Benny Gantz and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

Gantz gets a mandate – What now?

March 18, 2020 | Ahron Shapiro

In Israel on Monday, after having received the recommendation of 61 members of Knesset, Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz was given the mandate by President Reuven Rivlin to try to form a government.

Australian diplomat Richard Sadleir

Australia takes Iran concerns to nuclear watchdog

March 13, 2020 | Naomi Levin

The Australian Government has made one of its toughest and most comprehensive statements yet on Iran’s illegal nuclear development.

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Coronavirus spurs unity government fever in Israel

March 13, 2020 | Ahron Shapiro

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the crash of global markets, panic buying and drastic curbs on travel and public gatherings…

Avigdor Lieberman (l) and Benny Gantz.

Netanyahu volleys the ball back into Gantz’s court

March 12, 2020 | Ahron Shapiro

Like a dizzying volley between two tennis pros at match point, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his challenger Blue…

Climbing off fence, Lieberman apparently moving to oust Netanyahu

March 6, 2020 | Ahron Shapiro

In a normal Israeli election, a result showing Likud as the largest party and head of the largest bloc, even…

DFAT Secretary Frances Adamson at Senate Estimates hearings.

Australian Government notes UNRWA concerns, but continues funding

March 6, 2020 | Naomi Levin

The Australia Government will not withhold funding to United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), but will continue to make representations to UNRWA management to ensure funding is spent in a “targeted” way, Senate committee has heard.

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas delivers a speech regarding the Middle East peace plan, at the Palestinian Authority headquarters, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, January 28, 2020. Photo by Flash90

PA hypocrisy on “anti-normalisation”

March 5, 2020 | Judy Maynard

The latest episode in the annals of Palestinian anti-normalisation shows that, to mix metaphors, speaking out of both sides of your mouth can blow up in your face.

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Nuclear watchdog gets serious on Iran

March 5, 2020 | AIJAC staff

New IAEA reports highlight Iranian refusal to cooperate with inspectors, fast-growing enriched uranium stockpiles

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Understanding the Israeli election result

March 3, 2020 | Ahron Shapiro

How to explain Netanyahu’s resurgence, particularly in light of the fact that he has been indicted for bribery, fraud and breach of trust? And how is it that Blue and White somehow retreated from its achievements in elections last April and September?

Penny Wong

Labor on the Trump peace plan

February 14, 2020 | Naomi Levin

Senator Penny Wong said she believes US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan has flaws.

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