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# west-bank - Monday 3 October, 2011

Radicals suspected of burning mosque in Israel
# Middle East
# Middle East

Radicals suspected of burning mosque in Israel

Oct 3rd 2011, 3:18 PM 400 Views 31 Comments

The burning of a mosque in an Arab village in northern Israel is suspected to be ‘revenge’ for the death of a Jewish settler in the West Bank last week.

# west-bank - Sunday 4 September, 2011

Poll: Should Ireland support Palestine's bid for full UN membership?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland support Palestine's bid for full UN membership?

Sep 4th 2011, 12:12 PM 5,812 Views 120 Comments

Ireland won’t decide how to vote on Palestine’s application until the wording is finalised. How do you think Ireland should vote?

Ireland undecided on Palestinian bid for full UN membership
# Palestine
# Palestine

Ireland undecided on Palestinian bid for full UN membership

Sep 4th 2011, 11:48 AM 824 Views 16 Comments

The government won’t decide on a response to Palestine’s call for statehood until a formal wording is published, a spokesman says.

# west-bank - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Column: Is a Palestinian unilateral declaration of statehood really a road to peace?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Is a Palestinian unilateral declaration of statehood really a road to peace?

Aug 31st 2011, 8:10 AM 41 Views 96 Comments

The Israeli Ambassador to Ireland writes that a bid to have an independent Palestinian state recognised by the UN, to live side by side with Israel, cannot be achieved in the present climate of violence.

# west-bank - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Israel accuses Al Jazeera journalist of Hamas membership
# Israel
# Israel

Israel accuses Al Jazeera journalist of Hamas membership

Aug 16th 2011, 7:08 PM 221 Views 5 Comments

The Palestinian journalist appeared before an Israeli military court today.

# west-bank - Monday 15 August, 2011

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank
# Settlements
# Settlements

Israel approves construction of 277 new homes in West Bank

Aug 15th 2011, 2:33 PM 450 Views 27 Comments

A further 277 apartments in a Jewish settlement deep inside the West Bank have been approved for construction.

# west-bank - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Ezra Nawi rape conviction went unreported in Israel: report
# Norris
# Norris

Ezra Nawi rape conviction went unreported in Israel: report

Aug 3rd 2011, 8:14 AM 3,538 Views 40 Comments

The story which has ended the presidential hopes of David Norris has only come to light 14 years later.

# west-bank - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Irish woman held in Israel over 'flytilla' protest
# Flytilla
# Flytilla

Irish woman held in Israel over 'flytilla' protest

Jul 10th 2011, 1:31 PM 919 Views 57 Comments

Dee Murphy was “handcuffed and shackled” on arrival at Tel Aviv airport, according to reports.

# west-bank - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 1st 2011, 9:28 PM 810 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# west-bank - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Trouble ahead? Hamas rejects Fatah's nominee for Palestinian prime minister, complicating unity deal
# Palestine
# Palestine

Trouble ahead? Hamas rejects Fatah's nominee for Palestinian prime minister, complicating unity deal

Jun 12th 2011, 4:34 PM 147 Views 1 Comment

Efforts to reconcile the two previously warring factions from the Gaza Strip and the West Bank have been hit once more by this latest setback.

# west-bank - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Fourteen people now dead as Israel opens fire on Syrian protesters along border
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Fourteen people now dead as Israel opens fire on Syrian protesters along border

Jun 5th 2011, 5:50 PM 731 Views 10 Comments

Local doctors confirmed the death toll as Israeli soldiers opened fire on protesters who stormed the border into the Golan Heights which Israeli seized from Syria in 1967.

# west-bank - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Israel approves housing settlement on road joining Palestine, names it 'Obama' - report
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israel approves housing settlement on road joining Palestine, names it 'Obama' - report

Jun 1st 2011, 12:33 PM 420 Views 0 Comments

The Israeli government approves a plan to rename a housing settlement planned for a road joining Gaza and the West Bank.

# west-bank - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Little hope of Middle East resolution as Netanyahu rejects Obama's 'unrealistic' view of region
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Little hope of Middle East resolution as Netanyahu rejects Obama's 'unrealistic' view of region

May 21st 2011, 3:11 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

Having begun the week looking at ways in which to move things forward in the Middle East, Barack Obama appears to have done little to appease either Israel or Palestine.

# west-bank - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Palestinians postpone local elections until October
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinians postpone local elections until October

May 17th 2011, 3:28 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

President Mahmoud Abbas says elections won’t be held in July to allow reconciliation between the Fatah movement and the Hamas group, who are working on forming a unity government.

Palestinians postpone local elections
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinians postpone local elections

May 17th 2011, 3:09 PM 67 Views 0 Comments

The decision is part of a reconciliation process between the Fatah movement and Islamic militant group Hamas.

