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# palestinians - Monday 12 November, 2018

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire
# Ongoing Conflict
# Ongoing Conflict

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Updated Nov 12th 2018, 10:50 PM 12,153 Views 51 Comments

Earlier today, Israelii air strikes killed three Palestinians and wounded nine more.

# palestinians - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza
# Gaza
# Gaza

Four Palestinians killed after mysterious blast in Gaza

Apr 14th 2018, 2:48 PM 8,943 Views 62 Comments

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

# palestinians - Friday 6 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 6th 2018, 5:15 PM 18,116 Views 159 Comments

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

# palestinians - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Trump threatens to withdraw aid from Palestinians for 'disrespecting' US
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

Trump threatens to withdraw aid from Palestinians for 'disrespecting' US

Jan 25th 2018, 10:46 PM 17,870 Views 143 Comments

In Davos today, the US President said he had a “great proposal” for the Palestinians.

# palestinians - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'12 years late', Palestinians are about to get 3G for the very first time
# Changes
# Changes

'12 years late', Palestinians are about to get 3G for the very first time

Jan 21st 2018, 6:30 PM 11,277 Views 14 Comments

Palestinians will have access to 3G from Tuesday – years after much of the rest of the world began using it.

# palestinians - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital
# Historic Tensions
# Historic Tensions

Explainer: Why Ireland and many others are against Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Dec 5th 2017, 9:17 AM 27,208 Views 62 Comments

Simon Coveney said he shares Emmanuel Macron’s concerns about Trump’s proposals, which could be destabilising in the region.

# palestinians - Friday 9 October, 2015

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war
# Third Intifada
# Third Intifada

Israel kills six Palestinians as Hamas leader declares new war

Oct 9th 2015, 11:58 PM 21,606 Views 178 Comments

The deaths come after several Israelis were stabbed earlier this week.

# palestinians - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Israel to investigate shelling of UN school
# Jabaliya Refugee Camp
# Jabaliya Refugee Camp

Israel to investigate shelling of UN school

Jul 31st 2014, 8:27 AM 6,340 Views 203 Comments

The school was shelled yesterday, with 16 people who had been sheltering there killed.

# palestinians - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Four children killed by gunfire had 'gone to the beach to get away from shelling'
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Four children killed by gunfire had 'gone to the beach to get away from shelling'

Jul 16th 2014, 10:19 PM 20,673 Views 250 Comments

Israel has agreed to a five hour ceasefire, at least 220 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza.

# palestinians - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Thousands of families flee Gaza with nothing in fear of their lives
# Flee
# Flee

Thousands of families flee Gaza with nothing in fear of their lives

Jul 13th 2014, 6:06 PM 11,069 Views 184 Comments

This is the sixth day of conflict, at least 166 people have been killed.

# palestinians - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Riots, tension, and fears of retaliation as killing of Palestinian teenager sparks rioting
# Tensions
# Tensions

Riots, tension, and fears of retaliation as killing of Palestinian teenager sparks rioting

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:36 AM 5,578 Views 63 Comments

“The current spiral of violence, loss and suffering must stop now,” said the head of the Red Cross.

# palestinians - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: As a former Israeli soldier, I had to speak out about the injustices I participated in

Jun 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 184 Views 66 Comments

After serving as an IDF combat soldier and commander, Yehuda Sahul questioned the morality of the military action in the West Bank.

# palestinians - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend
# Visit
# Visit

Alan Shatter tells Israel: Ireland is still your friend

Mar 17th 2013, 3:36 PM 12,524 Views 231 Comments

The Minister for Justice also told an Israeli newspaper that he had been the target of some anti-Semitism during his time in politics but that it had been “extremely rare”.

# palestinians - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site
# Tensions
# Tensions

Photos: Israel evicts Palestinians from West Bank protest site

Jan 13th 2013, 3:18 PM 4,998 Views 66 Comments

Dozens of protesters were evicted from the first-of-its-kind protest camp in an area slated for Jewish settlement.

