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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...

Christian Churches in Jerusalem Warn of Attacks by Radical Groups

Each year, Christians from all over the world travel to the Holy Land to experience Christmas in the place where Jesus walked -- but now, religious leaders are warning that there could be attacks this year in Christian churches...

As Palestinian Minority Takes to the Streets, Israel Must Face Racism

The Arab governments that recently shared their relations, are being negatively affected by the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

US Blasts Erdogan for Anti-Semitic Remarks

"The United States strongly condemns President Erdogan’s recent anti-Semitic comments regarding the Jewish people." US State Department

Ancient Greek Coins from Alexander the Great Era Recovered by Israel

Israel recently recovered sixty nine ancient, rare coins from the period of Alexander the Great which were being smuggled from the Gaza Strip into Israel, the country's Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday. Security inspectors from the Israeli Ministry of Defense...

Netanyahu to Erdogan: Don’t Preach to Us About Gaza After What You Did in Cyprus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has responded angrily to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan's charge that his hands are "stained with Palestinian blood" following the deadly clashes on the Gaza border this week. "A man who sends thousands of Turkish...

Greece Calls for Restraint in Gaza as Protesters Gather at Israeli Embassy

Greece has called for restraint after dozens of Palestinian protesters were killed and over 2,000 were injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers along the border of Gaza, following the move by the U.S. to transfer its embassy to Jerusalem. "We...

Message In a Bottle Travels from Rhodes to Gaza

It reads like a romantic novel. A British couple vacationing in Greece's Rhodes Island threw a bottle containing a message in the sea in July this year and that bottle found its way to a Gaza fisherman. The British couple,...

A Mirror to the Past: Greek Evacuees from WW2 Fled for the Middle East, Africa

During WW2 as the German and Italian troops occupied Greece, tens of thousands of Greeks chose to flee their homeland in search of refugee camps in the Middle East. Conditions for the Greeks who made the difficult decision to sell...