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Nov 13, 2015 03:37 AM ET
The flow of goods in and out of Gaza is extremely limited, so Gazans have used a network of tunnels to smuggle materials across the border. Learn what Egypt is doing to prevent the smuggling effort.
Nov 3, 2015 01:25 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Archaeologists find the remnants of the Acra, a fortress built by the Greek King Antiochus IV more than 2,000 years ago.
Oct 22, 2015 04:44 AM ET
The U.S. and Russia have a turbulent history and despite protestations to the contrary many believe their involvement in Syria is the start of a new conflict.
Oct 16, 2015 04:26 AM ET
The Yazidis are a religious group with an extremely ancient lineage. In recent times, they've become targets of the terrorist group ISIS. Find out why.
Oct 9, 2015 04:45 AM ET
Saudi Arabia is overseeing a U.N. Human Rights Council panel, but the nation is known for violating human rights. So what are these violations? [url=]Test URL[/url]
Oct 6, 2015 01:08 PM ET
A new report has compiled the experiences of dozens of people who said they joined ISIS and then later defected. What was life like for them inside the terrorist organization?
Oct 3, 2015 01:39 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The millennia-old story, The Epic of Gilgamesh, is expanded with the finding of a new verse.
Oct 2, 2015 07:10 AM ET
Once in disarray after being driven out of power by U.S. forces in 2001, the Taliban seems on its way to reclaiming Afghanistan, as American forces have sharply drawn down and are leaving the region.
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