All posts tagged Palestinian Authority

A fire burning in Haifa on November 24. Photo: AP/Ariel Schalit

Israel counts cost of fires

Israelis are getting their heads around the mark that “arson terror” combined with dry weather has left on their country.


PA fails in Interpol bid

After two humiliating setbacks on the international stage, Israel has managed to mobilise the backing it needed to avoid a third – to the dismay of the Palestinians.


Fatah resurrects Le Lievre cartoon

A CONTROVERSIAL Glen Le Lievre cartoon that was slammed as anti-Semitic when it appeared during the 2014 Gaza war has resurfaced two years later on an official website run by Fatah, the ruling party of the Palestinian Authority.


Bibi in the States

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is back home from a high-stakes trip to America. The visit put Israel’s most important alliance under a microscope, with so much riding on it. But how much of what he hoped to achieve from the visit will come to pass?

Michah Lakin Avni

Palestinian scouts glorify terrorist

From the moment his father was murdered in Jerusalem, Micah Lakin Avni knew that people would glorify the killers. But he never dreamed it would be scouts.

Anat Sultan-Dadon addresses the Zionism Victoria briefing on Israel’s terror crisis. Photo: Paul Gardner

Envoy briefs on terror crisis

“HOW can you prevent someone who’s waking up in the morning, not part of an organisation or group, and deciding he’s taking a knife and is going to do whatever it was he was incited to do?” asked Anat Sultan-Dadon at a Zionism Victoria briefing on the terror crisis in Israel.

Mark Dreyfus speaking in Parliament.

Pollies speak up for Israel

SHADOW attorney-general Mark Dreyfus said that whatever the grievances of the Palestinians, “indiscriminate murder will never be a legitimate form of political protest” when he spoke in Parliament last week.

Ehud Ya’ari speaking in Sydney last week. Photo: Gareth Narunsky

Ya’ari: Violence not an intifada

CONCERNS that the current wave of Palestinian terrorism in Israel is the start of a third intifada are premature, one of Israel’s top foreign affairs analysts said in Sydney last week.


Federal MP stands up for Israel

A MUSLIM cleric in Gaza who incites violence against Israel is “a disgrace to men and women of the cloth everywhere, a disgrace to religion and a disgrace to humanity”, according to Federal Member for Deakin Michael Sukkar.


UNESCO Western Wall resolution condemned

COMMUNAL leaders have slammed a resolution set to be considered this week by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) that designates the Kotel as a Muslim holy site.