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?
Polio can be circulating through a community long before anyone is paralyzed. Monitoring sewage for the virus lets public health officials short-circuit this 'silent transmission.'
Australia should focus on playing a positive role in the ongoing Middle East process, rather than auctioning off its foreign policy for the sake of winning the Wentworth byelection.
The Liberals have been making a big pitch for the Jewish vote in Wentworth, on the back of Sharma's diplomatic experience. His major opponent, independent Kerryn Phelps, is Jewish.
Donald Trump's strong defence of Israel might be more boisterous than his predecessors, but it's consistent with the anti-Palestinian policies by previous U.S. administrations.
Charging the leader of the UK Labour Party with antisemitism is a narrative that went mainstream – but it’s one that omits pertinent information and opposing views.
Canadian aid to Palestine will continue to do little good if the Canadian government continues to ignore Israel's role in destroying the Palestinian economy and violating basic human rights.
Israel's increasingly conservative policies on social and religious issues appears to be playing a role.
It seems the Trump administration is determined to unpick the delicate threads of the Israel-Palestine peace process.
The ongoing diplomatic spat between Canada and Saudi Arabia will hurt Canada if the kingdom intensifies its aggressive retaliation measures.
Rather than transform Israel into an undemocratic 'apartheid' state, the new nation-state law is more likely to ensure that Israel can't be transformed into a liberal democracy or binational state.
At at time of rising hatred and nationalism, Jimmy Carter's speech -- a sermon that cautioned against excess, offers a counterexample.
A strong stand by the Israeli government on Australian sheep exports is significant given the trade's current problems.