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Jordan Creates World’s Largest Online Antiquities Database at Cost of $1...

AMMAN (AP).- Jordan on Tuesday launched the world's largest online antiquities database, which details every archaeological site in the country and aims to help preserve its treasures. Its creators said the Web platform could be a model for Iraq, wher...

Sketchy Intelligence: Artist Unveils Study of MI6

LONDON (AP).- Security chiefs complain intelligence is often sketchy — and here's the proof. Artist James Hart Dyke on Monday unveiled a series of paintings and drawings completed during a rare 12-month study of Britain's overseas spy agency MI6. ...

Authorities in Iraq Finds Missing Artifacts in Premier’s Storage

BAGHDAD (AP).- More than 600 ancient artifacts that were smuggled out of Iraq, recovered and lost again have been found misplaced among kitchen supplies in storage at the prime minister's office, the antiquities minister said Monday. The 638 items incl...

Authorities in Iraq Finds Missing Artifacts in Premier’s Storage

BAGHDAD (AP).- More than 600 ancient artifacts that were smuggled out of Iraq, recovered and lost again have been found misplaced among kitchen supplies in storage at the prime minister's office, the antiquities minister said Monday. The 638 items incl...

Bonhams Offer Masterpiece from One of the Greatest Arab Artists in...

DUBAI.- A masterpiece by Jewad Selim, one of the most important Arab artists, is one of the many exciting works of art in Bonhams latest sale of South Asian and Middle East Art taking place on October 11 at the Royal Mirage Hotel Dubai. This will be th...

Bonhams Offer Masterpiece from One of the Greatest Arab Artists in...

DUBAI.- A masterpiece by Jewad Selim, one of the most important Arab artists, is one of the many exciting works of art in Bonhams latest sale of South Asian and Middle East Art taking place on October 11 at the Royal Mirage Hotel Dubai. This will be th...

Google Announces Planned Documentation of Iraqi Museum Treasures

BAGHDAD (AP).- Google is documenting Iraq's National Museum and will post photographs of its ancient treasures on the Internet early next year, Google chief Eric Schmidt announced. The museum was ransacked in the chaotic aftermath of Saddam Huss...

Iraq’s Artists Reflect Pain, Trauma of the War and Uncertainty

BAGHDAD (AP).- Iraq's artists are using their work to try to process the turmoil since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion, and what they are producing shows a profound anger over their country's traumas and uncertainty over its ...

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