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#Palestine

# palestine - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem
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Kosovo attracts criticism after opening embassy in Jerusalem

Mar 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,787 Views 21 Comments

The status of Jerusalem is one of the biggest flashpoints in the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

# palestine - Sunday 7 March, 2021

Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated
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Israel reopens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

Mar 7th 2021, 12:01 PM 31,611 Views 67 Comments

Nearly five million people have received one dose.

# palestine - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Thousands of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Gaza from UAE
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Thousands of Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Gaza from UAE

Feb 21st 2021, 6:45 PM 18,197 Views 26 Comments

The vaccines are reported to be designated for inoculating medical teams.

# palestine - Saturday 16 January, 2021

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
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EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

Jan 16th 2021, 6:59 PM 16,485 Views 82 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

# palestine - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces
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Clashes erupt at funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead by Israeli forces

Dec 5th 2020, 3:58 PM 14,794 Views 32 Comments

Ali Abu Alia, 13, died in gunfire in the West Bank.

# palestine - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office
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Ireland condemns 'clearly illegal' Israeli settlements as Israel pushes on before Trump leaves office

Nov 17th 2020, 5:59 PM 25,416 Views 60 Comments

The Trump administration has broken with decades of bipartisan US practice by not opposing Jewish settlement activity in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem.

# palestine - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Coveney pays tribute to top Palestinian spokesman Saeb Erekat who has died aged 65
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Coveney pays tribute to top Palestinian spokesman Saeb Erekat who has died aged 65

Nov 10th 2020, 12:06 PM 7,900 Views 2 Comments

Erekat had been a prominent international spokesman for the Palestinians for three decades.

# palestine - Friday 6 November, 2020

Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'
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Coveney says Israel's destruction of Palestinian village a 'brutal and violent act'

Nov 6th 2020, 1:44 PM 22,560 Views 47 Comments

Israel’s army demolished the homes of nearly 80 Palestinian Bedouins in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday.

# palestine - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley
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Israeli army destroys Palestinian village in Jordan Valley

Nov 4th 2020, 3:13 PM 56,002 Views 42 Comments

Nearly 80 people have been left homeless, according to officials.

# palestine - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank
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Trump hails 'historic' deal as Israel pledges to halt annexation of land in West Bank

Aug 13th 2020, 5:59 PM 26,900 Views 28 Comments

Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi said on Twitter that the deal perpetuates Israel’s occupation of the West Bank.

# palestine - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Coveney expresses concern to Mike Pompeo and Israeli foreign minister about annexation plans
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Coveney expresses concern to Mike Pompeo and Israeli foreign minister about annexation plans

Jul 28th 2020, 7:31 PM 16,383 Views 35 Comments

Israel’s plan to redraw the map has come under fierce international criticism.

# palestine - Monday 8 June, 2020

Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill
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Opinion: There really is no excuse for a new Government not to pass the Occupied Territories Bill

Jun 8th 2020, 7:00 AM 21,626 Views 73 Comments

Duncan Casey argues that the Bill, which would prohibit the import of goods from the West Bank, should no longer be delayed.

# palestine - Sunday 26 April, 2020

Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation
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Israel prime minister 'confident' Trump will support West Bank annexation

Apr 26th 2020, 8:30 PM 26,964 Views 113 Comments

Israeli annexation of West Bank territory would be highly controversial.

# palestine - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank
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Simon Coveney condemns Israeli deal to approve Trump's plan for annexation of parts of West Bank

Apr 23rd 2020, 1:11 PM 21,225 Views 113 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs’ comments come as a new government is set to be formed in Israel.

# palestine - Monday 24 February, 2020

Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body
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Israeli minister defends bulldozer being used to pick up man's body

Feb 24th 2020, 2:01 PM 26,823 Views 54 Comments

The militant was killed by Israeli forces as he tried to plant an explosive device near the border fence in Gaza.

# palestine - Friday 21 February, 2020

Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'
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Tánaiste Simon Coveney condemns proposals for new Israeli settlements as 'very clearly illegal'

Feb 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 36,570 Views 127 Comments

The plans were unveiled by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night.

# palestine - 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 47,090 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - Friday 13 September, 2019

Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court
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Palestinian politician to pursue defamation case against Facebook in Irish High Court

Sep 13th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,635 Views 0 Comments

Mohammed Dahlan’s lawyers have moved their focus from England to Ireland.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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 24,002 Views 67 Comments

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

# palestine - Thursday 30 May, 2019

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.

# palestine - Saturday 18 May, 2019

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 27,028 Views 123 Comments

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

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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 40,627 Views 220 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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.

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