Geraldine Doogue: Middle-East needs more human stories

The Australian media needs to tell more stories of people finding common ground to break through the narrative of conflict that characterises coverage of the Middle-East, says ABC broadcaster Geraldine Doogue.

Editorial: The ALP, Israel and a Palestinian state?

The NSW ALP conference is meeting again this weekend and among many issues, it will deliberate on its attitude to Israel, Palestinian aspirations, and peace. Any resolution passed this weekend will not bind the Federal parliamentary party, but it is a harbinger for...

The complex message behind Israel’s security metal detectors

Today, Friday, and the next few days will tell us if the detectors on the Temple Mount/Haram esh-Sharif are tools of increased security or foreshadow the beginning of a new cycle of violence. ELAN EZRACHI, in Jerusalem, writes exclusively for Plus61J In popular...