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#Israel

# israel - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu
# Avigdor Lieberman
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# Avigdor Lieberman

Explainer: why the resignation of an Israeli Minister over a ceasefire could spell trouble for Benjamin Netanyahu

Nov 14th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,184 Views 21 Comments

The move has thrown the ruling Likud government into turmoil, opening up the chance of early elections.

# israel - Monday 12 November, 2018

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire
# Ongoing Conflict
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# Ongoing Conflict

Three Palestinians killed as Israel launches airstrikes in Gaza in response to rocket fire

Updated Nov 12th 2018, 10:50 PM 12,152 Views 51 Comments

Earlier today, Israelii air strikes killed three Palestinians and wounded nine more.

# israel - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Ever dreamed of performing at the Eurovision? RTÉ makes call-out for 2019 songs
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# Tel Aviv

Ever dreamed of performing at the Eurovision? RTÉ makes call-out for 2019 songs

Oct 4th 2018, 6:05 AM 8,399 Views 49 Comments

Next year’s competition is being held in Israel.

# israel - Sunday 30 September, 2018

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision
# Boycott
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# Boycott

RTÉ won't sanction employees who refuse to travel to Israel for Eurovision

Sep 30th 2018, 4:00 PM 37,327 Views 124 Comments

Campaigners have called for next year’s contest to be boycotted.

# israel - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019
# Controversial
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# Controversial

Tel Aviv chosen ahead of Jerusalem to host Eurovision 2019

Sep 13th 2018, 3:57 PM 15,482 Views 50 Comments

The more controversial choice of Jerusalem was rejected in favour of Tel Aviv.

# israel - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?
# History Lessons
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# History Lessons

Political rows over Eurovision have made headlines before - so what are the chances of an Irish withdrawal?

Sep 8th 2018, 10:00 PM 44,693 Views 112 Comments

Rarely a year went by in the late 1970s without Turkey or Greece sitting out the event.

# israel - Saturday 1 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 1st 2018, 7:27 AM 12,230 Views 66 Comments

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

# israel - Monday 27 August, 2018

Israel developing missiles to hit anywhere in Middle East, defence minister says
# Missiles
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# Missiles

Israel developing missiles to hit anywhere in Middle East, defence minister says

Aug 27th 2018, 9:57 PM 11,607 Views 61 Comments

“The project for setting up a precision rocket and missile system is underway.”

# israel - Monday 20 August, 2018

Lana Del Rey defended her decision to play in Israel by insisting the concert 'is not a political statement'
# Lana Del Rey
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# Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey defended her decision to play in Israel by insisting the concert 'is not a political statement'

Aug 20th 2018, 4:08 PM 2,141 Views 1 Comment

“I understand many of u are upset that we’re going to Tel Aviv for the Meteor festival.”

# israel - Sunday 19 August, 2018

'We have twice had to rebuild our village on the West Bank - now our school is under threat'
# Opinion
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# 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 8,494 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.

# israel - Friday 17 August, 2018

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops
# Clashes
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# Clashes

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops

Aug 17th 2018, 6:52 PM 12,336 Views 162 Comments

At least 171 Gazans have been killed by Israeli fire since late March.

Jewish Labour MP says internal probe made her think 'what it felt like to be a Jew' in Nazi Germany
# Corbyn Row
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# Corbyn Row

Jewish Labour MP says internal probe made her think 'what it felt like to be a Jew' in Nazi Germany

Aug 17th 2018, 9:38 AM 16,860 Views 125 Comments

The ongoing anti-semitism controversy in the Labour party continues to rumble on.

# israel - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline
# Eurovision
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# Eurovision

Israel to host Eurovision after public broadcaster resolves funding row hours before deadline

Aug 14th 2018, 6:17 PM 12,615 Views 88 Comments

The country in May won the right to host next year’s Eurovision when Israeli singer Netta Barzilai won the 2018 contest.

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?
# Antisemitism Row
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# Antisemitism Row

Explainer: Why has Jeremy Corbyn attracted controversy for attending a wreath-laying ceremony?

