High in the Maritime Alps of southern France, a Muslim colony maintained a precarious foothold.
It's taken mankind a long time to begin understanding how a star is born, lives, and dies.
Here's a picture tour that captures much of the dignity of this historic Saudi Arabian city.
There's a lot more to putting an oil field on stream than merely drilling wells.
During its heyday, the Karagoz puppet theater charmed—and chided—audiences in many lands of the Middle East.
At least five American Indian tribes bestowed on petroleum a prophetic name that meant "abundant" or "free in giving."