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“middle east”

Aug 27, 2014 11:58 AM ET
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.
Aug 22, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East.
Aug 4, 2014 11:47 AM ET
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.
Jul 21, 2014 01:20 PM ET
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.
Jul 16, 2014 09:45 AM ET
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?
Jul 8, 2014 09:55 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
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.
Apr 30, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Amanda Onion
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.
Apr 23, 2014 11:14 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
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 →
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