Israeli University Holds Archaeological Dig in West Bank Area Claimed to Be Palestinian

While Bar-Ilan University insists that the dig follows guidelines by the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria, activist Bassem Tamimi says he has Jordanian documents proving his ownership over the land

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Archaeologists at Bar-Ilan University have been conducting an archeological excavation for the past few weeks in a location called Khirbet Tibnah, close to the West Bank village of Nabi Salih. Villagers claim that the excavation is happening on privately owned land, but the university says that they are digging on state lands in accordance with the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria.

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