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Grapes were domesticated 8,000 years ago finds genetics study


January 20th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A genetics study has found that people first cultivated grapes about 8,000 years ago.A team led by Sean Myles of Cornell, looked at 1,000 samples of the domesticated ... Read more...

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Ancient burial chambers in Jordan Valley threatened by quarrying


October 13th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Amman (Jordan), October 13 (ANI): An international report has indicated that ancient burial chambers in the Jordan Valley are being threatened by modern development and may be demolished.According to a report in ... Read more...

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New discovery hints ancient Egypt and Israel had ties during Early Bronze Age


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sept 2 (ANI): The discovery of a rare, four-centimeter-long stone fragment at the point where the Jordan River exits Lake Kinneret, has suggested a link between ancient Egypt and Israel around ... Read more...

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Jordan to lodge protest with Israel over border fires


August 2nd, 2009 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Aug 2 (DPA) Jordan would lodge a protest with Israel over fires that started in Israel last month and spread across the border, damaging a number of citrus farms in the ... Read more...

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2,000-yr-old underground chamber in Israel may have been early Christian refuge


June 25th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): New findings inside a 2,000-year-old underground chamber discovered in Israel's Jordan Valley suggest that it may have served as a monastery, hideout for persecuted Christians, or Roman ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover Israel’s largest artificial underground cave


June 23rd, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): An artificial underground cave, the largest in Israel, has been exposed in the Jordan Valley in the course of a survey carried out by the University of Haifa's ... Read more...

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Israel to build new settlement in West Bank (lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 18 (DPA) Israel is beginning construction of the first completely new Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank in more than a decade, Peace Now said Monday. Contractors toured ... Read more...

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Israel to build new settlement in West Bank


May 18th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, May 18 (DPA) Israel is beginning construction of the first completely new Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank in 26 years, Israel Army Radio reported Monday. Contractors toured the ... Read more...

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Site of Jesus Christ’s baptism has become a ’sewage pipe’, says UN report


May 11th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): A United Nations report has described the biblical River Jordan, the site of the baptism of Jesus Christ, as a "sewage pipe" made filthy by pollution from farming ... Read more...

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Enormous “foot” structures in Jordan Valley testifies Biblical accounts


April 7th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Archaeologists have found five structures, each in the shape of an enormous "foot", in the Jordan Valley in the Middle East, which testify to the biblical concept of ... Read more...

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It’s Tzipi against Bibi in crucial Israeli elections


February 9th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 9 (DPA) The upcoming Israeli elections are crucial for the Middle East peace process. Yet that process, revived a little more than one year ago after a seven-year freeze, ... Read more...

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Fatah leaders fears Gaza conflict has put Hamas in ascendancy


January 23rd, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan. 23 (ANI): Fatah, the party created by former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, believes that the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip between Israel and the Hamas, has placed the ... Read more...

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Pre-1967 borders are basis for Israel, Palestinians talks: US diplomat


September 11th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Sep 11 (DPA) Despite Israeli denials, a US official confirmed Thursday that Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to negotiate the future of Jerusalem.US Consul General in Jerusalem Jake Walles said ... Read more...

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