Mosaics in ancient church unearthed

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MARD?NArcheologists in southeastern Turkey initiated an excavation to unearth mosaics belonging to a 1600-year-old church. Built in 396 A.D. in Mardin’s Gökta? village, the church was discovered on Sept. 18, 2019 and the area was declared as an archeological site.…

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Mosaics Revealed in Fourth-Century Church in Turkey

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MARDIN, TURKEY—Abdulgani Tarkan of the Mardin Museum told the Anadolu Agency that a team of excavators has uncovered the mosaic floors in a 1,600-year-old Christian church discovered last year in southeastern Turkey. The images on the floors include a nine-line inscription written in the ancient Syriac alphabet. “The mosaics are also…

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Baghdad: three attacks on Westerners, but the goal is government policy

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In 24 hours a British convoy, the US embassy and US vehicles were targeted. Diplomatic sources report that paramilitary groups and militias close to Iran are behind the attacks. Retaliation against the Prime Minister’s reformist and anti-corruption policies. Changes at the top of the Central Bank and the Anti-Corruption Commission.…

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