Country: Iraq

Iraq eager to get back antiquities smuggled to US

(Iraq; United States of America)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2017). Iraq eager to get back antiquities smuggled to US. Al Monitor. 3 August.

ISIS Destruction of Ancient Sites Hist Mostly Muslim Targets

(Iraq; Syria)

Kristin Romey (2017). ISIS Destruction of Ancient Sites Hist Mostly Muslim Targets. National Geographic. 2 August.

After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques – and society

(Iraq)

Stephen Kalin (2017). After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques – and society. Reuters. 26 July.

Still no progress in restoring ancient Nimrud

(Iraq)

DW (2017). Still no progress in restoring ancient Nimrud. DW. 24 July.

Who Gets to Own Iraq's Religious Heritage?

(Iraq)

Sigal Samuel (2017). Who Gets to Own Iraq's Religious Heritage?. The Atlantic. 17 July.

Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case

(United States of America; Iraq; United Arab Emirates; Israel)

Michael Press (2017). Dispelling the Myths Around the Hobby Lobby Antiquities Case. Hyperallergic. 14 July.

Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Leila Amineddoleh (2017). Why the Feds Were Smart Not to Throw the Book at Hobby Lobby for Buying Iraqi Loot. ArtNet News. 12 July.

Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

Creede Newton (2017). Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade. Al Jazeera. 12 July.

Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit

(United States of America; Iraq; Israel; United Arab Emirates)

The Washington Post (2017). Hobby Lobby emboldens a black market that robs countries of their heritage — and lets the violent profit. The Washington Post. 9 July.

'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say

(United States of America; Iraq)

Steven D'Souza (2017). 'Harder slap than usual': Punishment for importing stolen artifacts isn't severe enough, experts say. CBC. 9 July.

The Scandal Over Hobby Lobby's Purchase of 5,500 Smuggled Artifacts, Explained

(United States of America; Iraq)

Isaac Kaplan (2017). The Scandal Over Hobby Lobby's Purchase of 5,500 Smuggled Artifacts, Explained. Artsy. 7 July.

Hobby Lobby's $3 million smuggling case casts a cloud over the Museum of the Bible

(United States of America; Iraq)

Julie Zauzmer, Sarah Pulliam Bailey (2017). Hobby Lobby's $3 million smuggling case casts a cloud over the Museum of the Bible. The Washington Post. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby Busted for Illegally Importing Thousands of Iraqi Antiquities

(United States of America; Iraq)

Claire Voon (2017). Hobby Lobby Busted for Illegally Importing Thousands of Iraqi Antiquities. Hyperallergic. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby ignored 'red flags' about stolen Iraqi artifacts

(United States of America; Iraq)

Sarah Birnbaum (2017). Hobby Lobby ignored 'red flags' about stolen Iraqi artifacts. PRI. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby's Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage

(United States of America; Iraq)

Candida Moss, Joel Baden (2017). Hobby Lobby's Black-Market Buys Did Real Damage. The New York Times. 6 July.

Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq

(United States of America; Iraq)

Alan Feuer (2017). Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5,500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq. The New York Times. 5 July.

Iraq accelerates work on its virtual national museum

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2017). Iraq accelerates work on its virtual national museum. Al Monitor. 2 July.

Destruction of Mosul's Great Mosque holds a heritage lesson for Australia

(Australia; Iraq)

Dale Stephens, Tara Gutman (2017). Destruction of Mosul's Great Mosque holds a heritage lesson for Australia. The Guardian. 29 June.

Battle for Mosul: IS 'blows up' al-Nuri mosque

(Iraq)

BBC News (2017). Battle for Mosul: IS 'blows up' al-Nuri mosque. BBC News. 22 June.

Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'shows IS defeated'

(Iraq)

BBC News (2017). Battle for Mosul: Destruction of al-Nuri mosque 'shows IS defeated'. BBC News. 22 June.

Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home

(Iraq)

G. H. Renaud (2017). Ancient artifacts from Mosul Museum found in IS home. K24. 6 June.

Hatra: IS damage to ancient Iraqi city less than feared

(Iraq)

BBC News (2017). Hatra: IS damage to ancient Iraqi city less than feared. BBC News. 1 May.

Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2017). Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild. Al Monitor. 30 March.

