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A palace thought to be more than 3,400 years old emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after a drought drained water levels."The find... Read More

Passengers on board an Iraqi Airways flight heading for Baghdad hit a bit of turbulence earlier this week, but it wasn’t because of the weather.... Read More

When traveling around the world, you might notice some things get lost in translation.With so many people with so many languages intersecting on this... Read More

Google honored architect Zaha Hadid with a doodle of the groundbreaking designer just a few days after the one-year anniversary of her death.Hadid was... Read More

The extremist organization known as the Islamic State group no longer occupies the archeological site of Nimrud, Iraq, but the city and its treasures... Read More

Iraq opened its first museum in decades in a rather surprising location: Saddam Hussein's faux-rococo palace in Basra.Situated near the border with... Read More

In the midst of last winter’s revolts across the Middle East and North Africa, I kept getting e-mails and text messages from friends and colleagues in... Read More

Sabratah, LibyaWHAT YOU'RE MISSING: Libya sees tourism as its next growth business. And why not?It has a thousand miles of Mediterranean coastline, as... Read More

There's nothing like armed conflict to put a destination on the map—at least if postwar Iraq is anything to go by. Prior to Operation Iraqi Freedom, the... Read More

I have a photograph from Iraqi Kurdistan that I sometimes hope might appear in my memoirs above the caption, "Birth of the Iraqi tourist industry." It... Read More

OCCUPATION Host of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360° HOME BASE New York City EYEWITNESS Cooper headed to Iraq to report on the United States' handover of... Read More

I first saw Babylon, or part of it, driving back and forth past it during the United States–led siege of Najaf, Iraq, in August 2004. On the way south... Read More

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