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Parliament petitioned over kidnapped teens

A PETITION urging Federal Parliament to call for the release of the three Israelis kidnapped in the West Bank this month was tabled in Canberra on Wednesday, with support from federal MP Michael Danby and state MP David Southwick.

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Kidnappings are ‘an act of outrage’

JEWISH communal organisations in Australia have condemned the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers by Hamas terrorists in the West Bank. Israeli security forces launched a full-scale search and made

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Palestinian unity deal a blow for Israel

ISRAEL suffered a double blow this week, as a Hamas-backed Palestinian government was sworn in, and the United States announced that it will work with the new administration. The

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Carr’s contentious comments condemned

FOREIGN Minister Bob Carr was condemned by communal leaders this week for claiming that the federal Labor government views all Israeli settlements as illegal. Speaking at a commemoration of

John Howard

Howard: ‘We wouldn’t have abstained’

AS Australia swings into election mode, former prime minister John Howard has said his government would not have abstained from the United Nations’ vote on Palestinian statehood. The erstwhile

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An ‘appalling’ price to pay for peace talks

COMMUNAL leaders have expressed their dismay at the price Israel has had to pay for the resumption of peace talks. Ahead of meetings in Washington this week, the Palestinians

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Carr: we’ll help with peace talks

FOREIGN Minister Bob Carr has welcomed the announcement by US Secretary of State John Kerry (pictured) that Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) have agreed in principle to

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‘Obama prepared to strike Iran’

IRAN is on its “last chance” before US President Barack Obama orders a military strike on its nuclear facilities, prominent Middle East thinker Dr Steven Rosen said in

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MP’s attack on Menzies sparks Liberal outrage

A WAR of words has erupted over a controversial opinion piece in last week’s AJN (“Labor’s abstention explained” 18/01), in which Labor MP Mike Kelly slated the Liberal

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Carr, Hague: ‘All settlements are illegal’

JEWISH leaders have criticised a joint statement by Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr and his British counterpart William Hague that labels all Israeli settlements illegal. The statement was released

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