A town with about 7,000 inhabitants, known for its mudbrick-made high-rise buildings. The first Advertisements
A long, shallow valley in Israel, best known as the place described in the Old Testament where the Israelites were encamped when David fought Goliath.
The Royal Jordanian Navy and the Aqaba Port Corporation along with the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority have sunk a C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft 300 meter
In the Turkish countryside hundreds of identical neo-gothic villas stand starkly in the hillside, a project like something from a Disney film-set. Around 730 stunning
The Mosque was constructed between 1996 and 2007. It was designed by Syrian architect Yousef Abdelky, covering an area of more than 30 acres. There are four minarets on the four corners of the courtyard which rise about 107 meter in height. The main axis of the building is rotated about 11° south of true west, aligning […]
The architectural landmark in Zabeel Park, Dubai opened in January 2018. The project was conceived by Fernando Donis, and selected as the winner of a design competition by the Government of Dubai. The design was selected as the winner of the 2009 ThyssenKrupp Elevator International Award from 926 proposals. It is near the Star Gate of Zabeel […]
The University of Balamand is a private institution, secular in its policies and approach to education. It welcomes faculty, students, and staff from all faiths and national or ethnic origins. It was founded by the Orthodox Patriarch Ignatius IV of Antioch in 1988. The book staircase, which is called the Staircase of Knowledge, is located next to […]
In 1868, the German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann met Frank Calvert, who convinced Schliemann that Troy was a real city at what is now Hissarlik in Turkey. On the basis of excavations conducted by Schliemann and others, this claim is now accepted by most scholars. Many scholars believe that there is a historical core to the tale, though […]