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#West Bank

# west-bank - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel announces 2,500 settler homes following Trump 'encouragement'

Jan 24th 2017, 5:42 PM 17,680 Views 126 Comments

It may be the largest number to have been given the green light since 2013.

# west-bank - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case
# Elor Azaria
# Elor Azaria

Netanyahu wants pardon for Israeli soldier in manslaughter case

Jan 4th 2017, 9:00 PM 31,949 Views 202 Comments

The killing was caught on video and deeply divided the country.

# west-bank - Friday 23 December, 2016

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements
# Security Council
# Security Council

America abstains as the UN condemns Israeli settlements

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:33 PM 14,723 Views 113 Comments

New Zealand had stepped in to replace a withdrawn Egyptian resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements.

# west-bank - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup
# West Bank
# West Bank

Settlements could see Israel thrown out of the World Cup

Oct 1st 2016, 7:15 AM 18,104 Views 110 Comments

Clubs play on the West Bank, considered occupied land.

# west-bank - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Abbas: Those who speak of a two-state solution should recognise Palestine as a state
# West Bank
# West Bank

Abbas: Those who speak of a two-state solution should recognise Palestine as a state

Sep 22nd 2016, 8:50 PM 8,591 Views 93 Comments

Israeli and Palestinian leaders clahsed at the UN today.

# west-bank - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Palestinians are outraged at a donkey sale planned by the Israeli army
# Israel
# Israel

Palestinians are outraged at a donkey sale planned by the Israeli army

Aug 6th 2016, 8:45 AM 25,341 Views 172 Comments

Palestinians say the army is trying to sell back the very animals it seized from them in the occupied West Bank’s Jordan Valley.

# west-bank - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Israel freezes Ramadan family visit permits for Palestinians after shooting
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Israel freezes Ramadan family visit permits for Palestinians after shooting

Jun 9th 2016, 7:57 AM 10,870 Views 149 Comments

About 83,000 people will be impacted by the decision.

# west-bank - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel frees youngest female Palestinian prisoner

Apr 24th 2016, 6:46 PM 19,629 Views 211 Comments

The 12-year-old girl confessed to planning a stabbing attack in the West Bank.

# west-bank - Saturday 23 January, 2016

'I'm an Irishman in the West Bank helping kids get to school through checkpoints'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm an Irishman in the West Bank helping kids get to school through checkpoints'

Jan 23rd 2016, 7:30 PM 495 Views 197 Comments

Alex Dunne has been in the West Bank for over 40 days now, collecting stories of stories of military incursions, night raids, and settler attacks.

# west-bank - Monday 19 October, 2015

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station
# Beersheba
# Beersheba

Israel tensions rise after soldier shot at bus station

Oct 19th 2015, 7:56 AM 6,734 Views 97 Comments

Police said a man, thought to be Palestinian, entered the bus station armed with a pistol and knife, killing the soldier and wounding 10 other people.

# west-bank - 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 21,614 Views 177 Comments

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

# west-bank - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:48 PM 4,649 Views 0 Comments

The end of the HSE, air strikes in Afghanistan and an assault in Tralee.

Israeli troops respond to Palestinian protest with live ammunition, tear gas and rubber bullets
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israeli troops respond to Palestinian protest with live ammunition, tear gas and rubber bullets

Oct 3rd 2015, 5:50 PM 8,414 Views 82 Comments

This came in a raid by troops hunting the murderers of a Jewish settler couple.

# west-bank - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death
# West Bank
# West Bank

Israel rounds up Jewish extremists after Palestinian baby is burned to death

Aug 4th 2015, 11:59 PM 24,297 Views 86 Comments

The men are being held using detention laws usually reserved for Palestinians.

# west-bank - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Palestinian toddler burned to death in 'settler' arson attack
# Israel
# Israel

Palestinian toddler burned to death in 'settler' arson attack

Aug 1st 2015, 11:19 AM 13,919 Views 106 Comments

The attack happened yesterday and also critically wounded the toddler’s parents and brother.

# west-bank - Friday 31 July, 2015

Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home
# West Bank
# West Bank

Palestinian baby killed in fire started by Israeli settlers at his home

Jul 31st 2015, 7:18 AM 11,379 Views 129 Comments

The child’s parents and older brother were severely injured in the blaze.

# west-bank - Monday 20 July, 2015

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine
# Opinion
# Opinion

What I've learned from volunteering in Palestine

Jul 20th 2015, 12:01 PM 3,804 Views 179 Comments

A member of Tipperary’s 2010 hurling All-Ireland winning squad writes about volunteering with Palestinian youth as part of the Palestine Summer Encounter Project.

# west-bank - Thursday 4 June, 2015

A massive phone company is pulling out of Israel, and Israel is NOT happy
# Big Boycott
# Big Boycott

A massive phone company is pulling out of Israel, and Israel is NOT happy

Jun 4th 2015, 10:23 PM 30,403 Views 173 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu called it a “miserable” decision.

# west-bank - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Israel warns of 'retaliatory steps' as Palestine signs up to International Criminal Court
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Israel warns of 'retaliatory steps' as Palestine signs up to International Criminal Court

Dec 31st 2014, 8:25 PM 13,975 Views 47 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu called Israel’s soldiers “the most moral army in the world”.

# west-bank - Monday 29 December, 2014

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli army kill stone-throwing Palestinian teen in the West Bank

Dec 29th 2014, 3:56 PM 10,810 Views 172 Comments

Around 20 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank since June.

