Palestine is a de jure sovereign state in the Middle East.
Shireen Abu Akleh, who has died aged 51, was a trailblazing Al Jazeera reporter and one of the first female Arab war correspondents, who became a household name across the Middle East as “the voice of Palestine”.
I voted for Boris Johnson in the 2019 Tory leadership contest. I also voted for Brexit in 2016. However, after 148 Conservative MPs voted against Mr Johnson’s continued role as leader and prime minister, his authority is severely diminished and it is difficult to see him remaining in office.
Critics of Ireland’s policy of neutrality and relative lack of military capability tend to call for us to join Nato or else to expend many billions of euro on fighters, tanks and Navy ships to develop an independent capability to defend ourselves.
It is looking likely that Health Minister Stephen Donnelly’s plan for the new National Maternity Hospital will be accepted without demur by the Cabinet this week. It is extremely disappointing that the previously vocal voices of women in Government are now silent.
Israel’s prime minister vowed yesterday that there would be “no limits” to his “war” against terror following a deadly attack in the centre of Tel Aviv, as the Jewish state faced the prospect of a new wave of Palestinian violence against civilians.
Sally Rooney’s books have seen a surge of interest among Palestinians since the Irish author declined to sell the translation rights of her latest book, Beautiful World, Where Are You to an Israeli publishing house to support a cultural boycott of the country.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed to “rally international support” to aid Gaza while keeping any assistance out of the hands of its militant Hamas rulers as he began a regional tour to shore up last week’s ceasefire.
In the 25 years since Ireland’s last victory, the Eurovision Song Contest has become almost unrecognisable. Saturday night’s instalment was good fun as always, but who could put their hand on their heart and say the best song won?
A group of 12 Green Party councillors have called on their Dáil colleagues to support legislation which will introduce a boycott on goods from occupied Israeli territories in Palestine.
Israel bombed what it said were underground tunnels used by Hamas and Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages at Israeli cities as fighting spilled into a second week on Monday amid mounting international calls for a ceasefire.
Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has questioned whether Israel has done enough to ensure that civilians and populations are not killed while defending their country after the death toll in Gaza has risen to 48 Palestinians, including 14 children.
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