By Emmanuel Jacob
Near the Old Teacher's College and Women's Sports Centre, facing the front of the Charles Perkins Building, stands a gargantuan statue of Gilgamesh -- the king of Uruk who terrorised his people, battled demons, and sought immortality.
By Tom Hobson
As we await the eclipse of 2017 AD, this post examines the possibility that the dramatic repentance of Nineveh in Jonah 3:1-10 may have been galvanized by a total solar eclipse there that dates to June 15, 763 BC, during the probable lifetime of Jonah.
By Ted Swedenburg
There is little awareness in the West of the presence of important Christian communities in the Arab world. If today there is a bit more awareness, this is due to the very embattled position of Christian minorities in Iraq, Syria and, to a lesser degree, Egypt.
A Baptism ceremony has taken place at a chapel located near the ancient Temple of Apollo in Turkey's southwestern Aydın province for the first time after 150 years.
A well-preserved 2,700-year-old reservoir from the Assyrian period was recently unearthed near Rosh Ha'Ayin by archeologists from the Antiquities Authority, the authority announced Thursday.
By Traci Watson
In a crumbling Middle Eastern palace, a woman's coffin lay undisturbed for millennia, her remains surrounded by treasure and protected by an ancient curse. Now scientific sleuthing has revealed her identity: she was Hama, queen of an empire.