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Gaza and Israel

This fact sheet is current as at June 11, 2020. SUMMARY  The Gaza Strip is a small enclave bordering Israel and Egypt. In 2005, all Israeli...

The charges against Binyamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was formally charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in November 2019, after a lengthy police investigation. 

Antisemitism in Australia

While there has always been some degree of antisemitism in Australia, in recent decades there have been increasing efforts to properly, document, track and act upon cases of antisemitism in Australia.

Coronavirus and Jews 

During the coronavirus pandemic, conspiracy theories involving Jewish people, including Israelis, have proliferated online.  

Hezbollah and Australia

Hezbollah is a Lebanese Shi’ite Muslim political party, militia, transnational terrorist and organised crime group. Australia only designates Hezbollah’s “External Security Organisation (ESO)” as a terrorist organisation, despite its closest allies agreeing that Hezbollah in its entirety poses a danger. 

The Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA)

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is an agreement between Iran and the international community reached in 2015 to prevent Iran from building a nuclear bomb.  

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel (BDS)

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel has become a key tactic to delegitimise and isolate Israel internationally.  

Australia and Israel at the United Nations

Australia and Israel have worked together in the United Nations going back prior to the establishment of the modern state of Israel in 1948. 

Factsheet: The European invocation of the JCPOA “dispute resolution” mechanism

On January 14, Britain, France and Germany, three key signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal reached with Iran in 2015, invoked the Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) in that agreement. Here is our guide to what this means and what could happen next.
The drone camp struck last Friday near Damascus.

Factsheet: Alleged Israeli attacks on Iranian-linked targets over recent days

Over the last few days, there have been four attacks against sites in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq which have been attributed to Israeli forces.