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Underwater Bronze Age City in Iraq Revealed After Drought

An ancient Bronze Age city in Iraq came to light after the river that covered it for thousands of years dried up due to a drought. Located under a portion of the Tigris River in Northern Iraq, the city of...

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...

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.

Secretary of State Blinken Blames PKK for Deaths of Turkish Hostages

In a quick turnaround of diplomacy, the new US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, acknowledged late on Monday that the Kurdish separatist group PKK was indeed responsible for the recent killings of 13 Turkish nationals in a cave in...

Assange Extradition to US Denied by British Judge

Julian Assange will not be extradited to the United States, according to a new ruling by a British judge on Monday.