Red list of Iraqi artifacts available in Turkish

(Iraq; Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Red list of Iraqi artifacts available in Turkish. Hurriyet Daily News. 23 March.

Replica of artefact destroyed by ISIS announced as London's next Fourth Plinth installation

(United Kingdom; Iraq)

Alice Morby (2017). Replica of artefact destroyed by ISIS announced as London's next Fourth Plinth installation. Dezeen. 21 March.

Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism. The Daily Mail. 20 March.

Art Trafficking

(Syria; Iraq)

Tania Rakhmanova (2017). Art Trafficking. Al Jazeera. 17 March.

Christie's Dubai Yanks Iraqi Painting From Sale Over Smuggling Allegations

(United Arab Emirates; Iraq)

Eileen Kinsella (2017). Christie's Dubai Yanks Iraqi Painting From Sale Over Smuggling Allegations. ArtNet News. 17 March.

Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum

(Iraq)

Kawa Omar (2017). Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum. Reuters. 11 March.

Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul. The National. 8 March.

Previously untouched 600BC palace discovered under shrine demolished by Isil in Mosul

(Iraq)

Josie Ensor (2017). Previously untouched 600BC palace discovered under shrine demolished by Isil in Mosul. The Telegraph. 28 February.

In Mosul, a long-term battle to repair Iraq's heritage

(Iraq)

AFP (2017). In Mosul, a long-term battle to repair Iraq's heritage. The Jordan Times. 26 February.

Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2017). Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State group. The Daily Mail. 23 February.

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS

(Iraq; Syria)

Matteo Fagotto (2017). The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS. The Atlantic. 23 February.

Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Christopher D. Shea (2017). Looted Iraqi Art, Since Recovered, Will Be Shown at the Venice Biennale. The New York Times. 20 February.

Ancient artefacts leave Iraq for the 57th Venice Biennale

(Iraq; Italy)

Colin Randall (2017). Ancient artefacts leave Iraq for the 57th Venice Biennale. The National. 20 February.

The Islamic State's 'business model' is failing, study says

(Syria; Iraq)

Rick Noack (2017). The Islamic State's 'business model' is failing, study says. The Washington Post. 17 February.

Why We Need to Fight to Save Mosul's Cultural Heritage

(Iraq)

Katharyn Hanson (2017). Why We Need to Fight to Save Mosul's Cultural Heritage. Smithsonian. 9 February.

Najaf Police confiscates 35 artifacts hidden inside vehicle

(Iraq)

Loaa Adel (2017). Najaf Police confiscates 35 artifacts hidden inside vehicle. Iraqi News. 5 February.

Ancient Assyrian artefacts discovered in raid on Islamic State safe house in Mosul

(Iraq)

ABC Australia (2017). Ancient Assyrian artefacts discovered in raid on Islamic State safe house in Mosul. ABC Australia. 26 January.

Iraqi artist recreates ancient works destroyed by IS

(Iraq)

Dawn (2017). Iraqi artist recreates ancient works destroyed by IS. Dawn. 17 January.

Turning Iraq history to rubble, leaving mess to looters

(Iraq)

Lori Hinnant (2016). Turning Iraq history to rubble, leaving mess to looters. The Detroit News. 31 December.

Iraq seizes manuscript worth millions stolen in Kuwait

(Iraq; Kuwait)

Gulf News (2016). Iraq seizes manuscript worth millions stolen in Kuwait. Kuwait News Agency. 23 December.

Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery

(Iraq)

Owen Jarus (2016). Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery. Live Science. 16 December.

UNESCO Director General sends rapid assessment mission to the Nimrud archaeological site in Iraq

(Iraq)

UNESCO (2016). UNESCO Director General sends rapid assessment mission to the Nimrud archaeological site in Iraq. UNESCO. 14 December.

UN seeks protection for ancient Nimrud site wrecked by IS

(Iraq)

Lori Hinnant (2016). UN seeks protection for ancient Nimrud site wrecked by IS. The Republic. 14 December.

Iraqis Mourn Destruction of Ancient City of Nimrud: ISIS 'Tried to Destroy the Identity of Iraq'

(Iraq)

Lucy Kafanov (2016). Iraqis Mourn Destruction of Ancient City of Nimrud: ISIS 'Tried to Destroy the Identity of Iraq'. NBC. 11 December.

