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AN open letter from a group of former diplomats urging Prime Minister Scott Morrison not to support the US Middle East peace plan betrays “a clear bias and an alarming lack of understanding” about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) says.
HIZB ut-Tahrir Australia spiritual leader Ismail al-Wahwah, who in 2015 called on people to "rid" the world of the Jewish "hidden evil" and declared "the ember of jihad against the Jews will continue to burn", has been arrested in Jordan.
There are doubts over the integrity of three separate Australian-funded development programs in the Palestinian Territories, and also long-term concerns over funding for the UN Relief and Works Agency.
AN Israeli authority on Palestinian textbooks has urged Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to follow her new stance on Palestinian "martyr" payments with a tough line on Palestinian Authority (PA) schoolbooks.
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.
THE findings of a Senate committee’s inquiry into the partial lifting of suspension of sanctions against Iran, released last week, have been welcomed by Melbourne Ports MP Michael Danby and Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) executive director Peter Wertheim.
FAMILY members of dual Australian-Israeli citizen Evyatar Slonim, who is being held without charge in Israel, claim he is a victim of a conspiracy.
AUSTRALIA’S new government has changed the country’s vote on two annual United Nations motions condemning Israeli settlements.
ALLEGATIONS have resurfaced in The Australian accusing Israel of mistreating Palestinian children in Israeli detention.
FOREIGN Minister Senator Bob Carr has given an assurance that claims that an Australian aid recipient is linked to terror are being thoroughly investigated.