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Recent entries

Idol Wing CID arrests two in Tirusulam

(India)

The Hindu (2020). Idol Wing CID arrests two in Tirusulam. The Hindu. 16 March.

Pending 'Coronavirus Apocalypse' Impels Man to Return Ballista Stolen From Jerusalem

(Israel)

Ruth Schuster (2020). Pending 'Coronavirus Apocalypse' Impels Man to Return Ballista Stolen From Jerusalem. Haaretz. 16 March.

Sufi cultural sites targeted amid ongoing civil war in Libya

(Libya)

Reuters (2020). Sufi cultural sites targeted amid ongoing civil war in Libya. Daily Sabah. 16 March.

Crime epidemic: Our historical rural churches are facing a raft of threats

(United Kingdom)

James More (2020). Crime epidemic: Our historical rural churches are facing a raft of threats. Express. 16 March.

`It's the First Domino': After the Museum of the Bible Discovered Its Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fake, the Field Braces for More Revelations

(United States of America; Palestine; Israel)

Sarah Cascone (2020). `It's the First Domino': After the Museum of the Bible Discovered Its Dead Sea Scrolls Are Fake, the Field Braces for More Revelations. ArtNet News. 16 March.