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Coalition changes anti-Israel votes at UN

AUSTRALIA’S new government has changed the country’s vote on two annual United Nations motions condemning Israeli settlements.

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Danby: Carr got it wrong

MICHAEL Danby has accused Bob Carr of accepting the “narrow view” of a department within his ministry on the legality of Israeli settlements, and said Prime Minister Kevin

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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

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Carr on collision course with ECAJ

AUSTRALIA might have a new Prime Minister but Bob Carr is still the Foreign Minister and has once again upset communal leaders. In an opinion piece published in Fairfax

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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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At it again: Carr rebukes Israel

AUSTRALIA’S Foreign Minister Bob Carr has again rebuked the Israeli government, following its approval of 1500 new housing units in East Jerusalem late last year, describing the move

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Jerusalem defiant as Rotem summoned

FOREIGN Minister Bob Carr (pictured) took the extraordinary step of summoning Israeli Ambassador to Australia Yuval Rotem to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) earlier this

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Carr: you have to talk

FOREIGN Minister Bob Carr has urged Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) to return to the negotiating table on a diplomatic visit to the region this week. Carr met

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Netanyahu irks coalition with call to raze outposts

ISRAELI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said illegal outposts must be razed, rankling members of his coalition.

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Rudd ‘disappointed’ at Israel’s decision

AUSTRALIAN Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has joined Israel’s other allies in criticising the decision to build 1100 new homes in the Jerusalem suburb of Gilo and called for

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