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Genomes Suggest Two Groups of First Farmers in Middle East
Archaeology Magazine

News Farming invented twice in Middle East, genomes study reve...

JTB Photo/UIG via Present-day farmers with donkeys in the Zagros Mountains in Iran, one of the two places in the Fertile Crescent where farming was originally developed. Two Middle Eastern populations independently developed farming and then ... Nature, 4 days ago

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West Australian

Iran opens its heart to outsiders (The West Australian)

, 6:00 am The arid Zagros Mountains behind Shiraz. Pictures: Stephen Scourfield Stephen Scourfield visits Shiraz and finds a welcoming, charming country at a turning point in its history. On the phone, my mother is asking where I am ...
 West Australian2 weeks ago

Kurdistan: A Nation Divided…Among Other Nations

Where and What is Kurdistan? On and around the Zagros and Taurus mountain ranges, the diverse Kurdish people continue to hope and dream of establishing a world-recognized, independent, Kurdistan. The main obstacle on their path to a free Kurdistan ...
 War History Online1 month ago
World Policy Institute

The Last of the Qashqa'i

By Mark Isaacs I am driven one hour north of Shiraz to the base of the Zagros Mountains in the Fars Province of Iran to meet the nomadic Qashqa'i people. They were once a fiercely independent people, but modernization has meant that their ...
 World Policy Institute2 months ago
Tehran Times

They are not awaiting government to save their environment with a magic wand

Some of the members of the Talayedaran-e Zagros are seen in background with a little boy in foreground trying to dig a hole for putting sapling inside. The photo was taken at Sefidkooh Park in Lorestan on December 18, 2015. Photographer: Zeinab ...
 Tehran Times1 month ago

Was Georgia the Cradle of Wine? Who Cares, Let's Drink!

Home Science News Share the joy Time to wine. Right now, countriesin the mountainous southwest corner of Asia are duking it out for a prize probably worth millions in tourist dollars: bragging rights as the birthplace of ...
 News EasyBranches.com1 week ago

World's Oldest Brewery Discovered in China

Credit: Dirk Olaf Wexel / Previously, archaeologists have found barley-based beer dating to 3,400 B.C. in Iran's Zagros Mountains, grape wine circa 5,400 B.C., and 9,000-year-old Neolithic grog from China's Yellow River Valley. Now, researchers ...
 Mens Journal1 month ago

The Clash Within a Civilisation

Mar Mattai Assyrian Orthodox monastery in North Iraq.Cleaving to a barren mountainside above the plain of Nineveh, the Syriac Orthodox monastery of Mar Mattai offers a bleak view of the cataclysm that grips the Arab world. Established in the fourth ...
 AINA1 month ago The clash within a civilization  Ya Libnan1 month ago
Before It's News

Study finds farming was invented in two places at once

A new study out of Harvard Medical School has found that, according to the genomes of 44 ancient Middle Eastern individuals, farming was actually invented twice—independently by two different groups. Around 11,000 years ago, one of the most ...
 Before It's News4 days ago

This Day in History (25-3-1395)

Today is Tuesday; 25th of the Iranian month of Khordad 1395 solar hijri; corresponding to 8th of the Islamic month of Ramadhan 1437 lunar hijri; and June 14, 2016, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1249 solar years ago, on this day in 767 AD, ...
 Pars Today1 week ago This Day in History (14-3-1395)  Pars Today3 weeks ago
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