All posts tagged Palestinians

‘West Jerusalem is the capital of Israel’

AUSTRALIA now recognises West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced yesterday. It follows a pledge made by the Prime Minister prior to October’s Wentworth by-election that

Trump’s peace plan – what’s on the cards?

The Palestinians are coming under growing pressure from their friends to drop their antagonism to Washington's upcoming peace plan, according to Arabic media.

Trump: Mixed messages on peace process

US President Donald Trump has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the time is ripe for an Israeli–Palestinian peace deal.

US vs UNRWA: When is a refugee not a refugee?

The recent US government decision to reduce its contribution to UNRWA, the UN Relief and Works Agency responsible for "Palestinians refugees" has been presented as spiteful and a threat to the peace process. But is it?

‘Truly a historic visit’

THE staggering transformation of India from Israel critic to firm friend was completed this week, with the first ever visit of an Indian Prime Minister to the Jewish State.

British student killed, prisoners hunger strike

With Jerusalem residents reeling from a fatal attack and security prisoners launching a mass hunger strike, tensions between Palestinians and Israel are rising again.

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Peace, Putin and protecting the environment

ISRAEL'S Minister of Environmental Protection Ze’ev Elkin visited Australia this week, meeting with state and federal MPs to try and establish deep cooperation between Israel and Australia in the field of environmental protection.

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Upsurge in terror

Terrorists have been renewing attacks, keen to convince citizens of Israel that a year on, they still can’t breathe easy.

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UN school students taught to kill Jews

Camera crews visiting United Nations-funded schools for Palestinians have uncovered new evidence that teachers are indoctrinating students with extremism and anti-Semitism.

Greens candidate slams Israel

Greens candidate James Macdonald, in an electorate with a large portion of Jewish voters (Kingsford Smith), told The AJN this week that “a Jewish homeland built on atrocities and exclusivity would be a disaster for human rights and justice”.