April 16, 2024 12:46 PM

Iraq

Mosul Museum In Iraq Reclaimed; Artifacts Now In Ruins

Iraqi soldiers have reclaimed the Mosul museum, but it seemed that most of the artifacts are in ruin after the Islamic State destroyed much of the artworks. Three years ago, ISIS documented themselves smashing statues stating that the installation has caused so much veneration from the public and that it's a sin to worship more than one god.

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Trump's New Travel Ban Excludes Iraq

President Trump signs a revised travel ban affecting six Muslim-majority countries but excluding Iraq on the new list.

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New Immigration Order Sparks Protests in Major U.S. Airports

Protests in several major airports in the US occurred due to the new immigration policy banning citizens from seven predominantly muslim nations.

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From King Solomon’s Mine To Treasure Hunt App In London, 2017 Is Good Year For Archaeology

Archaeologists will find more interesting dig ups this year and would like the public to know more of their history and culture. More expeditions and creative initiatives have 2017 say it's the year of archaeology.

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What To Expect From Greece’s Tourism In 2017?

Greece has indeed faced a lot of problems this past year, with different crisis in Europe affecting the country in one way or the other. The refugee crisis is one of the major crisis which affected Greece especially in its tourism industry. Greeks forecast its effects on their tourism industry in the coming year 2017.

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The Luckiest Passport Holders in the World

The recent 2016 Visa Index accomplished by Henley and Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, listed the countries that one can visit without applying for a visa. Here are the "luckiest" and "unluckiest" passports holders in the world.

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The Train To Basra: Baghdad's Train Is On Track Again

I’m sure many people are familiar with the South Korean movie "Train to Busan", but ever heard of Train to Basra? Read on to know about the only train in Baghdad.

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Iraq’s First Museum In A Decade Was Saddam Hussein's Former Palace

Iraq opened its very first museum in decades and has surprisingly attracted global attention. In fact, it’s where the museum is located that makes it even more interesting. Iraq has transformed Saddam Hussein's faux-rococo palace in Basra into a museum, near the border in Kuwait

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Finland, Qatar, UAE Top World's Safest Cities; UK, Less Safe Than Rwanda, Saudi Arabia

Global heavyweights such as the United Kingdom and the United States of America fared poorly, lagging at 63rd, and 73rd place, respectively. According to The Telegraph, this puts them below countries such as Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Malaysia, and Rwanda.

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