Israel returns to Egypt smuggled sarcophagus lids

May 23, 2016

Israel returns to Egypt smuggled sarcophagus lids

Israel on Sunday handed over to Egypt ancient artifacts it said had been illegally imported after they were smuggled out of their homeland through a third country. A foreign ministry statement said two sarcophagus lids — one dated to between the 16th and 14th ...

Teen refugee who wept at Merkel remark wins longer stay

Dec 25, 2015

Teen refugee who wept at Merkel remark wins longer stay

A teenage Palestinian asylum seeker who broke down in tears after a blunt remark from German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won permission to stay in the country for another year. Germany’s Bild newspaper reported that Reem Sahwil and her family had received an extension ...