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AIJAC congratulates Nadia Murad, winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

AIJAC congratulates Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad, a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, for her work “to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.” 

Trump clarifies – he is backing a two-state solution

US President Donald Trump has just expressed in clearest terms his support for a two-state peace for Israel and the Palestinians.

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Israel, Russia and Iran in Syria

This Update deals with the aftermath of the incident on Tuesday, whereby the Syrian regime accidentally shot down a Russian military reconnaissance plane following an Israeli air raid on an Iranian arms facility in northern Syria. It also looks at the the larger strategic context for these events in Syria, especially the ongoing Israeli-Iranian conflict there.

Trump Administration withdraws funding from UNRWA

Last Friday the Trump Administration announced it would be withdrawing all US financial support from the agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA (the UN Relief and Works Agency). This Update is devoted to commentary on the US move...

A Trump Administration plan to shake up Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking?

This Update focuses on some new moves by the Trump Administration on the Israeli-Palestinian front which some observers are suggesting amount to an effort to rewrite the rulebook for Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.

Jerusalem’s Arab residents and the upcoming municipal elections

Today's Update features two articles on Jerusalem's upcoming municipal elections - focussing especially on the role of the city's Arab minority, which has traditionally boycotted municipal elections or been intimidated into doing so by terror groups.

The EU, the Trump Administration, and Iran

Update from AIJAC Update 08/18 #03   With the Trump Administration announcing the formation of a new Iran Action Group and the EU recently issuing a statement doubling...

Yet another round of Gaza violence/ The effects of renewed US sanctions on Iran

This Update deals with the latest round of violence centred around Gaza over Wednesday night and Thursday, which saw more than 200 rockets and mortars fired into Israel, several Israelis injured, and Israeli counterstrikes on Hamas targets which led to three Palestinians being killed.

Australian Israel Review - Latest Edition

Biblio File: The Psychology of a Human Bomb

By presenting the material as raw statement, largely uninterrupted by any interpretations of her own, Berko allows her readers to find those answers themselves, to draw their own parallels and discover any patterns

Deconstruction Zone: The ‘Long War’ is not getting shorter

The grim reality is that after 17 years of conflict, we have not decisively defeated al-Qaeda or the Taliban. Far from it: AQ franchises proliferate

Aiding Palestinians after UNRWA

From UNRWA’s 1949 founding on, each US administration had ignored the agency’s central role in prolonging the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Essay: Still Alive and Kicking

Australia and UNRWA

Religion and Politics in the holy city