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Ireland Moves to Ban Israeli Settlement Goods

Ireland's Senate has passed a bill banning imports of goods and services from Israeli settlements in the West Bank. If passed by the Lower House of Parliament, Ireland will become the first European Union country to ban settlement goods. But the bill lacks the support of the Irish government. Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said the ban was logistically impossible to impose because Ireland's trade policies are tied to the EU. "I respect this house and its decision, but...

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