Science

In Iran, parched lands hollowed by water pumping now sinking

Jan 24, 2019

Around Iran's capital, parched lands hollowed by excessive water pumping are now dramatically sinking

Egypt says archaeologists find ancient tombs in Nile Delta

Jan 23, 2019

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered ancient tombs dating back to the Second Intermediate Period, 1782-1570 B.C., in the Nile Delta

Iraq says goodbye to its beloved archaeologist al-Gailani

Jan 21, 2019

Iraq mourns loss of beloved archaeologist al-Gailani who helped rebuild Baghdad museum after 2003 US-led invasion

Iraqi archaeologist, museums champion dies at 80

Jan 20, 2019

An Iraqi archaeologist who lent her expertise to rebuild the collection at the National Museum after it was looted in 2003 has died age 80

Archaeologists find Rome-era tombs in Egypt's Western Desert

Jan 15, 2019

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman period in the country's Western Desert

First private Israeli lunar mission will launch in February

Dec 17, 2018

An Israeli organization says that it has pushed back its launch of the first private spacecraft aiming to land on the moon

Report: Yemen's war has left parts of ancient sites in ruins

Nov 15, 2018

Yemeni rights group documented war's heavy damage to at least 34 archaeological sites over past 4 years

Archaeologists discover 'massive' ancient building in Egypt

Sep 25, 2018

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a "massive" ancient building in the town of Mit Rahina, 20 kilometers, or 12 miles, south of Cairo

Archaeologists discover ancient sphinx in Egypt

Sep 16, 2018

Egypt says archaeologists have discovered a statue with a lion's body and a human head in the southern city of Aswan

Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement

Sep 10, 2018

A string of cancellations by international artists turns Israeli music festival into the latest battleground between Israel and a Palestinian-led boycott movement

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