Aug 14th 2018, 10:33 AM 15,890 Views 79 Comments

The Labour leader has been accused of antisemitism after images emerged of him attending the ceremony in 2014.

# israel - Friday 10 August, 2018

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence
# Tension
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# Tension

Reports of truce agreed between Hamas and Israel, ending intense two days of violence

Aug 10th 2018, 7:04 AM 5,921 Views 24 Comments

Israel and Hamas have fought three wars since the Islamic militant group seized control of Gaza in 2007.

# israel - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes
# Gaza
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# Gaza

Pregnant woman and 18-month-old daughter killed in Israeli air strikes

Aug 9th 2018, 7:34 AM 15,658 Views 119 Comments

A Hamas militant was also killed and at least 12 other people were injured.

# israel - Friday 27 July, 2018

Poll: Would you support restrictions on trade with Israel?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Would you support restrictions on trade with Israel?

Jul 27th 2018, 9:47 AM 131,286 Views 546 Comments

Government ministers look set to clash on a bill which would introduce a trade ban on Israeli goods.

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill
# Cabinet Split
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# Cabinet Split

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

Jul 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,492 Views 102 Comments

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

# israel - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Israeli military says it shot down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace
# High Alert
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# High Alert

Israeli military says it shot down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace

Jul 24th 2018, 1:21 PM 14,203 Views 98 Comments

The Israeli Defence Forces launched two missiles at a Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet.

# israel - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Syria: Hundreds of 'White Helmets' members evacuated to Jordan in Israeli operation
# Resettlement
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# Resettlement

Syria: Hundreds of 'White Helmets' members evacuated to Jordan in Israeli operation

Jul 22nd 2018, 6:24 PM 12,291 Views 98 Comments

The White Helmets members and their families will be resettled in Britain, Canada and Germany.

# israel - Saturday 21 July, 2018

After Israeli strikes on Gaza following soldier's death, a ceasefire is holding steady
# Gaza Strip
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# Gaza Strip

After Israeli strikes on Gaza following soldier's death, a ceasefire is holding steady

Jul 21st 2018, 9:37 AM 5,788 Views 68 Comments

Israel did not confirm the ceasefire, which supposedly came into effect at midnight.

# israel - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people
# Discrimination Fears
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# Discrimination Fears

Israel passes controversial law defining itself as a state of the Jewish people

Jul 19th 2018, 12:16 PM 31,212 Views 256 Comments

Critics fear this will spark discrimination against its Arab citizens, which make up 20% of the population.

# israel - Saturday 14 July, 2018

Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'
# Gaza
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# Gaza

Two Palestinian teens killed in what Israel calls 'a response to terror'

Jul 14th 2018, 7:10 PM 11,719 Views 213 Comments

15 people have been wounded across Gaza.

# israel - Friday 13 July, 2018

Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote
# Boycott
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# Boycott

Israeli minister calls for immediate closure of embassy here following Seanad boycott vote

Jul 13th 2018, 7:31 AM 31,688 Views 162 Comments

“We don’t turn the other cheek to those who boycott us.”

# israel - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Israeli embassy says Seanad support for trade ban with occupied lands is 'populist, dangerous and extremist'
# Occupied Territories Bill 2018
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# Occupied Territories Bill 2018

Israeli embassy says Seanad support for trade ban with occupied lands is 'populist, dangerous and extremist'

Jul 11th 2018, 5:02 PM 12,804 Views 84 Comments

The government opposed the Bill.

# israel - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill
# Occupied Territories Bill
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# Occupied Territories Bill

Shatter slams proposed trade ban with lands occupied by Israel; Senator tells him to take the time to read the Bill

Jul 5th 2018, 7:38 PM 26,486 Views 106 Comments

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter accused Fianna Fáil of ‘losing their moral compass’ by supporting the Bill.

