Archaeologists uncovered 2700-year-old inscriptions within looters’ tunnels dug by ISIS beneath the Tomb of Jonah in the ancient Iraq city of Nineveh, Mosul, Iraq.
Clay tablets from the Neo-Assyrian Empire found in Ashur, North Iraq, written at the end of the 7th century BC by a man called Kisir-Ashur describe his education to become a doctor, and how he combined magical rituals with medical treatments.
Excavations of Bronze Age city called Bassetki located in Iraq’s Kurdistan region, led to the discovery of nearly 100 clay tablets dating back to the period of the Middle Assyrian Empire (1392-934 BC).
Remains of ancient Mespotamian city called Xarab-i Kilashin, dating back to the late 3rd millennium BC, was discovered by Polish archaeologists on the banks of the Great Zab river in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Polish archaeologists discovered remains of over 200 settlement sites, including villages and an ancient city, in the region of Northern Mesopotamia located in modern Iraqi Kurdistan.
Initial assessment of archaeological relics’ destruction by ISIS terrorists in the recaptured ancient city of Hatra, Iraq, shows that the damage by the terrorists was lesser than feared.
A vaulted tomb dating back to the Assyrian Empire period was accidentally discovered by construction workers in Erbil, capital of Iraqi Kurdistan. Ten skeletons with various grave goods were found inside.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient tomb in northern Iraq, dating back 2400 years, in the end or right after the collapse of the Achaemenid Empire conquered by Alexander the Great. The tomb contains remains of at least 6 people.
Over 400 historic texts dated between the 13th and 20th were recovered at the Mar Behnam monastery, which was occupied by ISIS for more than two years. The books were hidden in metal bins behind a brick wall.
Analysis of micro-remains of plants contained within the tartar of the teeth led to recognition of plant-based diet of human populations living in Iraq 8500 years ago.
Excavations of German archaeologists at the site of Bassetki, near Dohuk in the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan, Iraq, revealed a 3000-years-old Bronze Age settlement.
The crowd-sharing system called Arches, utilising satellite imagery, photographs, technical data and eyewitness descriptions documents damage and destruction of monuments by the so-called Islamic State and due to fights near the Syrian city of Aleppo.
ISIS extremists destroyed the 2,500-year-old temple of Nabu in the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud and released footage of the incident. The final scene in the ten-minute video shows the Great Pyramid of Giza near Egypt’s capital, Cairo and a fanatic pledging to blow up ancient sites built by the infidels.