# palestinians - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Ireland likely to vote for increased Palestinian role at UN
# Middle East
# Middle East

Ireland likely to vote for increased Palestinian role at UN

Nov 29th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,255 Views 16 Comments

The General Assembly will today vote on giving Palestine ‘non-member observer state’ – equivalent to the Holy See.

# palestinians - Sunday 6 May, 2012

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu expected to declare early elections tonight
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu expected to declare early elections tonight

May 6th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,294 Views 5 Comments

Netanyahu’s government is the most stable Israel has had in years – but he faces pressure on domestic issues including the high cost of living and Palestine.

# palestinians - Thursday 5 April, 2012

Israeli forces evict settlers from building in West Bank
# Israel
# Israel

Israeli forces evict settlers from building in West Bank

Apr 5th 2012, 2:50 PM 1,942 Views 25 Comments

Israeli security forces ended a week-long stand-off today, evicting dozens of Jewish settlers from an illegally occupied building in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron.

# palestinians - Monday 12 December, 2011

Arab League condemns Gingrich's Palestinian remark
# US
# US

Arab League condemns Gingrich's Palestinian remark

Dec 12th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,597 Views 22 Comments

The Arab League has branded the US presidential hopeful’s comment that Palestinians were an “invented” people as a racist, cheap stunt designed to get votes.

# palestinians - Friday 4 November, 2011

Israeli forces board flotilla as protesters ask Irish government to intervene
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israeli forces board flotilla as protesters ask Irish government to intervene

Nov 4th 2011, 9:19 PM 1,521 Views 139 Comments

The MV Saoirse was one of two ships trying to break the Israeli blockade on Gaza.

# palestinians - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Southern Israel pounded from Gaza by Hamas militants
# Gaza Strip
# Gaza Strip

Southern Israel pounded from Gaza by Hamas militants

Aug 21st 2011, 1:41 PM 557 Views 31 Comments

Rocket and mortar attacks hit an empty school and dozens of other targets as diplomats try to quell the violence.

# palestinians - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Egypt withdraws Israeli ambassador in protest at soldiers' deaths
# Middle East
# Middle East

Egypt withdraws Israeli ambassador in protest at soldiers' deaths

Aug 20th 2011, 10:00 AM 292 Views 11 Comments

Egypt’s interim rulers withdraw their ambassador, after at least three soldiers die in a shootout between Israel and Palestinians.

# palestinians - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Poll: Do you support the efforts of the Gaza flotilla?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the efforts of the Gaza flotilla?

Jul 5th 2011, 11:22 AM 35,558 Views 361 Comments

Greek authorities continue to enforce the ban on flotilla ships leaving for Gaza, while the Irish crew members have now returned home. Opinion is divided about whether or not the flotilla should head for the region….what do you think?

# palestinians - Saturday 2 July, 2011

Irish Gaza flotilla members head home while Turkish police question boat ‘sabotage’
# Flotilla 2
# Flotilla 2

Irish Gaza flotilla members head home while Turkish police question boat ‘sabotage’

Jul 2nd 2011, 6:45 PM 1,330 Views 50 Comments

The remaining members of the Irish crew are returning to Ireland. Meanwhile Turkish police have said that damage done to boats may not have been sabotage, but Irish Ship to Gaza says that can’t taken ‘at face value’.

# palestinians - Friday 8 April, 2011

Israel fires on Gaza killing militants as violence intensifies
# Gaza
# Gaza

Israel fires on Gaza killing militants as violence intensifies

Apr 8th 2011, 11:15 AM 223 Views 0 Comments

The attacks came in response to a Hamas rocket attack on an Israeli school bus near the border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday.

# palestinians - Sunday 10 October, 2010

Israel brings in loyalty oath
# Oath
# Oath

Israel brings in loyalty oath

Oct 10th 2010, 3:33 PM 131 Views 0 Comments

New law enacted amid “whiff of fascism” comments from within Israeli cabinet.