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#Israel

# israel - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision
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Galway City Council calls on RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision

May 14th 2019, 5:00 PM 20,768 Views 115 Comments

GCC passed a motion last night calling on RTÉ not to broadcast the contest.

# israel - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision
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Opinion: Support Palestinians and show your opposition to apartheid by boycotting Eurovision

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 22,288 Views 124 Comments

You can show solidarity with the Palestinian people in their struggle for freedom against Israeli apartheid, occupation and war crimes by supporting the boycott, writes Zoe Lawlor.

Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination
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Opinion: Eurovision boycott activists are opposed to Israel's right to self-determination

May 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 40,628 Views 218 Comments

They pretend that the Jewish people have no right to live in the places where they were born and where their history, religion and culture are deeply rooted, writes the Israeli ambassador to Ireland, Ophir Kariv.

# israel - Monday 6 May, 2019

Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel
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Ceasefire in place after more than 20 killed in violence between Gaza and Israel

May 6th 2019, 9:35 AM 10,773 Views 60 Comments

At least 23 Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed.

# israel - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Israel vows  'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate
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Israel vows 'massive strikes' on Gaza as violence continues to escalate

Updated May 5th 2019, 3:15 PM 19,214 Views 200 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney called for an end to the ‘indiscriminate attacks’.

# israel - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza
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Baby killed as Israel launches air strikes after rockets fired from Gaza

May 4th 2019, 5:32 PM 11,975 Views 127 Comments

The Hamas rocket launches come as tensions in the region have ratcheted upwards.

# israel - Monday 29 April, 2019

Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'
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Eurovision winner says people calling for Israel boycott are 'spreading darkness'

Apr 29th 2019, 3:56 PM 23,925 Views 196 Comments

There have been widespread calls for a boycott of this year’s event both in Ireland and abroad.

# israel - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'We didn't make it': Israel's moon landing attempt fails at last minute
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'We didn't make it': Israel's moon landing attempt fails at last minute

Apr 11th 2019, 9:43 PM 23,864 Views 84 Comments

The craft suffered an engine failure when it was preparing to land this evening.

# israel - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

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

Apr 10th 2019, 9:05 PM 7,972 Views 24 Comments

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

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat
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Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

Updated Apr 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 28,196 Views 141 Comments

The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.

# israel - Sunday 7 April, 2019

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

Apr 7th 2019, 7:35 AM 14,170 Views 118 Comments

Israel goes to the polls on Tuesday.

# israel - Friday 5 April, 2019

Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision
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Sligo County Council votes unanimously to call on RTE to boycott the Eurovision

Apr 5th 2019, 3:07 PM 15,654 Views 98 Comments

Sligo County Council has previously voted to fly the Palestinian flag from Council Officers for a month in 2017, as well as voting to support a bill to ban goods from Israeli settlements in 2018.

# israel - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests
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Palestinian man killed by Israeli fire ahead of border protests

Mar 31st 2019, 8:07 AM 7,267 Views 93 Comments

He was hit in the head by shrapnel.

# israel - Saturday 30 March, 2019

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border
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3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Mar 30th 2019, 6:08 PM 8,368 Views 43 Comments

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.

# israel - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire
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Israel continues Gaza air strikes and Palestinian militants fire rockets despite apparent ceasefire

Mar 26th 2019, 7:46 AM 8,221 Views 87 Comments

“Our response was very powerful, very very powerful,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# israel - Monday 25 March, 2019

Standing alongside Netanyahu, Trump backs Israeli claims of sovereignty over disputed Golan Heights
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Standing alongside Netanyahu, Trump backs Israeli claims of sovereignty over disputed Golan Heights

Mar 25th 2019, 5:36 PM 10,684 Views 69 Comments

The move breaks with decades of international consensus against Israel’s claims.

Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip
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Israel vows to respond 'with force' after seven injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Mar 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 9,315 Views 109 Comments

The property was located in around 20km north of Tel Aviv.

# israel - Saturday 23 March, 2019

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

Mar 23rd 2019, 8:00 AM 25,246 Views 143 Comments

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

# israel - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Trump says the US will recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory
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Trump says the US will recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Mar 21st 2019, 6:49 PM 19,691 Views 83 Comments

Israel occupied the Golan Heights during the Six-Day War in 1967.

# israel - Friday 8 March, 2019

'Stand on the right side of history': Protest outside RTÉ calls for broadcaster to boycott Eurovision
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'Stand on the right side of history': Protest outside RTÉ calls for broadcaster to boycott Eurovision

Mar 8th 2019, 3:26 PM 29,360 Views 164 Comments

The protest follows this morning’s announcement that Sarah McTernan will represent Ireland at this year’s contest.

