Supporters of Israel hate the apartheid comparison, but which other government does it most resemble?
After Trump, the Turnbull government is the biggest international enabler of the Netanyahu government's commitment to the brutal status quo of occupation in Palestine.
Correspondence released by DFAT shows diplomats warned that more deaths were likely during upcoming demonstrations in Gaza. Turnbull and Bishop have remained largely silent.
Journalists are condemning headlines from both The New York Times and CNN which leave Israel out of the news entirely.
Yes, the situation in Gaza is grim and its people need food and shelter. But they also need a reason to believe in hope for the future, write Majed Abusalema, national leader of Students for Justice in Palestine in Norway, and James Rose, founder of The Kick Project.
The results from the recent Israeli election will likely reinstall a coalition government very similar to the last one.
While Tony Abbott would have us think the West's hands are clean, a look at our actions in the Middle East reveal plenty of cause for resentment, writes Scott Burchill.
Crikey readers have their say about Mike Carlton's column on Gaza, and whether Australia should become involved in Iraq.
Benjamin Netanyahu has ensured that no Israeli will ever again know peace, writes former ABC war correspondent and naval historian Mike Carlton.