8 Things You May Not Know About The Gallipoli Campaign
On April 25, 1915, British-led troops poured onto the Ottoman Empire’s Gallipoli Peninsula in what was then the largest amphibious assault ever attempted. The plan, thought up once World War I’s Weste...
IS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says
The Islamic State group have begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the countr...
Gateway to the Heavens: The Assyrian Account to the Tower of Babel
The story of the construction of a tower in Babel, which resulted in the confounding of language has also confounded modern scholars. The Book of Genesis tells of a time in which all of the world&rsqu
Isis fighters destroy ancient artefacts at Mosul museum
Footage shows Islamic State militants in Iraq smashing statues with sledgehammers in bid to crush what they call non-Islamic ideas
'Priceless' trove of 2,000 gold coins is found off the coast of Israel 
The largest treasure trove ever discovered off Israel's Mediterranean coast has been uncovered by scuba divers who won't get a penny.
History of Iran
This is a collage of images of Iran's (Persia) glorious history, art and scenery put to the soundtrack song Persia by Iranian-American artists Shahin & Se...
Phoenicia
The Phoenicians.
Assyria
ܐܬܘܪ SHLAMA to the brave Assyrian people who had marvelous history at the ancient times and suffered from genocide by the hands of the turkish ottman empire ...
History of Iran in 5 minutes (3200 BCE - 2013 CE) - YouTube
Mar 19, 2013 ... A summary of the rich History of Iran & Greater Iran from 3200 BCE to 2013 CE ( present). (Atlas) (Norouz special)
Aden Protectorate
The Aden Protectorate (Arabic: محمية عدن‎ Maḥmiyyat ‘Adan) was a British protectorate in southern Arabia which evolved in the hinterland of the port of Aden and in the Hadramaut following th...
Aden Protectorate - Wikipedia
Aq Qoyunlu
The Ağ Qoyunlu or Ak Koyunlu, also called the White Sheep Turkomans (Turkish: Akkoyunlular, Azerbaijani: Ağqoyunlu, Turkmen: Akgoýunly, Persian: آق قویونلو or آغ قویونلو), was a Sunni Oghu...
Aq Qoyunlu - Wikipedia
Crusader states
The Crusader states were a number of mostly 12th- and 13th-century feudal states created by Western European crusaders in Asia Minor, Greece and the Holy Land, and during the Northern Crusades in the ...
Crusader states - Wikipedia
Federation of South Arabia
The Federation of South Arabia (Arabic: اتحاد الجنوب العربي‎ Ittiḥād al-Janūb al-‘Arabī) was an organization of states under British protection in what would become South Yemen. It was form...
Federation of South Arabia - Wikipedia
Great Seljuq Empire
CEThe Seljuk Empire was a medieval Turko-Persian empire, originating from the Qynyq branch of Oghuz Turks. The Seljuq Empire controlled a vast area stretching from the Hindu Kush to eastern ...
Great Seljuq Empire - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Iraq
The Kingdom of Iraq (Arabic: المملكة العراقية‎ al-Mamlakah al-‘Irāqiyyah) was founded on 23 August 1921 under British administration following the defeat of the Ottoman Empire in th...
Kingdom of Iraq - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Kurdistan
The Kingdom of Kurdistan refers to a short-lived unrecognized state proclaimed in the city of Sulaymaniyah following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. Officially, the territory involved was under th...
Kingdom of Kurdistan - Wikipedia
North Yemen
North Yemen is a term used to designate the Yemen Arab Republic (1962–1990), its predecessor, the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Yemen (1918–1962), and their predecessors that exercised sovereignty over the...
North Yemen - Wikipedia
History of Iran
The history of Iran, commonly known as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the history of a larger region, also known as Greater Iran, comprising the area from Anatolia and Egypt in the w...
History of Iran - Wikipedia
Protectorate of South Arabia
The Protectorate of South Arabia was a grouping of 4 states located at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula under treaties of protection with Britain. The area of the former protectorate is now p...
Protectorate of South Arabia - Wikipedia
Republic of Mahabad
The Republic of Mahabad (Kurdish: کۆماری مەھاباد Komarî Mehabad; Persian: جمهوری مهاباد‎), was a short-lived self-governing state in present-day Iran. The Republic of Mahabad arose ...
Republic of Mahabad - Wikipedia
South Yemen
The People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (Arabic: جمهورية اليمن الديمقراطية الشعبية‎ Jumhūrīyat al-Yaman ad-Dīmuqrāṭīyah ash-Sha‘bīyah), also referred to as South Yemen, Democratic...
South Yemen - Wikipedia
Trucial States
The Trucial States (Arabic: إمارات الساحل المتصالح‎ Imārāt as-Sāhal al-Matṣālaḥ; also known as Trucial Oman, Trucial States of the Coast of Oman, the Trucial Coast, and Trucial Sheikhdoms) w...
United Arab Republic
The United Arab Republic (UAR; Arabic: الجمهورية العربية المتحدة‎ al-Jumhūrīyah al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah) was a short-lived political union between Egypt and Syria. The union bega...
United Arab Republic - Wikipedia