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Palestinian incitement escalates despite coronavirus crisis

No matter the stakes for Palestinian wellbeing, conspiratorial incitement and worship of violence continues to undermine efforts to combat the disease.

Start-up nation high-tech versus the coronavirus

Israel, as a global centre of research and development, is leading efforts to use technology to mitigate the coronavirus crisis on three fronts: developing a vaccine, improving testing for the virus, and innovating technology to improve patient care.

The Ambassador and the ABC

A new Israeli Government at last?

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Iran sanctions and coronavirus/ Coalition negotiations in Israel

This Update focuses upon the debate over the calls by some to ease sanctions on Iran because of the coronavirus crisis - with even presumptive US Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden issuing such a call recently. 

Coronavirus shakes up the Middle East


Australia/Israel Review - Latest Edition

Biblio File: The Year the Sky Fell

The Saudi and Iranian governments, once grudging allies, became sworn, bitter enemies determined to export their own revolutions to the whole Muslim world, across the Middle East and beyond.

Noted and Quoted – April 2020

Age/Sydney Morning Herald reporter Sherryn Groch’s online article (March 18) on global efforts to slow the coronavirus’s spread stated that “China, Iran and Israel are deploying their notoriously invasive surveillance networks, including tracking phones, to keep tabs on people under isolation and close in on suspected cases.” Including Israel with China and Iran is unfair.

Europa Europa: Silver Lining

For those who have failed to find a silver lining to the dark clouds cast by the coronavirus pandemic, look a little harder. Eventually, your eye may fall on the latest edition of an obscure newsletter entitled al-Naba.