Archaeologists discovered an escape tunnel built by the Crusaders in their citadel in Tiberias, western shore of the Sea of Galilee, Israel, 800 years ago providing safe passage from the fortress to the Sea of Galilee.
Ancient sarcophagus, depicting the Twelve Labors of Hercules, smuggled out of Turkey in the 1960s is to be returned by Switzerland after a decision from Swiss prosecutors.
Archaeological expedition to the bottom of the Black Sea documented numerous ancient shipwrecks. The wrecks date from Byzantine to Ottoman period.
Archaeologists discovered an Ottoman period building in Ashkelon, Israel. The building was once used by local inhabitants engaged in fishing along the Mediterranean coast.