Israeli de-mining efforts began in 2018 and included support from the Halo Trust, a Scottish-based mine clearance group.
COGAT Archaeological Unit says the artifact was stolen by antiquity looters some 20 years ago; Palestinian official accuses Israel of theft.
"Washington is more dysfunctional than ever and has become so beholden to the donor class who fills the campaign coffers" Huckabee said during his campaign announcement on Tuesday.
“Can’t be baptized in the Jordan River and make the same old music. This new album is gonna be special.”
“Now this is a border of peace,” INMAA director Marcel Aviv told reporters as he stood on a small hilltop overlooking the monasteries and described the project to reporters.
“As faith leaders, (the trip) gives a good example to the people that we serve. It’s to let them know that it’s good to get outside of the box and to visit with people.”
The Essene origins of Christianity
Some 3,000 anti-personnel mines, anti-tank mines, and other explosive remnants of war are expected to be cleared from one million square meters of land.
Among those reportedly baptized by the Church of Latter Day Saints are the Lubavitcher rebbe, Carrie Fisher's grandparents and relatives of three living presidents.