Tagged: Israel

2,700-year-old seal impression cements existence of biblical Jerusalem governor

Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, director of the excavations at the Western Wall plaza on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, holds the rare First Temple sealing her team published in December 2017. (Yoli Shwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority)

Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, director of the excavations at the Western Wall plaza on behalf of the Israel Antiquities Authority, holds the rare First Temple sealing her team published in December 2017. (Yoli Shwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority)

Found in ongoing Western Wall plaza excavations, the minuscule clay piece is inscribed in ancient Hebrew script, ‘Belonging to the governor of the city’

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Israel hails ‘true friendship’ as Guatemala pledges to move embassy to Jerusalem

A pro-Israel group waves a huge flag during a demonstration in support of Israel during a military campaign in Gaza in the streets of Guatemala City on August 3, 2014. (photo credit: AFP Johan ORDONEZ)

A pro-Israel group waves a huge flag during a demonstration in support of Israel during a military campaign in Gaza in the streets of Guatemala City on August 3, 2014. (photo credit: AFP Johan ORDONEZ)

Foreign Ministry thanks the Central American nation, the first to follow Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

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Relationships of doom

In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, arrives for a mass funeral of ten Lebanese soldiers at the Lebanese Defense Ministry, in Yarzeh near Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, arrives for a mass funeral of ten Lebanese soldiers at the Lebanese Defense Ministry, in Yarzeh near Beirut, Lebanon. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Lebanon’s split with Iran and Hezbollah has pundits worried about war, but commentators also bemoan attempts to get the right and left together at the Rabin rally

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IDF’s largest-ever aerial exercise takes off, with India on board

A fighter jet takes part in the international Blue Flag exercise in early November 2017. (Israel Defense Forces)

A fighter jet takes part in the international Blue Flag exercise in early November 2017. (Israel Defense Forces)

In first, New Delhi sends aircraft to 11-day Blue Flag drill, aimed at improving technical skills, diplomatic cooperation

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IDF strikes 3 Syrian artillery cannons in response to projectile fire

Illustrative photo of a UN observer at a lookout point as smoke rising at a Syrian village near the Israeli-Syrian border in the Golan Heights during fights between the rebels and the Syrian army, June 25, 2017. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

Illustrative photo of a UN observer at a lookout point as smoke rising at a Syrian village near the Israeli-Syrian border in the Golan Heights during fights between the rebels and the Syrian army, June 25, 2017. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

Army says Israel holds Assad regime responsible for any spillover activity from across northern border

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Israel destroys anti-aircraft battery in Syria after it fires at IDF jets

Illustrative: An IAF F-16 from the Red Dragon squadron during a drill, November 2013. (IDF Spokesperson's Unit/Flash90)

Illustrative: An IAF F-16 from the Red Dragon squadron during a drill, November 2013. (IDF Spokesperson’s Unit/Flash90)

Israeli recon planes were flying over Lebanon when Syrian SA-5 surface-to-air missile targeted them, army says

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