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Irish Senate Backs Bill Banning Israeli Settlement Goods

The Irish Senate has voted in favor of a bill seeking to ban the import of West Bank settlement products — a measure that still must pass several hurdles before becoming law. The bill aims to make it an offense to import or sell goods or services from Israeli settlements. If passed, Ireland would become the first European country to ban settlement goods. Senators voted 25 to 20 Wednesday in favor of the proposal, which still needs to be debated and voted on in Parliament's Lower...

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