Obama to attend Jerusalem funeral for Shimon Peres

Sep 29, 2016

Obama to attend Jerusalem funeral for Shimon Peres

U.S. President Barack Obama will join other world leaders in attending the funeral of Israeli ex-President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres in Jerusalem, the White House said Wednesday. The president “will lead the U.S. delegation to Jerusalem to participate in the funeral,” ...

Israeli archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old settlement

Feb 18, 2016

Israeli archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old settlement

Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a 7,000-year-old settlement in northern Jerusalem, describing it as the oldest discovery of its kind in the area. Israel’s Antiquities Authority said the excavation exposed two houses with well-preserved remains and floors containing pottery vessels, flint tools ...