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Brick houses, artefacts, and tools from pharaonic times among the treasures found at the 3,000-year old ancient city in Egypt.

Egypt's "largest" ancient city has been unearthed by archaeologists who say the discovery is the most important since Tutankhamun's tomb.

Arabian coins found in US may unlock pirate mystery

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Arabian coins found in US may unlock pirate mystery

The attack on a 17th-century Indian ship carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca sparked the 'first worldwide manhunt'.

Ancient Christian ruins discovered in Egypt

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Ancient Christian ruins discovered in Egypt

The complex is comprised of six sectors containing the ruins of three churches and monks' cells.

US immigrant mothers struggle to homeschool amid pandemic

Brooke Anderson

US immigrant mothers struggle to homeschool amid pandemic

With no extended family or lifelong friends nearby and language barriers, homeschooling during the pandemic has proven particularly difficult ...

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Egypt finds world's 'oldest' mass-production brewery

Egypt's tourism ministry said a high-production brewery believed to be the world's "oldest" has been uncovered by a team of archaeologists.

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Syria finds body of archaeologist Khaled Al-Asaad

Syria believes that it has discovered the remains of archaeologist Khaled Al-Asaad, who was beheaded by the Islamic State in 2015.

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Israeli-American astronomer says alien vessel 'visited our solar system'

Israel-American astronomer, Avi Loeb, says an alien vessel was spotted in our solar system in 2017.

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2,500-year-old coffins discovered in Egypt's Saqqara

At least 100 coffins, some of which hosting mummies, were discovered in Egypt's Saqqara region, authorities confirmed.

Egypt discovers 14 ancient tombs at Saqqara

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt discovers 14 ancient tombs at Saqqara

The tombs were found two days ago during an archaeological dig.

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

Nazli Tarzi

VR technology revives archaeological marvels from the Middle East

A new generation of digital conservationists are using cutting edge virtual reality technology to revive war-damaged cultural heritage sites.

Gold looters destroy 2000-year-old Sudan archaeological site

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gold looters destroy 2000-year-old Sudan archaeological site

The pillagers used heavy equipment, including mechanical diggers, to search for gold in the Bayouda Desert.

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Ibrahim Husseini

The Palestinian family fighting Israeli eviction in Jerusalem

Silwan has become a battleground for settler groups, who are using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem.

Israeli archaeologists dig up proof of ancient cannabis use

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli archaeologists dig up proof of ancient cannabis use

Temple-goers likely used imported hashish to 'get into ecstasy and connect with God', researchers say.

Charlie Faulkner

Syrian academics displaced by war struggle to rebuild careers

Displaced Syrian academics are struggling to continue their careers after being forcibly uprooted by war, with many separated from their families for years and lacking institutional support.

The New Arab

Oldest chess piece in the world discovered in Jordan

The figurine was dug-up in a desert in the southern Jordan in 1991 among the ruins of the historical Islamic trading post of Humayma.

Ramona Wadi

Heritage and the Cultural Struggle for Palestine

Book Club: By looking at intertwining complexities of politics, heritage, culture and state formation, Chiara de Cesari's academic study ...

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Amid Yemen war, Houthis announce discovery of ancient mummies

Amid the chaos of the Yemen civil war, the Houthis have announced the discovery of ancient mummies near the rebel-held capital Sanaa.

Egypt opens two pyramids not seen since 1960s

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Egypt opens two pyramids not seen since 1960s

Egypt's antiquities ministry has opened two pyramids for the first time in 50 years.

The New Arab

British Museum to return looted Iraqi, Afghan artefacts

The iconic British museum revealed it has been working with law enforcement agencies to return the works smuggled out during recent periods of ...

Egypt asks Interpol to trace 'stolen' Tutankhamun relic

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Egypt asks Interpol to trace 'stolen' Tutankhamun relic

Egypt has asked international police agency Interpol to track down a 3,000-year-old Tutankhamun artefact that was sold in London for $6 million ...

Netanyahu claims Palestinians 'have no connection to the land'

The New Arab

Netanyahu claims Palestinians 'have no connection to the land'

Netanyahu has dismissed Palestinian claims to the land as 'nothing' compared to that of the Jewish people, citing a new Israeli study of DNA ...

Tutankhamun relic sells for $6 mn in London

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Tutankhamun relic sells for $6 mn in London

A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million on Thursday in London despite an outcry ...

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