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History of Muscat, Oman

Muscat is the largest city and capital of Oman. The origin of the word Muscat is debatable. Some say, the name Muscat...

The Rise and Fall of Retail: Revisiting History

Shopping is an exercise in which a buyer scans the services or goods proffered by one or more retailers with the possible...

History of the Dutch Language

Dutch is a Germanic language that arose from the Old Frankish dialects. Germanic language means it shares a common ancestor with languages...

Historic Battles Series: Battle of the Caribbean (1941 AD-1945 AD)

This is part 9 of the Historic Battle Series.  Summary The Battle of the Caribbean...

Pre-historic Music in Different Countries

Pre-historic music is a term in the history of music for all music produced in pre-ancient cultures (pre-history), starting around 60,000 years...

History of Khuzestan

Khuzestan is one of the thirty-one territories of Iran. It is in the southwest of the country, adjoining Iraq and the Persian...

Forgotten Civilisation 8: Chavín Kingdom

This is part 8 of the forgotten civilization series. Summary The Chavín kingdom is a...

Tribes Lost To British Colonisation Series Part 1: History of Niantic people

The Niantic was a class of Algonquian-speaking American Indians who belonged to the area of Rhode Island and Connecticut during the pre-colonial...

Brief History of Salt and Wars

Salt, also attributed to as table salt or formula NaCl, is an ionic compound made of sodium and chloride ions.

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German FM complains about U.S. threat of Nord Stream 2 sanctions

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday that he had complained to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the threat...

1 dead, 3 injured after gas explosion destroys Baltimore homes

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday morning, killing a woman and trapping other people in the...

Afghan president signs decree to free 400 Taliban inmates

The palace tweeted that Ghani signed the decree late Monday evening for pardon of punishment of convicted Taliban prisoners, who are included...

Lebanese government quits amid fury over Beirut blast

Lebanon’s prime minister announced his government’s resignation on Monday, saying a huge explosion that devastated Beirut and triggered public outrage was the...