Media Report, 24 Jun 2017

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AFOPA Media Report, 24 June 2017

Selections from Australian newspapers.

Israel begins work on first settlement in 25 years as Jared Kushner flies in, Peter Beaumont, The Guardian, 24 Jun 2017

Netanyahu announces ground-breaking at Amichai, which will house 300 hardline residents of illegal outpost of Amona.

Kushner arrives in Israel tasked with progressing Trump’s ‘ultimate deal’, Peter Beaumont, The Guardian, 24 Jun 2017

Little to suggest breakthrough imminent in Israeli-Palestinian relations as US president’s son-in-law touches down.

Arab version of the Six Day War: the great lie that refuses to die, Ben Macintyre, The Australian, 6 Jun 2017

On June 5, 1967, Israel destroyed Egypt’s air force and attacked the planes of Syria and Jordan. Then Israeli forces advanced on Sinai, Jerusalem’s Old City, Suez and the Golan Heights. Six days later Israel had achieved a stunning victory over the encircling Arab armies, and the map of the Middle East was redrawn.

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