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September 20, 2018 12:35 PM Gooners delight: Jeremy Corbyn vows to boycott Arsenal matches

More on Jeremy Corbyn’s obsession with the world’s one Jewish state. The story goes that the Labour leader mired in accusations of antisemitism was so upset by Arsenal FC’s 2006 deal with the Israeli tourist board he wanted fans to boycott the club. Corbyn is, of course, an Arsenal fan. So did he boycott any matches? Corbyn has voiced his support for BDS – the movement 7

September 18, 2018 3:29 PM Israel blames Syria for Russian aircrew deaths but 'expresses sorrow'

Israel says Syria is to blame for the deaths of 15 Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces after Israel launched an air raid on the city of Latakia. Israel "expressed sorrow" for the deaths but blamed "extensive and inaccurate" Syrian anti-aircraft fire. The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. Russia initially blamed 7

September 18, 2018 8:25 AM Russia blames Israel after military plane shot down off Syria

Russia has said Syria shot down one its military planes - but laid the blame for the deaths of the 15 personnel on board with Israel. The defence ministry said Israeli jets forced the Il-20 plane into the path of Syrian air defence systems on Monday after failing to give Moscow enough warning of a strike on Syrian targets. The Il-20 disappeared off the radar 8

September 18, 2018 5:27 AM Russia blames Israel after plane shot down in Syria 'friendly-fire' incident

The aircraft was coming into land at a base in Syria when it is said to have been downed by air defence missiles. It said Israeli jets attacking targets nearby had "used the Russian plane as a cover, exposing it to fire from Syrian air defences". Russia's defence ministry said the aircraft, carrying 15 servicemen, disappeared from radar 22 miles (35km) off Syria 8

September 18, 2018 1:02 AM BREAKING: Russian military aircraft 'SHOT DOWN' over Mediterranean during assault in Syria

A RUSSIAN il-20 aircraft carrying 14 Russian soldiers has gone off radar in Syria during an attack by Israel in the Latakia province, the Russian Defence Ministry has claimed. The Russian MOD confirmed in a report that air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane on Monday evening. It stated: "On September 17, at about 11 pm Moscow time (9pm BST), the communication 6

September 8, 2018 2:26 AM Australia loses Folau for South Africa test

Australia loses Folau for South Africa test SYDNEY (AP) - Fullback Israel Folau has withdrawn from the Australia team to play South Africa in a Rugby Championship test on Saturday because of an ankle injury. Folau missed Australia's previous match against New Zealand but was included in the Wallaby side to play the Springboks when it was named Thursday 8

September 8, 2018 12:48 AM Folau out of Wallabies clash vs Springboks

Folau out of Wallabies clash vs Springboks Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has been ruled out of Saturday night's Rugby Championship Test against South Africa in Brisbane. Folau injured his ankle against the All Blacks in Sydney and missed the Wallabies' Auckland Test last week, but was on track to return to the side in Brisbane. However, he pulled up sore on Saturday 6

September 7, 2018 12:43 PM Free speech loving Labour purges Israel supporters and censors the media as Joan Ryan is voted down

The purge is underway. As Jeremy Corbyn is labeled an anti-semite and the party twists and turns over its attitude towards Jews, Labour Party members called for a vote of no confidence in Labour MP Joan Ryan, The Enfield North MP, who just so happens to chair Labour Friends of Israel. She has been a vocal critic of Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of anti-Semitism 8

September 6, 2018 4:30 PM ‘Tell me!’ John McDonnell angrily orders Lib Dem MP to reveal unhappy Labour politicians

LIB DEM MP Layla Moran mercilessly shut down Labour Chancellor John McDonnell after he claimed differences among party members have decreased. "There have been some differences over the anti-Semitism issue - we are coming out of that now - but the vast pocket of the PLP just want to get on with the job." Earlier this week Labour’s National Executive 13

September 4, 2018 9:23 AM The examples of antisemitism Labour have (and have not) adopted

There are several differences between the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of antisemitism and Labour's. Most MPs have called on Labour to adopt the definition and examples of antisemitism set out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). "Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed 10