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News Archive: 2017

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"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)

"Update: Mosul Post-ISIL Heritage Destruction and the Future of the City" (22 Jul 17)

"Hobby Lobby is making cultural preservation harder — and more dangerous" (19 Jul 17)

"Hobby Lobby to return artifacts allegedly smuggled from Iraq" (6 Jul 17)

"Benghazi police find historic books looted from university" (29 Jun 17)

"A Legacy in Ruins: What now for Iraq’s Mosul Museum, recently liberated from ISIS?" (7 Jun 17)

"History at Risk: 20,000 Archaeological Sites Threatened by Conflict" (6 Jun 17)

"How Mosul’s last librarian is preparing for when his city is free from Isis" (2 Jun 17)

"A new chapter in the story of Timbuktu’s manuscripts: Sample digitisation of materials from the Infa Yattara Family Library" (2 Jun 17)

"How Egypt plans to crack down on antiquities theft" (23 May 17)


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