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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.
JEWISH communal organisations in Australia have condemned the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers by Hamas terrorists in the West Bank.
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 Palestinian unity government results from a reconciliation progress between the Fatah […]
FOREIGN Minister Bob Carr was condemned by communal leaders this week for claiming that the federal Labor government views all Israeli settlements as illegal.
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.
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 said they would only come to the table if Israel agreed to release 104 prisoners.
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 resume peace talks.
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 Sydney this week.
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 Party’s record on Israel and inferred that former prime minister Sir Robert Menzies was a Nazi sympathiser.