All posts tagged Gaza

Public bomb shelter in Sderot.

Rocket attack, reprisals on southern border

Israel has carried out airstrikes against dozens of Hamas targets, after a rocket landed in Sderot, after two years of relative calm.

A screen grab from a report on June 15 on ABC TV's 7.30 program, which referred to Gaza as being part of the "occupied territories".

ABC admits Gaza report errors

The ABC corrected two errors it made in a report on Palestinians crossing from Gaza into Egypt and Israel, following a complaint by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC).


World Vision aid claims are ‘tip of the iceberg’

The Australian government should wise up to the realities of Gaza and only restore funding to World Vision if it can track its money, say Israeli experts.

Mohammed El-Halabi.

World Vision suspends Gaza operations

World Vision announced last week that it had suspended its operations in Gaza, following allegations that the global charity’s local director had siphoned millions of dollars of aid money to the military wing of Hamas.

Waheed Borsh

‘Second aid worker diverting funds to terror’

Another United Nations aid worker in Gaza has been accused by Israel’s Shin Bet security service of using his position to provide material assistance to the terrorist efforts of Hamas.

Ilan Mengistu, brother of Avraham Mengistu, speaks with the media at their home in Ashkelon, after a gag order was been lifted over Mengistu's disappearance in the Gaza Strip, on July 8, 2015. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Can Turkey secure release of Israelis from Gaza?

Are four heartbroken Israeli families closer to seeing their children return home from Gaza, now that Israel and Hamas have a new mutual friend?

A promotional image for Tales of a City by the Sea.

Furore over ‘anti-Israel’ VCE play

VICTORIAN education minister James Merlino has come under fire after Victorian high school students found a “heavily biased” stage-play about life in Gaza during the conflict with Israel on their curriculum.

Benny Gantz addressing the UIA function in Sydney. Photo: Giselle Haber

Gantz tackles the big issues

A SOLD-OUT auditorium greeted former Israel Defence Forces chief Benny Gantz at the United Israel Appeal’s (UIA’s) general division eastern suburbs function on Monday night.

Laurie Ferguson.

MP slammed over Israel speech

FEDERAL NSW Labor MP Laurie Ferguson has roused the ire of the community leadership after delivering a speech slating Israel in the House of Representatives last week.

Israeli security personnel evicting a resident of Neve Dekalim.

Disengagement from Gaza: 10 years on

TEN years after Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in the hope for peace, local community leaders have spoken of the plan’s “abject failure”.