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An Israeli police water cannon is deployed near the Damascus Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem as a fire burns during clashes between police and Palestinian protesters on Monday.

‘Is this the big one?’: The next intifada could be fuelled over TikTok

The Israeli government, the surrounding Arab nations and the Palestinian Authority all desperately want to shut down the crisis but the call to arms has moved to social media.

  • by Thomas L. Friedman

Opinion & Perspectives

‘Is this the big one?’: The next intifada could be fuelled over TikTok

Thomas L. Friedman

The Israeli government, the surrounding Arab nations and the Palestinian Authority all desperately want to shut down the crisis but the call to arms has moved to social media.

The latest cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians will be hard to stop

Roland Oliphant

Diplomatic pressure is unlikely to have much effect as the death toll rises and action brings more retaliation.

Ill-disciplined chest-thumping has put war at centre of what’s left of the Australia-China relationship

Kevin Rudd
Kevin Rudd

The Morrison government has trashed a 50-year convention when it comes to public comment about Taiwan.

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A defiant Liz Cheney made clear that she would own her banishment from leadership ranks.

House Republicans oust Trump critic Liz Cheney from top post

Cheney was removed after she repeatedly rebuked Donald Trump for his false claims of election fraud, and the former president quickly responded that Cheney was a “bitter, horrible human being”.

  • by Alan Fram and Kevin Freking
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Prince Harry and Meghan team up with Procter & Gamble

P&G’s brands include Gillette, Pantene, Olay,  Tampax, Vicks and Old Spice, but it’s the company’s non-profit work that lines up with the royal couple.

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The Richter scale graph.

Earthquake strikes Mindoro, Philippines

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported the earthquake’s depth at 112 km.

  • by Kanishka Singh
“Kate Webb faces the microphones at Kingsford Smith Airport yesterday.” May 12, 1971.

From the Archives, 1971: Reporter back from dead

After her capture and eventual release by the Viet Cong, journalist Kate Webb had the bizarre experience of reading her own obituaries.

  • by Staff reporter

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Smoke and fire rises following Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City on Wednesday.

Dozens killed in escalating violence that bears hallmarks of Gaza war

Israel has killed a string of senior Hamas military figures and pounded three multi-storey towers as it hammered the Gaza Strip with airstrikes, and militants in the territory fired rocket barrages.

  • by Fares Akram and Joseph Krauss

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