# west-bank - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Palestinians issue first bonds
# Palestine
# Palestine

Palestinians issue first bonds

May 10th 2011, 6:12 PM 343 Views 0 Comments

In a milestone move towards an independent state, the biggest company in the Palestinian territories has issued its first set of five-year corporate bonds.

# west-bank - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Fatah and Hamas proclaim landmark reconciliation pact
# Palestine
# Palestine

Fatah and Hamas proclaim landmark reconciliation pact

May 4th 2011, 8:45 PM 556 Views 0 Comments

The pact aims to end the bitter four-year rift between the rival Palestinian factions – however, Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu has said that the agreement is a “tremendous blow for peace”.

# west-bank - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah reach unity agreement
# Palestine
# Palestine

Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah reach unity agreement

Apr 28th 2011, 7:05 AM 315 Views 0 Comments

The agreement comes four years after Hamas seized control of the Gaza strip in a violent takeover. Israel and the US appeared to reject the deal given Hamas’ stated goal of destroying the Jewish state.

# west-bank - Sunday 24 April, 2011

One Israeli killed and four injured after West Bank shooting
# West Bank
# West Bank

One Israeli killed and four injured after West Bank shooting

Apr 24th 2011, 1:07 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

The group of Israelis had come to pray at a Jewish holy site in the West Bank but without authorisation and a man – alleged to be a Palestinain policeman – opened fire, according to the Israeli military.

# west-bank - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Israel might offer Palestinians a temporary border
# Palestine
# Palestine

Israel might offer Palestinians a temporary border

Mar 8th 2011, 10:34 AM 627 Views 0 Comments

Israel has been told to make a significant gesture to overcome the deadlocked peace negotiations – however Palestine has rejected previous offers of temporary borders.

# west-bank - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Israel approves housing expansion in east Jerusalem
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Israel approves housing expansion in east Jerusalem

Mar 2nd 2011, 10:24 AM 350 Views 0 Comments

Newly approved Jewish settlement expansion in bitterly contested east Jerusalem has raised further fears for the deadlocked peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

# west-bank - Saturday 19 February, 2011

US vetoes UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements
# UN
# UN

US vetoes UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements

Feb 19th 2011, 1:24 PM 1,071 Views 0 Comments

The US ambassador to the United Nations said that the decision “should not be misunderstood to mean we support settlement activity.”

# west-bank - Monday 14 February, 2011

Palestinian cabinet quits ahead of anticipated reshuffle
# Middle East
# Middle East

Palestinian cabinet quits ahead of anticipated reshuffle

Feb 14th 2011, 3:21 PM 354 Views 0 Comments

Mahmoud Abbas accepts the resignation of Salam Fayyad’s cabinet – possibly prompted by the unrest in the region.

# west-bank - Tuesday 14 December, 2010

EU shelves recognition of Palestinian state
# Palestine
# Palestine

EU shelves recognition of Palestinian state

Dec 14th 2010, 6:29 PM 561 Views 0 Comments

EU foreign ministers have said they will recognise Palestine when it is “appropriate”.

# west-bank - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

US abandons demand for Israeli settlement freeze
# Middle East
# Middle East

US abandons demand for Israeli settlement freeze

Dec 8th 2010, 6:54 PM 243 Views 0 Comments

The United States says it will no longer attempt to convince Israel to ban construction in the West Bank.

# west-bank - Sunday 14 November, 2010

Israel to debate US settlement deal
# Middle East
# Middle East

Israel to debate US settlement deal

Nov 14th 2010, 10:34 AM 166 Views 0 Comments

The US has offered a package of incentives to Israel in exchange for a 90-day settlement freeze.

# west-bank - Tuesday 5 October, 2010

West Bank mosque torched by arsonists
# West Bank
# West Bank

West Bank mosque torched by arsonists

Oct 5th 2010, 3:23 PM 108 Views 0 Comments

Extremist Jewish settlers are being blamed for the attack.

# west-bank - Monday 27 September, 2010

Abbas defers decision on Mid-East peace talks
# Middle East
# Middle East

Abbas defers decision on Mid-East peace talks

Sep 27th 2010, 7:57 PM 124 Views 0 Comments

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will consult with the Arab League over Israel’s decision to resume settlements.

# west-bank - Wednesday 1 September, 2010

Isreali deaths overshadow peace talks
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Isreali deaths overshadow peace talks

Sep 1st 2010, 9:10 PM 261 Views 0 Comments

First direct talks between Israel and Palestine in over 18 months open in Washington.

# west-bank - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Four shot dead in West Bank
# West Bank
# West Bank

Four shot dead in West Bank

Aug 31st 2010, 8:09 PM 115 Views 0 Comments

# west-bank - Sunday 29 August, 2010

Israeli actors boycott West Bank settlement
# West Bank Boycott
# West Bank Boycott

Israeli actors boycott West Bank settlement

Aug 29th 2010, 2:46 PM 401 Views 0 Comments

57 Israeli actors and playwrights have refused to perform on the contested land of the West Bank.