Science

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

Virtual reality tour brings biblical-era Jerusalem to life

Sep 5, 2018

A Jerusalem museum is breathing life into the ancient city with a new virtual reality tour that allows visitors to experience how archaeologists believe Jerusalem looked 2,000 years ago

UAE names 2 astronauts to go to International Space Station

Sep 3, 2018

The ruler of Dubai has announced the names of two astronauts from the United Arab Emirates who will be heading to the International Space Station, a first for the Gulf nation

Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predated pharaohs

Sep 2, 2018

Egypt says archeologists have unearthed one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta, with remains dating back to before the pharaohs

Egypt raises foreigners' passes prices to Cairo, Luxor sites

Aug 31, 2018

Egypt has raised the price of passes that allow foreign tourists entry into archaeological sites and museums in Cairo and Luxor

'Most ancient' solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jar

Aug 17, 2018

Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found."

Endangered Green, Loggerhead turtles make comeback in Cyprus

Aug 16, 2018

Cyprus' Green, Loggerhead turtles make comeback thanks to island's pioneering conservation efforts

Archaeologists find ancient pottery workshop in Egypt

Jul 19, 2018

Archaeologists in Egypt discover ancient pottery manufacturing workshop dating to more than 4,000 years ago

Archaeologists in Egypt discover mummification workshop

Jul 14, 2018

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

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