# west-bank - Monday 10 November, 2014

One killed in knife attack as unrest continues across Israel and West Bank
# Stabbings
# Stabbings

One killed in knife attack as unrest continues across Israel and West Bank

Nov 10th 2014, 6:07 PM 6,605 Views 30 Comments

A solider is also in a critical condition.

# west-bank - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence
# Holy Land
# Holy Land

Hit and run rampage in Jerusalem leaves two dead in religious violence

Nov 5th 2014, 2:01 PM 5,207 Views 48 Comments

A Palestinian man driving the van was shot dead by police.

# west-bank - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city
# Disputed Territory
# Disputed Territory

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Oct 28th 2014, 2:09 PM 6,842 Views 164 Comments

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

# west-bank - Sunday 21 September, 2014

UN isn't happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people
# Palestine
# Palestine

UN isn't happy about Israeli plans to relocate West Bank Bedouin people

Sep 21st 2014, 5:46 PM 6,875 Views 39 Comments

It said this might make away for further illegal settlement expansion.

# west-bank - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war
# Outlet
From The42
# Outlet

Palestinian football team determined to rise above war

Sep 11th 2014, 9:55 AM 3,797 Views 2 Comments

Football is hugely popular in Gaza and the West Bank, where the game has been played since the 1920s.

# west-bank - Monday 8 September, 2014

A Dublin councillor has travelled to the West Bank to work as a human rights observer
# Conflict
# Conflict

A Dublin councillor has travelled to the West Bank to work as a human rights observer

Sep 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,618 Views 50 Comments

Patrick Costello is keeping an ongoing blog of his experiences called, ‘Canal Bank To West Bank’.

# west-bank - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Dáil committee chair weighs in on Israeli land seizure ahead of meeting with ambassador
# West Bank
# West Bank

Dáil committee chair weighs in on Israeli land seizure ahead of meeting with ambassador

Sep 2nd 2014, 7:33 PM 6,979 Views 87 Comments

Pat Breen said further West Bank settlements would be a “nail in the coffin of the two-state solution.”

# west-bank - Monday 1 September, 2014

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab
# No State Solution
# No State Solution

"Settlements are illegal" - Ireland joins chorus of condemnation of Israeli land grab

Sep 1st 2014, 5:23 PM 13,799 Views 114 Comments

The US and Amnesty International also want Israel to reverse the decision.

Israel announces massive land seizure for new West Bank settlements
# Israel
# Israel

Israel announces massive land seizure for new West Bank settlements

Sep 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 18,680 Views 178 Comments

It’s thought to be the biggest Israeli land seizure since the 1980s.

# west-bank - Monday 18 August, 2014

Israel destroys West Bank homes of three Palestinians suspected of murdering teenagers
# Tensions
# Tensions

Israel destroys West Bank homes of three Palestinians suspected of murdering teenagers

Aug 18th 2014, 4:43 PM 6,866 Views 111 Comments

The abduction and killing of the three men partly led to the deadly upsurge in violence last month.

# west-bank - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks
# Cairo
# Cairo

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

Aug 10th 2014, 12:11 PM 12,496 Views 309 Comments

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# west-bank - Friday 1 August, 2014

Galway town leads the way on Israeli boycott
# Kinvara
# Kinvara

Galway town leads the way on Israeli boycott

Aug 1st 2014, 1:30 PM 20,560 Views 278 Comments

The action by Kinvara follows calls by Trócaire for a ban on goods from settlements in the West Bank.

# west-bank - Friday 25 July, 2014

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests
# West Bank
# West Bank

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank protests

Jul 25th 2014, 7:19 AM 7,945 Views 157 Comments

At least 150 people were wounded in the clashes.

# west-bank - Friday 11 July, 2014

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver
# Escalation
# Escalation

Gaza death toll hits 100 as truce efforts waver

Jul 11th 2014, 3:55 PM 5,867 Views 195 Comments

Israeli airstrikes continue to bombard Gaza today as the Palestinian death toll reaches 100.

# west-bank - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack
# Escalation
# Escalation

Palestinian teenager forced into car and killed in apparent revenge attack

Jul 2nd 2014, 8:14 AM 9,683 Views 169 Comments

The youth was seen being kidnapped from the Arab half of Jerusalem.

# west-bank - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Thousands attend funeral of murdered teens as Israel mulls military retaliation
# Hamas
# Hamas

Thousands attend funeral of murdered teens as Israel mulls military retaliation

Jul 1st 2014, 9:23 PM 9,781 Views 89 Comments

Israel has vowed it will exact a high price from Hamas for the murders.

Israel: Hamas will pay. Hamas: Start a war and you'll open the gates of hell
# Retaliation
# Retaliation

Israel: Hamas will pay. Hamas: Start a war and you'll open the gates of hell

Jul 1st 2014, 7:37 AM 7,569 Views 111 Comments

The Middle-East is on high alert after the three missing Israeli teenagers were found dead in the West Bank.

# west-bank - Monday 30 June, 2014

Bodies of missing Israeli teenagers found, defence minister calls for 'eradication of Hamas'
# Israel
# Israel

Bodies of missing Israeli teenagers found, defence minister calls for 'eradication of Hamas'

Jun 30th 2014, 9:56 PM 27,789 Views 263 Comments

The three teens had been missing since earlier this month.

# west-bank - Friday 20 June, 2014

14-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by Israel army during search for missing teenagers
# Tensions
# Tensions

14-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by Israel army during search for missing teenagers

Jun 20th 2014, 7:52 AM 9,780 Views 160 Comments

The soldiers had been carrying out arrests as part of the arrest to find the three teens believed to have been abducted by Hamas.

# west-bank - 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 202 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.