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Yom Hazikaron 5779: Sixteen more reasons to grieve

The four Israelis killed on May 5 in Hamas and Islamic Jihad’s massive rocket barrage and guided anti-tank missile attack increased to 16 the number to be added this year to Israel’s list of over 23,000 fallen to be commemorated for Yom Hazikaron

‘Aeroterror’ Reborn

As Venezuela looks to be descending into civil war, halting ‘Aeroterror’ needs to become a major priority for the US and its allies.

Turkey and the Iranian-led “Axis of Resistance”

Even if the US could repair its alliance with Ankara, an AKP-led Turkey can never be a useful tool for containing, much less rolling back, Iranian expansionism.

Three decades of terror, racism and genocide come to an end in Sudan. But...

The overthrow of Bashir in Sudan, and Algeria’s Bouteflika shortly before him, is being framed as part of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa. We can only hope they end better this time than they did in 2011.

Ehud Yaari on the Israeli election [audio]

Tom Switzer's interview with the always insightful and well-informed Israeli journalist Ehud Yaari about the outcome of the Israeli election and PM Binyamin Netanyahu's next term in office, broadcast on ABC Radio National's "Between the Lines" 18 April 2019.

Ahron Shapiro on the Israeli election results [audio]

AIJAC policy analyst Ahron Shapiro examines the preliminary Israeli election results on ABC News Radio.

New York measles outbreak the result of anti-Vaxxer propaganda, not Jewish religious law

It’s important to understand the primary driver of this outbreak is not religious practice and that there is no basis in Jewish law for not getting vaccinated. Rather, this is merely another example of the dangers of the global and conspiratorial “anti-vaxxer” movement.

Election leaves Netanyahu with easy path to coalition

With 97 percent of the vote officially counted in yesterday’s Israeli election - despite his Likud party merely tying the Blue and White party as the largest faction in the Knesset – Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been left with the easiest path to form the next government.

Australia and the IRGC: is a ban necessary?

In Australia, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is not designated a terrorist entity, but Australians would be wise to avoid having anything to do with the Iranian military, its officers and its business offshoots

Israeli President Rivlin, PM Netanyahu, Gantz issue statements for Election Day

As Israel goes to the polls, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, Likud party candidate and incumbent Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and top challenger Blue and...