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12 June 2008page first published

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sargonII, traveling in the Middle East, writes:

Looking west from inside Herod's Gate

Herod's Gate is where, in 1099, the Crusaders breached the wall to Jerusalem.

East of the gate, where the original entrance was

The current gate, though, dates to AD 1535-1541.

Looking north from inside Herod's Gate

In 1967, Jordanian troops fired at the Israeli positions to the north of this area. The Isarelis had taken positions in the Rockefeller complex, and in the general area to the north.

Firing port north of the gate

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