Hamas has a new tool in its terror arsenal: Flaming kites, which have caused millions of dollars of damage to Israeli farms and forests.
Last week, it was announced that Russia and Israel have reached an agreement to keep Iranian forces away from Israel's border with Syria. Israel has long seen an Iranian presence along its northern border with Syria as a significant threat - not least because it allows the potential for rocket fire into Israel from Syria of the sort that occurred on May 10, sparking a major clash.
On ABC TV's "Q&A" on May 21, panellist Randa Abdel-Fattah, an Australian writer of Egyptian-Palestinian background, made a series of false or misleading allegations against Israel. While some of the other panelists disagreed with her on some of her points, particularly Australian Foreign Editor Greg Sheridan, they were repeatedly cut off by program host Tony Jones. In any event, many of her allegations were left unchallenged and are in need of correction for the public record.
So here's AIJAC's "fisking" of Ms. Abdel-Fattah's claims.