This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel
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This Co Clare singer will represent Ireland in the Eurovision in Israel

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 10:20 AM 85,179 Views 177 Comments

Sarah McTernan came third in The Voice of Ireland in 2015.

# israel - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism
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Long identified as staunch friends of Israel, Democrats are now being accused of anti-semitism

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:01 PM 16,495 Views 53 Comments

The claims have echoes of those against Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.

# israel - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'
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Opinion: 'I joined the army out of love for Israel... but I was just playing the part of the British soldier'

Feb 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 60,771 Views 142 Comments

‘At first, I hated shooting school children with rubber-coated bullets … but after a few months in Hebron, we would high-five each other every time we hit one’, writes Dean Issacharoff.

# israel - Monday 18 February, 2019

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'
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Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

Feb 18th 2019, 8:27 AM 15,053 Views 58 Comments

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

# israel - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain
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Government loses vote on Israeli goods trade ban Bill, as ministers abstain

Updated Jan 24th 2019, 2:00 PM 34,968 Views 120 Comments

The government lost by 75 votes to 45 votes, with three abstentions.

# israel - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Concerns over Israeli embassy closing down over Occupied Territories Bill 'an overreaction' say FF
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Concerns over Israeli embassy closing down over Occupied Territories Bill 'an overreaction' say FF

Jan 23rd 2019, 2:39 PM 21,623 Views 159 Comments

Government is likely to lose vote over legislation that would prohibit the purchase of goods or services produced in all settlements deemed illegal.

# israel - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Australian police charge man with rape and murder of Israeli student
# Aiia Maasarwe
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# Aiia Maasarwe

Australian police charge man with rape and murder of Israeli student

Jan 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,564 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old was speaking to her sister on the phone when she was attacked on Wednesday.

# israel - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister
# Aiia Maasarwe
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# Aiia Maasarwe

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Jan 17th 2019, 7:37 AM 54,585 Views 33 Comments

Aiia’s body was found early Wednesday near the campus of Melbourne University where she was studying.

# israel - Thursday 3 January, 2019

Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers
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Coveney rules out Occupied Territories Bill support but will discuss free vote with Independent Alliance ministers

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 6,632 Views 45 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# israel - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill
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Opinion: The government should be brave and stand on the right side of history with the Occupied Territories Bill

Jan 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM 13,828 Views 93 Comments

If Ireland is committed to peace between Israel and Palestine then we must show it and pass this legislation, writes Niall Collins.

# israel - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day
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The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Dec 26th 2018, 8:54 AM 9,269 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

# israel - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald: 'Leo asked where I was in the Dáil yesterday. I'm in Palestine observing the daily abuse they face'
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Mary Lou McDonald: 'Leo asked where I was in the Dáil yesterday. I'm in Palestine observing the daily abuse they face'

Dec 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 68,705 Views 219 Comments

Yesterday, the Taoiseach asked why the Sinn Féin leader was not in the chamber.

# israel - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Independent Alliance to seek a free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill
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Independent Alliance to seek a free vote for Israeli goods trade ban Bill

Dec 16th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,447 Views 30 Comments

The proposed legislation is due before the Dáil in the new year.

# israel - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel
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Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Updated Dec 15th 2018, 11:57 AM 24,087 Views 111 Comments

A contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.

# israel - Monday 3 December, 2018

Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel
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Six people sentenced to death in Gaza Strip for 'collaborating' with Israel

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:06 PM 19,966 Views 72 Comments

Eight others were sentenced to hard labour ranging from six to 15 years.

# israel - Sunday 2 December, 2018

Israeli police recommend indicting prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges
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Israeli police recommend indicting prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges

Dec 2nd 2018, 10:36 AM 14,050 Views 71 Comments

It is the third such recommendation against the premier in recent months.

# israel - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition
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Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition

Nov 28th 2018, 7:38 PM 23,240 Views 74 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# israel - Friday 23 November, 2018

New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules'
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New legal advice finds Occupied Territories Bill is 'fully compliant with EU trade rules'

Nov 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 28,482 Views 50 Comments

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

# israel - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

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

Updated Nov 20th 2018, 9:08 PM 17,654 Views 74 Comments

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

# israel - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year
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Dublin to host summit on Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the new year

Nov 17th 2018, 1:00 PM 11,284 Views 94 Comments

The Tánaiste also said Ireland could be forced in to recognising the State of Palestine.