War & Conflict

Australia: The making of a foreign fighter

Per capita Australia remains one of the biggest contributors of foreign troops to the conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

Special series

Syria: The Last Assignment

Cameraman Yasser al-Jumaili's unseen footage takes us into the lives of Syrian rebels – but he pays the ultimate price.

War & Conflict

Syrian army overruns town near Damascus

Troops loyal to President Assad capture from rebels Adra al-Omalia, located about 30km from central Damascus.

Politics

A game-changer in eastern Lebanon

The capture of Syrian rebel leader Abu Ahmad al-Jumaa has provoked clashes between rebel forces and

by Carol Malouf
- Maya Gebeily