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May


 Middle Eastern virus called ‘threat to entire world’ by World Health Organization  



The emerging MERS virus, first seen in 2012, has killed dozens of people to date.
The emerging MERS virus, first seen in 2012, has killed dozens of people to date.

13

Feb


 Thirsty Middle East is exhausting its water supply  



The vast depletion of groundwater could spell trouble in a region that already has many conflicts over water.
The vast depletion of groundwater could spell trouble in a region that already has many conflicts over water.

20

Sep

Middle Eastern ‘Nazca Lines’ are only visible from the airScientists are having trouble dating the thousands of mysterious stone structures, theorizing that they could date back to ancient times or as early as 2,000 years ago.

Middle Eastern ‘Nazca Lines’ are only visible from the air
Scientists are having trouble dating the thousands of mysterious stone structures, theorizing that they could date back to ancient times or as early as 2,000 years ago.

24

Jun

Cities that have stood the test of time have more than just the scars of history; they show the influence — positive and negative — of human civilization.12 continuously inhabited cities

Cities that have stood the test of time have more than just the scars of history; they show the influence — positive and negative — of human civilization.
12 continuously inhabited cities