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Cities Around the Globe Founded by Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great , who lived from July 356 BC to 10/11 June, 323 BC, was an intrepid conqueror and a brilliant military general.

50 Years of US Navy History Will Be Scrapped for One Penny

The US Navy aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk — a ship that served from Vietnam through the second Iraq war — is heading for the scrapyard in May, with the ship having begun its final sea voyage in January. In the...

War May Not be an Essential Part of Human Nature

Whether or not war is part of human nature has been debated throughout history. Of course, there is ample evidence of killings in archaeology -- but individual homicide is not actual, full-blown war, in which organized peoples take up...

Ancient Cuneiform Tablet Returned to Iraq from US

An ancient cuneiform tablet and prism will be returned to the nation of Iraq after investigators from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency transferred the ancient artifacts to the Iraqi consulate in Los Angeles recently. One of the...

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell Dies of Covid-19

Colin Powell, the first black person to serve as US Secretary of State, died of complications of Covid-19 on Monday. A four-star general, he helped shape foreign relations in several Republican administrations. His family posted a message on Facebook on...

Video Appears to Show Iraqi National Arrested in Greece With ISIS

A video featuring images of ISIS fighters released by the New York Times allegedly shows the Iraqi national arrested in Athens, Greece on Monday on suspicion of being a member of the terrorist group. The video, released in 2014, details...

Suspected Member of ISIS Arrested in Greece

Police in Greece arrested on Monday in Athens an Iraqi national who has been charged with being a member of the Islamic terrorist group, ISIS. Following a tip-off from another country, which was not identified, Greek authorities traced the 34-year-old...

Greece Debuts New Migrant Camps in Samos

Greece opened a new, "closed" migrant camp on the island of Samos on Saturday. The camp is the first of five new camps to feature stricter access measures, with features like x-ray scanners, magnetic doors, and surveillance cameras. These camps...

Looted Artifacts Returned to Iraq Could Open Path for Parthenon Marbles

Looted artifacts have been returned to Iraq. The move could impact Greece's quest for the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

Greek Assyrians Search for Justice a Century After Ottoman Pogrom

The Greek Assyrian minority in northern Iraq was driven from the oil-rich area of Mosul in the 1910s after a pogrom launched by the Ottomans