How A Leper Became King Of Jerusalem – And One Of Its Most Fearless
Baldwin IV had a leprosy at a time when it was considered a death sentence, as well as a ticket to social ostracism. Instead, he became the King of Jerusalem and a hero to his people.
What History Got Wrong About The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon
While many saw the Hanging Gardens of Babylon as a legend, research shows that it may have actually existed, just not where originally thought.
How Otto Skorzeny Went From Hitler’s Favorite Commando To An Israeli Hitman
From rescuing Mussolini for Hitler to becoming a hitman for Mossad, Otto Skorzeny's life was full of twists.
The Heroic Tale Of Operation Entebbe, Israel’s Most Daring Rescue Mission
After a hijacking of an airplane turned into a week-long hostage situation in Uganda, Israel launched one of the most daring operations in military history.
Meet Zenobia — The Warrior Queen Of The Middle East
In 267 A.D., Zenobia took over the Palmyrene Empire as Queen Regent. By 271, she had Egypt, Asia Minor, and the Levant under her control.
Scientists Discover Oldest Human Fossil Found Outside Africa
The discovery of the jawbone could help scientists understand human migration patterns and breeding between homo sapiens, hominids, and Neanderthals.
How Flight Attendant Uli Derickson Saved 152 Passengers From Hezbollah Hijackers
Uli Derickson saved dozens of lives acting as a peacemaker after Hezbollah members hijacked TWA Flight 847.
Family Of Miss Iraq Flees Country After Daughter’s Selfie With Miss Israel
"She did it to so that people can understand that it’s possible to live together.”
Meet The Ghoulish Salt Mummies That Were Frozen In Time
It is believed the Saltmen were working in a mine over 1700 years ago when it collapsed on them.
British Punk Rocker Turned ISIS Recruiter, The ‘White Widow,’ Killed In Syria
Jones, who was once a member of an all-girl punk band, joined ISIS after converting to Islam and traveling to Syria in 2013.
New ISIS Training Video Reveals Bizarre Training Methods
Despite this ridiculous training method, ISIS remains a serious problem in Yemen, attacking both sides of the civil war raging in the small nation.