After shepherds and local residents reported about a cave in Belağası in the Gesi district of Kayseri, central Turkey, archaeologists discovered an ancient underground city with 52 chambers.
Archaeologists discovered ancient rock art from an unidentified civilisation at the site of Pire Mazar Balandar in North-east Iran.
Archaeologists have uncovered at least four 2400-years-old female heads made out of ceramic, at an ancient waste dump within the ancient town of Porphyreon, located in modern-day Jiyeh, Lebanon.
A cross from a Byzantine chapel dating back to the 12 century, located outside the ancient city of Myra, Turkey’s Antalya province, was reported to have been stolen.
The house of the deceased German professor Klaus Schmidt, known for researching the Neolithic sanctuary site at Göbeklitepe, Turkey, is reported to have been burgled. The house is located in Kadıoğlu, Şanlıurfa province of Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered a mass grave containing disarticulated remains of about 40 bodies in two mass graves in Jaffa, Israel, dating to the late 18th century, linked to Napoleon’s struggle against the Ottoman Empire.
Chemical analysis of an obsidian tool found in Syria more than 80 years ago and dating back to between 41000-32000 years revealed it was transported more than 700 kilometres during the Palaeolithic.
Archaeologists unearthed a sophisticated Ottoman-era water well and reservoir near Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel.
Archaeologists uncovered an ancient necropolis dated to the Late Antiquity in the Demirchi village of Azerbaijan’s Shamakhy district.
Archaeologists discovered an ancient settlement consisting of what they describe as “luxurious” houses during excavations at Yassıtepe in Bornova district of Western Turkey’s Izmir province.
Police officers arrested a total of 40 people in Bulgaria, Turkey and France and about 5500 items were seized as part of an operation aimed against illegal trafficking of items of cultural historical value, including ancient archaeological objects made of gold and silver.
Archaeologists sifting the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel, unearthed bullets, shell casings, and coins dated to the Six Day War of 1967 point to an exchange of fire during the Mount’s recapture from Jordanian soldiers.
Police officers in Eskişehir, West Turkey, recovered an ancient sarcophagus with an inscription of the cross which was attempted to be sold by illegal treasure hunters for 4 million US dollars.
Polish archaeologists discovered remains of over 200 settlement sites, including villages and an ancient city, in the region of Northern Mesopotamia located in modern Iraqi Kurdistan.
Archaeologists discovered Early Medieval tombstones with Armenian script at the excavation site of Aghdzk village, Aragotsotn province, Armenia.
A 1100-ton Zeynel Bey shrine was moved to make way for a hydroelectric Ilısu dam on the Tigris river in the province of Batman, East Turkey.
Archaeologists discovered a 9000-year-old limestone slab used in the Neolithic to light fire. The found was made prior to the expansion of Highway 38 in Israel.
Archaeologists managed to discover evidence of fierce battles between the British and Ottoman armies in the form of dozens of bullet cartridges, shell fragments and military items near Rosh Ha’ayin in central Israel.
Dozens of ancient coins, oil lamps, jewellery and Jewish ritual objects were found in a police raid on a home in the village of Beit Ula, Northwest of Hebron, Israel.
Initial assessment of archaeological relics’ destruction by ISIS terrorists in the recaptured ancient city of Hatra, Iraq, shows that the damage by the terrorists was lesser than feared.