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Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site


The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by... (Reuters Lifestyle) More More

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