Since Yasser Arafat died in Paris in 2004, rumors have swirled that the Palestinian leader was murdered.
Massive fortifications on the coast of Israel may have protected an Assyrian harbor from the Iron Age about 2,700 years ago.
For the citizens of Egypt, for the Muslim Brotherhood, for the country's military, history seems to be repeating itself, with mass protests, violence and political upheaval gripping the country. Continue reading →
Italian archaeologists have discovered in Turkey the long-sought Plutonion, or Pluto's Gate, a site believed to be a portal to the underworld in Greco-Roman religion.
The ancient Plutonium, a poisonous cave found in Turkey, was believed in Greco-Roman mythology to be the portal to hell.
The common cow's early ancestors were large and nasty and only a small pool were domesticated.
For this week only, Jericho invites visitors to gaze at the largest Middle Eastern carpet mosaic in the world's oldest city.
The recent looting of Egyptian artifacts raises thorny cultural questions of preserving history.