Fertile Crescent
The Fertile Crescent is a crescent-shaped region containing the comparatively moist and fertile land of otherwise arid and semi-arid Western Asia, the Nile Valley and Nile Delta of northeast Africa, ...
Fertile Crescent - Wikipedia
Syrian Army Returns to Northeast
Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the...
Saddam Hussein's Very Public Purge
Shortly after assuming the Presidency of Iraq in July 1979, Saddam Hussein convened a gathering of his Ba'ath Party leaders and publicly had 68 of them removed for alleged treason. Twenty-two of them...
Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will fill U.S. void in Syria
Israel moved quickly Thursday to fill the coming power vacuum after President Trump said U.S. troops were being withdrawn from Syria, vowing to ramp up its own military campaign against Iranian-backed...
The White House - "On December 6th, 2017, at my direction,...
"On December 6th, 2017, at my direction, the United States finally and officially recognized Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. Today we follow through on this recognition and open our embassy.....
Ancient lost city of King David is uncovered near Jerusalem and expert says it proves the Bible is accurate
A LOST city that appeared in the Bible has been found near Jerusalem, experts say. Historians believe they have uncovered a building belonging to the ancient settlement, which is linked to King Dav…
Jordan from the Air
Jordan is a land enshrouded in mystery. Serving as a crossroads of humanity for thousands of years has left the country with a cultural diversity unmatched by few. Come along with Matador as we explor...
J Street: The Political Home for Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Americans
Questions and answers about a complex topic.
Benjamin Netanyahu: About time US recognized Jerusalem as capital
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and whether other countries will do the same.
'We will remember this’: US slams UN Jerusalem vote
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, speaks at an emergency session of the general assembly ahead of a vote criticising Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Haley war...
Future of Jerusalem: UN rejects Trump's decision on Jerusalem
The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution against the US' decision to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem. 128 countries voted in favor of declaring the move to have no legal effect over on th...
Turkey will open embassy in east Jerusalem: Erdoğan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday said his nation plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem, a move that follows the United States’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of I...
Do you allow your sister to work, travel, or live alone?
"Do you allow your sister to work, travel, or live alone?" Watch what men in Jordanian capital Amman answered to DW's Jaafar Abdul Karim
When President Donald J. Trump announced... - Daniel Scavino Jr.
When President Donald J. Trump announced that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he fulfilled another campaign promise, in addition to those that go back 25 years.....
President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital
WATCH: President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital as he ordered the State Department to begin moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
Syria: US warns Assad amid reports of plan for chemical attack
Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The White House said on Monday it appears the Syrian government is pre...
US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack
Syria is planning another chemical attack, the US says, warning it would pay a "heavy price".
Babil Governorate
Babil Governorate or Babylon Province (Arabic: بابل Bābil‎) is a governorate in central Iraq. It has an area of 5,603 square kilometres (2,163 sq mi), with an estimated population ...
Babil Governorate - Wikipedia
Levant
The Levant (Arabic: الشَّام) is an approximate historical geographical term referring to a large area in Southwest Asia bounded by the Taurus Mountains of Anatolia in the North, the Mediterranean Sea ...
Levant - Wikipedia
Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia (/ˌmɛsəpəˈteɪmiə/, from the Ancient Greek: Μεσοποταμία "[land] between rivers"; Arabic: بلاد الرافدين‎ (bilād al-rāfidayn); Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ (Beth Nahrain) "land of riv...
Mesopotamia - Wikipedia
Syrian Army Returns to Northeast
Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the...
De Bunsen Committee
The De Bunsen Committee was the first committee established by the British government to determine their policy toward the Ottoman Empire during and following World War I. It was established on 8 Apri...
De Bunsen Committee - Wikipedia
Deir ez-Zor
40°9′E / 35.333°N 40.150°E / 35.333; 40.150Deir ez-Zor, also spelled Deir Ezzor, Deir Al-Zor, Dayr Al-Zawr, Der Ezzor and other variants (Arabic: دير الزور‎; Syriac:...
Deir ez-Zor - Wikipedia
Nuska
Nuska was the vizier of the Sumerian god Enlil. He is also described as a scribe who recorded events and a boatman who took Enlil to his future wife, Ninlil. His shrine was recorded to be in the Ekur....
Secret chamber hidden beneath ancient temple in Lebanon surprises archaeologists
Nothing ignites archaeological and historical curiosity more than an unexpected and mysterious discovery. A secret room newly uncovered by researchers at a Bronze Age temple in Sidon, Lebanon, is such
History of Palestine
The history of Palestine is the study of the past in the region of Palestine, generally defined as a geographic region in Western Asia between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River, and various a...
History of Palestine - Wikipedia
Hashbai
Hashbai or Tell Hashbai is an archaeological site on the west of the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon.The area is watered by the Mount Lebanon reservoirs and sits besite the Wadi Hashbai, close to the Ain Hash...
Hashbai - Wikipedia
Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes
The draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes occurred in Iraq and to a smaller degree in Iran between the 1950s and 1990s to clear large areas of the marshes in the Tigris-Euphrates river system. Formerly...
Arab Revolt (1916-1918)
The Arab Revolt (1916–1918; Arabic: الثورة العربية‎ Al-Thawra al-`Arabiyya; Turkish: Arap İsyanı) was initiated by the Sherif Hussein bin Ali with the aim of securing independence from t...
Arab Revolt (1916-1918) - Wikipedia