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#Israel

# israel - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map
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Donald Trump calls his plan for Israel-Palestine a 'win-win', and tweets out a map

Updated Jan 28th 2020, 7:30 PM 47,089 Views 123 Comments

Trump said that his plan “could be the last opportunity” for Palestinians.

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

Jan 28th 2020, 7:36 AM 10,541 Views 38 Comments

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

# israel - Friday 3 January, 2020

Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike
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Iran warns of 'severe revenge' after top general killed in US airstrike

Updated Jan 3rd 2020, 10:03 AM 44,167 Views 62 Comments

The Pentagon described the operation as a “decisive defensive action”.

# israel - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Peacekeepers' killings in Lebanon led government to halt Israeli plans to open Irish embassy
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Peacekeepers' killings in Lebanon led government to halt Israeli plans to open Irish embassy

Dec 28th 2019, 1:00 PM 30,098 Views 48 Comments

Irish troops have been deployed to the region with the UN since the 1970s.

# israel - Friday 27 December, 2019

'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest
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'A giant victory': Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu wins party leadership contest

Dec 27th 2019, 8:55 AM 9,628 Views 26 Comments

This gives the embattled leader a boost ahead of the country’s third election in less than a year.

# israel - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip
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Benjamin Netanyahu forced to take shelter at rally after rocket launched from Gaza strip

Dec 26th 2019, 10:02 AM 10,237 Views 75 Comments

The rocket launch came during a campaign rally.

# israel - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months
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Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Dec 12th 2019, 7:21 AM 4,447 Views 14 Comments

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

# israel - Friday 29 November, 2019

Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says
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Tusla involved in welfare plans for Lisa Smith's child, Taoiseach says

Nov 29th 2019, 4:02 PM 22,028 Views 94 Comments

The former Defence Forces member who was married to an Islamic State fighter is due back in Ireland

# israel - Thursday 21 November, 2019

'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery
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'It's a tainted investigation': Benjamin Netanyahu's reaction as he's indicted on fraud and bribery

Updated Nov 21st 2019, 8:42 PM 15,338 Views 80 Comments

The Israeli prime minister has called the allegations part of a witch-hunt.

# israel - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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

Nov 19th 2019, 7:48 AM 11,880 Views 83 Comments

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

# israel - Monday 18 November, 2019

US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal
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US will no longer consider Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories illegal

Nov 18th 2019, 8:43 PM 19,624 Views 64 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the change in position today.

Ireland U17s win again to finish first qualifying phase with 100% record
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# 2020 Vision

Ireland U17s win again to finish first qualifying phase with 100% record

Nov 18th 2019, 4:10 PM 9,999 Views 2 Comments

Colin O’Brien’s side put four goals past Israel this afternoon to secure another convincing win in Cork.

# israel - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike
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Ceasefire called in Gaza after fresh violence sees 8 members of same family killed in air strike

Nov 14th 2019, 7:08 AM 6,452 Views 33 Comments

The Palestinian health ministry said that the Abu Malhous family was killed in the Israeli air strike earlier this week.

# israel - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack
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Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza attack

Nov 12th 2019, 4:08 PM 8,307 Views 34 Comments

Israel was attacked with rockets following the strike on the Palestinian militants.

EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories
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EU countries must now label products imported from Israeli occupied territories

Nov 12th 2019, 1:34 PM 11,865 Views 35 Comments

It follows a case taken by a French tribunal in 2016.

# israel - Thursday 19 September, 2019

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

Sep 19th 2019, 8:58 AM 8,103 Views 45 Comments

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

# israel - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election
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Israel left in suspense as exit polls predict deadlock in general election

Sep 18th 2019, 7:01 AM 6,649 Views 21 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu said this morning he will enter into negotiations to establish a “strong Zionist government”.

# israel - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election
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'Make Israel normal again': The stakes are high for Netanyahu in an unprecedented election

Updated Sep 17th 2019, 12:37 PM 11,726 Views 48 Comments

It’s the first time in Israeli history that two elections will be held in one year.

# israel - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election
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Israel approves new West Bank settlement just days before election

Sep 15th 2019, 5:10 PM 10,857 Views 42 Comments

The move was announced by Benjamin Netanyahu.

# israel - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory
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Irish political parties condemn Netanyahu's pledge to annex West Bank territory

Updated Sep 11th 2019, 5:30 PM 19,681 Views 71 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney described the move as a “dangerous political commitment”.

# israel - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected
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Netanyahu vows to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley if re-elected

Sep 10th 2019, 5:43 PM 11,678 Views 38 Comments

A senior Palestinian official has said that Netanyahu’s plan destroys all chances of Israeli-Palestinian peace.

