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Understanding Bibi’s controversial campaign pledge on the Jordan Valley

Election promises should always be taken with a grain of salt, but especially Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s promise on September 10 to extend Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea should he win Israel’s general election on September 17.

Australia’s security chiefs highlight benefits of intel sharing with Israel

Retiring ASIO Director-General of Security Duncan Lewis recently addressed the Lowy Institute and reflected on the importance of exchanging information on security threats with...

Veiled Horror: Iran’s headscarf protesters sentenced to decades in prison

It is evident that, both in the UN and most of the world’s media, there is little interest in shining a light, let alone bringing pressure to bear, on Iran over the human rights abuses it inflicts daily on it population in general, and Iranian women in particular.

Hamas and Iran Continue to Rekindle Their Relationship

If reports of deepening Iranian involvement and increasing financial support for Hamas in Gaza and the West Bank are accurate, it can’t mean anything good for the future of either the Palestinian territories or Israel.

BDSers again expose the absurdity of their boycott claims  

The circuitous and often ridiculous routes by which the BDS movement seeks to present an acceptable face for its Israel-bashing is all about attempting to mask the fact that it is really motivated by obsessive hatred of the world’s only Jewish state.  

Backgrounder: The IAEA’s Iran file and the quest for a new Director General

On Monday July 22, 2019 Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano passed away following an illness. When he died, Amano was in his 10th year as the Director General (DG) of the International Atomic Energy...

Audio: Is global condemnation enough to stop Iran?

On Thursday July 11, ABC Radio National host Tom Switzer discussed the Iranian nuclear issue with Cliff May of the Foundation for Defence of Democracies and Amin Saikal of the ANU

In Gaza, taking no sides, but showing only one

Todd Sampson’s Body Hack, whose third season premier was filmed in the Gaza Strip from the perspective of Palestinian protesters, aired on Channel 10...

BBC accuses Corbyn allies of hijacking antisemitism investigations

The antisemitism crisis in the UK Labour Party has escalated again, after a respected BBC current affairs show revealed that there was a backlog of 1000 antisemitism allegations waiting to be dealt with, while the Labour leader’s office has allegedly obstructed those in the party responsible for investigating antisemitism.

Iran debate brings out conspiracy theorists and Israel bashers

Recent publications discussing Iran policy attracted conspiratorial and antisemitic claims in the comments section.

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