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The ABC’s unhealthy coverage of Gaza’s antibiotic resistance problem

An ability to differentiate genuine news from propaganda is a basic skill required of journalists – whether you work for a high school newspaper...

Will Malaysian PM Mahathir get away with victimising Israeli Paralympic swimmers?

As expected, Malaysia’s recycled Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has resumed his Israel-hating ways, this time taking out his bigotry on, of all people, paralympic swimmers.

Latest Updates

UNIFIL and the Hezbollah tunnels

This Update is devoted to the issue of the questions raised about UNIFIL, the UN peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon, by Israel's discovery of a series of underground cross-border tunnels dug by Hezbollah into Israeli territory from Lebanon.

Israel’s “Operation Northern Shield” against Hezbollah’s cross-border tunnels

Update from AIJAC Update 12/18 #01 This Update focuses on Israel's Operation "Northern Shield", announced on Tuesday, which is designed to find tunnels dug by Hezbollah...

Latest revelations on Iranian nuclear warehouse and archives

This Update is devoted to some new revelations about both the Iranian nuclear archives - captured by Israel earlier this year and revealed publicly on April 30 - and about an alleged Iranian nuclear storage warehouse revealed by Israeli PM Netanyahu on Sept. 27. It also features a report on concerns in Israel that Iran is preparing to escalate violence along Israel's northern border with Syria and Lebanon.

New Round of US Sanctions on Iran

This Update discusses the details and possible effects of the new round of US sanctions - focussed upon Iran's financial and energy sectors - which came into effect this week, following an earlier round of sanctions imposed in August.

Bottom-up peace hopes?/ Netanyahu in Oman

Today's Update features two pieces suggesting there may be hopes for a different model of moving toward a two-state Israeli-Palestinian peace. It also includes an analysis of the significance of Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu's surprise visit to Oman last Friday.

Australian Israel Review - Latest Edition

Biblio File: When Feminism fails Muslim Women

As a 1960s-era feminist, Chesler’s firm position on universal human rights conflicts with the postcolonial, cultural relativist, Marxist, and Islamist views among more recent, more politicised feminists.

AIR New Zealand: Wellington’s UN votes cause concern

New Zealand’s UN voting record on Israel has been highly problematic in recent years. Over the course of his term, former foreign minister Murray McCully consistently refused to condemn Palestinian terrorism.

Deconstruction Zone: A free pass for terrorists

On Dec. 1, the United Nations had an opportunity to speak with moral clarity and denounce the terrorist group Hamas. Instead, the General Assembly (UNGA) rejected a US-sponsored resolution that called for an end to violence, encouraged intra-Palestinian reconciliation, and condemned terrorism.

The Arab loss of interest in Palestine

Scribblings: Of Iran and Hamas