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# israel - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Jul 21st 2021, 10:30 PM 55,072 Views 94 Comments

The company decided to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories.

# israel - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target
# NSO
# NSO

France probes use of Pegasus spyware with Emmanuel Macron a possible target

Jul 20th 2021, 9:53 PM 18,445 Views 10 Comments

The Paris prosecutor’s office is investigating the suspected use of spyware to target journalists, human rights activists and politicians in multiple countries.

# israel - Friday 9 July, 2021

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing
# Demolition
# Demolition

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing

Jul 9th 2021, 11:36 AM 15,446 Views 26 Comments

Muntasser Shalaby was arrested two days after the death of a student in a shooting that wounded two others.

# israel - Monday 5 July, 2021

Israel seeks renewal of controversial family unification ban against Arab citizens

Israel seeks renewal of controversial family unification ban against Arab citizens

Jul 5th 2021, 9:58 PM 18,603 Views 22 Comments

The ban blocks Arab residents and citizens extending rights to Palestinian spouses in the West Bank and Gaza.

# israel - Friday 25 June, 2021

Israel reimposes rule to wear masks in indoor public places as Covid-19 cases spike
# WEAR A MASK
# WEAR A MASK

Israel reimposes rule to wear masks in indoor public places as Covid-19 cases spike

Jun 25th 2021, 7:23 PM 31,339 Views 36 Comments

The requirement had been dropped 10 days ago.

# israel - Friday 18 June, 2021

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Explainer: Netanyahu staunchly supported Israeli settlements - what is the history of this controversial practice?

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 8:32 AM 12,599 Views 15 Comments

As Israel sees a change in leaders, Hannah McCarthy looks at the history of settlements and the controversy surrounding them.

# israel - Monday 14 June, 2021

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister
# Israel
# Israel

Profile: The hard-right tech millionaire who's just taken over as Israeli prime minister

Jun 14th 2021, 7:39 AM 26,643 Views 15 Comments

Naftali Bennett, a 49-year-old former Israeli Special Forces soldier and hardliner was declared the new prime minister last night.

# israel - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years
# BYE BYE BIBI
# BYE BYE BIBI

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israel's leader after 12 years

Updated Jun 13th 2021, 7:08 PM 41,495 Views 63 Comments

Naftali Bennett, head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as premier but will have to maintain an unwieldy coalition of eight parties.

# israel - Friday 11 June, 2021

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say
# West Bank
# West Bank

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say

Jun 11th 2021, 6:14 PM 8,111 Views 34 Comments

The health ministry said six others were wounded by live gunfire.

# israel - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank

Jun 10th 2021, 8:28 AM 8,577 Views 26 Comments

The shooting followed an earlier shooting involving Israeli soldiers and one of the men, it has been claimed.

# israel - Friday 4 June, 2021

Irish troops took shelter as Israel traded rockets and artillery fire with Palestinian groups
# Peacekeepers
# Peacekeepers

Irish troops took shelter as Israel traded rockets and artillery fire with Palestinian groups

Jun 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,260 Views 17 Comments
  • Niall O'Connor speaks with returning UN Peacekeepers from the tension filled environment of South Lebanon.
  • The exchange of fire between Palestinians and Israel saw them take to bunkers to protect them from stray rounds.
  • The Irish troops, drawn from across the island, carried out humanitarian work and maintained the peace in the country.

# israel - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador
# Protest
# Protest

Trinity students occupy Department of Foreign Affairs and call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:21 PM 19,566 Views 44 Comments

About 20 protesters went inside the building, wearing masks and social distancing.

# israel - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:56 PM 14,502 Views 13 Comments

Centrist Yair Lapid and ultranationalist Naftali Bennett have joined forces and agreed to rotate the premiership between them.

# israel - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Israeli minister distances himself from military chief’s bombing comments
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli minister distances himself from military chief’s bombing comments

Jun 1st 2021, 8:42 AM 25,148 Views 18 Comments

Lieutenant General Aviv Kohavi said the building housing Associated Press offices and other news outlets was ‘destroyed justly’.

