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# Tel Aviv

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2022
# ISRAEL ELECTION
Benjamin Netanyahu poised to return as Israel's PM despite corruption charges
Projected election results showed a majority government was within reach for the veteran right-winger.
# Tel Aviv
Nine arrested in Israel after plane crash photos shared with other passengers on flight
The incident happened shortly before the AnadoluJet passenger plane had been readying for take-off for Istanbul from Tel Aviv.
# Israel
Gun attacks kill at least five people near Tel Aviv
The attacks came after a shooting on Sunday that killed two Israeli police officers in the northern city of Hadera.
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# STAR NAMES
Messi bags injury-time penalty after Barca star clashes with Cavani in entertaining draw
Argentina faced their South American rivals Uruguay in Tel Aviv last night.
# Israel
Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government
Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.
# Tel Aviv
Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years
A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.
AS IT HAPPENED
The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
Eurovision fans are already blaming the Brexit factor for the UK’s dire showing.
# No Joy
Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv
Sarah McTernan represented her country in this evening’s semi-final.
# FOI
'Hugely embarrassing': Emails to RTÉ show pushback against calls for Eurovision boycott
RTÉ received almost three times as many emails objecting to a boycott as emails calling for one between January and April.
# Hatari
Iceland's BDSM band among ten acts to qualify after first Eurovision semi final
Ireland will perform at the second semi-final this Thursday.
# Tel Aviv
Everything you need to know about this year's Eurovision Song Contest
This year’s competition is being held – controversially – in Tel Aviv, Israel.
# Tel Aviv
Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'
There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.
# Tel Aviv
Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip
The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.
# Israeli Ambassador
Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls
His comments come in the wake of renewed calls for RTÉ to sit out this year’s contest.
# Sarah McTernan
This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel
Sarah McTernan came third in The Voice of Ireland in 2015.
# Tel Aviv
Ever dreamed of performing at the Eurovision? RTÉ makes call-out for 2019 songs
Next year’s competition is being held in Israel.
# Boycott
RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.
# moving us embassy
Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital
The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.
# golden calf
Israelis have toppled a huge golden statue of Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv
Locals queued for selfies with the work, erected as a dig at some Israelis’ idolatry of ‘King Bibi’.
# Tel Aviv
Israel freezes Ramadan family visit permits for Palestinians after shooting
About 83,000 people will be impacted by the decision.
# Israel
Four people have been killed in Tel Aviv after two gunmen opened fire
The gunmen were later detained.
# rampage
Palestinian attacker kills US tourist in stabbing spree along Tel Aviv's waterfront
It comes amid a cycle of violence that’s left 184 Palestinians and 28 Israelis dead.
# Dizengoff Street
Police continue manhunt for Tel Aviv shooting suspect
After the attack, hundreds of police had been seen scouring the area and entering buildings to search for suspects as police helicopters buzzed overhead.
# Tel Aviv
Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel
Police units are searching Tel Aviv for the suspect.
# Tel Aviv
Thief returns stolen Roman artefacts because they brought 20 years of bad luck
The man had taken artefacts from the ancient city of Gamla in the Golan Heights in Israel.
# malfunction
Plane makes emergency landing after wheel part falls off
The Israeli passenger plane en route to Prague was forced to turn back.
# Cairo
Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks
“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.
# Off-Road
Futuristic: this city is getting its own network of sky cars
The skyTran network will consist of two-person, “jet-like” sky cars which will be suspended from elevated magnetic tracks and will be trialled in Tel Aviv.
# Ariel Sharon
Vital organs of former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon are failing says Tel Aviv hospital
Sharon has been in a coma for nearly eight years but his condition worsened yesterday.
# Attack
Tel Aviv police arrest suspects over deadly 2009 attack on gay youth centre
Two people were killed when a gunman opened fire on a group of young gay people outside a youth centre in Tel Aviv five years ago.
# Prisoner X
Israel says no more prisoners being held incognito after Prisoner X
Mossad agent Ben Zygier was identified by Australian media as Prisoner X, who was found hanged in his isolation cell in an Israeli prison.
# Office space
Indoor trees and a slide: the perfect office?
Google offices never fail to impress but the ‘wild design’ is a new one on us…
# tow the line
Watch council workers paint 'disabled' space around a car... then tow it
The driver got a €270 fine for parking in a disabled spot, in Tel Aviv.
# Conflict
Blast on a bus in Israeli city of Tel Aviv wounds over a dozen
Police said the blast took place on a street which runs just behind the Kiriya, Israel’s sprawling defence ministry.
# Israel
Tel Aviv: Man attacks security guards at US embassy
The suspect is believed to have approached the embassy at 9am GMT with a knife and an axe.
# Israel
Israel set for January election after dissolution of Knesset
A date has been set for an early general election after coalition partners reached a deadlock over of austerity measures for the country’s upcoming budget.
# Tel Aviv
Euro 2013 Qualifiers: Ireland finish on a winning note with inspired Israeli display
Julie Ann Russell and Fiona O’Sullivan were on the scoresheet for Sue Ronan’s side.
# Nuclear
US says has 'eyes' inside Iran nuclear programme
Israel has insisted the threat of Iran developing a viable nuclear weapon was becoming more “urgent” – but Washington has indicated diplomacy remains the best option.
# Gaza
Nine remaining Gaza activists expected back in Ireland today
It follows yesterday’s confusion which saw only five of the seven activists due to fly home actually landing in Dublin late last night.
# Air Travel
Fifteen passengers become unwell on flight to Dublin
Medical teams met the Jet2 charter flight from Tel Aviv as it touched down in Ireland.