Australian Arabic language newspaper claims Israel sent prostitutes to entice Gulf states
March 22, 2021 | Ran Porat
El-Telegraph has become a platform for spreading antisemitic tropes and wild conspiracy theories among Arabic readers in Australia.
Oil spill off Israel’s coast reveals Iranian smuggling dangers
March 16, 2021 | Judy Maynard
The environmental damage wreaked by a recent oil spill off Israel’s Mediterranean coast is the visible manifestation of a much larger and more insidious problem.
After her own release, Kylie Moore-Gilbert helps others
March 3, 2021 | Naomi Levin
Kylie Moore-Gilbert could be forgiven for laying low and adjusting to life back home after her long incarceration on falsified charges of espionage. Instead, the University of Melbourne academic has been using her profile to draw attention to gross human rights abuses in Iran.
Is a war between Israel and Hezbollah likely in 2021?
March 2, 2021 | Ran Porat
Tensions between Israel and Hezbollah, Iran’s proxy terrorist organisation in Lebanon, are brewing amongst IDF warnings of the possible escalation of clashes on a limited scale into a wider conflict between the two sides over the coming months. While the Israeli army is preparing itself for such a development, at this stage, it seems that both sides would prefer to avoid a major conflict for the time being.
Israel’s vaccination success by the numbers
February 18, 2021 | Judy Maynard
The first statistical data from Israel’s world-beating rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine appear very encouraging.
Hezbollah cyberattack on Australian company is part of a growing cyber-threat emanating from Iran
February 17, 2021 | Oved Lobel
Iran’s capabilities in cyberspace are clearly improving, and that will likely mean more credible disinformation operations, more sophisticated cyberattacks and improved espionage capacity, in Australia and elsewhere.
AIJAC makes parliamentary submission on countering extremist movements and radicalism in Australia
February 16, 2021 | Sharyn Mittelman
The Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) made a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) addressing its Inquiry into extremist movements and radicalism in Australia.
When will Europe grow a spine on Iranian terrorism?
February 10, 2021 | Oved Lobel
Europe has a long history of looking the other way on terrorism. So perhaps it should come as no surprise that France –as well as the rest of Europe – appears essentially unresponsive or even indifferent to a thwarted terror attack by agents of the Iranian regime on its soil.
Parties finalise their lists for next month’s Israeli election
February 5, 2021 | Ahron Shapiro
Registration of parties for Israel’s March 23 national election closed last night, bringing into focus the political battle lines for the upcoming campaign and closing the window for smaller parties to merge and reduce the risk of falling under the electoral threshold of 3.25 percent on Election Day.
The antisemitic commentators of Holocaust Remembrance Day
February 3, 2021 | Judy Maynard
Each year on 27 January – the day the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated – the world remembers and honors the victims of one of the greatest crimes against humanity by observing International Holocaust Remembrance Day.