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Israeli campaigners want Jewish ruins included in West Bank annexations

29 Jun 2020

NEAR JERICHO, West Bank The Israeli government faces calls from campaigners to declare sovereignty over ancient Jewish ruins on land in the occupied West Bank that Israel does not plan to annex under U.S. President Donald Trump's peace blueprint. | Video

Hides that reveal: DNA helps scholars divine Dead Sea Scrolls

02 Jun 2020

JERUSALEM Genetic sampling of the Dead Sea Scrolls has tested understandings that the 2,000-year-old artefacts were the work of a fringe Jewish sect, and shed light on the drafting of scripture around the time of Christianity's birth. | Video

RPT-On an empty Via Dolorosa before Easter, praying for the world's sick

10 Apr 2020

JERUSALEM, April 9 Brown-robed Franciscans stride through a shuttered and deserted Jerusalem to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the global focus of the most important festival in the Christian calendar - but in a city bereft of Easter pilgrims.

REPEAT-On an empty Via Dolorosa before Easter, praying for the world's sick

09 Apr 2020

JERUSALEM, April 9 Brown-robed Franciscans stride through a shuttered and deserted Jerusalem to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the global focus of the most important festival in the Christian calendar - but in a city bereft of Easter pilgrims.

On an empty Via Dolorosa before Easter, praying for the world's sick

06 Apr 2020

JERUSALEM Brown-robed Franciscans stride through a shuttered and deserted Jerusalem to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the global focus of the most important festival in the Christian calendar - but in a city bereft of Easter pilgrims. | Video

Facial recognition could help discover fate of Holocaust victims

21 Jan 2020

KFAR HAROEH, Israel An old photograph and modern face recognition technology could help two Israeli brothers find out how their father survived the Nazi Holocaust. | Video

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows

03 Jul 2019

JERUSALEM The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than 3,000 years ago, new DNA testing has shown.

From Batman to Holy Land, comics artist sees heroes on all sides

20 Jun 2019

OFRA, West Bank An American comic book illustrator once feted for a portfolio including Batman and Wonder Woman covers has found a new calling in the Holy Land - drawing the everyday good and bad guys he sees on all sides. | Video

3D laser imaging shines new light on 'Last Supper' site

11 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM The arched stone-built hall in Jerusalem venerated by Christians as the site of Jesus' Last Supper has been digitally recreated by archaeologists using laser scanners and advanced photography. | Video

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