# israel - Monday 31 May, 2021

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Hamas says Gaza calm depends on Israeli actions in Jerusalem

May 31st 2021, 6:44 PM 10,768 Views 65 Comments

Israel and Hamas fought an 11-day war earlier this month that killed more than 250 people.

# israel - Thursday 27 May, 2021

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas
# United Nations
# United Nations

UN human rights body orders probe of 'systematic' abuses in Israel, Palestinian areas

May 27th 2021, 7:40 PM 10,327 Views 21 Comments

The resolution will spur an unprecedented level of scrutiny on abuses and their “root causes” in the decades-long conflict.

Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land
# Sinn Féin Motion
# Sinn Féin Motion

Israel criticises Ireland after Dáil declares de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 27th 2021, 8:02 AM 38,129 Views 96 Comments

Ireland is the first EU country to make such a declaration.

# israel - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land
# Israel
# Israel

Dáil passes motion condemning Israel’s de facto annexation of Palestinian land

May 26th 2021, 9:32 PM 37,889 Views 63 Comments

A People Before Profit amendment to Sinn Fein’s motion was defeated.

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Retired Colonel Dorcha Lee: Is there a role for international peacekeepers in Gaza?

May 26th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,675 Views 29 Comments

Civilians who have survived the latest round of violence deserve better, writes Lee.

# israel - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties
# Palestine
# Palestine

US to reopen Jerusalem consulate and upgrade Palestinian ties

May 25th 2021, 8:18 PM 14,739 Views 8 Comments

The US secretary of state Antony Blinken, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to aid Gaza without helping Hamas.

Coveney says Israel’s actions amount to a 'de facto annexation' but Hamas violence must also be condemned in SF motion
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says Israel’s actions amount to a 'de facto annexation' but Hamas violence must also be condemned in SF motion

May 25th 2021, 6:36 PM 15,717 Views 24 Comments

The minister said he found it “deeply troubling” that Sinn Fein will not also condemn the actions of Hamas.

US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas
# Anthony Blinken
# Anthony Blinken

US says it will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

Updated May 25th 2021, 12:49 PM 14,842 Views 26 Comments

The US secretary of state, who is on a tour of the region, has pledged to ‘rally international support’ to help the impoverished coastal territory.

# israel - Sunday 23 May, 2021

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire
# Gaza
# Gaza

UN Security Council calls for 'full adherence' to Gaza ceasefire

May 23rd 2021, 11:57 AM 5,478 Views 9 Comments

Members have also stressed “the immediate need for humanitarian assistance to the Palestinian civilian population”.

Larry Donnelly: US public opinion is slowly shifting against Israel
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: US public opinion is slowly shifting against Israel

May 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 24,953 Views 34 Comments

Our columnist looks at the might of US policy when it comes to Israel and asks if things are changing.

# israel - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives
# Palestine
# Palestine

Gaza ceasefire holding, despite some clashes, as aid arrives

May 22nd 2021, 9:07 AM 6,573 Views 15 Comments

International focus has turned to the reconstruction of the bomb-shattered Gaza Strip.

# israel - Friday 21 May, 2021

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Fresh clashes break out in Jerusalem, as Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds

Updated May 21st 2021, 8:19 PM 24,569 Views 54 Comments
  • Israeli police have used sound bombs against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, where clashes first broke out 11 days ago.
  • Celebrations were heard on Gaza streets in the minutes after the truce began, while in the occupied West Bank, joyful crowds took to the streets.
  • World leaders have welcomed the deal, with some pushing for more direct negotiation between Israel and Hamas
Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mike Murphy: I witnessed first-hand the daily humiliation of Palestinians - we cannot remain silent

May 21st 2021, 7:45 PM 81,334 Views 122 Comments

The broadcaster says Ireland’s words of support for Palestinians are welcome but must now be backed up by action.

# israel - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire to end 11 days of heavy violence

Updated May 20th 2021, 10:10 PM 17,378 Views 35 Comments

The agreement would close the heaviest round of fighting between the bitter enemies since a 50-day war in 2014.

