Current News

Below are links to current articles in newspapers, journals, websites, etc. that have news of direct interest to the CHAMP members. Older articles will be archived after three months.

Posting news items here does not mean that CHAMP is endorsing any one position, political movement, opinion, or idea. CHAMP members are strongly urged to consider carefully providing personal information about anyone currently working in conflict zones! We do not want to endanger people by giving information to terrorists. CHAMP is not responsible for what the news publishes, but we can be careful what we pass on!


"U.S. to Withdraw From UNESCO. Here’s What That Means." (18 Oct 17)

"Misrata antique collector exhibits decades worth of Libyan heritage" (20 Sep 17)

"Iraq establishes new security force to protect its archaeological wealth" (2 Sep 17)

"Turkish dam project would wipe out ancient town" (2 Sep 17)

"Egypt acts to preserve Jewish heritage" (2 Sep 17)

"Iraq steps up efforts to restore lost heritage at ancient Nimrud" (14 Aug 17)

"The Men Who Trade ISIS Loot" (8 Aug 17)

"Iraq eager to get back antiquities smuggled to US" (4 Aug 17)

"Iraq oil pipeline comes with major environmental costs" (29 Jul 17)

"5,000 Historical Sites in Afghanistan Detected By Satellite" (28 Jul 17)