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#Israel

# israel - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

# israel - Friday 8 June, 2018

Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border

Among the dead was 15-year-old Haitham al-Jamal.

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

# israel - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem

A Palestinian football boss had urged fans to burn shirts bearing Messi’s name if he played the match in Jerusalem.

# israel - Saturday 2 June, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

At least 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began at the end of March.

# israel - Thursday 31 May, 2018

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'

The UN’s Middle East envoy has predicted that violence will flare up again in June.

# israel - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.

# israel - Monday 28 May, 2018

Russian billionaire Abramovich granted Israeli citizenship after UK visa issues: reports

It had been reported that the Chelsea owner’s visa in the UK had run out and was taking longer than usual to renew.

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# israel - Friday 18 May, 2018

Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering'

The Rafah crossing is the Gaza Strip’s only gateway to the outside world not controlled by Israel.

# israel - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador? Gaza Strip This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador?

Mary Lou McDonald has said that the Israeli Ambassador should “pack his bags and go” after recent deaths in the Gaza Strip.

# israel - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

Gaza killings: Sinn Féin says Israeli ambassador should 'pack his bags' and be expelled

59 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during protests along the Gaza border against the US embassy opening in Jerusalem.

Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation at Gaza protest

Eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour was exposed to the gas east of Gaza City during major protests on Monday.

# israel - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

One million viewers tuned in to watch Eurovision

The final had an average of 690,000 viewers on Saturday night.

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

Heavy security as US to carry out deeply controversial Jerusalem embassy move today

Around 1,000 police officers will be positioned around the embassy.

# israel - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge "Israel is the rightful winner if we see it as a circus": The Netherlands reacts to the Eurovision results Eurovision

# israel - Friday 11 May, 2018

Iranian cleric threatens Israeli cities with destruction as tensions flare between both nations

There have been serious military confrontations between both nations in recent days.

# israel - Thursday 10 May, 2018

At least 23 fighters killed after Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Russia said 28 Israeli warplanes took part in the raids and around 70 missiles were fired in the attack.

# israel - Monday 30 April, 2018

Israel's Netanyahu says he has proof of Iran's 'secret' nuclear weapons plan

Iran has dismissed Netanyahu’s allegations on nuclear weapons ahead of a renewed Iran deal.

# israel - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45

Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since 30 March.

# israel - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza

The Israeli military said it was unaware of any activity in the area of the blast.

# israel - Friday 13 April, 2018

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza

At least 30 Palestinians have been wounded, with one shot in the head.

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

# israel - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel

The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry

Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.

# israel - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian

The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.

# israel - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Journalist among the dead after Palestinian clashes with Israel troops in Gaza

Thousands of protesters had approached the border fence around the Gaza Strip for the second week in a row.

# israel - Friday 6 April, 2018

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# israel - Monday 2 April, 2018

Israel will send refugees to Western countries as deportation plan scrapped

The original scheme was criticised by the United Nations.

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# israel - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Israel says it only shot at protesters charging Gaza border as it rejects call for inquiry

The Israeli military has identified and named ten of the dead as militants from Hamas and other groups.

# israel - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes

Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.

# israel - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# israel - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor Going Nuclear This post contains videos

Israel releases video of air strike against Syrian nuclear reactor

Admitting to the 2007 raid is seen as a message from Israel to Iran.

# israel - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

# israel - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Israeli police recommend charging Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery and corruption

Netanyahu addressed the nation as the news broke tonight, proclaiming his innocence.