Assyriology
Assyriology (from Greek Ἀσσυρίᾱ, Assyriā; and -λογία, -logia) is the archaeological, historical, and linguistic study of ancient Mesopotamia (essentially ancient Iraq and some areas of northeastern Sy...
The White House - "On December 6th, 2017, at my direction,...
"On December 6th, 2017, at my direction, the United States finally and officially recognized Jerusalem as the true capital of Israel. Today we follow through on this recognition and open our embassy.....
Ancient lost city of King David is uncovered near Jerusalem and expert says it proves the Bible is accurate
A LOST city that appeared in the Bible has been found near Jerusalem, experts say. Historians believe they have uncovered a building belonging to the ancient settlement, which is linked to King Dav…
J Street: The Political Home for Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Americans
Questions and answers about a complex topic.
Benjamin Netanyahu: About time US recognized Jerusalem as capital
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discusses President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and whether other countries will do the same.
'We will remember this’: US slams UN Jerusalem vote
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, speaks at an emergency session of the general assembly ahead of a vote criticising Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Haley war...
Future of Jerusalem: UN rejects Trump's decision on Jerusalem
The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution against the US' decision to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem. 128 countries voted in favor of declaring the move to have no legal effect over on th...
Turkey will open embassy in east Jerusalem: Erdoğan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sunday said his nation plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem, a move that follows the United States’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of I...
When President Donald J. Trump announced... - Daniel Scavino Jr.
When President Donald J. Trump announced that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, he fulfilled another campaign promise, in addition to those that go back 25 years.....
President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital
WATCH: President Donald J. Trump's full remarks officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital as he ordered the State Department to begin moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem....
President Trump Visits The Western Wall In Jerusalem
President Trump Visits the Western Wall video President Trump Visit the Western Wall with Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump 5/22/2017 President Trump ...
Trump visits the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem
President Trump and his family visited the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in the Old City of Jerusalem on May 22.
Jerusalem lorry attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed
Authorities say three women and one man, all in their twenties, were killed by a Palestinian attacker.
Giant flowers by Warde
A set of giant urban flowers installed in an open market square in the centre of Jerusalem, that bloom and react to the pedestrians and…
Syria conflict: Homs and Damascus blasts kill more than 100
Bomb blasts in the Syrian cities of Homs and Damascus have killed more than 100 people, monitors and state media say.
Historic Deal Allows Men And Women To Pray Together At Western Wall
A battle lasting more than a quarter of a century over the Western Wall, the religious site revered by Jews all over the world, has resulted in a historic deal to create a space where men and women ar...
Cuneiform
Cuneiform script is one of the earliest known systems of writing, distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus. The name cuneiform itself simply ...
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Salhi (region)
The Salhi is a region/city-state in the vicinity of Ugarit during the 15-20 year Amarna letters correspondence of 1350-1335 BC. The region of Salhi is referenced in only one letter of the Amarna lette...
Irimayašša
Irimayašša, or Iriyamašša was an Egyptian official, of the 1350-1335 BC Amarna letters correspondence, written from a 15-20 year time period. The 2 letters that reference him are regarding Byblos/Gubl...
House of Saint Ananias
The House of Saint Ananias (also called Chapel of Saint Ananias) (Arabic: كنيسة القديس حنانيا‎) is an ancient underground structure in Damascus, Syria, that is alleged to be the remains of t...
House of Saint Ananias - Wikipedia
Proto-Elamite
The Proto-Elamite period is the time from ca. 3200 BC to 2700 BC when Susa, the later capital of the Elamites, began to receive influence from the neighboring Sumerian culture, which was contemporary ...
Proto-Elamite - Wikipedia
Akkadian literature
Akkadian literature is the ancient literature written in the Akkadian language (Assyrian and Babylonian dialects) written in Mesopotamia (Assyria and Babylonia) during the period spanning the Middle B...
Hittites
The Hittites (/ˈhɪtaɪts/) were an Anatolian people who established an empire at Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around 1600 BC. This empire reached its height during the mid-14th century BC under Su...
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Syria conflict: Homs and Damascus blasts kill more than 100
Bomb blasts in the Syrian cities of Homs and Damascus have killed more than 100 people, monitors and state media say.
Bronze Age collapse
The Late Bronze Age collapse was a transition in the Aegean Region, Southwestern Asia and the Eastern Mediterranean from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Iron Age that historians believe was violent, ...
Bronze Age collapse - Wikipedia
Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Beirut Suicide Bombings That Kill Dozens
Twin suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State killed dozens of people and wounded more than 200 in Beirut on Thursday, raising fears of intensified attempts by the radical Sunni group to undermin...