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.
When the U.S. broke away from the "mother country," the dream was to let the common good overruled selfish and private interests. Yet the federal government is arranged so this can never occur.
The question is no longer how to repel all threats. Instead, it's how can we organise ourselves as a society to remain ourselves in the face of these multiple threats.
What's needed is a comprehensive international strategy to combat the illicit trade in antiquities.
The recent parliamentary election in Iraqi may have been the most transformative of the post-Saddam era, a pollster from Baghdad and an American academic explain.
The world cheered the defeat of IS in the Middle East, but the insurgency is far from over.
British colonial rule of Iraq led to some intriguing language swaps.
Rebuilding Syria will be complex and costly. But expertise and extensive funds will be in short supply due the geopolitical absence of the US and other Western countries.
The Syrian conflict is a war of many sides. Here's a rundown of the key players.
If journal editors fail to retract or properly flag data revealed as inaccurate, they leave open the possibility that it'll be cited for years to come.
Saddled with a repressive government that cuts their wages in the name of austerity, Iraq's Kurds are demanding something better.
Looting of Iraq's national museum began on April 10, 2003. At least half of the artefacts taken remain missing and disturbingly, the illegal trade in stolen antiquities has grown in the years since.
After the US invasion brought their dictator down, Iraqis' everyday lives were marked by chaos and violence.
Islamic State systematically militarised the education systems of captured Iraqi and Syrian territory to turn the region’s children into ideological timebombs.
A scholar who has profiled leaders like Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
The revelation that a Bosnian company had broken the arms embargo on Iraq unified three armies which had been fighting each other a decade before.
Why are Iraqi applicants for asylum in the UK treated so much worse than Syrians?
The Kurdistan Workers' Party is under mounting pressure.
What should the UK do with foreign jihadis who return home?
We don’t care, or possibly dare, to look back five or ten years later to see what happened to international aid projects.