A study found traces of the drug at a 2,700-year-old desert shrine.
Numbering around 900, the manuscripts were found between 1947 — first by Bedouin shepherds — and 1956 in the Qumran caves above the Dead Sea that are today located in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
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A reminder of how Palestinian and black social movements have historically viewed their oppression as intertwined.
The Gulf state unlawfully arrested a Turkish aid worker at Dubai's food fair in 2018. Since then, he's been subjected to torture over his support of Syrian refugees.
The site was discovered more than 50 years ago but new analysis of unidentified organic material on the limestone altar yielded the surprising result.
Resumption of prayers at Islam's third-holiest site caps a sombre period for Jerusalem's Muslims, who this year marked the holy fasting month of Ramadan and Eid al Fitr holiday without the usual daily visits to Al Aqsa due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Palestinians living under Israeli military occupation have long dealt with the kind of brutality being enacted by some US police officers against African-Americans.
The Palestinians' official news agency Wafa identified the dead man as Eyad Hallak, a resident of the Wadi Joz neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem with special needs.
Iran has a longterm ideological and military aim that doesn't require the Syrian regime to reform, or redeem itself.
Global bodies and most countries consider such a step as illegal annexation of occupied land they seek for a future state.
It is not clear what the announcement will mean for the Palestinian Authority and its administrative role in the lives of Palestinians under occupation.
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