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The battle of Stalingrad: a view from Jerusalem

The battle of Stalingrad: a view from Jerusalem

The Battle of Stalingrad is one of the largest and bloodiest battles in the history of warfare, and was a turning point in the Great Patriotic War. November 19 marks 79 years since the start of Operation Uranus that turned the tide of …

30 years since Garakend terrorist attack

30 years since Garakend terrorist attack

"We are talking about the inevitability of punishment, the inevitability of responsibility ... Everyone should be responsible for what he did and everyone who is guilty should be prosecuted." These are the words of the first Prosecutor …

Azerbaijan marks National Revival Day

Azerbaijan marks National Revival Day

Today Azerbaijan is marking the National Revival Day. Azerbaijani people started indefinite rally on Azadlig Square against the anti-Azerbaijani policy of the USSR on November 17, 1988. It was a real national liberation movement. The …

7 Negative Effects of the Industrial Revolution

7 Negative Effects of the Industrial Revolution

Today, in the context of the global changes that have covered the planet in connection with the coronavirus pandemic, it is customary for anti-vaxxers and conspiracy theorists to scold the ideas of economist Klaus Schwab, founder and …

2,600-year old Jewish legacy in Turkey

2,600-year old Jewish legacy in Turkey

Although some think the history of Turkey's Jews goes back to the Spanish Inquisition of 1492, new findings reveal that it is far older, over 2,500 years

Ancient gold ewer returned to Turkey

Ancient gold ewer returned to Turkey

A 4,250-year-old gold ewer looted in Anatolia has just been returned to Turkey by the Gilbert Collection, which is housed at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The ewer had been acquired in 1989 by Arthur Gilbert from a Los Angeles dealer …

10 world engineering marvels

10 world engineering marvels

These remarkable feats of design and construction transformed the ways that people travel, communicate and live

U.S. ambassador pays respects to Azerbaijani martyrs

U.S. ambassador pays respects to Azerbaijani martyrs

U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Earle Litzenberger paid his respects to those who lost their lives in the 2020 Second Karabakh War, according to the embassy's Twitter. "We extend our deepest condolences to the families of …

The Silk Road: 8 goods traded along the ancient network

The Silk Road: 8 goods traded along the ancient network

The vibrant network opened up exchanges between far-flung cultures throughout central Eurasia. The Silk Road wasn’t a single route, but rather a vibrant trade network that crisscrossed central Eurasia for centuries

Remains of 9,000-Year-Old Beer Found in China

Remains of 9,000-Year-Old Beer Found in China

Archaeologists in southeastern China have discovered the residue of beer drunk 9,000 years ago. The vessels containing the ancient dregs were located near two human skeletons, suggesting that mourners may have consumed the brew in honor of …

The forgotten history of Soviet-American vaccine diplomacy

The forgotten history of Soviet-American vaccine diplomacy

Despite the deterioration in relations between the United States and Russia, there’s some hope that new forms of “vaccine diplomacy” may once again take hold. The June 2021 summit held in Geneva between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin suggests the two countries are open to high-level dialogue

 3500-year-old ceramic oven found in Turkey

3500-year-old ceramic oven found in Turkey

A cceramic oven dating back 3500 years was unearthed in Tepecik Mound in western Aydın province’s Çine district. Excavations at Tepecik Mound, which is located among olive trees and cornfields on the Çine Plain, have …