lawrence of arabia

T.E Lawrence (left) seated next to Leonard Woolley in Carchemish in 1913.
Lawrence of Arabia museum set to open amid Islamic State fighting

Lawrence encouraged Zionist immigration to then-Palestine as part of his mediation efforts between Prince Feisal and Chaim Weizmann, who later became Israel’s first president.

There’s no explaining the enigma of Thomas Edward Lawrence
The Lawrence sideshow

Scott Anderson addresses some of the continuing controversies concerning T.E. Lawrence.

By MATT NESVISKY
16/02/2014
T.E. Lawrence, aka Lawrence of Arabia
This Week in History: The 125th birthday of 'Lawrence of Arabia'

The British explorer, spy and soldier spent years in the Middle East, encouraging Arab independence.

19/08/2013
Gertrude Bell, the Lady of Iraq
The Lady of Iraq

Eighty-five-years after her death in Baghdad, adventurer Gertrude Bell is still remembered as the woman who built a nation.

By ALASDAIR SOUSSI
07/09/2011
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