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#West Bank

# west-bank - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed and dozens wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid

Updated Tue 11:45 AM 14,196 Views 24 Comments

Israel agreed to a truce with Palestinian militants in Gaza at the weekend.

# west-bank - Monday 4 July, 2022

'We are incredulous': Family of Shireen Abu Akleh condemn result of US probe into her death
# Shireen Abu Akleh
# Shireen Abu Akleh

'We are incredulous': Family of Shireen Abu Akleh condemn result of US probe into her death

Updated Jul 4th 2022, 7:56 PM 22,596 Views 20 Comments

The US said the journalist was likely killed by Israeli gunfire, but said there was no reason to believe she was shot intentionally.

# west-bank - Monday 16 May, 2022

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Independent probe points to Israeli gunfire in journalist Shireen Abu Akleh's death

May 16th 2022, 9:01 AM 9,646 Views 34 Comments

Israel and the Palestinians are locked in a war of narratives that already has put Israel on the defensive.

# west-bank - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Palestinians honour journalist killed in Israeli army raid after rejecting probe into her death
# Shireen Abu Akleh
# Shireen Abu Akleh

Palestinians honour journalist killed in Israeli army raid after rejecting probe into her death

May 12th 2022, 8:46 PM 9,912 Views 9 Comments

The Palestinian Authority has rejected holding a joint probe with Israel.

Book of condolences to be opened in Dublin for journalist shot dead in Israeli army raid
# Book Of Condolences
# Book Of Condolences

Book of condolences to be opened in Dublin for journalist shot dead in Israeli army raid

May 12th 2022, 2:35 PM 8,160 Views 5 Comments

Messages will be compiled and sent to the family of Shireen Abu Akleh.

# west-bank - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

UN demands probe into killing of Al Jazeera journalist during Israeli army raid in West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

UN demands probe into killing of Al Jazeera journalist during Israeli army raid in West Bank

May 11th 2022, 7:48 PM 34,567 Views 30 Comments

Al Jazeera said Shireen Abu Akleh, a prominent figure in the channel’s Arabic news service, was shot “deliberately” and “in cold blood” by Israeli troops.

# west-bank - Monday 9 May, 2022

Two Palestinians shot dead by Israelis in occupied West Bank
# Middle East
# Middle East

Two Palestinians shot dead by Israelis in occupied West Bank

May 9th 2022, 7:01 AM 6,048 Views 7 Comments

At least 18 Israelis have been killed in five attacks since March.

# west-bank - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Palestinians lose two-decade court battle over land claimed for Israeli military training
# West Bank
# West Bank

Palestinians lose two-decade court battle over land claimed for Israeli military training

May 5th 2022, 7:27 PM 12,935 Views 44 Comments

An Israeli High Court decision has approved the eviction of roughly 1,000 Palestinian villagers to make way for a military training zone.

# west-bank - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Arrests after Palestinian group claims killing of West Bank settler guard
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Arrests after Palestinian group claims killing of West Bank settler guard

Apr 30th 2022, 6:48 PM 7,327 Views 16 Comments

There are raised fears of another armed conflict similar to an 11-day war last year between Israel and Hamas.

# west-bank - Thursday 7 April, 2022

At least two killed in Tel Aviv attack
# West Bank
# West Bank

At least two killed in Tel Aviv attack

Apr 7th 2022, 9:28 PM 12,229 Views 14 Comments

There’s a surge of violence in Israel and the West Bank since late March.

# west-bank - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Two Palestinians killed by Israel troops in separate incidents in West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Two Palestinians killed by Israel troops in separate incidents in West Bank

Mar 15th 2022, 8:23 AM 9,822 Views 60 Comments

A 16-year-old died in an exchange of fire with troops carrying out an arrest raid outside the city of Nablus.

# west-bank - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Former AG of Israel: With great sadness I conclude that my country is now an apartheid regime
# Apartheid
# Apartheid

Former AG of Israel: With great sadness I conclude that my country is now an apartheid regime

Updated Feb 10th 2022, 2:50 PM 76,794 Views 57 Comments

Michael Benyair, former Attorney General of Israel, agrees with Amnesty International.

# west-bank - Friday 17 December, 2021

Israeli soldiers hunt Palestinian suspects after West Bank settler killing
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israeli soldiers hunt Palestinian suspects after West Bank settler killing

Dec 17th 2021, 4:04 PM 13,233 Views 18 Comments

The army, which said Palestinian “terrorists” carried out the attack, deployed three extra battalions as well as special forces.

# west-bank - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Opinion: I could face 15 years in prison if stopped by Israeli border patrol on my way home to Cork

Opinion: I could face 15 years in prison if stopped by Israeli border patrol on my way home to Cork

Nov 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 40,838 Views 47 Comments

Cork woman Dr Susan Power, a human rights lawyer, asks Simon Coveney to advocate for six NGOs designated as terrorist organisations by Israel.

# west-bank - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Twelve countries, including Ireland, call on Israel to reverse plan for 3,000 settler homes in West Bank
# Settlements
# Settlements

Twelve countries, including Ireland, call on Israel to reverse plan for 3,000 settler homes in West Bank

Updated Oct 28th 2021, 2:00 PM 22,541 Views 39 Comments

The homes will be built in the occupied West Bank despite the US president’s strongest criticism yet of the project.

# west-bank - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land
# West Bank
# West Bank

US criticises Israeli settlements on Palestinian land

Oct 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 19,110 Views 26 Comments

The criticism by President Joe Biden’s administration was some of the strongest in years on Israel.

# west-bank - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian teenager during West Bank clashes

Aug 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 6,950 Views 11 Comments

Imad Khaled Saleh Hashash died after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.

