According to the United States, Iran damaged two vessels in the Gulf of Oman. Here are seven reasons why you shouldn’t buy that for a second.
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…
The viral videos depicting Iranian women dancing in the street in defiance of their government is propaganda, it just looks different.
Dearie me, what a week. Barnaby Joyce finally fell on his sword, America hid behind a gun and one pizza empire got surprisingly smutty.
Hooley dooley, what a week. We’ve witnessed Trump burn bridges anew, marriage equality arrive on our doorstep, and a rather notable culinary scribe outed as a fraud.
Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman is young, he is also a product of the times. But will he be the force to bring moderation to the Kingdom?
It’s been a rather violent week, punctuated by the abuse of Sam Dastyari, assumed peace in the Middle East and the prohibitive standards of decorum.
Hooray for stupidity. Christopher Pyne was quoted out of context, a teenager was arrested for doing the Macarena and Donald Trump’s latest venture is a hit in rural Germany.
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.
Well, what a night it was. New facts came to light from Manchester, the great Roger Moore left us, and Donald Trump won more friends. Today is a bad day. Soz.
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.
The key in beating ISIS is directing our ire clearly. For if we criticise Islamic State by criticising Islam, it emboldens them further.
Eyeless in Gaza is a rare piece of objective journalism in a difficult time, one where facts are twisted to suit the narrative.
As Turkey goes to the polls to expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, there’s something far more sinister brewing in the background.
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.
Today’s Current Affairs Wrap on potential outcome for the 12,000 Syrian refugees, the trouble in Yemen and Donald Trump’s latest ally.
Michael Burrill tackles parliamentary funding, Turkey’s bombing of IS/Kurd targets and Gina’s firesale to China, all in this week’s Current Affairs Wrap.
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.
Michael Burrill shares the world’s news, in a week that saw little movement on the RET debate, the Moss Review, increasing violence in Yemen and espionage allegations from the US against Israel.
What do the Middle East, Ukraine and Maurice Newman all have in common? They all figure in Michael Burrill’s current affairs wrap and they are all kind of interconnected. Kind of.