Whether US troops stay in Iraq beyond the end of year or not, the US must foster the relationship between Iraq and Turkey. Ankara is the perfect counter to competing Saudi and Iranian influence.
A new review of research suggests that some of the earliest humans outside of Africa lived some 75,000 to 100,000 years ago on a once-fertile landmass that is now submerged under the Persian Gulf.
Some 600 looted Iraqi antiquities were found packed in a dozen boxes in what appears to be an embarrassing mistake, negligence – or both.
In Second Life's Al-Andalus, a virtual world patterned after medieval Andalus in Spain, avatars of Muslims mix with avatars of Jews and Christians to strive for a more perfect union.
Jawad Kadhim is a third-generation date-palm tree doctor, one of a dwindling number in Iraq's capital. His job offers a unique window on how the sectarian violence has changed behavior in the various neighborhoods of Baghdad.
For the brave reader ready to tackle it, this sprawling text offers a fascinating glimpse of a corner of America at work.
Astonishing footage from World War II on the Smithsonian Channel, Cape Verde's Billie Holiday on CD, 'Sesame Street' at 40, and more.
Some have predicted that conflicts over water scarcity are inevitable, but what does the record show?
Only in Afghanistan and Pakistan have we seen jihadism actually take root in large numbers.