# west-bank - Friday 9 July, 2021

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing
# Demolition
# Demolition

Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian-American blamed for West Bank killing

Jul 9th 2021, 11:36 AM 15,488 Views 27 Comments

Muntasser Shalaby was arrested two days after the death of a student in a shooting that wounded two others.

# west-bank - Friday 11 June, 2021

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say
# West Bank
# West Bank

15-year-old Palestinian shot dead in clashes with Israel army, medics say

Jun 11th 2021, 6:14 PM 8,135 Views 34 Comments

The health ministry said six others were wounded by live gunfire.

# west-bank - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Three Palestinians killed in clash with Israeli special forces in the West Bank

Jun 10th 2021, 8:28 AM 8,607 Views 26 Comments

The shooting followed an earlier shooting involving Israeli soldiers and one of the men, it has been claimed.

# west-bank - Saturday 15 May, 2021

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say
# Gaza
# Gaza

Family of 10 killed after Israeli airstrike hits refugee camp, medics say

Updated May 15th 2021, 3:57 PM 28,806 Views 18 Comments

Israeli airstrikes have also destroyed a tower that hosted media groups Al Jazeera and the Associated Press.

# west-bank - Friday 6 November, 2020

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'
# West Bank
# West Bank

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'

Nov 6th 2020, 1:44 PM 22,678 Views 47 Comments

Israel’s army demolished the homes of nearly 80 Palestinian Bedouins in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday.

# west-bank - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley

Nov 4th 2020, 3:13 PM 56,120 Views 42 Comments

Nearly 80 people have been left homeless, according to officials.

# west-bank - Monday 8 June, 2020

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill

Jun 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,906 Views 75 Comments

Duncan Casey argues that the Bill, which would prohibit the import of goods from the West Bank, should no longer be delayed.

# west-bank - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation

Apr 26th 2020, 8:30 PM 27,040 Views 113 Comments

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

# west-bank - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:11 PM 21,274 Views 113 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs’ comments come as a new government is set to be formed in Israel.

# west-bank - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan
# Middle East
# Middle East

Trump hosts rival Israeli leaders on the eve of unveiling 'historic' peace plan

Jan 28th 2020, 7:36 AM 10,561 Views 38 Comments

There is scepticism over the plan’s chances of success in the Middle East.

# west-bank - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles
# Opinion
# Opinion

Intimidation and checks: My trip to Palestine brought back memories of Crossmaglen during the Troubles

Dec 21st 2019, 7:15 AM 24,302 Views 77 Comments

Oisín McConville writes about his recent trip to Gaza and the West Bank with Trócaire.

# west-bank - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn
# Occupied Territories
# Occupied Territories

Coveney condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlements in wake of US policy u-turn

Nov 19th 2019, 7:48 AM 11,959 Views 82 Comments

This comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington no longer considers them to be illegal.

# west-bank - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Sep 19th 2019, 8:58 AM 8,132 Views 45 Comments

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

# west-bank - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election
# Benjamin Netanyahu
# Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

Sep 15th 2019, 5:10 PM 10,869 Views 42 Comments

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

# west-bank - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank
# Flashpoint
# Flashpoint

Off-duty Israeli soldier found dead with stab wounds in occupied West Bank

Aug 8th 2019, 2:12 PM 10,583 Views 41 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called it a “terrorist” attack and reinforcements have been sent.

# west-bank - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements
# Israel
# Israel

Airbnb reverses decision to ban listings from West Bank settlements

Apr 10th 2019, 9:05 PM 8,002 Views 24 Comments

The move came as a result of multiple lawsuits being filed by hosts against the company.

# west-bank - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Netanyahu vows to will annex settlements in West Bank if he's re-elected
# Occupied Lands
# Occupied Lands

Netanyahu vows to will annex settlements in West Bank if he's re-elected

Apr 7th 2019, 7:35 AM 14,190 Views 118 Comments

Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday.

# west-bank - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls
# Israeli Ambassador
# Israeli Ambassador

Israeli ambassador praises RTÉ's 'strong position' on Eurovision boycott calls

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:00 AM 25,288 Views 143 Comments

His comments come in the wake of renewed calls for RTÉ to sit out this year’s contest.

# west-bank - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings
# West Bank
# West Bank

Calls for Booking.com to follow Airbnb's move to remove Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 9:08 PM 17,671 Views 74 Comments

Israel strongly denounced Airbnb’s decision and threatened legal action against the company.

# west-bank - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing
# Aisha Mohammed Rabi
# Aisha Mohammed Rabi

Palestinian mother-of-eight dies after West Bank stone throwing

Oct 13th 2018, 12:25 PM 22,308 Views 74 Comments

She died in hospital from a head injury she sustained in the stone-throwing.

# west-bank - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees
# Mahmoud Abbas Visit
# Mahmoud Abbas Visit

Ireland to give extra €1 million to help Palestinian refugees

Updated Sep 22nd 2018, 5:30 PM 30,647 Views 151 Comments

Mahmoud Abbas met President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Tánaiste Simon Coveney today.

# west-bank - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'
# Funding
# Funding

Tánaiste: US decision to end aid to Palestinian refugee agency is 'shocking'

Sep 1st 2018, 7:27 AM 12,295 Views 66 Comments

The US State Department said it was no longer willing to shoulder “the very disproportionate share of the burden”.

# west-bank - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'

Aug 19th 2018, 8:45 AM 8,519 Views 45 Comments

The principal of the school used by Palestinian children in Susya makes a direct appeal to the Irish government to support them.

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