Country: Iran

Nader Shah's sword stolen from Russian museum

(Iran; Russia)

Tehran Times, 14th Jun 2017.

ICOM to draw up Iranian antiquities 'red list'


Tehran Times, 10th Jun 2017.

Tehran Gallerists Charged with Trying to Overthrow Iranian Government


Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 13th Apr 2017.

Iran displays ancient Persian artifacts returned from the US

(Iran; United States of America)

Amir Vahdat,, 8th Feb 2017.

Official laments smuggling of invaluable Shia manuscripts


Mehr News Agency, 12th Jan 2017.

In focus: Tehran museum puts on show newly recuperated relics

(Iran; Italy)

Tehran Times, 4th Jan 2017.

Restitution of Persepolis Collection Expected

(Iran; United States of America)

Financial Tribute, 4th Jan 2017.

Iran Cancels Long-Awaited Exhibition of Shah Collection in Berlin

(Iran; Germany)

Caroline Elbaor, ArtNet News, 28th Nov 2016.

Italy returns scores of smuggled artifacts to Iran

(Iran; Italy)

Tehran Times, 9th Nov 2016.

'Activists held' at King Cyrus tomb in Iran


BBC News, 31st Oct 2016.

Iran to Reclaim Achaemenid Tablets from US after 80 Years

(Iran; United States of America)

Iranian Students News, Iran Front Page, 22nd Aug 2016.

Ancient Treasures Shouldn't Be Compensation for Terror Victims

(Iran; United States of America)

Noah Feldman, Bloomberg, 25th Jul 2016.

Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts

(Iran; Germany)

Mehr News Agency, 23rd Jul 2016.

Museums win bid to keep antiquities

(Iran; United States of America)

Patricia Manson, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, 20th Jul 2016.

Travel ban lifted on leading Iranian artist


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 19th Jul 2016.

Leading Iranian artist accused by authorities of disturbing the peace


Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 11th Jul 2016.

Renowned Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli barred from leaving country


Saeed Kamali Dehghan, The Guardian, 2nd Jul 2016.

Iran Arrests Eight Models for Posting "Un-Islamic" Photos on Instagram


Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 18th May 2016.

CHTHO asks Iranians abroad to report smuggled artifacts


Tehran Times, 14th May 2016.

Ancient Persian seals returned by U.S. to go on display

(Iran; United States of America)

Tehran Times, 11th May 2016.

Judge Swaps Vote on Iran Bank to Save Relics

(United States of America; Iran)

Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service, 23rd Feb 2016.

Sanctions Removal Will Help Iran Return Stolen Cultural Treasures


Sputnik News, 7th Feb 2016.

Iran's Eight-Million-Year-Old Fossils Unveiled after Returning Home from US


Tasnim News Agency, 6th Feb 2016.

Italians Mock Cover-Up of Nude Statues for Iranian's Visit

(Vatican; Iran; Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo, The New York Times, 27th Jan 2016.

Rome spares Iranian president's blushes by covering nude statues

(Vatican; Iran)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner, The Guardian, 26th Jan 2016.

US Artworks Delivered to Iran

(Iran; United States of America)

Associated Press, The New York Times, 19th Dec 2015.

Objects of historical interest seized in Tehran


ILNA, Iran Front Page, 24th Nov 2015.

Italy returns Iran's stolen antiques

(Iran; Italy)

Mehr News Agency, 1st Aug 2015.

Post Box public sculpture latest to be stolen in Tehran


Payvand News, Radio Zamaneh, 24th Jul 2015.

Iran, Syria sign security cooperation MoU

(Iran; Syria)

KUNA, Kuwait News Agency, 22nd Jun 2015.

Iran Offers Safe Haven For Iraq's Endangered Artifacts

(Iran; Iraq)

Radio Zamaneh, Eurasia Review, 1st Mar 2015.