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Numbers, screw-up, or money? Let's trace the origins of this embassy mess

Numbers, screw-up, or money? Let's trace the origins of this embassy mess

We all accepted at face value that the Israel embassy pitch was tied to Wentworth. So why exactly is this damn thing still hanging around?

Our government hopes we'll forget about Saudi brutality

Our government hopes we'll forget about Saudi brutality

The government says it will do nothing further in response to the Saudi murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi until there's an investigation completed. Which is very handy indeed.

Journo's death forces media into embarrassing retreat on Saudi prince

Journo's death forces media into embarrassing retreat on Saudi prince

Since details of the Khashoggi's disappearance and death have emerged, media has been frantically backtracking on their effusive praise for the Saudi prince.

What the Jerusalem move means for a potential war in Iran

What the Jerusalem move means for a potential war in Iran

Morrison's Jerusalem move this week could well spell a period of antagonism, even war against Iran. Why is Australia doing this?

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia is continuing to support a major conference hosted by the Saudi regime even as our allies boycott it in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Government declines to guarantee Australians' safety from murderous Saudi regime

Government declines to guarantee Australians' safety from murderous Saudi regime

It's business as usual for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade despite Saudi Arabia's gruesome disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, with diplomats promoting a regime event some of the world's most prominent businesses are boycotting.

Why Western bluster over Khashoggi will go nowhere

Why Western bluster over Khashoggi will go nowhere

Donald Trump and the West may raise their voices about Saudi Arabia over the presumed killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but will it lead to real action?

Where is Australia's response to Saudi Arabia?

Where is Australia's response to Saudi Arabia?

While Saudi Arabia compiles a growing list of atrocities, Australia stays silent. But are Australians safe from the regime?

Australian democracy protesters in the line of fire amid Paris terror plot

Australian democracy protesters in the line of fire amid Paris terror plot

A peaceful democracy protest in France almost ended in tragedy for several Australians. Where is the response from the foreign ministry?

Trying to understand the humanitarian disaster in Yemen

Trying to understand the humanitarian disaster in Yemen

A report from a UN delegation to Yemen found that atrocities on both sides of the Yemeni civil war continue to mount. But, as one member of the delegation found, it's hard to express the full measure of the tragedy.