Washed Up Whale ‘Starved To Death’

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A whale lies dead in the sea near Sealine Beach, Qatar, in an undated video. (Ministry of Environment and Climate of Qatar/Newsflash)

A whale washed up dead on a tourist beach in Qatar is understood to have starved to death when the jaw bristles that filter its food died out. The giant…

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Ancient Tombs Reveal Opium Use 2,300 Years Ago

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Photo shows artefacts unearthed during the excavations at the Tel Yehud site in Israel, undated photo. A new study by the Israel Antiquities Authority, Tel Aviv University and The Weizmann Institute of Science has revealed the earliest known evidence of the use of the hallucinogenic drug opium, and psychoactive drugs in general, in the world. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ceramic vessels discovered in ancient tombs in Israel have revealed the world's earliest evidence of opium use dating back more than 2,300 years. The images show the opium paraphernalia from…

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Stunning Ancient Tomb Unearthed By Digger

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Photo shows the pottery and bronze artefacts inside of a cave in Palmahim National Park, Israel, undated photo. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

An ancient burial tomb dating back to the era of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II has been unearthed by a digger at a building site. The cave was unsealed for the…

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Looted 2,000-Year-Old Coin Worth USD 1 Million Handed Back To Israel

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Photo shows a coin that has a floral wreath with the letter D in the centre, undated photo. (Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

The United States has returned a rare silver quarter shekel coin was minted by Jewish rebels 2,000 years ago on Temple Mount – and that could be worth as much…

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GBP 3.5 Million Looted Ancient Egyptian Artefacts Seized From Dealers

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Photo shows one of the 16 Egyptian artifacts recovered from the United States of America, undated photo. (@tourismandantiq/Newsflash)

Looted Egyptian artefacts worth GBP 3.5 million have been returned after an international police probe into stolen treasures. Officials say 16 rare artefacts have been returned to their homeland after…

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Israeli Defence Minister’s Cleaner Jailed For Trying To Spy For Iranian Hackers

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Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz poses, undated. His cleaner named Omri Goren Gorochowski, aged 38, was jailed for three years for offering to spy on his employer for an Iran-linked hacking group in Israel, on Tuesday, 6th September, 2022. (Newsflash)

A former cleaner who worked at the private residence of Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz has been jailed for three years for attempting to spy for Iranian hackers. Omri Goren,…

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Ancient Hebrew Fragment Dating Back To Solomon’s Temple Returned To Israel

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Photo shows the conservation of the papyrus in the Israel Antiquities Authority Scrolls Conservation Laboratory, undated photo. (Shai Halevi, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

This rare and previously unknown papyrus dating back thousands of years to Solomon's Temple has been repatriated to Israel where it is joining the country's collection of Dead Sea Scrolls…

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Throne Ivory Worth More Than Gold From Time Of Solomon’s Temple Discovered In Jerusalem

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Photo shows some of the ivories discovered in the assemblage, which contains no fewer than 1,500 fragments, undated photo. The ivories, conside. (Eliyahu Yanai, City of David/Newsflash)

This footage shows rare ivory plaques dating back thousands of years to Solomon's Temple that are believed to have been part of a throne and that have been unearthed in…

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Half-A-Million-Year-Old Tusk From Extinct Giant Elephant Unearthed

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Photo shows a half-a-million-year-old elephant tusk, undated photo. It was unearthed in the southern coastal plain of Israel. (Yoli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

This footage shows a tusk from an extinct, half-a-million-year-old giant elephant at an archaeological dig site in southern Israel after a visitor stumbled across it by accident. Experts have said…

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Palatial 1,200-year-old Rural Estate With Ancient Cooling System Found In Israel

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The water cistern of the rural estate uncovered in Rahat, Israel, with the vaulted complex in the centre, undated photo. The estate is the first of its kind discovered in the Negev. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

https://youtu.be/6BKxL9q7uno Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash Archaeologists carrying out a dig prior to the expansion of the town of Rahat have found the remains of a 1,200-year-old palatial estate that…

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