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#Palestine

# palestine - Thursday 14 June, 2018

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

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

# palestine - Friday 8 June, 2018

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

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

# palestine - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Argentina cancels its Israel World Cup friendly in Jerusalem

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

# palestine - Saturday 2 June, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

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

# palestine - Thursday 31 May, 2018

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

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

# palestine - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

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

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

'It is time to step up and bring an end to the destruction of Palestinian homes, lives and livelihoods'

Ireland has had its own history with war, independence and benefitting from EU-US peace-brokering with an occupying force, writes Patrick Costello.

# palestine - Monday 28 May, 2018

Coveney to discuss 'troubling events in Gaza' with EU foreign ministers

The Tánaiste is due to go to Palestine and Israel next week.

# palestine - Friday 18 May, 2018

Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering'

The Rafah crossing is the Gaza Strip’s only gateway to the outside world not controlled by Israel.

# palestine - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador? Gaza Strip This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland expel its Israeli Ambassador?

Mary Lou McDonald has said that the Israeli Ambassador should “pack his bags and go” after recent deaths in the Gaza Strip.

# palestine - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'Stand in solidarity with us': Crowd protests in Dublin at killing of 60 Palestinians by Israeli troops

Israel has faced widespread international condemnation for the killings.

# palestine - Monday 14 May, 2018

55 Palestinians - including children under 16 - killed by Israeli troops as US opens its new embassy in Jerusalem

The surge in fatalities led South Africa to recall its ambassador in Israel “with immediate effect until further notice”.

Israel calls on Ireland to follow US example and move its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem today.

# palestine - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From The42 'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick' Irish Abroad

'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'

Ex-Munster hooker Duncan Casey and Grenoble are one win away from promotion into the Top 14.

# palestine - Friday 4 May, 2018

Palestinian president apologises over alleged anti-semitic Holocaust remarks

His comments sparked global anger, with the United States, United Nations, European Union and others criticising them.

# palestine - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Palestinian teen dies as death toll from new Gaza demonstrations increases to 45

Forty-five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since 30 March.

# palestine - Friday 13 April, 2018

Tear gas and black smoke: Protesters are burning Israeli flags in Gaza

At least 30 Palestinians have been wounded, with one shot in the head.

Dublin Lord Mayor signs document saying he will not enter Israel again without government permission

Efforts were made to refuse Mícheál Mac Donncha entry to the country.

# palestine - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Israeli authorities accuse Lord Mayor of waging 'campaign of hatred' against Israel

The Israeli government has sought an official response from the Irish government.

'This is an attempt to silence critics': Dublin Lord Mayor hits out at Israel over plan to refuse him entry

Mícheál Mac Donncha has travelled to the city of Ramallah in the West Bank.

# palestine - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Israel's military investigating after video shows soldiers laughing after shooting Palestinian

The Israeli military confirmed the authenticity of the video today.

# palestine - Friday 6 April, 2018

16-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead as Gaza border protests continue

The protests are in support of refugees, including those in the Palestinian enclave who want to return to their former homes.

# palestine - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Israeli government minister called on AIB to shut down Irish pro-Palestine accounts

Israel’s Minister for Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan was quoted as saying he called on AIB to close certain accounts.

# palestine - Monday 2 April, 2018

Gaza protest death toll rises to 18 as Israel rejects allegations of excessive force

More than 1,400 Palestinians were wounded during Friday’s clashes.

# palestine - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Coveney calls for Israeli restraint after 16 Palestinians killed in clashes

Thousands of Gazans marched near the Israel border yesterday where Palestinian officials state Israeli soldiers opened fire.

# palestine - Friday 30 March, 2018

12 dead after clashes erupt as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border

More than 1,200 were wounded by various means by Israeli forces.

# palestine - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

# palestine - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

# palestine - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Varadkar: 'The Israeli government has a tendency to disengage with countries that recognise the state of Palestine'

The Taoiseach said Ireland plans to intensify and increase aid work in the Palestinian territories.

# palestine - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Trump threatens to withdraw aid from Palestinians for 'disrespecting' US

In Davos today, the US President said he had a “great proposal” for the Palestinians.

# palestine - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'12 years late', Palestinians are about to get 3G for the very first time

Palestinians will have access to 3G from Tuesday – years after much of the rest of the world began using it.

Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel

Pence is on the first leg of a three-country tour that includes stops in Jordan and Israel.

# palestine - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Coveney to meet Benjamin Netanyahu for first time since objection to Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Coveney’s last meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister last year was not overly successful.

# palestine - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Ireland one of 128 nations to reject US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the General Assembly that the United States “will remember this day.”

# palestine - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Arab leaders 'denounce and condemn' Trump's stance on Jerusalem amid violent protests

Ministers are demanding the US reverses its decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# palestine - Friday 8 December, 2017

Violence worsens in Israel as thousands clash in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank.

# palestine - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Protests erupt in Palestine in response to Trump's Jerusalem decision

The Israeli military has deployed hundreds more troops to the occupied West Bank, stoking fears of bloodshed in the region.

# palestine - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Trump announces he recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

The status of Jerusalem is a central issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with both sides claiming the city as their capital.

# palestine - Friday 1 December, 2017

Ireland pledges an additional half a million euro to Gaza refugees

The additional funding will be channelled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

# palestine - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Israel joins United States in withdrawing from UNESCO

The move will take effect from 21 December.

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