Turkey tells World Court occupation is root cause of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Turkey’s Deputy Foreign Minister Ahmet Yildiz told judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday that Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories is the root cause of conflict in the region. On the final day of public hearings in a case examining the legal consequences of Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories, Yildiz […]

WATCH: Day 2 of ICJ hearing on Israel’s ‘occupation’ of the West Bank

The second day of public hearings commenced on Tuesday at The International Court of Justice (ICJ) at the Hague regarding the request for an advisory opinion on the legality of Israel’s presence in the West Bank. This is the second day of a six-day hearing on the dispute between Israel and Palestinians. According to […]

Ancient aqueduct from time of Roman occupation discovered in Jerusalem

Ancient aqueduct from time of Roman occupation discovered in Jerusalem

Archaeological excavations in the Giv’at Hamatos neighborhood of Jerusalem uncovered an ancient Aqueduct that once carried water throughout Jerusalem’s upper city during the time of Rome’s occupation, the Israel Antiquities Authorities announced on October 2.  The tunnel once fed water to the homes of Jerusalem’s elite, including the homes of prominent figures like Roman […]