Ancient city of Babylon becomes Unesco World Heritage Site
The 4,000-year-old ancient city in Iraq has been named a Unesco World Heritage Site.

Ancient palace revealed by receding waters in Northern Iraq

A palace from the Mettani Empire uncovered in Mosul Dam
The receding waters of the Mosul reservoir dam in Kurdish Northern reveal an ancient palace from 3500 BC.  Dr Ivana Puljiz from the University of Tubingen has been part of a joint project with the Kurdish Archaeology Organisation. 

(Photo : Aerial view of Palace; Credit : University of Tubingen)