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...
The Ipatiev house in Ekaterinburg where the russian Tzarfamily and 4 servants were kept imprisoned and executed after the russian revolution 1918 stood here. They were executed in the basement. It was demolished 1977 and replaced by the Church on the Blood.
Photo 1: Ipatiev House.
Photo 2: Execution room at the investigation for evidence of the execution of the Romanovs.<...
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...