Dec 3, 20157 Comments
A Liberal backbencher says he would not try to seek asylum elsewhere if Islamic State were to try to take over. But what options do young Syrian men really have? Crikey intern Jess Davis reports.
Bernard KeaneDec 1, 201512 Comments
Even as the regime of Recep Erdogan jails journalists for revealing its links with Islamic State, international pressure is growing on Turkey to end its support.
Guy RundleNov 26, 201513 Comments
Perhaps you have not noticed, but there is already a war on. And there will be more.
Guy RundleNov 23, 201542 Comments
Bombing the Middle East will create more terrorists, which the West knows. But at this point, we're plum out of other ideas.
Shakira HusseinNov 17, 20152 Comments
How Islamic State stages fear, and the groups who refuse to condemn it.
Ben SandilandsNov 10, 20153 Comments
You just have to be the right kind of person ...
Guy RundleOct 23, 201520 Comments
Why has Benjamin Netanyahu suddenly suggesting the Holocaust might have been the fault of the Palestinians?
Bernard KeaneSep 24, 20157 Comments
Saudi Arabia is about to behead and crucify a youth for protests against the country's fundamentalist regime. And the US has "welcomed" its appointment to lead a human rights panel.
Josh TaylorSep 9, 201519 Comments
Australia has announced it will take in 12,000 Syrian refugees this year.
Bernard KeaneSep 9, 201513 Comments
The Syrian civil war has hundreds of thousands of Sunni Muslims targeted by the Assad regime with chemical weapons, bombing, torture and rape. Yet the government insists others must come first.