Border Traffic between Syria and Iraq, before the Iraq war. You can see a truck line on the Syria site waiting for passing the border. // Grenzverkahr zwischen Syrien und Irak, vor dem Irak-Krieg. Auf der Syrischen Seite sieht man eine LKW-Schange, die auf die Einreise in den Irak wartet.
IRQ News, 10 December 1997, Web posted at: 04:46 GST, Dubai time (00:46 GMT)
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein has approved the design for what he calls the world's largest mosque, a domed hall capable of holding 30,000 worshipers alongside a huge artificial lake shaped like a map of the Arab world.
Iraqi newspapers carried a picture today of the Iraqi leader and h...
This is perhaps the site of a devastating meteor impact in the Middle East.
The catastrophic effect from which could explain the mystery of why so many early cultures went into sudden decline around 2300 BC.
Today's crater lies on what would have been shallow sea 4,000 years ago, and any impact would have caused devastating fires and flooding.
The near circular, ~3.4 km-d...
Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.
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