# israel - Monday 2 September, 2019

Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah
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Concerns grow as tensions rise between Israel and Hezbollah

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:31 AM 12,983 Views 48 Comments

Israel and Hezbollah have exchanged fire along the Lebanese border.

# israel - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers
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Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

Aug 28th 2019, 7:16 AM 9,802 Views 23 Comments

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

# israel - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Trump's chopper-side 'I am the chosen one' press conference met with confusion and criticism
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Trump's chopper-side 'I am the chosen one' press conference met with confusion and criticism

Updated Aug 22nd 2019, 9:00 AM 61,396 Views 125 Comments

Trump’s language has been called anti-Semitic.

# israel - Friday 16 August, 2019

Israel backtracks to allow Rashida Tlaib enter the country, but how can it block US congresswomen?
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Israel backtracks to allow Rashida Tlaib enter the country, but how can it block US congresswomen?

Aug 16th 2019, 11:04 AM 18,382 Views 69 Comments

As it stands, Democrat Ilhan Omar has still been denied entry into the country.

# israel - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea
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Israel bars two US congresswomen from entering country following Trump plea

Aug 15th 2019, 9:12 PM 26,557 Views 82 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the move against Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib necessary.

# israel - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Irish striker Sheridan bags hat-trick for his new club
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Irish striker Sheridan bags hat-trick for his new club

Aug 13th 2019, 11:00 AM 9,817 Views 13 Comments

The well-travelled Cavan man was on form for Israeli side Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona last night.

# israel - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'
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Irish filmmakers show a new side to Gaza: 'We wanted to buck the stereotype, give them a voice'

Aug 10th 2019, 11:00 AM 29,928 Views 28 Comments

Two Irish filmmakers travelled to Gaza to make a documentary about life there.

# israel - Thursday 8 August, 2019

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

Aug 8th 2019, 2:12 PM 10,538 Views 41 Comments

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

# israel - Sunday 4 August, 2019

'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision
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'Are you brave enough?': RTÉ faced slew of demands to boycott in days leading up to Eurovision

Aug 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,963 Views 67 Comments

RTÉ received dozens of emails in the days leading up to this year’s competition.

# israel - Monday 15 July, 2019

Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy
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Israel's education minister faces calls to resign over comments on 'gay conversion' therapy

Jul 15th 2019, 6:42 PM 13,039 Views 41 Comments

Rafi Peretz’s latest controversial comments came in a television interview on Saturday.

# israel - Monday 17 June, 2019

Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump
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Trump Heights: Israel names Golan Heights settlement after Donald Trump

Jun 17th 2019, 7:50 AM 14,801 Views 35 Comments

Israeli prime minister inaugurated the new settlement on Sunday.

# israel - Friday 31 May, 2019

Donald Trump sent Benjamin Netanyahu a signed map of Israel with the word 'nice' beside annexed territory
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Donald Trump sent Benjamin Netanyahu a signed map of Israel with the word 'nice' beside annexed territory

May 31st 2019, 11:02 AM 46,535 Views 51 Comments

The strange spectacle served as a distraction for Netanyahu who has failed to build a coalition and must hold another election.

# israel - Thursday 30 May, 2019

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 30th 2019, 7:53 AM 7,880 Views 0 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
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Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30th 2019, 7:19 AM 6,866 Views 9 Comments

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

# israel - Monday 20 May, 2019

Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years
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Irish Eurovision viewing figures were noticeably down compared to the last few years

May 20th 2019, 7:02 PM 32,072 Views 38 Comments

A total of 284,700 people watched Saturday’s final.

# israel - Saturday 18 May, 2019

As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place
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As it happened: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence wins Eurovision as UK finishes in last place

May 18th 2019, 11:59 PM 129,139 Views 83 Comments

Eurovision fans are already blaming the Brexit factor for the UK’s dire showing.

Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US
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Government told that Occupied Territories Bill could affect immigration status of Irish in US

May 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 27,025 Views 123 Comments

Fine Gael voted against the Bill, which passed second stage in the Dáil this year.

# israel - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv
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Disappointment as Ireland fails to qualify for Eurovision final in Tel Aviv

May 16th 2019, 10:10 PM 79,781 Views 201 Comments

Sarah McTernan represented her country in this evening’s semi-final.

# israel - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel
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Up to 60 Palestinians wounded during protests to mark anniversary of creation of Israel

May 15th 2019, 7:33 PM 8,639 Views 105 Comments

The demonstrations came two weeks after a ceasefire was announced in the region.