How ISIL destroyed Nimrud

(Iraq)

John Beck (2016). How ISIL destroyed Nimrud. Al Jazeera. 1 December.

Piecing back together an Iraqi archaeological gem blown sky-high by Isis

(Iraq)

Martin Chulov (2016). Piecing back together an Iraqi archaeological gem blown sky-high by Isis. The Guardian. 24 November.

Nimrud: Photos show IS destruction of ancient Iraqi city

(Iraq)

BBC News (2016). Nimrud: Photos show IS destruction of ancient Iraqi city. BBC News. 15 November.

Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins

(Iraq)

Ahmed Rasheed (2016). Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins. Reuters. 14 November.

Iraqi forces take Nimrud from IS: why are its artefacts so significant?

(Iraq)

SBS (2016). Iraqi forces take Nimrud from IS: why are its artefacts so significant?. SBS. 14 November.

Nimrud: Iraqi forces 'retake ancient city from IS'

(Iraq)

BBC News (2016). Nimrud: Iraqi forces 'retake ancient city from IS'. BBC News. 13 November.

Iraqi heritage sites again at risk in Mosul operation

(Iraq)

AFP (2016). Iraqi heritage sites again at risk in Mosul operation. The Daily Mail. 31 October.

These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.

(Israel; Iraq; Poland; Portugal; Czech Republic; Russia)

The Jerusalem Post (2016). These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.. The Jerusalem Post. 24 October.

Basra Museum: How Saddam's palace was given to the people

(Iraq)

BBC News (2016). Basra Museum: How Saddam's palace was given to the people. BBC News. 8 October.

Ancient Assyrian site graffitied with Kurdish flag to be restored

(Iraq)

Paul Antonopoulos (2016). Ancient Assyrian site graffitied with Kurdish flag to be restored. AMN. 6 October.

ISIS destroys, loots archaeological sites near Kirkuk

(Iraq)

Amir Abdallah (2016). ISIS destroys, loots archaeological sites near Kirkuk. Iraqi News. 3 October.

Iraq struggles to stop antiquities smuggling

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Iraq struggles to stop antiquities smuggling. Al Monitor. 19 September.

Digital Troves, Providing Insights and Reuniting Antiquities

(Iraq)

Eve M. Kahn (2016). Digital Troves, Providing Insights and Reuniting Antiquities. The New York Times. 8 September.

From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be restored and revered

(Mali; Bosnia; Iraq; Germany)

Simon Jenkins (2016). From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be restored and revered. The Guardian. 25 August.

Smithsonian, other agencies protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria

(Syria; Iraq; United States of America)

Joe Davidson (2016). Smithsonian, other agencies protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria. The Washington Post. 19 August.

GAO: Art world wants US to better protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria

(Iraq; Syria; United States of America)

Rebecca Kheel (2016). GAO: Art world wants US to better protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria. The Hill. 15 August.

MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb

(Iraq; Israel)

Roi Kais (2016). MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb. Ynet News. 8 August.

Sumerian city of Lagash slowly emerging from desert sands

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Sumerian city of Lagash slowly emerging from desert sands. Al Monitor. 19 July.

Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities. Al Monitor. 30 June.

Daesh claims to destroy yet another ancient Iraqi temple

(Iraq)

Anadolu Agency (2016). Daesh claims to destroy yet another ancient Iraqi temple. Daily Sabah. 7 June.

How much money is ISIS actually making from looted art?

(Iraq; Syria)

Fiona Rose-Greenland (2016). How much money is ISIS actually making from looted art?. The Conversation. 31 May.

Exclusive Photos Show Destruction of Nineveh Gates by ISIS

(Iraq)

Kristin Romey (2016). Exclusive Photos Show Destruction of Nineveh Gates by ISIS. National Geographic. 19 April.

Unemployed Iraqis join in looting of antiquities

(Iraq)

Wassim Bassem (2016). Unemployed Iraqis join in looting of antiquities. Al Monitor. 28 March.

Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto

(Canada; Iraq)

Jillian D'Amours (2016). Art and activism collide at Iraqi artefact exhibition in Toronto. Middle East Eye. 17 March.

Antiquities: The Spoils of War

(Syria; Iraq)

Georgina Adam (2016). Antiquities: The Spoils of War. Financial Times. 11 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: Looted Sumerian Seal

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: Looted Sumerian Seal. BBC News. 11 March.

