The fierce looking dragonfly is well named — once the largest flying insect in existence, it can still eat its own weight in 30 minutes.
Though few realize it, Edgar Allan Poe, father of the modern psychological horror story, drew deeply on the Middle East for inspiration.
From Beirut to Boston, this year they're remembering—and honoring—Lebanese poet Kahlil Gibran, on the occasion of his centennial.
Al-Harith Ibn Jabala, the Arab king who united the tribes of Syria, played an important role in struggles between the Greeks and Iranians.
With one electrifying speech, Iraqi architect Dr. Ihsan Fethi helped launch one of the biggest urban renewal projects in the Arab world.
Dedicated Arab delegates to the UN teach, travel, lecture, write, and, above all, serve with distinction both their country and the world.
Kahlil Gibran knew from the beginning that this slight, philosophical, aphoristic work was special; so far it has sold seven million copies.
Turkey's lovely, traditional, and warmly weathered wooden homes stand little chance of survival in the modern age—unless planners act now.