Jerusalem is a city in Western Asia. Situated on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea, it is one of the oldest cities in the world, and is considered holy for the three major Abrahamic religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. The city straddles the Green Line between Israel and the West Bank; both Israelis and Palestinians claim Jerusalem as their capital. Israel controls the entire city and maintains its primary governmental institutions there while the Palestinian National Authority and Palestine Liberation Organization ultimately foresee it as the seat of power for the State of Palestine. Due to this long-running dispute, neither claim is widely recognized internationally. Throughout its long history, Jerusalem has been destroyed at least twice, besieged 23 times, captured and recaptured 44 times, and attacked 52 times.

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Early toilets reveal dysentery in Old Testament Jerusalem

People in Old Testament Jerusalem suffered from widespread dysentery, study finds

Archaeologists Find Extremely Rare Silver Coin in Jerusalem

Ancient 'ritual bath' and elite villa unearthed by Jerusalem's Western Wall

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Jerusalem Archaeology Modernizes but Runs into Ancient Problems

Israel's 2nd astronaut to launch Friday on mission to ISS - The Jerusalem Post

Ophthalmologists at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center (SZMC) have achieved a medical breakthrough with the first implant of the thinnest 3D cornea made from synthetic acrylic material and attached to the inside of the patient’s cornea.

Incantation bowls covered with 'magic' spells recovered by police in Jerusalem

Israel’s first ‘space medicine’ university course gets underway in Jerusalem

Ancient Toilet Reveals Dangerous Parasites Once Plagued Jerusalem's Elite

1,900 year-old Roman 'battle spoils' recovered from robbers in Jerusalem

Archaeologists Find a Rare 2,700-Year-Old 'Luxury' Toilet in Jerusalem

A rare 2,700-year-old luxury toilet found in Jerusalem

Archaeologists Find Section of First Temple-Period Jerusalem’s City Wall

Fossil Shark Teeth Cache Unearthed In The City Of David, One Of The Oldest Parts Of Jerusalem

Non-kosher fish eaten in Jerusalem during early days of Judaism