Science

Report: Fire in Iranian space center kills 3 scientists

Feb 3, 2019

Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a fire in the country's space research center has killed three scientists

Sharks drawn to warm waters by Israeli coastal power plant

Jan 31, 2019

Hot water around industrial plant in coastal Israeli city draws schools of sharks, also tourists

Iraqis amid Mosul's silent ruins fear the loss of a dialect

Jan 28, 2019

Residents of Iraqi city of fear loss of their unique form of Arabic after years of war and displacement

French president in Egypt to boost ties, raise human rights

Jan 27, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Egypt with a large delegation on a three-day trip to reinforce ties with the Arab world's most populous country

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

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