International law has deep connections to structures of power and inequality. Thankfully, committed jurists like Fatou Bensouda are fighting oppression through their unapologetic acts of resistance.
They wanted to oust Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu in Tuesday's election, but the failure of three centrist generals to talk about key issues may have made Netanyahu the apparent winner.
The former Israel Defence Forces chief of staff is taking 'tough guy' politics to a new level.
Russian media outlets are holding up the Mueller report as another example of American dysfunction, with President Trump a symptom of larger problems rather than the man who might solve them.
Political leverage aside, it's a major source of water in a parched corner of the world that harbors significant oil deposits.
The US president's tweet declaring the US would recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian territory was unexpected and will do nothing for regional stability.
If Israel's longtime leader Benjamin Netanyahu loses in the upcoming elections, some hope that his removal will pave the way for peace. But there are several reasons why that's not likely.
A new survey of Canadian Jew suggests young adults are finding ways of remaining Jewish that are not principally religious.
The longtime prime minister has reshaped Israel in profound ways. The military is stronger but Palestinian suffering has grown.
The bonhomie between Narendra Modi and Binyamin Netanyahu is rooted in the admiration of generations of Hindu nationalists for Israel.
Now that the US has pulled out Syria, is the war actually over?
The private space race is about to take another great leap as Israel sends a private lander to the moon.
Social media promised to be a democratising platform for citizen journalists – but now its limitations are becoming clear.
Why do we know the story of Malala, the Pakistani student who survived a brutal attack on her school by the Taliban but not the story of Ahed, a Palestinian girl who stood up to Israeli forces?
Cultural heritage establishes closer ties between a community and the land it lives – and relies – on.
Last week’s Gazan rocket fire and Israeli airstrikes were logical consequences of both sides’ brinkmanship negotiating strategies.
Changes that protect or increase human rights should always be welcomed – but we should check motives, too.
Indonesia is more important to Australia than many Australians realise.
Israeli prime minister Benyamin Netanyahu is surprisingly muted when faced with some attacks on Jews. Here's why...
An observer – or the Indonesians - might ask: would the real prime minister please stand up?