Eric Tlozek,

Eric Tlozek

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Recent articles by Eric:

Malka Leifer, former Melbourne principal and accused child abuser, granted further delays in extradition process

The alleged victims of an Israeli teacher accused of sexually abusing girls at a Melbourne school say they are distressed and angry about further delays to her extradition case. → Read More

Israel's food tech scene experiments with insects and computer-designed sweeteners

In a world with a growing population, the farmer of the future could be a scientist in a lab coat. They've already designed vegan 'eggs,' fruit fly larvae protein and a zero-kilojoule sweetener which builds muscle. → Read More

Coral in the Gulf of Aqaba is thriving despite rising sea temperatures and scientists want to know why

While rising sea temperatures are bleaching coral around the globe, the reef in the Gulf of Aqaba is bountiful, colourful and healthy. Scientists want to know why. → Read More

UN head accused of giving mistress high-paying job with business class perks

The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has stood aside after a investigation into allegations he appointed his mistress to a high-paying position so he could take her on work trips. → Read More

Donald Trump won't win the 'endless' war by simply killing terrorists like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was the only name Donald Trump knew — and the only person he wanted to hear had been killed. But even if Mr Trump is right to celebrate his death, the Middle East remains aflame, writes Eric Tlozek. → Read More

If Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted but refuses to resign, it could trigger a constitutional crisis in Israel

Accusations of corruption, fraud, and lavish gifts from billionaires; Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continues to find himself in deeper and deeper legal trouble, but that doesn't mean he'll be leaving office anytime soon, writes Eric Tlozek. → Read More

Why Turkey wants to invade the Kurdish region in north-eastern Syria

The Kurds of northern Syria are known as frontline fighters in the battle to defeat the Islamic State. So why does Turkey now want to invade and force them out? → Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu seems out of tricks after the Israel election

In April he was King Bibi, the magician who had pulled another election victory out of his hat, staring down corruption allegations and his purported enemies in the media, the courts and the police. But now Benjamin Netanyahu cuts a vastly different figure, writes Eric Tlozek. → Read More

Four Australian brothers 'died' fighting for IS two years ago. One of them just showed up in jail

One of four Australian brothers believed killed two years ago while fighting for Islamic State has been found alive in a prison in northern Syria, saying he wasn't qualified enough for battle. → Read More

Sex shops, podcasts and intimacy counselling: Israel's religious Jews embrace their sensuality

Kosher sex shops, intimacy podcasts hosted by rabbis and marriage counselling are all gaining popularity among some traditionally conservative religious Jews in Israel. → Read More

Charges recommended over Israeli politician's alleged interference in Malka Leifer extradition

Police in Israel recommend criminal charges against the country's Deputy Health Minister for allegedly interfering in the extradition case of former Melbourne school principal Malka Leifer, who is charged with sexual assault. → Read More

Al Qaeda was forgotten during the rise of Islamic State, but the terrorist group is more dangerous than ever

While Islamic State was being bombed by coalition planes in Syria, Al Qaeda was quietly strengthening its network of affiliates across the world, writes Eric Tlozek. → Read More

Palestinian PM says East Jerusalem demolitions a war crime

Palestinian leaders say they're ending all cooperation with Israel, after Israeli forces demolished Palestinian homes on the outskirts of East Jerusalem. The Palestinian Prime Minister says the demolition is part of an ongoing attempt to push Palestinians out of Jerusalem. → Read More

British tanker seized by Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf

Britain's junior defence minister has raised doubts about the country's ability to protect shipping in the Persian Gulf, after a British tanker was seized by Iranian forces. It's still unclear how Britain will respond. → Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes Israel's longest-serving leader

Benjamin Netanyahu will today surpass Israel's founding prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, to become the nation's longest-serving leader. But he passes this milestone at a time of unprecedented vulnerability, facing both a re-run general election and a court hearing on corruption charges. → Read More

Trump accuses Iran of breaching nuclear control deal

Iran's Government says it has "nothing to hide" after US President Donald Trump accused it of breaching a key nuclear control deal. → Read More

Islamic State recruit from Melbourne languishes in Kurdish prison as his father begs for his release

Melbourne student Mahir Absar Alam was one of Islamic State's first foreign recruits. Now as he languishes in a Syrian prison, his father has made a heartfelt request for Australia to take pity on him. → Read More

Iran's standoff with the US intensifies

Iran's government has threatened to enrich uranium to high levels that would dramatically shorten its path to a nuclear weapon. On Sunday, Iran said it would enrich uranium above the level allowed by the 2015 nuclear control deal. → Read More

Iran enriching uranium in breach of nuclear agreement

Iran's government says it's begun enriching uranium above the level allowed by a multilateral control deal, potentially shortening its path to a nuclear weapon. → Read More

The United Nations claims an airstrike in Libya is a possible war crime

The United Nations and monitoring groups say an apparent airstrike on a migrant detention in Libya could be a war crime. → Read More