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Israeli Archaeologists Unearth 2,700-Year-Old Water System

Added: 18.08.2017 18:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

A team of Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists and students has discovered an Assyrian-period water system near Rosh Ha-Ayin, a city in the Central District of Israel. “It is difficult not to be impressed by the sight of the immense underground reservoir quarried out so many years ago,” said Dr. Gilad Itach, director of excavations [...]


‘The State’ cast discuss the power of good drama

Added: 18.08.2017 17:49 | 8 views | 0 comments

The director and cast of new miniseries "The State," about four British men and women who join the Islamic State group in Syria, explain why drama is better than documentary at exploring difficult issues. (Aug. 18)


From Israel, Quiet Efforts Are Underway To Aid Civilians In Syria

Added: 18.08.2017 17:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

The two countries have fought each other in the past and technically remain in a state of war. But both the Israeli military and private organizations are quietly delivering humanitarian aid.

Tags: Syria, Israel

Sympathy, Secrecy, Strategy: How Some Israelis Offer Support To Syrian Civilians

Added: 18.08.2017 10:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

Some Israelis are quietly providing aid to Syrian civilians next door, despite concerns of some Israelis that Syria is an enemy country.

Tags: Syria, Israel

Syria holds first international trade fair since war erupted

Added: 17.08.2017 18:32 | 7 views | 0 comments

Syria's prime minister has opened the country's first international trade fair since war broke out in 2011, an event hailed by the government as a "victory" and a sign of renewed confidence after years of conflict.


Refugees From Raqqa In Northern Syria Want 'Just To Stay Alive'

Added: 17.08.2017 10:18 | 3 views | 0 comments

The International Committee of the Red Cross visited northern Syria and found 200,000 displaced people living in difficult camp conditions. Rachel Martin talks to Ingy Sedky, a group spokeswoman.


Hundreds return to towns recently retaken by Syrian army

Added: 16.08.2017 20:59 | 13 views | 0 comments

Hundreds return to towns recently retaken by Syrian army
Video provided by AFP

Tags: Syria, Army

Charlottesville, ISIS and Us

Added: 16.08.2017 13:34 | 6 views | 0 comments

, New York Times
I’ve been on the road since the Charlottesville killing. I am traveling around the Arab world and Afghanistan with the chief of the U.S. Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein; his civilian boss, the Air Force secretary, Heather Wilson; and their aides. We’re currently at the giant Al Udeid Air Base, from which America’s entire ISIS-Syria-Iraq-Afghanistan air war is run

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