Work to preserve the country's heritage is already happening.
If Canada truly stands for multiculturalism, pluralism, the rule of law, global justice, human rights and the liberal international order, we must prosecute our citizens who have fought with ISIS.
With the Syrian conflict right on its borders, and Russia and Iran increasingly shaping the region's politics, Turkey is becoming beholden to NATO's enemies.
By standing in the way of the UN, Russia has chosen a shameful path.
The US was once the dominant force in the Middle East. That old order has disappeared. Now the new powers are Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Russia – and the US needs a new policy for the region.
Armed and backed by some of the world's largest known oil and gas reserves, Gazprom would be more powerful than US mercenaries such as Blackwater, and also closely linked to the Kremlin.
An unprecedented onslaught from the US hasn't destroyed the terrorist organization. What is the secret of its resilience?
The Saudi-Canadian row offers Canada an opportunity to adopt a new Middle East policy based on universal human rights that address the needs of the many and contributes to regional stability.
What looks from the outside like a domestic currency crash is in fact something far more dangerous.
Smear campaigns against humanitarian volunteers in war zones are nothing new.
New research shows that refugees in regional Queensland have found it very easy to make friends and feel safe and comfortable raising children in their communities.
Reham and her family are among an estimated 1.5m Syrian refugees living in limbo in Lebanon.
Turkey's close relationship with the US dates back to the Cold War. But after the June election there put nationalists into a position of power in the government, that alliance could turn rocky.
The wars against Islamic State and al-Qaida show that military responses may seem to work in the short term but don’t change much in the long run.
What's needed is a comprehensive international strategy to combat the illicit trade in antiquities.
In the seven years since civil war erupted in Syria, refugees have fled the violence and destruction. But starting over in a new country after such experiences is much harder than it may seem.
The last thing the Middle East needs is another open conflict between two massive military powers. Fortunately, they both seem to agree.
The world cheered the defeat of IS in the Middle East, but the insurgency is far from over.
A recent skirmish between Iran and Israel put the spotlight back on one of the most sensitive territories in the world.
Flashy interceptor systems attract media and government attention. But bomb shelters and warning systems are at least as important in the midst of missile strikes.