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# Palestine

Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Israel troops kill Palestinian in West Bank raid
Israeli soldiers were raiding Aqabat Jaber refugee camp near Jericho to carry out arrests.
This month
September 2023
Ireland, Israel and Palestine: how politics and history have created a complicated relationship
Ireland is attempting to re-kindle support for a solution to the conflict.
'It matters to me personally': Micheál Martin sought to make hope and history rhyme in Israel
The Tánaiste paid a three-day trip to the Middle East this week.
Micheál Martin says it's not time to abandon 'two-state solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict
The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs visited the region this week.
Micheál Martin: Calling Israel an apartheid state 'doesn't add a whole lot' to peace process
The Tánaiste visited the occupied West Bank today.
Micheál Martin heads to Israel and Palestine to discuss politics and human rights in the region
The visit comes amid escalating violence between the two sides.
Last month
August 2023
Israeli army kills three Palestinian militants
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the troops for killing the militants.
Two Palestinians shot dead in the West Bank, says Palestinian health ministry
One was shot dead by soldiers and the other by settlers, the Palestinian health ministry said.
July 2023
Two Israeli girls injured after Palestinian opens fire in West Bank
The Israeli military said forces are on the lookout for the assailant.
EU criticises Israel's use of force during Jenin raids, as UN refuses to retract condemnation
Palestine’s EU representative also said the bloc is “very concerned” about the weapons used in the raid.
UN secretary-general condemns Israel’s 'excessive force' in military operation at refugee camp
Antonio Guterres he said condemns “all acts of violence against civilians, including acts of terror”.
Israel army announces end of large-scale West Bank raid that left 13 dead
‘The operation is officially over and the soldiers have left the Jenin area,’ said an Israeli army spokesman.
Demonstrators gather in Dublin protesting Israel's assault on refugee camp in Palestine
The reaction of those in attendance to the events in Jenin was one of horror mixed with obvious frustration.
Varadkar says Israeli and Palestinian lives both matter, as TDs dub Govt response 'incredibly weak'
Varadkar said that while condemning Israel’s violence in the West Bank, we shouldn’t forget about the impact of a car ramming incident in Tel Aviv today.
Israeli raid of West Bank continues after 10 Palestinians killed
The raid that began early yesterday targeted Jenin with armoured vehicles, army bulldozers and drone strikes.
Eight dead and 80 injured in Israeli attack on Palestinian refugee camp in occupied West Bank
The raid launched under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s hard-right government targeted the northern city of Jenin.
June 2023
Israel military kills three in rare West Bank drone strike as violence escalates
“Following the identification of the terrorist cell, an IDF UAV fired toward the cell and thwarted them,” the army said.
Four shot dead near West Bank settlement
The deaths are the latest in a surge of violence linked to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Israeli troops kill Palestinian man in renewed clashes in occupied West Bank
The 21-year-old’s death is the latest in a surge of violence in the region.
Israeli forces kill five Palestinians during a raid in the West Bank
A 15-year-old boy was named among the dead after the incursion in the city of Jenin.
Opinion: Ireland’s Occupied Territories Bill must not be forgotten - it needs to be enacted now
David Clinch has met with many Israeli and Palestinian people through his work as a physician – he says Ireland has the ability to bring leadership and hope to the conflict.
Three-year-old Palestinian shot by Israeli forces dies
The Israeli army said it ‘regrets harm to non-combatants’ and is committed to preventing such incidents.
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.
Cancer patients unable to get treatment as bombs hit Gaza, English doctor says
At least 33 Palestinians have died, according to Gaza’s health ministry, while one woman was killed on Israeli territory.
Israel and Gaza trade fire as Palestinian prisoner dies in jail after 86 days on hunger strike
Khader Adnan had been on hunger strike since his detention by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank in February.
People Before Profit to boycott Biden Dáil speech dubbing it a 'charade and propaganda exercise'
US President Joe Biden is due to address a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas on Thursday.
Israel launches retaliatory strikes on Syria after rockets fired towards Golan Heights
It comes after days of escalating violence over tension in Jerusalem and an Israeli police raid on the city’s Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Irish troops safe in bomb shelters as Israel attacks targets north of UNIFIL camp
Israel launched airstrikes and artillery attacks in response to rockets fired from south Lebanon.
Two women killed in alleged Palestinian shooting attack as Israel launches strikes against Lebanon
The Israeli military said security forces were searching for the attacker.
Dozens wounded as Israeli police storm flashpoint Jerusalem mosque
The fighting comes as Muslims mark the month of Ramadan and Jewish people prepare for Passover.
Israeli police kill man at Jerusalem’s holiest mosque
The compound which houses Al-Aqsa Mosque is also revered by Jews as the Temple Mount, the most sacred site in Judaism.
Israeli politician sparks outrage by saying Palestinians don't exist
Smotrich had already faced international rebuke in early March after calling for a Palestinian town in the occupied West Bank to be ‘wiped out’.
Two Israelis wounded in West Bank shooting
The attack is the latest in spiralling violence in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that has claimed the lives of 100 people so far this year.
Israeli army shoots dead three Palestinian gunmen in West Bank, says military
The military said ‘armed gunmen opened fire’ on soldiers at an army position near Nablus.
One of three people injured now dead after Palestinian gunman opened fire in Tel Aviv
The shooting came hours after an Israeli military raid killed three Palestinian militants in the occupied West Bank.
Three suspected Palestinian militants killed by Israeli undercover unit
Today’s deadly raid came just hours before Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin is due in Israel for talks.
Israeli forces kill six Palestinians including wanted militant during refugee camp raid
The Jenin Brigade, a militant group in the camp, said on one of their Telegram channels that their gunmen fought ‘violent clashes’ with Israeli forces.
Palestinian authorities claim Israeli forces shot man during week of reprisals
The Israeli army said soldiers fired at two people who tried to flee after they entered the Aqabat Jabr refugee camp to arrest suspects.
Palestinians in West Bank count cost of unprecedented settler rampage
Hundreds of troops were sent in a day after the fatal shooting of two Israelis in the West Bank triggered a settler rampage in a Palestinian town.
Jordan to host Israeli-Palestinian talks today as violence spirals
The talks come only days after 11 Palestinians were killed in a gun battle on Wednesday.