CATEGORY: Middle East
35 Years Later, 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

10 Things You May Not Know About “Lawrence of Arabia”
August 15, 2013

On the 125th anniversary of the birth of T.E. Lawrence, learn 10 surprising facts about the man known as “Lawrence of Arabia.” Read More

8 Historic Handshakes
June 21, 2012

Pass the Purell and explore eight of history’s most famous handshakes. 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