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#Palestine

# 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 10,858 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 23,640 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 11,683 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 9,811 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 10,547 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 24,068 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 6,868 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 27,057 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 8,647 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 20,786 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 22,317 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 40,650 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.

# 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 11,979 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 7,974 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 14,174 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 15,660 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 7,271 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 8,371 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.

# palestine - 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 8,347 Views 87 Comments

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

# palestine - Monday 25 March, 2019

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 9,331 Views 109 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 25,256 Views 143 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 29,376 Views 164 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 16,498 Views 53 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 61,267 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.

# palestine - Monday 11 February, 2019

Coveney announces launch of Ireland-Palestine scholarship programme
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Coveney announces launch of Ireland-Palestine scholarship programme

Feb 11th 2019, 7:04 AM 12,639 Views 34 Comments

The programme will allow an “increased cohort” of Palestinian students to study in Ireland, the Tánaiste said.

# palestine - 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 35,030 Views 120 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 6,641 Views 45 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 13,858 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.

# palestine - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Coveney announces further €2 million of government funding for Palestinian people
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Coveney announces further €2 million of government funding for Palestinian people

Dec 22nd 2018, 10:33 AM 15,813 Views 164 Comments

Ireland’s total funding to Palestinian people this year amounted to €15.38 million.

# palestine - 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 68,719 Views 219 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 7,448 Views 30 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 24,088 Views 111 Comments

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

# palestine - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today
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Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today

Nov 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,560 Views 5 Comments

Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.

# palestine - 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 23,254 Views 74 Comments

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

# palestine - 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 28,534 Views 50 Comments

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

# palestine - 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.

# palestine - 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 11,289 Views 94 Comments

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

# palestine - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

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

Nov 14th 2018, 9:16 PM 12,188 Views 21 Comments

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

# palestine - Sunday 30 September, 2018

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

Sep 30th 2018, 4:00 PM 37,334 Views 124 Comments

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

# palestine - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Simon Coveney: 'It is time to bin climate change denial'
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Simon Coveney: 'It is time to bin climate change denial'

Sep 29th 2018, 12:01 AM 9,111 Views 69 Comments

The Tánaiste also used tonight’s speech to the the UN to state the Israel-Palestine conflict is a big foreign policy priority for the Irish government.