultra-Orthodox city near Tel Aviv that is home to around 200,000 people.

# israel - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote
# Israel
# Israel

Exit polls show Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote

Mar 3rd 2020, 7:18 AM 10,148 Views 32 Comments

It’s unclear whether the Israeli leader could secure a parliamentary majority as he prepares to go on trial.

# israel - Monday 24 February, 2020

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body

Feb 24th 2020, 2:01 PM 26,813 Views 54 Comments

The militant was killed by Israeli forces as he tried to plant an explosive device near the border fence in Gaza.

# israel - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'
# Dita Kraus
# Dita Kraus

'I have a number on my arm from Auschwitz - and people say it never happened?'

Feb 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 110,555 Views 64 Comments

Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus has written a memoir about her time in Auschwitz.

# israel - Friday 21 February, 2020

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'
# East Jerusalem
# East Jerusalem

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'

Feb 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 36,561 Views 127 Comments

The plans were unveiled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night.

# israel - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map
# Jerusalem Capital
# Jerusalem Capital

Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map

Updated Jan 28th 2020, 7:30 PM 47,073 Views 123 Comments

Trump said that his plan “could be the last opportunity” for Palestinians.

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan
# Middle East
# Middle East

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan

Jan 28th 2020, 7:36 AM 10,540 Views 38 Comments

There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.

# israel - Friday 3 January, 2020

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike
# Qasem Soleimani
# Qasem Soleimani

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:03 AM 44,157 Views 62 Comments

The Pentagon described the operation as a “decisive defensive action”.

# israel - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Peacekeepers' killings in Lebanon led government to halt Israeli plans to open Irish embassy
# UNIFIL
# UNIFIL

Peacekeepers' killings in Lebanon led government to halt Israeli plans to open Irish embassy

Dec 28th 2019, 1:00 PM 30,059 Views 48 Comments

Irish troops have been deployed to the region with the UN since the 1970s.

# israel - Friday 27 December, 2019

'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest
# Israel
# Israel

'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest

Dec 27th 2019, 8:55 AM 9,626 Views 26 Comments

This gives the embattled leader a boost ahead of the country’s third election in less than a year.

# israel - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip
# Israel
# Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip

Dec 26th 2019, 10:02 AM 10,231 Views 75 Comments

The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.

# israel - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months
# Knesset
# Knesset

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Dec 12th 2019, 7:21 AM 4,445 Views 14 Comments

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

# israel - Friday 29 November, 2019

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says
# Lisa Smith
# Lisa Smith

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says

Nov 29th 2019, 4:02 PM 22,020 Views 94 Comments

The former Defence Forces member who was married to an Islamic State fighter is due back in Ireland

# israel - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery
# Corruption
# Corruption

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 8:42 PM 15,336 Views 80 Comments

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

# israel - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

Nov 19th 2019, 7:48 AM 11,877 Views 82 Comments

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

# israel - Monday 18 November, 2019

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

Nov 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 19,616 Views 64 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

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