The bowl was uncovered just beyond the fingertips of a dead soldier and two of his comrades, who were crushed under bricks and burned building material.
Israel has put its "Iron Dome" missile defense system to remarkably accurate use in its fight with Hamas. Trace examines the system itself and what it may or may not augur for the future.
Egypt and the UAE just bombed Libya, and the country has been in turmoil for several years now, as various factions vie for power. Tara examines the players and their roles in the struggle for control.
A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East.
Which are the main groups involved in the long-running conflict between Israel and the Palestinians? Tara Long examines the major, and minor, factions involved.
Spread across several countries in the Middle East, the Kurdish people tend to be left out of the news, which is dominated by the violence surrounding them. Tara looks at their history, and their prospects today for independence.
With Israel and the Palestinians on the brink of war, Tara Long examines the age-old conflict between the two. What are they fighting about?
The discoveries date back over 2,500 years to the Iron Age, a time period when several groups vied for supremacy over what is now northern Iraq.
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