Antiquities official says serious damage to the Tetrapylon, a square stone platform with matching structures of four columns positioned at each corner. Only four of the 16 columns were still standing.
'I decided to publicize the story because the responsibility is on my conscience, which is why I’m worried,' says Ayoub Kara.
Carmel Shama-Hacohen, who was recalled to Israel to protest UNESCO's resolutions on Jerusalem, will try to restore ties with the international body.
Netanyahu recalled ambassador to UNESCO after it passed a slew of resolutions ignoring Judaism's ties with the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.
There is something downright ugly about Netanyahu telling Reform and Conservative Jews: You'll fight for me when the next crisis arises. But don't expect me to fight for you.
Israel apologizes for incident hours before the Italian President Sergio Mattarella is due to arrive in Jerusalem for an official visit.
'It is time for the U.S. to stand with Israel and suspend our ties with UNESCO,' Rubio and other U.S. lawmakers write in letter.
The attacks occurred after local Jewish leaders launched public campaign urging government officials not to vote in favor of the UNESCO proposal that denies Jewish ties to Jerusalem.
Though softer in wording than the initial resolution, Wednesday's vote will still omit any reference to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall in their Jewish context.
Matteo Renzi says he will summon his foreign minister to find out why Italy abstained from the vote on the resolution that disregarded the ties between Jews and Jerusalem.