By Anqi Shen
More than a decade ago, Amir Harrak spent three sweltering summers in his native Iraq, photographing inscriptions written in the Classical Syriac language. The University of Toronto researcher had set out to document the centuries-old engravings, knowing many would eventually be lost.
By Kim Arlington
She was born before the outbreak of World War I and has spent much of her life in war zones or fleeing conflict. But Yasmi Houmi, who turned 102 this month, has finally found safety.
At the end of next month, a new historical exhibition experience will begin at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. 'Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age' is set to start its time at the museum on September 22nd this year.
By Max Maxfield
Are you concerned about the possibility of a Zombie Apocalypse or do you scoff at the thought of such an eventuality? If the latter, would you be surprised to hear that the US military has an elaborate plan should a Zombie Apocalypse befall the country? This is detailed in an unclassified document...
By Mark Phillips,
Nineveh -- pronounced nin-e-ver -- was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity, part of the Assyrian empire on the banks of the Tigris River in the area we now call Iraq.
By Siran Babayan
Comedians poking fun of the Middle East isn't the minefield it used to be. The Axis of Evil comedy tour helped spread post-9/11 humor, and clubs now devote entire nights to comics of Middle Eastern heritage.