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.
A spy program that had been kept secret until 1992 is offering archaeologists a satellite view of thousands of previously unknown archaeological sites in the Middle East.
The 2,000-year-old stonemason's chisel may have been used in the construction of the holy site for both Muslims and Jews. Continue reading →
The remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery with intact mosaics covering the floor have been revealed in archaeological excavations in southern Israel.
Simultaneous rebellions in Ukraine, Venezuela and Thailand point to a history of revolutionary waves that can cross continents and oceans.
The software is opening a window for researchers to the political and geographical changes that have shaped history.
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