Israel’s West Bank barrier will not run through Palestinian world heritage site

But the Vatican is concerned that the planned barrier will still encroach on nearby Bethlehem properties

Published online: 25 January 2015

A powder keg in Jerusalem

Tensions boil over after the status quo is challenged at the city’s revered holy site

Published online: 30 October 2014

Antiquities collections destroyed in Gaza conflict

A full list of artefacts and sites damaged during this summer’s fighting is due to be presented to Unesco

Published online: 08 October 2014

US foundation digs deep to fund Israel’s archaeology library

The Mandel National Library and Archives is part of a $80m campus dedicated to the field

Published online: 02 April 2014

Israel steps up hunt for Nazi-looted art

Museums under pressure to research collections for Holocaust victims’ assets

Published online: 05 March 2014

Negotiations over Jerusalem’s holy sites not just for politicians

Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders say they must be involved in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

Published online: 09 January 2014

West Bank barrier could split 4,000-year-old farming village

Advocates hope Battir’s addition to list of endangered heritage sites will highlight its importance ahead of Supreme Court hearing

Published online: 24 October 2013

Israeli anarchists sell art to cover legal costs

A group of anti-occupation activists is holding its first selling exhibition of works donated by Israeli and Palestinian artists

Published online: 22 August 2013

Israel and Vatican close to signing Holy Land accord

Palestine and Jordan fear deal on East Jerusalem sites will cross “red lines”

Published online: 08 July 2013

Herod blockbuster puts control of West Bank site into spotlight

Israel Museum says loans respect international law

Published online: 31 January 2013

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