Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has emphasised the need for Israel to retain "security control" over any future Palestinian state, and praised Australia as a "clear-eyed" nation "willing to puncture United Nations hypocrisy".
Adam Gartrell, political correspondent Australian forces are playing a key role in the escalating battle for the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Georgina Mitchell Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of "torpedoing" plans for recognising a Palestinian state, causing "enduring frustration" for diplomats.
Melanie Kembrey Ola Haydar remembers screaming and screaming for help.
Paul McGeough Only Donald Trump could turn the concept of the organ grinder and the monkey on its head.
Lindsay Murdoch Malaysian police identified a North Korean embassy official and another linked to North Korea's state airline.
Peter Hannam Ballarat and Bendigo faced losing electricity during the recent great eastern Australian heatwave so NSW could avoid power cuts, underscoring the parlous state of the country's grid.
Peter Martin Private-sector wage growth has slid to record low of just 1.8 per cent, throwing into doubt budget projections and confounding the Reserve Bank, which would prefer not to have to cut interest rates again and run the risk of reigniting house prices.
Kate McClymont A witness in the murder trial of property developer Ron Medich has told the jury he heard Mr Medich saying "he should've put her [Mr Medich's wife Odetta] where McGurk is."
Michael Koziol, Political reporter Coalition frontbenchers have refused to join Immigration Minister Peter Dutton in linking the contentious US refugee deal with Australia's decision to accept refugees from Central America.