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Why does Trump want to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem?

Why does Trump want to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem?

Sophie WenderothJan 18, 20175 Comments

Is Donald Trump really going to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem? Crikey intern Sophie Wenderoth reports.

Iranian revolutionary leaves a complicated legacy

Iranian revolutionary leaves a complicated legacy

Irfan YusufJan 12, 20171 Comment

The guy was the wiliest of wily politicians who co-authored the constitution that created the revolutionary government.

Palestinian lobby joins the junket game

Palestinian lobby joins the junket game

Myriam RobinDec 22, 20165 Comments

Journalists including our own Bernard Keane have taken part in the first Australian media junket organised by the Palestinian lobby.

Russian ambassador shot dead in Turkey, Syria on a knife edge

Russian ambassador shot dead in Turkey, Syria on a knife edge

Professor Damien KingsburyDec 20, 20163 Comments

Upon shooting him, Karlov’s assassin cried: "Don’t forget Syria. Don’t forget Aleppo."

Three things you don't understand about the Syrian war

Three things you don't understand about the Syrian war

Irfan YusufDec 19, 20167 Comments

For a start, the rebels are not one big happy family all fighting for a common notion of justice.

Rundle: Aleppo falls, and public moralising fades

Rundle: Aleppo falls, and public moralising fades

Guy RundleDec 16, 201617 Comments

Yet the waffling and throat-clearing continues.

Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Whatever happened to the Muslim Brotherhood?

Salma IslamDec 2, 20161 Comment

Over three years ago, the Brotherhood's main man Mohammed Morsi was unseated from power. But the saga didn't end there, writes freelance journalist in Egypt Salma Islam.

Defence Department's link to extreme Israeli lobby group

Defence Department's link to extreme Israeli lobby group

Bernard KeaneOct 31, 20167 Comments

The taxpayer-funded defence think tank ASPI is collaborating with an extremist Israeli group that advocates keeping Islamic State and increasing settlements in Palestinian territory.

An Australian soldier begs to be punished for a crime we forced him to commit

An Australian soldier begs to be punished for a crime we forced him to commit

John MartinkusOct 18, 20162 Comments

Returned Sergeant Kevin Frost cannot deal with the pain and guilt of what happened in Afghanistan any longer. It's a pain foreign correspondent John Martinkus knows well.

Russia is winning the Syrian war

Russia is winning the Syrian war

Professor Damien KingsburyOct 3, 201614 Comments

The US is unlikely to engage in direct intervention, at least for several months, for three reasons.

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