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Evidence of 3600+ year old settlement uncovered in Eastern Arabian Peninsula

Scholars looking for underground water sources on the Eastern Arabian Peninsula for a project funded by the United State Agency for Aid and International...

The mysterious symbols found carved in Qatar’s deserts

Some shoot out of the soft rock like reptiles bathing in the sun. Others are mysterious depressions resembling an ancient board game played all...

Cannabis first domesticated in China 12,000 years ago: study reveals

Cannabis was first domesticated around 12,000 years ago in China, researchers found, after analyzing the genomes of plants from across the world.Cannabis landraces in...

Ancient burial site unearthed in Qatar

Qatar Museums has announced the discovery of long-hidden archaeological remains in the Al-Usaylah cemetery, one of the oldest historical sites in Qatar.Credit: Qatar Museums The...

Scientists analyse ‘mysterious black goo’ used by ancient Egyptians to cover coffins and mummy cases

A 'black goo' used by the ancient Egyptians to cover mummy cases was made from a mixture of animal fat, tree resin, beeswax and...

Earliest Islamic site in Qatar discovered

Qatar Museums (QM) and UCL Qatar have unearthed the earliest Islamic period site in Qatar and one of the earliest in the region, in...