Encrusted in shells, the metre-long weapon lay hidden for 900 years near the old city of Haifa until it was revealed by shifting sandbanks.
Suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque packed with worshippers attending Friday prayers in southern Afghanistan, killing at least 47 people and wounding 70, a Taliban official said.
- by Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam
The Iran-backed Hezbollah accuses a Christian party of attacking its supporters, who were gathering to demand the removal of the judge investigating last year’s port blast.
- by Maha El Dahan, Tom Perry and Laila Bassam
Researchers estimate the facility, which dates back some 1500 years, could produce about 2 million litres of wine a year.
- by Tsafrir Abayov
The blaxe is the latest blow to a nation grappling with a deep economic crisis and crippling fuel and power shortages.
- by Mahmoud Mourad
Replica of famous statue will have buttocks hidden to respect Muslim culture.
- by Andrea Vogt
Sunday’s violence was the deadliest between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants in the occupied West Bank in recent weeks.
Israeli agents had wanted to kill Iran’s top nuclear scientist for years. Then they came up with a way to pull the trigger with no operatives present.
- by Ronen Bergman and Farnaz Fassihi
The Middle East, so often in the news for its problems, has, during the past year, pioneered a major historic breakthrough likely to have enduring effects, in the form of the Abraham Accords.
- by Colin Rubenstein
The situation in Lebanon is so grave it may rank as one of the top three economic calamities to strike any nation for the past 170 years.
- by Bevan Shields