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Activists: Iraqi police arresting protesters behind week-long rallies in Basra demanding jobs,...
Activist: Thousands protest in Iraq's southern oil-rich Basra against dilapidated public services,...
Egypt's Nubians, forcibly resettled to make way for Aswan Dam on Nile River, step up demands to...

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Young Nubians revive dream of returning to land in Egypt

Egypt's Nubians, forcibly resettled to make way for Aswan Dam on Nile River, step up demands to...

Jul 15, 2018

Iraq bans farming summer crops as water crisis grows dire

Iraq bans farmers from planting summer crops this year as crippling water shortage shows few signs...

Jul 5, 2018

In split Cyprus, a homecoming digs up old conflicts

Greek Cypriot pensioner plans to build home in divided island's Turkish north, triggering unease...

Jun 27, 2018

Burning kites from Gaza damage Israeli farms, wildlife

After years of rocket attacks and militant infiltrations from Gaza, residents of southern Israel...

Jun 20, 2018

Israel opening nature museum, with evolution exhibit

Israel opening new national natural history museum in Tel Aviv in wake of public debate over...

Jun 5, 2018

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fire resumes

The Israeli military says it has struck Hamas militant sites in Gaza in response to the resumption...

Jun 3, 2018

Science

Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop

Archaeologists say they have discovered a mummification workshop dating back some 2,500 years at an ancient necropolis near Egypt's famed pyramids

Jul 14, 2018

Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

An Israeli company says it will soon attempt to become the first non-governmental organization to land a spacecraft on the moon

Jul 10, 2018

Franciscan museum in Jerusalem shows life in Jesus' time

Jerusalem's Franciscan friars have opened a new museum filled with artifacts related to daily life in Jesus' time

Jul 7, 2018

Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel

An enigmatic sculpture of a king's head dating back nearly 3,000 years has set off a modern-day mystery caper as scholars try to figure out whose face is depicted in the statuette

Jun 9, 2018

Israel opening nature museum, with evolution exhibit

Israel opening new national natural history museum in Tel Aviv in wake of public debate over evolution

Jun 5, 2018

Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held

Rights groups and activists say Saudi authorities have released 3 women's rights activists, but 7 others remain detained

May 24, 2018

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