Israeli divers find 1,700-year-old shipwrecked Roman treasure trove

May 17, 2016

Israeli divers find 1,700-year-old shipwrecked Roman treasure trove

A chance discovery by two divers uncovered Israel’s biggest find of underwater Roman-era artifacts in three decades, archaeologists said Monday as the priceless objects were showcased for the first time. The treasures were found last month by divers Ran Feinstein and Ofer Raanan when ...

Hezbollah says Sunni extremists killed military chief in Syria

May 15, 2016

Hezbollah says Sunni extremists killed military chief in Syria

Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah on Saturday blamed Sunni extremists for killing its top military commander in Syria and vowed to keep fighting to defend President Bashar Assad’s regime. The Islamist State (IS) jihadi group, meanwhile, briefly overran a government-controlled hospital in the eastern ...

May 13, 2016

Top Hezbollah military commander killed in Syria

Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group said Friday its top military commander Mustafa Badreddine was killed in an explosion in the Syrian capital of Damascus, a major blow to the militant group. Badreddine, 55, had been supervising the group’s involvement in Syria’s civil war since Hezbollah ...

Yamanashi camps bring together Israeli, Palestinian students

Apr 5, 2016

Yamanashi camps bring together Israeli, Palestinian students

Mari Murahashi, 50, has spent the last nine years bringing together Israeli and Palestinian students at camps in Japan. She sees it as a small step toward mutual understanding. Peace Field Japan, an award-winning Tokyo-based nonprofit organization, has invited four high school girls each ...