Structures of an ancient marine port of Ayla has been discovered in the the Red Sea city of Aqaba, Jordan, dating back more than 1000 years during the Islamic era (650-1116 AD).
Excavations at the Tappeh Silveh 2 archaeological site in West Azerbaijan revealed Iron Age artefacts and a number of Islamic era burials.
Sites dating to Prehistoric, historic and Islamic eras, reaching as far back as Palaeolithic, were found in the region of the Qaen city in South Khorasan, Iran.
Archaeologists identified over 120 sites in the area of Chamshir in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, Iran. Most of the sites are of he nomadic tribes.
Archaeological investigation at Mashhad Morghab, Fars Province, Iran, revealed relics and structures dated from Mesolithic, to Achaemenid era and Islamic era.
After 3 months of work a 7-million-tile mosaic in Jericho within the bath house of an Islamic Era Hisham palace was revealed and is to be opened to public next year.
Exavations at sites across Sharjah region in the United Arab Emirates, including Mleiha, Al Faya, Wadi Al Hilo, Tell Abraq and Dibba Al Hisn, revealed numerous discoveries dating from 500’000 BC onward.