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Egypt Building Walled Enclosure for Palestinians Fleeing Gaza, Photos Suggest

A monitoring group in Egypt has released evidence of construction work taking place in Rafah on the border with Gaza that may be intended to house Palestinians fleeing from the potential Israeli assault on the city. Photos and videos released...

Images Reveal 400 Roman Empire Forts in the Middle East

Declassified images taken by US spy satellites during the Cold War have revealed hundreds of previously unknown Roman-era forts in the Middle East, particularly in what is now Iraq and Syria, resulting in a plethora of new archaeological discoveries. Some...

Fury in Turkey, Muslim World After Deadly Attack on Gaza Hospital

Angry demonstrations took place in Turkey and Middle Eastern countries following the deadly attack on a Gaza hospital on Tuesday evening. In Istanbul, protestors attempted to storm the Israeli consulate. Security forces used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse...

Greece Stands by Israel as Violence Escalates in Middle East

"Greece stands by Israel," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says in a post on Twitter. The post was accompanied by a photo in which the flag of Israel is seen flying next to that of Greece and the flag...

How Ancient Greek Knowledge Was Saved by the Islamic Golden Age

The Islamic Golden Age was a period during which science, literature, geometry, astronomy, and other fields of knowledge flourished from the eighth to the thirteenth century. Without the scholars of this period, who translated the works of the Ancient...

How Climate Change Weakened the Ottoman Empire

At its peak, the Ottoman Empire spanned three continents, controlling a vast part of Southeastern Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.

How Much in Today’s Money Judas Received to Betray Jesus

According to the Gospel of John, Judas Iscariot received 30 silver coins, or in today's money, around $340, to betray Jesus and put him in the hands of Caiaphas. Before the Last Supper, Judas is said to have gone to...

Greeks in Lebanon Devasted after Beirut Apocalypse

Greeks in Lebanon have suffered -and are still sufering greatly- after the Beirut blast. A new film by journalist George Eid, who is part of the Greek community of Beirut, Lebanon, portrays the devastating effects of the August 4,...

Israeli Foreign Ministry Expresses Full Diplomatic Solidarity with Greece

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lior Haiat sent a cordial message to the nation of Greece on Friday via a Tweet, which read "Israel reiterates its full support and strong solidarity with Greece in its maritime zone and its opposition...

Greek Startup Sold for $360 Million in One of the Biggest Deals of its Kind

Greek-run startup InstaShop, a grocery delivery service operating in the Middle East and North Africa, was purchased by German food delivery service Delivery Hero in a record breaking deal of $360 million. The sum is made up of a $270...