Latest Mesopotamia Stories

2011-03-31 15:00:29

The first non-Iraqi archaeological investigation of the Tigris-Euphrates delta in 20 years was a preliminary foray by three women who began to explore the links between wetland resources and the emergence and growth of cities last year.

2011-03-16 09:21:00

New Study Shows $1.8 Billion Nationwide Economic Impact of Shallow Water Drilling HOUSTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study commissioned by the Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition found that spending by the vendors and subcontractors supporting shallow water energy exploration accounted for $1.8 billion over the last three years, excluding expenditures in Louisiana and Texas. President Obama's home state of Illinois was the leading recipient of shallow water vendor...

2010-04-06 12:15:00

A team of archaeologists from the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute has joined a team of Syrian colleagues in excavating a key site from the prehistoric society that formed the foundation of urban life in the ancient Middle East.

2010-02-25 15:14:00

In the news release, Gay Soldier Killed in Action in Afghanistan, issued 24-Feb-2010 by Michael D.

2009-09-22 12:14:00

RESTON, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrakis Geodynamics Ltd. (Arrakis) today announced that its CEO, R. Kirk Sherr, will speak at the IHS Herold Pacesetters Energy Conference in Greenwich, Connecticut on Wednesday, September 23 at 2:45 p.m.

2009-03-08 15:35:47

A U.S. national says he is working with an Iraqi arts professor to use poetry and other art forms to help unify war-torn Iraq. John Dunlop of the U.S.

2009-01-09 08:45:00


2008-10-27 09:00:02

Three people died and five others were wounded Monday in a roadside bomb blast in eastern Baghdad, Iraq's Interior Ministry said. The bomb exploded, striking a minibus in the Shiite neighborhood of Aman, CNN reported.

2008-10-10 06:00:18

Text of report in English by privately-owned Jordan Times website on 10 October [Report by Muhammad Ghazal: "We Were Kidnapped." - Jordan Times headline.] AMMAN -Taylor Luck and Holli Chmela, the two Jordan Times journalists, who were released by Syrian authorities on Thursday [9 October] after they were reported missing in Lebanon said they entered Syria against their will.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.