Israel Folau has jumped the gun, quitting before Rugby Australia can sack him, sensationally choosing to enter politics as One Nation’s latest candidate.
The Queen of Sheba crosses time, religion and form. Not bad for someone who might not have existed.
Why you can’t find Palestine when you search Google Maps. If you search for Palestine on Google Maps, you won’t find it. Palestine, the name most continuously used for the territory lying between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea from the fifth century BCE, is labelled Israel. Protestors in the Middle East, and…
I recently travelled to the West Bank for the first time, a trip that showed the shared and divided ground between Palestinians and Jews.
Again violence against those of Palestine has made the news. However, in admiring their resilience and not questioning the aggressor, we’re enabling the cycle.
Dearie me, what a week. Barnaby Joyce finally fell on his sword, America hid behind a gun and one pizza empire got surprisingly smutty.
The court case of Ahed Tamimi, the teen who slapped two soldiers is gaining worldwide attention. However, she is merely the edge of a larger problem.
Christ. Monday morning. Again. Over night, Israel and Palestine lurched further toward conflict, Poland took to the streets, and Bernard Tomic irked the nation once more.
The truth behind the Gaza situation is often “what you’ve been told”. Rarely do we get an honest account of both sides. A pioneering Australian-lead doco looks to put the question of bias to bed.
According to Thomas Friedman, the only way lasting peace between Israel and Palestine can be met, is on their own terms, without the engineering or advice from a third party.
The issue surrounding the Gaza strip is one of difference. Alongside the documentary Eyeless in Gaza, we’ve asked both sides of the political fence for their opinion, in the name of greater education.
Eyeless in Gaza is a rare piece of objective journalism in a difficult time, one where facts are twisted to suit the narrative.
PolitiScope podcast speak to Robin Margo SC and The Big Smoke’s publisher Alexandra Tselios about Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Australia this week.
TBS publisher Alexandra Tselios chats with Kinky Friedman – politician, country singer, raconteur and above all, a man without filter.
Australian living in Israel, Sarah Knopman, writes a letter to the Arab woman who was humiliated at her child’s kindergarten – it wasn’t anything personal, you have to understand.
Jordan King-Lacroix spoke to the director of EcoPeace, Gidon Bromberg, who plans to improve the Jordan river and in the process, help to heal tensions in the area.
Michael Burrill’s Current Affairs Wrap tackles the PM’s plan to investigate parliamentary entitlements, the awkward Abetz family past, friction in the Holy Land and the ongoing Trump funnies.
Ash Imani has a solution for the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict – both governments need to set aside their extremist religious agendas and make a substantive commitment to peace.
The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu gave Israelis a PM determined to protect their nation, but what does the return of “Bibi” mean for the rest of the world?
In the West Bank, the 365 docobites crew meet Moodi, who protests the political situation engulfing the region with a less conventional weapon than most – a spray can.
Michael Burrill updates TBS on the world’s news, from Ferguson to Israel, PUP and our larrikin Libs in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap.
Michael Burrill brings you up to speed on all the news you missed on the Foreign Fighters Bill, more Morrison mishaps and “global cooling” in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap…