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Ruins from Alexander the Great’s Siege of Gaza Found at 2000-Year-Old Cemetery

Builders discovered ruins from Alexander the Great's siege of Gaza at a 2,000-year-old Roman cemetery, the Jerusalem Post reports. The Roman cemetery near the coast of the northern Gaza Strip contains 31 ornate tombs, with the local Antiquities Authority calling...

Fifth Century Byzantine Church Reopens in Gaza

A Byzantine church that was recently restored re-opened as a museum in Gaza on January 24 after undergoing a three-year-long restoration project, with the ruling Islamist Hamas party claiming it comes as an "embrace" of their "Christian brothers." Dating back...

Tsipras, the Keffiyeh Scarf and Cooperation with Israel

It was July 2014, only months before Alexis Tsipras and SYRIZA were elected as the first ever leftist government in Greece. It was just another day in the Greek leftist lifestyle that demanded politicians and people  demonstrate against yet another...

Humanitarian Help from Greek, Norwegian and Swedish Activists

A coalition of activists said on Tuesday they would send a flotilla of ships to break Israel's siege of Gaza by the end of 2014, four years after a similar campaign ended in a deadly raid by Israeli commandos. The...

Struggling Christian Minority In Gaza

Severe conditions in Gaza are leaving the struggling Christian community open to the temptations of "an extremism which does not differentiate between race and religion," warns a report from the Young Men's Christian Association in the Gaza Strip today. According...

Greece Offers Humanitarian Aid to Gaza Strip

On Thursday, Greece announced the disbursement of 500,000 euros (669,000 U.S. dollars) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to deal with the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza Strip after the ceasefire. Debt-laden Greece also expressed via UNRWA and...

Greek God Statue Recovered in Gaza Strip

A rare bronze statue of the Greek god Apollo was mysteriously recovered in the Gaza Strip, only to be seized by police and vanish almost immediately. The discolored green-brown figure shows the youthful god of Greece standing upright on two...

Israel Eases Christmas Movement for Christians

The Israeli army announced Monday special measures to ease the movement of Palestinian Christians from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip from now till into January to allow for seasonal celebrations. The West Bank Christians will be allowed to...