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ABC gets Lebanon border wall story completely backwards

November 29, 2018 | Oved Lobel

Turning a story about Israeli defensive measures against organisations sworn to its destruction and a complex issue like Ghajar into a story principally about alleged Israeli aggression and occupation – without speaking to a single Israeli –  is sadly all too typical of much recent Middle Eastern coverage by the ABC.

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Sheikh Omran and ASWJ tied to terror – again

November 16, 2018 | AIJAC staff

Following the terror incident at Bourke Street in Melbourne, a familiar and highly problematic voice appointed himself to speak on behalf of Muslims in response – Sheikh Mohammed Omran, the emir of the Hume Islamic Youth Centre (HIYC) at Coolaroo

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Afghanistan: The Forgotten Front Against Iran

November 16, 2018 | Oved Lobel

While rarely discussed in the context of containing or rolling back Iranian regional influence and terrorism sponsorship, the war in Afghanistan is in fact an essential element of any coherent strategy to do so.

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Fast Facts: Latest major outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza

November 13, 2018 | AIJAC staff

Up to 400 rockets and mortars have been fired by Hamas and other terrorist groups into Israel over the past 24 hours. About 60 were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome defence syste.

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Morrison’s Mid-East announcements: the wash-up

November 5, 2018 | Naomi Levin

The dust finally seems to have settled on Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s recent Middle East announcements and it is now possible to take a clear view.

The Greens reject suggestions that Australia should recognise west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Till they’re Green in the face

October 19, 2018 | Naomi Levin

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement that Australia would consider recognising west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state has left Greens senators seething.

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AIJAC congratulates Nadia Murad, winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

October 10, 2018 | Sharyn Mittelman

AIJAC congratulates Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad, a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, for her work “to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.” 

US President Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in New York.

Trump clarifies – he is backing a two-state solution

September 27, 2018 | Naomi Levin

US President Donald Trump has just expressed in clearest terms his support for a two-state peace for Israel and the Palestinians.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres with newly appointed UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet.

Could Bachelet and Bishop help reform the UN Human Rights Council?

August 17, 2018 | Naomi Levin

The newly appointed United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is a Companion of the Order of Australia and led a government described by the Israeli media as “the most Jewish government in the world” outside of Israel. She also has a challenge on her hands.

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Audio: AIJAC’s Naomi Levin on Israel’s Nation-state law

August 10, 2018

AIJAC policy analyst Naomi Levin was interviewed for a report on Radio 2SER about Israel’s controversial new Nation-State law.

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