Tag Archives: Iraq

Defeated in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State is now rebuilding in Indonesia

They might have been chased out of the Middle East, but Islamic State is now setting up shop on our doorstep.


TBS Next Gen: Remembering Zynab, a girl that could have been any of us

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) celebrates Zynab Al Harbiya, the 12-year-old Australian victim of Islamic State.

Long Reads: Bernie Sanders, the Unclimbables, Shia in Iraq

Rich Jackson’s weekly #longreads: how the press ended Bernie Sanders’ run for presidency, the unclimbables of north-west Canada, and the two-facedness of ISIS and revival of Shia in Iraq.