Science

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

Israel finds cave said to have contained Dead Sea scrolls

Feb 8, 2017

Israel's Hebrew University says archaeologists have found a cave that once contained Dead Sea scrolls

Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US

Feb 8, 2017

Iran is displaying hundreds of ancient and Persian artifacts, some dating back as far as 3,500 years and all of them recently brought back to Iran from museums and collections in Western countries

Israel's national library acquires famed Judaica collection

Jan 19, 2017

The National Library of Israel says it has acquired what is considered the world's greatest private collection of Hebrew books and manuscripts

Israel says Nazi camp excavations unearth link to Anne Frank

Jan 15, 2017

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial says researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank

Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern town

Sep 22, 2016

The Iraqi military says its forces have pushed deeper into a key Islamic State-held town north of Baghdad days after launching an operation to retake it

8,000-year-old female figurine uncovered in central Turkey

Sep 15, 2016

Archaeologists have uncovered a rare stone figurine of a woman dating back 8,000 years at a dig in Turkey's central province of Konya that an expert says is one of only a handful of statuettes from that era ever found in one piece

Rare 4th-century mosaic of chariot race found in Cyprus

Aug 10, 2016

A Cypriot archaeologist says a mosaic floor dating to the 4th century has been uncovered depicting scenes from a chariot race in the hippodrome, the only one of its kind in Cyprus and one of only a handful in the world

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