Thu, 04 Jun, 2020
Huge upward revisions to economic growth numbers last year, which have been described as “artificial” and “illusory”, risk putting Ireland’s corporate tax regime back under the international spotlight, analysts have warned.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
OPENING Mideast peace talks under the shadow of fresh violence, US President Barack Obama vowed yesterday not to allow “extremists and rejectionists” to undercut long-stalled negotiations on creating a sovereign Palestinian state beside a secure Israel.
Thu, 02 Sep, 2010
The key international Middle East mediators known as the Quartet will confer with Tony Blair for the first time next week in his new role as their representative in efforts to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians, the UN said today.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2007
ON HAMAS’S first day of full rule in Gaza, crowds looted strongholds of the rival Fatah yesterday — stripping the home of one of the party’s strongmen down to the flower pots — and militants sent a man plunging to his death from a rooftop.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2007
Israelis and Palestinians tonight threatened to scrap a truce that has largely ended five months of Gaza violence, with Palestinian militants insisting it must also apply to the West Bank and Israeli leaders complaining that Gaza rocket squads are still active.
Sun, 03 Dec, 2006
The messy Lebanon war has cost Israel’s Prime Minister Ehud Olmert much of his political capital – and with approval ratings plummeting, he has been forced to shelve his ambitious West Bank pullout plan and is instead struggling to ride out a growing public storm over the government’s wartime bungles.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2006
There can be no Arab-Israeli peace unless the Palestinians gain a state that satisfies their aspirations for independence, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said before meeting with a top adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.
Tue, 01 Feb, 2005