Tag Archives | Manchester

Iraqi Airways to fly from Manchester

By John Lee. Iraqi Airways  is to fly direct from Manchester Airport, it has been announced. Starting on Sunday, 15 March 2015, the airline will commence weekly flights to Sulaymaniyah at 22:00, with flights to Erbil departing on Wednesdays at 22:00. Both routes will be operated by a new Boeing 737-800 with capacity for 162 […]

Huge Find Throws new Light on Ancient Iraq

University of Manchester archaeologists have started the excavation of an enormous building complex in Iraq, thought to be around 4,000 years old. The team, directed by Professor Stuart Campbell and Dr Jane Moon, both from Manchester, and independent archaeologist Robert Killick, first spotted the amazing structure – thought to be an administrative complex serving one […]