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When terrorist groups add cyber-capabilities to their bombs and bullets

If the reports of Hamas targeting vital infrastructure are true, it means Iran has likely sought to pass its formidable knowhow on to the group.

AIJAC condemns latest Hamas rocket attacks on Israel

In the wake of the nearly 700 rockets fired into Israel over the weekend, killing 4 and injuring dozens of Israelis, the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) today condemned Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad for their "callous, obscene contempt for human life"

‘Aeroterror’ Reborn

As Venezuela looks to be descending into civil war, halting ‘Aeroterror’ needs to become a major priority for the US and its allies.

Behind the News – May 2019

The remains of IDF tank driver Sgt. First Class Zacharia Baumel, missing in Syria for 37 years, were repatriated and buried with honour at Jerusalem’s Mt. Herzl military cemetery. Baumel was captured in 1982 in Lebanon at the battle of Sultan Yaqoub.

Turkey and the Iranian-led “Axis of Resistance”

Even if the US could repair its alliance with Ankara, an AKP-led Turkey can never be a useful tool for containing, much less rolling back, Iranian expansionism.

Three decades of terror, racism and genocide come to an end...

The overthrow of Bashir in Sudan, and Algeria’s Bouteflika shortly before him, is being framed as part of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings throughout the Middle East and North Africa. We can only hope they end better this time than they did in 2011.

Behind the News – April 2019

On the evening of March 14, two rockets were launched at Tel Aviv from the Gaza Strip, sending thousands scrambling toward bomb shelters. In response, the Israeli Air Force targeted over 100 Hamas military sites.

Golan recognition/ Gaza violence

On Monday, during a visit to Washington of Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump signed a declaration on behalf of the US Government, recognising Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights. This Update deals with the background to this decision and why it has been widely welcomed in Israel, while also subject to international criticism.

Has the “Arab Spring” reached Gaza?

The demonstrations are led by an independent youth movement called “We Want to Live!” [Bidna naish, in Arabic], which receives widespread public support and backing from PLO factions.

Australian media failed to report the Gaza unrest which may explain...

Consumers of the media in Australia were adequately informed of the events of the last few days in Israel and the Palestinian territories -...

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