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# occupied territories

This year
Palestinian campaigners condemn delay to bill to prevent Irish investment in Israeli settlements
The bill would stop the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund from investing in companies that operate in the occupied territories.
All time
Israel vows to ‘act aggressively’ against Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
The company decided to stop selling its ice cream in Israeli-occupied territories.
'A cop out': Calls for government to take a stand as over 100 Irish politicians sign letter opposing West Bank annexation
The Occupied Territories Bill was dropped from the programme for government at the behest of Fine Gael.
Criticism over lack of reference to Occupied Territories Bill in draft programme for government
Fine Gael and Tánaiste Simon Coveney have repeatedly outlined their opposition to the Bill.
Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank
The Minister for Foreign Affairs’ comments come as a new government is set to be formed in Israel.
Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn
This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.
US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.
EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.
Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain
The government lost by 75 votes to 45 votes, with three abstentions.
Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill
If Ireland is committed to peace between Israel and Palestine then we must show it and pass this legislation, writes Niall Collins.
Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in
After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.
Govt warns Irish citizens: You may want to get out of the Middle East
Irish citizens in Lebanon “may wish to reconsider their need to remain in the country at this time”.
Israel ready to 'significantly expand' Gaza operation
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning that Israel is “extracting a heavy price from Hamas and the terror organisations”.