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Michael Daventry

Michael Daventry is the JC's Foreign Editor

Tanks on the streets of Harare this week
Columnists

‘Schtum is best’ – Zimbabwe’s Jews keep heads low

Amid reports of Robert Mugabe's downfall, the country's Jewish community plays it safe

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
‘Schtum is best’ – Zimbabwe’s Jews keep heads low
A poster of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in the northern city of Tripoli
Columnists

A proxy war devouring the Middle East

Lebanon is the next act in Saudi Arabia and Iran's conflict by proxy

Thursday, November 9, 2017
A proxy war devouring the Middle East
Prime Minister Theresa May and Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu in talks on Thursday
UK News

Netanyahu in Downing Street talks with May

British Prime Minister also reiterates backing for Iran nuclear deal

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Netanyahu in Downing Street talks with May
Eli Wiesel speaking at Washington's National Press Club in 1983
World

Elie Wiesel molested me, New York geneticist says

New York University's Jennifer Listman recounts incident at 1989 charity event

Monday, October 23, 2017
Elie Wiesel molested me, New York geneticist says
Medium-range ballistic missiles displayed next to a portrait of Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran last month
World

Iran elite force slams ‘featherbrained’ Trump

Revolutionary Guard Corps vows to accelerate missile-building programme

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Iran elite force slams ‘featherbrained’ Trump
People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas after gunfire is heard
World

Eight Israelis missing after Las Vegas attack

At least 58 people killed and more than 500 after gunman fires from nearby hotel block

Monday, October 2, 2017
Eight Israelis missing after Las Vegas attack
Thomas Perlmann, from the Nobel Committee, announces this year's three winners of the Nobel Prize for Medicine
World

Trio win Nobel prize for 'body clock' discovery

Scientists Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young isolated gene that regulates sleep patterns

Monday, October 2, 2017
Trio win Nobel prize for 'body clock' discovery
Frauke Petry walked out of a victory press conference
World

Splinters emerge in German far-right

AfD co-leader walks out hours after party enters federal parliament

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Splinters emerge in German far-right
Anthony Weiner, arriving at court on Monday, had sought to be spared prison
World

Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months

Former congressman is sentenced for exchanging sexually explicit messages with a North Carolina teenager

Monday, September 25, 2017
Anthony Weiner jailed for 21 months
World

Shul attack in Turkey

Istanbul shul was surrounded by rock-throwers during Temple Mount crisis

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Shul attack in Turkey