"It's a buffalo gourd," the farmer-researcher said. "Rich in protein. And if it yields like this in the desert it could be part of the answer."
The craftsmen of Islamic Spain and North Africa didn't just work on their celebrated architecture; they also created lovely, but little-known, illuminated manuscripts.
In a hospital with a difference, Egyptian veterinarians care for both Cairo's pampered pets and the hardworking draft animals of the city's numerous cart owners.
In Saudi Arabia outlandish new vehicles shake things up to help decipher the geologic mysteries which lie below the surface of the desert.
A vibrant British woman who has lived over 40 years in Kuwait tells of the changes which have come to its people since she went there with her husband in 1929.
The two young archaeologists restored the 18th-century church, found two older churches beneath it, then decided it would be a good place for a wedding.