“Tear gas has been used, live bullets, stun bombs, there have been incursions and arrests, people have been shot, houses ransacked. We are scared of Israeli soldiers, we want it to stop.” These are the words of Leyan, 14, a pupil at the UN school in the Jalazone refugee camp in the West Bank,
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Zoe Lawlor of Gaza Action Ireland uses the isolated killing of Abed al-Fattah Yusri al-Sharif, 21, by an Israeli soldier to support a universal claim that Israel engages in a campaign “of extrajudicial executions” in its confrontation with Palestinian terrorists (Letters, April 5).
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
They’re not likely to start barbecuing in the rainforest, but chimpanzees can understand the concept of cooking and are willing to postpone eating raw food, even carrying food some distance to cook it rather than eat immediately, scientists said yesterday.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
It is lamentable that the Irish Defence Forces, who perceive themselves committed to the defence of our country, to liberal democracy, and to the rule of law (in times of crisis ) insist that they are descended from Oglaigh na hEireann — the group that staged the 1916 insurrection.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015
The Israeli military has suspended the commander of an operation in which troops ordered Palestinian youths in the West Bank to stand in front of their vehicle to protect it from stones thrown by locals, the army spokesman’s office said today.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2007
Hundreds of thousands of people packed Beirut’s bombed-out suburbs for a Hezbollah “victory over Israel” rally today, where guerrilla leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah was expected to deliver a historic speech about his group’s weapons.
Fri, 22 Sep, 2006
A US-born Israeli soldier who refused to take part in an army operation to destroy empty buildings in the Gaza Strip before evacuation of the entire territory later this summer has been sentenced to 56 days in jail, the army spokesperson said yesterday.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2005