Science

In DC visit, Egypt's el-Sissi to test 'chemistry' with Trump

Apr 2, 2017

Making his first official visit to Washington since taking office in 2014, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's meeting this week with U.S. President Donald Trump would be a significant step in the international rehabilitation of the general-turned-politician

Egypt's famed pyramids get new lab to restore pharaonic boat

Mar 29, 2017

Egypt's famed Giza pyramids get largest on-site antiquities lab meant to restore second pharaonic boat

Bahrain sentences 3 to death on terror charges

Mar 23, 2017

A court in Bahrain sentenced three people to death and 14 others to lengthy prison terms on charges they established a terrorist cell connected with the intent of killing policemen, according to the independent Bahraini news website al-Wasat on Thursday

Egyptian statue recently unearthed is not Ramses II

Mar 16, 2017

Egypt's antiquities minister says a massive statue recently discovered in Cairo and thought to be of one of the country's most famous pharaohs may actually be of another ancient Egyptian ruler

Second part of ancient Egyptian statue lifted from site

Mar 13, 2017

The three-ton torso of a massive statue that may be of one of Egypt's most famous pharaohs has been lifted from mud and groundwater where it was recently discovered in a Cairo suburb

Ancient palace revealed under destroyed Mosul shrine

Mar 12, 2017

Iraqi archaeologists think that tunnels dug by Islamic State militants under a destroyed shrine in Mosul have revealed the palace of an ancient Assyrian king who ruled some 2,700 years ago

Egypt archaeologists discover massive statue in Cairo slum

Mar 10, 2017

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive statue in a Cairo slum that may be of pharaoh Ramses II, one of the country's ancient most famous rulers

Rubble and ash in Mosul museum retaken from Islamic State

Mar 8, 2017

The antiquities museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul is in ruins

Iranian director to send prominent proxies to Oscars

Feb 24, 2017

An Oscar-nominated Iranian director has announced two prominent Iranian Americans will represent him and his film "The Salesman" at the upcoming Oscar ceremony, because of a travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump

Cyprus tests to see if remains of missing were misidentified

Feb 11, 2017

A committee charged with uncovering the fate of hundreds of missing Greek and Turkish Cypriots says it is looking to see if past DNA tests conducted on unearthed remains were incorrect, resulting in the misidentification of individuals

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