The U.S. military is prohibiting the travel of American troops to the West Bank over security concerns following Monday’s White House reversal of a decades-old American policy that viewed Israeli settlements in the territory as a violation of international law. U.S. European Command was simply following State Department guidance on travel restrictions in Israel, said […]

Among the historical treasures of southeastern Turkey, the ancient town of Hasankeyf is soon to disappear under water due to the creation of an artificial lake as part of the Ilisu hydroelectric dam project. On Monday, photographs were published of Kurdish residents relocating the graves of deceased family members, marking the next big step toward […]

Another ancient Egyptian site opened last week for the first time since 1965, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. The Bent Pyramid of Sneferu is over 4,000 years old and features unique bent sides that break into two different angles, as opposed to having straight lines from the bottom to the top. The pyramid […]