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Egypt jails ex- Italian diplomat for smuggling antiquities

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A Cairo criminal court sentenced a former honorary Italian consul to 15 years in jail in absentia on ......

Egypt resumes restoration of historic al-Zahir Baybars mosque

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Egypt has resumed the restoration of Cairo’s monumental 13th century al-Zahir Baybars mosque, ......

Manhattan prosecutor returns ancient sculptures worth $5 mln to Lebanon

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The Manhattan district attorney announced Friday that three ancient sculptures are being returned to ......

Israel divers find ancient marine cargo in Mediterranean

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Israel's Antiquities Authority on Monday displayed cargo from a merchant ship that sank off the ......

Russia: ISIS nets millions from antiquities

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq are netting between $150 million and $200 million a year from ......

Ancient Egypt tablet back after collector notified officials

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Egypt's antiquities ministry says the country was able to retrieve a stolen ancient tablet that is ......

Syrian antiquities chief says Turkey refuses to return looted art

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Syria’s antiquities chief has accused Turkey of refusing to return looted objects from ancient ......

Antiquities minister urges Egyptians to donate to buy statue

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Egypt’s antiquities minister urged his countrymen Saturday to raise nearly $25 million so that ......

Expert with new theory on Nefertiti’s tomb invited to Egypt

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

An Egyptologist who believes Queen Nefertiti’s crypt may be hidden behind King ......

Artifacts unearthed during Suez Canal excavation showcased in exhibition

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A 30-day-exhibition, which showcased antiquities unearthed during Egypt’s new Suez Canal ......

UK sets up ‘Indiana Jones-style’ team to rescue historic sites from ISIS

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Britain will set up a team of “rescue archaeologists,” mirroring the fictional ......

Syria says 15,000 antiquities at risk in militia-run Idlib

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Around 15,000 antiquities locked away in safes around the northwestern Syrian city of Idlib are at ......

At Jordan site, drone offers glimpse of antiquities looting

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

At a sprawling Bronze Age cemetery in southern Jordan, archaeologists have developed a unique way of ......

Archeologists find ancient tomb of temple guard in Egypt’s Luxor

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

An ancient tomb belonging to Amenhotep, guard of the temple of Egyptian deity Amun, has been ......

France returns 250 antiquities seized by customs to Egypt

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Paris has returned 250 ancient artefacts to Egypt that were illegally imported into the country and ......

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