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Discover the Shakesperience | Sourcebooks.com

Discover the Shakesperience | Sourcebooks.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Discover the Shakesperience: Changing the Way You Read Shakespeare. Explore Shakespeare’s plays in unexpected and exciting new ways, including an engagingly touchable interface with remarkable audio, video, photos, and illustrations.
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Retrobituaries: Ibn Battuta, One of the Greatest Travelers of All Time

Retrobituaries: Ibn Battuta, One of the Greatest Travelers of All Time | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
He left to make a pilgrimage to Mecca at age 22, and didn't come home for almost 30 years.
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Inside The Secret World of Britain’s Big House Billionaires

Inside The Secret World of Britain’s Big House Billionaires | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Rich foreigners and Arab playboys who have fallen for London life have snapped up dozens of prime country estates in Britain and Ireland.
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Dragon's Head - One Of The Most Famous Viking Symbols Discovered At Birka Ancient Excavation Site | MessageToEagle.com

Dragon's Head - One Of The Most Famous Viking Symbols Discovered At Birka Ancient Excavation Site | MessageToEagle.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Share this:MessageToEagle.com – A tiny dragon’s head, one of the most famous symbols of the Vikings, has been discovered during excavations in the harbour at Birka in Lake Mälaren. Birka, on Lake Mälaren, 40kms from Stockholm, is thought to be Sweden’s oldest town and has been the site of excavations since the 17th century. But the …
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Iran Launches ‘Operation Walls Of Kindness’ To Feed The Poor [Video]

Iran Launches ‘Operation Walls Of Kindness’ To Feed The Poor [Video] | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The people of the Islamic Republic of Iran have launched an outdoor charity initiative in which people are encouraged to donate goods they longer want to be given to the poor in the country to alleviate them from poverty. The initiative is titled ‘Walls of …
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Missing Lines From The Epic Of Gilgamesh Shed New Light On Humbaba - MessageToEagle.com

Missing Lines From The Epic Of Gilgamesh Shed New Light On Humbaba - MessageToEagle.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
A newly discovered 2,600-year-old clay tablet adds a new chapter to Epic of Gilgamesh one of the most famous poems of old times.
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Babak Roshaninejad: Painter of the Mundane

Babak Roshaninejad is one of the most unique Iranian painters of his generation, and has achieved a distinctive aesthetic in his work. His latest series reframes mundane objects through art techniques that bring out qualities and characteristics that we often miss.
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Soup for Syria: feed your belly and your soul

Soup for Syria: feed your belly and your soul | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Soup for Syria is a beautiful new cookbook of delicious and easy-to-make recipes guaranteed to fill your belly and feed your mind with heightened humanitarian
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Manatees May No Longer Be Listed As Endangered

Manatees May No Longer Be Listed As Endangered | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The population of the iconic sea mammals has slowly increased to a record of more than 6,000 in 2015, federal officials announced...
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Meet the Genius Who Created the First Fully Functioning Arabic Programming Language

Meet the Genius Who Created the First Fully Functioning Arabic Programming Language | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
People across the globe are learning to code so that they can partake in the digital revolution.
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Astronomically Aligned Temples And Pyramids Of Ancient World - MessageToEagle.com

Astronomically Aligned Temples And Pyramids Of Ancient World - MessageToEagle.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Astronomically Aligned Temples And Pyramids Of Ancient World
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The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts

The origins of human beings according to ancient Sumerian texts | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Sumer, or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization with its own system of elaborate languag
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Letter From Saudi Arabia

Letter From Saudi Arabia | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
A stirring for change is evident during a visit to the kingdom and an evening with the 30-year-old deputy crown prince.
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This ancient Babylonian map of Jupiter just changed history as we know it

This ancient Babylonian map of Jupiter just changed history as we know it | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
You're looking at the foundations of modern calculus.
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Whale shark seen swimming in Abu Dhabi marina | The National

Whale shark seen swimming in Abu Dhabi marina | The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Employees at the hotel first noticed the fish at 1:45pm Friday and quickly took a video and photos to capture the rare sighting.
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Why was a 9th century Viking woman buried with a ring that says ‘for Allah’ on it?

Why was a 9th century Viking woman buried with a ring that says ‘for Allah’ on it? | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The Vikings' Islamic connection.
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The 10 Most Beautiful Places in Qatar

The Culture Trip's List of the top ten most beautiful places in wonderful Qatar.
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The Ancient Epic of Gilgamesh and the Precession of the Equinox

The Ancient Epic of Gilgamesh and the Precession of the Equinox | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Gilgamesh is the ancient Sumerian epic, written some 4,000 years ago on cuneiform clay tablets and rediscovered only in the nineteenth century. It is a story that has echoes of the biblical Old Testament, with its graphic details of a great flood and the
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Fascinating Photos Of Afghanistan In The 1960s Show Life Before The Taliban

Fascinating Photos Of Afghanistan In The 1960s Show Life Before The Taliban | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
"It's important to know that we have more in common with people in other lands than what separates us."
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See What Life Is Like for Refugees Above the Arctic Circle

See What Life Is Like for Refugees Above the Arctic Circle | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Refugees from the Middle East and Africa are seeing their first-ever snow and figuring out how to pray when the sun never rises.
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Iranian Women Find Stylish Ways to Abide by the Government's Strict Dress Code

Iranian Women Find Stylish Ways to Abide by the Government's Strict Dress Code | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The Tehran Times is a blog devoted to documenting the style of Iranian women found on the street who have creatively approached the strict government enforced…
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WATCH: Incredible drone footage of Sudan’s mysterious Nubian pyramids

WATCH: Incredible drone footage of Sudan’s mysterious Nubian pyramids | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Behold, Africa’s OTHER great pyramids.
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Solar-Powered 3D Printer Turns Desert Sand Into Glass Bowls And Sculptures | The Mind Unleashed

Solar-Powered 3D Printer Turns Desert Sand Into Glass Bowls And Sculptures | The Mind Unleashed | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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Traditional Rugs Recreated with Technological Glitches by Faig Ahmed

Traditional Rugs Recreated with Technological Glitches by Faig Ahmed | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Baku-based artist Faig Ahmed combines the beauty of traditional Azerbaijani rugs with technological glitches in his on-going series of contemporary carpets. Using the artistic qualities of these tapestries, he disassembles their conventional structure to rearrange and fragment it. The result often resembles a rug that doubles as a fascinating modern sculpture.
Many of Ahmed’s carpets have “flaws” in their designs that create the illusion of a printing or rendering error. If you’ve ever seen a vi
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Researchers Uncover Ancient Trade Routes Between Iran And Mesopotamia - MessageToEagle.com

Researchers Uncover Ancient Trade Routes Between Iran And Mesopotamia - MessageToEagle.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Share this:MessageToEagle.com – Archaeologists have found evidence of trade routes between Bronze Age Iran and Mesopotamia. Many of us have seen the impressive statues of ancient Mesopotamian rulers in the Louvre and the British Museum. They bear witness to the wealth of Bronze Age Akkadian and Sumerian city-states more than four thousand years ago. But they are …
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