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Disqualified!

THE International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships.

Melbourne turns blue and white

ISRAELI flags fluttered, clutched in the hands of many amidst the sea of blue and white. Many happy faces were adorned with a painted Magen David, and Hebrew tunes were carried aloft upon the twilight breeze. The smell of falafel was in the air, as was a palpable love for Israel. This was Yom Ha'atzmaut 70 – Melbourne style. 

Palestinian flag causes stir

THE Victorian Trades Hall Council was embarrassed this week by a Palestinian flag flying on the building of its Carlton headquarters.

Abbott, leaders condemn horrific murders

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has written personally to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express Australia’s sympathy and sorrow in the wake of the brutal slayings of the three Israeli teens abducted last month near Hebron.

Australia votes against UNESCO membership for Palestinians

THE Israeli embassy in Canberra has praised Australia for voting against a decision by the General Assembly of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to admit Palestine as a member state.

ZFA, UIA executive reshuffle

THE top echelons of two community organisations have been rocked with news of senior executives departing.