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.
Amid reports that 82-year-old Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is seriously ill, today's Update looks at potential successors. There is much reported activity going on behind the scenes, with Pinhas Inbari reporting that Fatah's various military warlords are rearming to strengthen their positions in case of violence breaking out. Plus, we include analysis of Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu's Washington visit to address the annual America-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference and meeting with US President Donald Trump...