All posts tagged Middle East

Kushner says Trump Middle East peace plan will be unveiled in June

The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan will be unveiled in June, White House special adviser Jared Kushner said.

Festival session a parody masquerading as debate

No-one suggests every political session at the SWF need comprise an equal number of protagonists advocating competing perspectives; but surely the integrity of the festival demands what on any objective analysis should be a reasonable measure of balance.

Ben-David: The existential threat is gone

A sober look at the emerging new Middle East shows that Israel has an unprecedented opportunity to secure its future way beyond the next 70 years.

Labor ‘urged’ to recognise Palestine

A PROPOSED motion urging the next Federal Labor government to recognise Palestine will be put forward at this month’s NSW Labor State Conference.

Segal unlocks Middle East puzzle

WITH a topic as complex and rapidly changing as ‘The New Middle East and Why it Matters’, leading geopolitics and terrorism expert Hagai Segal began by saying, “I could talk about this for the next seven hours.”

Indigenous contribution to Charge

TWO major projects will result in groups of Indigenous Australians travelling to Israel in October to participate in the re-enactment of the Australian Light Horse Charge that resulted in the capture of Beersheva from the Turks 100 years ago.

Israel trip empowers MPs

THREE federal MPs fresh from a Rambam study week in Israel and the West Bank say they now feel more empowered to play an informed and active role when Middle East matters are debated in Parliament and their own parties.

Rozana offers vision of peace

The Middle East is littered with well-intentioned proposals to end the long-running dispute between Israel and the Palestinians.

Netanyahu: A ‘useless conference’

WHEN 70 countries assembled in Paris to talk Middle East peace on Sunday, there was one notable absence: Israel.

Facebook under fire

Israel has responded to the latest terror by angrily pointing fingers at the Palestinian leadership and at Facebook – and by taking some major policy moves.