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Red Crescent: 74 dead refugees wash ashore in Zawiya

Seventy-four bodies of refugees recovered from beach in western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, officials say.

Jagger 'Can't Remember Writing Own Autobiography'

A publisher in Britain says he has the "rock 'n' roll equivalent of the Dead Sea Scrolls"—but he may never be able to bring it to the public. John Blake, writing in the Spectator, says that three years ago, somebody handed him a 75,000-word autobiography that Mick Jagger...

Amazing discovery with new Dead Sea Scrolls cave found

By Buzz60 Archaeologists believe they have made another major discovery involving the Dead Sea Scrolls. Hebrew University has found what it believes to be the 12th cave that once contained the historic documents. College staffers found...Show More Summary

Photos reveal the excavation of a newly discovered Dead Sea Scrolls cave

In the more than 800 documents that make up the Dead Sea Scrolls, there are ancient copies of biblical texts, historical commentaries, hymns, recipes, and more. They provide some of the most detailed knowledge we have about the Second...Show More Summary

Historic Cave: 5 Most Incredible Discoveries of the Week

A study sure to please firstborn children and a good-news-bad-news finding in regard to the Dead Sea Scrolls were among the discoveries to make headlines this week: Firstborns Get an Early Jump : Firstborns really do have an advantage, a new UK study suggests. Research out of Edinburgh University finds that...

More than 650 whales stranded at isolated New Zealand beach

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About 335 of the whales are dead, 220 remain stranded, and 100 are back at sea.

Another Dead Sea Scrolls Cave Discovered

Nothing seems to get archeologists into an Indiana Jones state of excitement more than the discovery of a Dead Sea Scrolls cave. In fact, they get all hot and bothered even if the scrolls have already been looted. That’s the case this week with the announcement of...

Archaeologists discover new Dead Sea Scrolls cave

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Archaeologists have uncovered a new cave that once housed Dead Sea Scrolls, in a discovery described as one of the “most important” in 60 years. The Hebrew University in Jerusalem said the scrolls were missing from the cave, though, but hopes to find others. The Dead Sea Scrolls, which...

Yemen loyalists retake historic port of Mokha: spokesman

Yemeni government forces took full control of the historic Red Sea port of Mokha on Friday after weeks of deadly fighting with Shiite rebels and their allies, a spokesman said. "We have done with the Battle of Mokha," armed forces spokesman Mohammed al-Naqib told AFP, adding that the rebels had been forced to flee the town. Show More Summary

Dead Sea Scrolls mystery unfurls as scientists find hidden cave - CNET

The discovery of yet another cave thought to have contained the historically significant documents also turns up evidence they've been stolen.

Archaeologists Excavate 12th Cave They Say Once Housed Dead Sea Scrolls

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A team from the U.S. and Israel says it has found evidence that another cave in Qumran was used to store the ancient manuscripts dating back to the time of Jesus.

Archaeologists Discover a 12th Cave Connected to Dead Sea Scrolls

In 1947, a shepherd working in the desert near the Dead Sea threw a rock into one of the area’s many caves. He heard something break, and when he went inside he discovered the first of what would be known as the Dead Sea Scrolls—ancient...Show More Summary

Archaeologists uncover first Dead Sea Scrolls cave in 60 years

The Dead Sea Scrolls are among the most important historical texts ever discovered, dating as far back as the third century BCE. These texts were spread across 11 caves, and for decades archeologists have been searching for more. Now,...Show More Summary

Travels in Geology: The Dead Sea Rift: Salty soaks and ancient earthquakes in a storied land

The Dead Sea and the surrounding area boast  impressive geology — from ancient earthquake  records to pillars of salt — that bears witness  to civilization-shaping stories. 09 Feb 2017

Dead Sea Scrolls Cave Discovered, but Someone Got There First

Israeli researchers have discovered what they believe is the first new Dead Sea Scrolls cave uncovered in more than 60 years—but looters got there long before them. The site at the Qumran cliffs, an Israeli-controlled site in the West Bank, has yielded artifacts including pieces of pottery, broken scroll...

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