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Israel heads to polls for fifth time in three years

Israel heads to polls for fifth time in three years

The previous four elections, focused on Netanyahu’s fitness to rule while on trial for corruption charges, ended in deadlock.

  • by Ilan ben Zion

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Aid group anger as Israel convicts Palestinian World Vision worker of supporting terrorists

Aid group anger as Israel convicts Palestinian World Vision worker of supporting terrorists

A judge is set to rule on whether to dissolve the charity in Israel later this month. 

  • by Henriette Chacar
Why get a gong when you can ring?
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Why get a gong when you can ring?

Honours are on the line.

Melbourne Uni student union rescinds Israel-Palestine motion after legal threat

Melbourne Uni student union rescinds Israel-Palestine motion after legal threat

A student union, threatened with legal action and a potential class action, has rescinded a motion calling on Melbourne University to boycott and divest from Israel.

  • by Nicole Precel and Marta Pascual Juanola
Biden calls monkeypox virus ‘a concern’ as three more countries diagnose cases

Biden calls monkeypox virus ‘a concern’ as three more countries diagnose cases

The White House says it has stockpiles of a vaccine to treat the disease. “This is not a new virus to us,” says Biden’s coronavirus chief Ashish Jha.

  • by Rich McKay
‘Deeply disturbed’: Israeli police beat pallbearers at Al Jazeera journalist’s funeral

‘Deeply disturbed’: Israeli police beat pallbearers at Al Jazeera journalist’s funeral

The scenes of violence were likely to add to the sense of grief and outrage across the Arab world that has followed the death of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

  • by Josef Federman
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Israel, in shift, investigates possibility IDF soldier killed American journalist

Israel, in shift, investigates possibility IDF soldier killed American journalist

Shireen Abu Akleh, a Palestinian American reporter, was shot and killed in the West Bank this week.

  • by Shira Rubin and Steve Hendrix
Israel arrests nine for ‘AirDrop’ of crash images aboard departing plane

Israel arrests nine for ‘AirDrop’ of crash images aboard departing plane

The incident, on the AndoluJet flight that had been due to take off for Istanbul, create panic aboard the plane. One woman fainted.

  • by Jeffrey Heller
Vladimir Putin apologises over Lavrov’s ‘Hitler was Jewish’ remarks, says Israel’s leader

Vladimir Putin apologises over Lavrov’s ‘Hitler was Jewish’ remarks, says Israel’s leader

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said he accepted an apology from Russian President in a call. The Russian statement made no mention of an apology.

  • by Joseph Krauss
Holy City or theme park? Plan for a zip line over Old Jerusalem divides city

Holy City or theme park? Plan for a zip line over Old Jerusalem divides city

Tourists may soon be able to sail over some of the Holy City’s best-known sites but critics say the plans turn history into Disneyland.

  • by Isabel Kershner
Melbourne Uni condemns student union over call for Israel boycott

Melbourne Uni condemns student union over call for Israel boycott

The university has condemned as anti-Semitic a vote by its student union calling for an academic boycott of Israel in support of the Palestinian people.

  • by Madeleine Heffernan