History Stories
CATEGORY: Middle East
Why Muslims See the Crusades So Differently from Christians
December 10, 2017

They weren't all battles and bloodshed. There was also coexistence, political compromise, trade, scientific exchange—even love. Read More

Palmyra Arch That Survived ISIS Will Be Recreated in New York and London
December 28, 2015

The entrance arch of the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, will be replicated using the world’s largest 3D printer and erected in Trafalgar Square and Times Square. Read More

Looking Back at the Iran Hostage Crisis
November 4, 2014

In November 1979, a group of Iranian students stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, beginning a 444-day ordeal that marked America’s first clash with militant Islam. Read More

Milestones in Libya’s Relations with the West
March 25, 2011

The recent crisis in Libya is only the latest development in a long and tumultuous history of relations between the North African nation and the West. Read More