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Michael Daventry

Michael Daventry is the JC's Foreign Editor

World

Turkey expels Israeli ambassador

'Read the ten commandments,' Turkish President tells Benjamin Netanyahu in Twitter clash

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Turkey expels Israeli ambassador
Palestinians run as tear gas fired by the IDF falls on the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip near Jabalia
World

Palestinian Gaza death toll reaches 52

UN condemns Israel's use of live fire as thousands are wounded in the clashes

Monday, May 14, 2018
Palestinian Gaza death toll reaches 52
Former UK prime minister Tony Blair wrote exclusively for the JC
UK News

Blair warns of Jew hate taking root in society

Anti-Zionism trends 'too often' into antisemitism, former PM says in exclusive JC column

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Blair warns of Jew hate taking root in society
Israel

How Israel stole Iran's nuclear secrets

It is being hailed as one of the most audacious intelligence coups in history. JC Foreign Editor Michael Daventry looks at how it happened, and what it means for the Iran deal.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
How Israel stole Iran's nuclear secrets
Israel

Israeli Labour Party suspends ties with Corbyn

Letter to Labour leader says 'we cannot retain relations with you while you fail to adequately address the antisemitism within Labour Party UK'

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Israeli Labour Party suspends ties with Corbyn
Blogs

Is Israel behind Syria attacks?

There's growing speculation that the missile attack was launched by Israeli jets, but as always with the Middle East, there is more complexity.

Monday, April 9, 2018
Is Israel behind Syria attacks?
The Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud visited the United Nations at the end of March
World

Saudi crown prince suggests Jews have a right to land

The 32-year-old has overseen reforms in the kingdom since becoming crown prince last year

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Saudi crown prince suggests Jews have a right to land
Prince William in London on Wednesday
Analysis

Prince William's visit will delight and offend

This summer's royal visit will be in a class of its own for discretion and vigilance

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Prince William's visit will delight and offend
The mourners included students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida
US News

Thousands at funerals for Florida shooting victims

Fiancée of teacher Scott Beigel reveals he left instructions for his eulogy if he was caught in a shooting incident

Monday, February 19, 2018
Thousands at funerals for Florida shooting victims
Norway's Red Party leader Bjørnar Moxnes (Photo: Einar Aslaksen)
World

BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Bjørnar Moxnes, leader of the Red Party, described BDS as a “peaceful, global human rights movement"

Wednesday, February 7, 2018
BDS movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize