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
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Israel moved quickly Thursday to fill the coming power vacuum after President Trump said U.S. troops were being withdrawn from Syria, vowing to ramp up its own military campaign against Iranian-backed...
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...
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...
Malta anti-graft blogger killed in car bomb
Malta's best known investigative journalist,Daphne Caruana Galizia has been killed in a car bomb near her home. The powerful explosive device destroyed her Peugeot 108, throwing debris into a nearby...
Thorny Devil
The thorny devil ( Moloch horridus ) is the only species of the genus Moloch. ​It is a small lizard that exists in Australia and whose diet consists only of ants. It inhabits mainly scrubland and...
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".
Israeli researchers say they have new way to combat heart disease, stroke
Ben-Gurion U and Sheba Medical Center scientists announce creation of nano-polymer that may be better than statins
Sky Above Israel
Come with us on a bird’s eye tour of Israel – from cityscapes to desert vistas, from forests to fields and mountains to beaches, from modern buildings to anc...
Putin, Tillerson meet in Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Wednesday with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow for nearly two hours, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said.
Amal Clooney: Do not let Iraq be another Rwanda
Addressing UN member states, human rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney has called for action on ISIS genocide crimes in Iraq. Report by Sarah Duffy.
Turkey builds more than half of Syrian border wall
Turkey has completed more than half of a planned 511-kilometer wall along its border with Syria. The government says it will improve security, but rights groups warn refugees fleeing war will be stuck...
The Missing Alien Bodies Of Malta | A Cover Up?
1902 an incredible discovery was made in Malta, a discovery which has been covered up for over a century, while digging down to create foundations for a new ...
History of the Levant
The Levant is a geographical term that refers to a large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and Mesop...
Bronze Age Levant
The Levant is a geographical term that refers to a large area in Southwest Asia, south of the Taurus Mountains, bounded by the Mediterranean Sea in the west, the Arabian Desert in the south, and Mesop...
Levant Company
The Levant or Turkey Company, was an English chartered company formed in 1581, to regulate English trade with Turkey and the Levant until 1825. A member of the Company was known as a Turkey Merchan...
Levant Company - Wikipedia
Levantine cuisine
Levantine cuisine is the traditional cuisine of the Levant, known in Arabic as the Bilad ash-Sham. This region shared many culinary traditions before and during the Turkish-Ottoman Empire which contin...
Levantine cuisine - Wikipedia
Jordan
Jordan (/ˈdʒɔrdən/; Arabic: الأردن‎ al-Urdun), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Arabic: المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية‎ al-Mamlakah al-...
Jordan - Wikipedia
Lebanon
Lebanon (/ˈlɛbənɒn/ or /ˈlɛbənən/; Arabic: لبنان‎ Libnān or Lubnān; [lɪbˈneːn]; Aramaic: לבנאנ; French: Liban), officially the Lebanese Republic (Arab...
Lebanon - Wikipedia
Southern Levant
The Levant is the geographical region bordering the Mediterranean, roughly between Egypt and Anatolia (modern Turkey). The Southern Levant is roughly encompassed by Israel, the Palestinian territories...
Southern Levant - Wikipedia
Syria
Syria (/ˈsɪ.rɪə/ SIH-ree-ə ; Arabic: سوريا‎ or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asi...
Stone of the Pregnant Woman
The Stone of the Pregnant Woman (Arabic: Hadjar el Hibla‎) or Stone of the South is a Roman monolith in Baalbek (ancient Heliopolis), Lebanon. Together with another ancient stone block near...
Stone of the Pregnant Woman - Wikipedia
New Covenant Theology
New Covenant Theology (or NCT) is a Christian theological position which teaches that the Old Testament Laws have been abrogated or cancelled with Jesus' crucifixion, and replaced with the Law of Chri...
Sin-Muballit
Sin-Muballit was the father of Hammurabi and the fifth Amorite king of the first dynasty (the Amorite Dynasty) of Babylonia, reigning c. 1748 to 1729 BC. He ruled over a relatively new and minor kingd...