Mamadou Boye Diallo, an art curator with a penchant for heart-shaped glasses, calls Dakar's working-class Medina neighborhood an open-air museum.
Art blooms in gritty Dakar neighborhood
Mauritania’s Ministry of Education is introducing the Persian language into the curriculum of the University of Nouakchott Al Aasriya as of next semester as per an agreement with its Iranian counterpart.
Mauritanian university adds Persian language to its curriculum
An archeologist uncovered what he believed to be the remains of a Roman massacre of Britons in Dorset, describing it as his “most dramatic find”.
How archeologist uncovered ancient Roman battleground ‘massacre’
A rare coin featuring Britain’s King Edward VIII, who abdicated to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson, sold for a record £1 million ($1.3 million).
Rare coin featuring King Edward VIII sells for record £1m
A painting found hidden in an Italian gallery in December is an authentic Gustav Klimt piece stolen almost 23 years ago, experts confirmed.
Painting found inside Italian gallery wall confirmed as a Gustav Klimt
Iranian feature film, ‘Domino,’ directed by Laleh Barzegar, will take part in the 2020 Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival in Germany, slated for January 20-26.
Iranian feature ‘Domino’ to compete in Germany
A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafez was recovered by a Dutch art detective after years that Iranian authorities had also been on the hunt for it.
Dutch art detective finds stolen invaluable copy of Hafez book of poetry, worth €1 million
In the eighth century BC, Assyrian King Sargon II ruled over a wealthy and powerful empire that included much of today’s Middle East and inspired fear among its neighbors. Now a team of Italian and Iraqi Kurdish archeologists working in northern Iraq have uncovered ten stone reliefs that adorned a sophisticated canal system dug into bedrock.
'Extremely rare’ Assyrian carvings discovered in Iraq

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