# israel - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'
# Occupied Territories Bill
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# Occupied Territories Bill

Fianna Fáil to support trade ban with lands held by Israel, but embassy calls it 'immoral'

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:52 PM 17,952 Views 188 Comments

The Embassy of Israel said the boycott will not facilitate Ireland’s role or influence in the Middle East.

# israel - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott
# Palestine
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# Palestine

'I've never been a boycott fan': Micheál Martin unlikely to support Eurovision boycott

Jul 1st 2018, 7:45 AM 11,091 Views 90 Comments

Martin said his party is considering a Bill tabled in the Seanad that aims to prohibit Ireland from trading with any companies originating in an occupied territory.

# israel - Friday 29 June, 2018

Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

Israel's embassy has stalled works planned for a Dublin office block over security concerns

Jun 29th 2018, 6:00 AM 16,423 Views 71 Comments

The embassy has been based out of the largely-empty Carrisbrook House in Ballsbridge since 1996.

# israel - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year
# Palestine
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# Palestine

"The resonances are huge": Carrie Crowley on why she's supporting a boycott of the Eurovision in Israel next year

Jun 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 12,921 Views 71 Comments

She was speaking as part of a group of Irish artists and public figures like Eurovision commentator Mike Murphy, music legend Christy Moore and Senator David Norris who launched the boycott campaign today in Dublin.

# israel - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust
# Fraud
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# Fraud

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud and breach of trust

Jun 21st 2018, 2:36 PM 12,991 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu himself is under investigation on suspicion of corruption offences.

# israel - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Irish troops to return to Syrian side of Golan Heights after removal due to safety concerns
# Syria
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# Syria

Irish troops to return to Syrian side of Golan Heights after removal due to safety concerns

Jun 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 14,542 Views 35 Comments

The Irish infantry group is set to return later this year.

# israel - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Shrinking Sea of Galilee set for top-up after lowest water levels in 100 years reported
# Lake Of Fire
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# Lake Of Fire

Shrinking Sea of Galilee set for top-up after lowest water levels in 100 years reported

Jun 16th 2018, 7:30 AM 18,417 Views 20 Comments

Last year Israel’s water authority said the body of water, hit by years of drought, had reached its lowest level in a century.

# israel - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year
# Jerusalem
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# Jerusalem

Calls for RTÉ to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next year

Jun 14th 2018, 7:28 AM 63,959 Views 208 Comments

Sinn Féin has called on the national broadcaster and the Irish government to boycott Israel which won the song contest this year.

# israel - Friday 8 June, 2018

Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border
# Clashes
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# Clashes

Four Gazans killed by Israeli fire on border

Jun 8th 2018, 8:17 PM 8,957 Views 113 Comments

Among the dead was 15-year-old Haitham al-Jamal.

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza
# Tensions
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# Tensions

Coveney says he had ‘frank dialogue’ with Benjamin Netanyahu about Gaza

Jun 8th 2018, 12:14 PM 10,131 Views 90 Comments

Coveney has previously said that it is time for the international community to act to save Gaza.

# israel - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem
# Political Football
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# Political Football

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem

Jun 6th 2018, 8:05 AM 20,843 Views 157 Comments

A Palestinian football boss had urged fans to burn shirts bearing Messi’s name if he played the match in Jerusalem.

# israel - Saturday 2 June, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians
# Gaza
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# Gaza

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

Jun 2nd 2018, 11:30 AM 12,981 Views 145 Comments

At least 123 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests began at the end of March.

# israel - Thursday 31 May, 2018

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'
# Emergency Session
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# Emergency Session

UN remains deadlocked as envoy warns that Gaza is 'on the brink of war every day'

May 31st 2018, 7:41 AM 8,074 Views 134 Comments

The UN’s Middle East envoy has predicted that violence will flare up again in June.

# israel - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip
# Conflict
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# Conflict

Israel says it strikes 25 Hamas 'military targets' in air raids in the Gaza Strip

May 30th 2018, 7:40 AM 7,491 Views 52 Comments

Gaza’s Hamas rulers have said in recent hours that they have agreed to a ceasefire, but Israel denied this.