A mother in Gaza: 'When we hear an explosion, I tell my daughter it's just loud, but not near. I know this could be a lie'
# Opinion
# Opinion

A mother in Gaza: 'When we hear an explosion, I tell my daughter it's just loud, but not near. I know this could be a lie'

May 20th 2021, 7:58 PM 13,455 Views 7 Comments

Rana Abdallah says the people of Gaza just want their children to live in peace.

Greens discuss councillors' call to support Occupied Territories Bill as Coveney says Ireland will continue to speak up
# Gaza
# Gaza

Greens discuss councillors' call to support Occupied Territories Bill as Coveney says Ireland will continue to speak up

May 20th 2021, 6:15 PM 11,493 Views 25 Comments

A group of Green Party councillors have called on their Dáil colleagues to support a boycott on goods from occupied Israeli territories.

Hope of a breakthrough after stand-off at UN; Israel targets six Hamas leaders
# United Nations
# United Nations

Hope of a breakthrough after stand-off at UN; Israel targets six Hamas leaders

May 20th 2021, 7:44 AM 10,280 Views 41 Comments

Following a stand-off between the US and France, reports are emerging that a UN agreement may have been reached.

# israel - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Ireland to provide €1.5 million in emergency support for people in Gaza Strip
# Palestine
# Palestine

Ireland to provide €1.5 million in emergency support for people in Gaza Strip

May 19th 2021, 10:35 PM 19,186 Views 26 Comments

At least 227 Palestinians have been killed in the latest round of conflict between Israel and Hamas.

Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict
# Palestine
# Palestine

Biden tells Israel's Netanyahu he expects 'significant de-escalation' in Gaza conflict

Updated May 19th 2021, 8:20 PM 17,205 Views 39 Comments

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier today issued a tough threat against Hamas.

Pogba, Diallo display Palestine flag after Man United match
# Support
From The42
# Support

Pogba, Diallo display Palestine flag after Man United match

May 19th 2021, 8:43 AM 29,684 Views 46 Comments

Leicester players Hamza Choudhury and Wesley Fofana also showed support for the Palestinians after Saturday’s 1-0 win.

Opinion: The story of Palestine - over a century of national struggle
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: The story of Palestine - over a century of national struggle

May 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 22,628 Views 63 Comments

Trinity adjunct professor Yaser Alashqar looks at the long struggle of the Palestinians in the shadow of Israel’s power.

# israel - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador
# Israel
# Israel

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:15 PM 28,404 Views 115 Comments
  • The UN Security Council is to meet today, while EU leaders are to discuss the escalating violence.
  • An Oireachtas Committee was told that Israeli demolitions of Palestinian buildings in the West Bank have increased by 90% this year, and offered a number of reasons why this was happening.
  • Irish MEPs have strongly criticised the EU response and called for an immediate end to the violence.
'Don't talk about us without us': Two activists - one Israeli and one Palestinian - share their perspective on the conflict
# Middle East Violence
# Middle East Violence

'Don't talk about us without us': Two activists - one Israeli and one Palestinian - share their perspective on the conflict

May 18th 2021, 7:45 AM 35,737 Views 53 Comments

Activists Anna Garbar and Rawan Odeh speak to journalist Hannah McCarthy.

# israel - Monday 17 May, 2021

Israel continues airstrikes as US asks for 'justification' for bombing media building in Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel continues airstrikes as US asks for 'justification' for bombing media building in Gaza

Updated May 17th 2021, 3:39 PM 27,981 Views 110 Comments
  • In total, 200 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza, including at least 59 children, and more than 1,300 wounded
  • Netanyahu said yesterday that Israel's campaign would "take time" to finish.
  • "The world is looking on appalled," Taoiseach Micheál Martin said at an IIEA talk today.

# israel - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,028 Views 83 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

# israel - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today
# Palestine Protests
# Palestine Protests

Thousands gather in peaceful rallies in solidarity with Palestine across Ireland today

Updated May 15th 2021, 7:22 PM 37,095 Views 101 Comments

Protestors gathered at the Spire on O’Connell’s street earlier this afternoon before marching to the Israeli embassy.

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