Palestinian farmer Muna al-Taneeb with Irish Senator Frances Black outside Leinster House  for a vote on the occupied territories Bill. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/AP Images for Avaaz

The Government is likely to “do everything in its power” to block a Bill that would ban imports from Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian terri(...)

Israeli defence minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel should immediately close the embassy in Dublin.  Photograph: EPA/ Atef Safadi

Israel’s defence minister has called on his country to close its embassy in Dublin in response to the Seanad backing a Bill banning the import of good(...)

Palestinian security forces  stand at the gate of the Kerem Shalom crossing, the main passage point for goods entering Gaza. Photograph: AFP Photo

Activists in Gaza have vowed to continue launching incendiary kites across the border into southern Israel after Israel closed the main commercial cr(...)

 An Israeli soldier shouts and  aims his weapon at a videographer and photographer during clashes with Palestinian demonstrators at a protest last December against US  president Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the West Bank city of Hebron. File photograph: Mussa Qawasma/Reuters

Israel moved on Sunday to thwart rights groups that film its troops’ interactions with Palestinians by introducing a Bill that would make such activit(...)

 Razan al-Najar, the Palestinian nurse reportedly killed by Israeli soldiers recently, in an image worn at a demonstration in Berlin  prior to the arrival of Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty

The Israeli military on Tuesday said an initial investigation found that the 21-year-old Palestinian woman medic shot dead during border clashes on Fr(...)

Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations Ibrahim Khraishi during a special session of the UN Human Rights Council to discuss “the deteriorating human rights situation” in the Palestinian Territories. Photograph: Martial Trezzini/EPA

Israel says it won’t co-operate with the inquiry called for by the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) on Friday into recent violence on the Is(...)

Missile fire  over Daraa, Syria, on Thursday. Photograph: Alaa al Faqir/Reuters

Israel claims to have destroyed dozens of Iranian military targets across Syria in one of its biggest air operations in recent decades. Thursday morn(...)

Palestinian medics evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel on Friday. Photograph: Adel Hana/AP

At least four Palestinians were killed and more than 100 wounded, according to Palestinian medical sources, as residents of the Gaza Strip protested f(...)

A Palestinian protester hurls stones towards Israeli soldiers during a protest along the border with Israel, east of Gaza city in the Gaza strip on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Israel’s defence minister rejected on Sunday calls for an inquiry into the killing of 15 Palestinians by the military during a Palestinian demonstrati(...)

Combination of pictures shows an aerial view of a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor during bombardment in 2007. Photograph: Israeli army/Getty Images

In what appears to be a warning to Iran, Israel has formally admitted that it destroyed a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007. Until now, Israel(...)

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