Todays Australian News
- Israel's closure of Temple Mount a declaration of war: Abbas
Tensions flare in Jerusalem after Israeli forces kill a Palestinian man suspected of shooting a far-right rabbi who led a campaign for Jews to be allowed to pray at the Temple Mount compound, Jerusalem's most sensitive site and holy to Islam and Judaism.
- Direct Action passes the Senate with PUP support
The Federal Government's $2.5 billion climate change policy has passed the Senate with the support of the Palmer United Party and independent senators Nick Xenophon and John Madigan.
- US nurse goes for bike ride despite Ebola quarantine
A nurse who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa has hit the road for a bike ride despite a US state order to stay home.