All posts tagged Palestinian

Olmert released from prison

FORMER Prime Minister Ehud Olmert walked free this week, leaving prison after serving just 16 months of his 27-month sentence for corruption. 

Terror victim Hadas Malka mourned

HER smiling photos have captured the hearts of the nation. The country is this week mourning a young woman who everyone suddenly feels they knew – Hadas Malka.

Regev walks out on performance of Palestinian poet’s work

Israel’s minister of culture and sports, Miri Regev, walked out on an awards ceremony during a song based on a work by a Palestinian poet that the official said “hoped … for the death of the Jewish state."

Trump blasts Abbas over incitement

DONALD Trump screamed, "You tricked me in DC!" at his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank last week, an Israeli TV network has reported.

Israeli chef sizzles on SBS

ISRAELI chef Roy Ner has eaten at Michelin-starred restaurants in Milan and had white truffles costing $8000, but his favourite place in the world to eat is the Machane Yehuda market in Jerusalem.

British government won’t apologise for Balfour

The British government has rejected a Palestinian request to apologise for the Balfour Declaration of 1917, which led in part to the creation of Israel.

‘Misleading’ and ‘irresponsible’ headline has been slammed by communal leaders for the headline it ran when Palestinian terrorist Ahmed Ghazal, who has been described as a “heroic martyr” by Hamas, stabbed three people before being killed by Israeli police last week.

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.

New settlement law slammed as ‘theft’

Politicians have passed one of the most controversial laws ever brought before the Knesset, leaving some Israelis celebrating a victory for the settlement movement and others decrying the legalisation of “land grabs”.

‘We are building and will continue to build’

ISRAEL has announced the construction of 2500 new homes in the West Bank, in the biggest building coup for settlers since 2013.