Escalating the War on Looting

(Syria; Iraq)

Celestine Bohlen (2016). Escalating the War on Looting. The New York Times. 11 March.

To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces

(Syria; Iraq)

Catherine Chapman (2016). To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces. Vice. 11 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Genie of Nimrud

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The Genie of Nimrud. BBC News. 9 March.

What do we really know about Islamic State's role in illicit antiquities trade?

(Iraq; Syria)

Christina Ruiz (2016). What do we really know about Islamic State's role in illicit antiquities trade?. The Art Newspaper. 1 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Winged Bull of Nineveh

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: The Winged Bull of Nineveh. BBC News. 29 February.

The Economist uses virtual reality to reconstruct museum lost in IS attack

(Iraq)

Jessica Goodfellow (2016). The Economist uses virtual reality to reconstruct museum lost in IS attack. The Drum. 28 January.

Looted: How global theft fuels trafficking, unrest & cultural control

(Syria; Iraq; Afghanistan; India)

Rattanamol Singh (2016). Looted: How global theft fuels trafficking, unrest & cultural control. Guernica Magazine. 28 January.

Greece a transit country for trade in illicit antiquities from Syria, Iraq

(Greece; Iraq; Syria)

eKathimerini (2016). Greece a transit country for trade in illicit antiquities from Syria, Iraq. eKathimerini. 24 January.

To make a case against Islamic State's cultural vandalism, Western armies must set an example

(Iraq; Syria)

Erasmus (2016). To make a case against Islamic State's cultural vandalism, Western armies must set an example. The Economist. 22 January.

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery

(Iraq)

Arutz Sheva (2016). Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery. Arutz Sheva. 20 January.

Terrorists are destroying our cultural heritage. It's time to fight back

(Iraq; Syria)

Irina Bokova (2016). Terrorists are destroying our cultural heritage. It's time to fight back. World Economic Forum. 18 January.

Welcome to the 'Academy Awards' of Coin Collecting

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

Kabir Sehgal (2016). Welcome to the 'Academy Awards' of Coin Collecting. Fortune. 16 January.

Rote ICOM-Notfallliste: Verstärkter Kampf gegen illegal gehandelte Kulturgüter aus dem Irak

(Iraq)

ICOM Emergency List: Fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural goods from Iraq strengthened.

Archäologie Online (2016). Rote ICOM-Notfallliste: Verstärkter Kampf gegen illegal gehandelte Kulturgüter aus dem Irak. Archäologie Online. 15 January.

France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage

(Syria; Iraq; France)

Vincent Noce (2015). France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage. The Art Newspaper. 29 December.

Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister

(Iraq; Syria; France)

David Chazan (2015). Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister. The Telegraph. 4 December.

The Real Value of the ISIS Antiquities Trade

(Iraq; Syria)

Ben Taub (2015). The Real Value of the ISIS Antiquities Trade. The New Yorker. 4 December.

Swiss return two ancient cuneiform tablets to Iraq

(Switzerland; Iraq)

Swiss Info (2015). Swiss return two ancient cuneiform tablets to Iraq. Swiss Info. 24 November.

Asylum for artefacts: Paris's plan to protect cultural treasures from terrorists

(France; Iraq; Syria)

Jonathan Jones (2015). Asylum for artefacts: Paris's plan to protect cultural treasures from terrorists. The Guardian. 20 November.

Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Gareth Harris (2015). Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.

Here's what we know about Daesh's antiquities department

(Syria; Iraq)

Hayat Norimine (2015). Here's what we know about Daesh's antiquities department. Albawaba. 8 November.

Artist Brian McCarty's Photographs Hijacked By ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

April Neale (2015). Artist Brian McCarty's Photographs Hijacked By ISIS. Monsters & Critics. 6 November.

Experts Believe Hobby Lobby Stole Biblical Antiquities From Iraq. Here's Why.

(United States of America; Iraq)

Beenish Ahmed (2015). Experts Believe Hobby Lobby Stole Biblical Antiquities From Iraq. Here's Why.. Think Progress. 4 November.

UK gives £3m to protect Iraq antiquities from IS terrorism

(United Kingdom; Iraq)

BBC News (2015). UK gives £3m to protect Iraq antiquities from IS terrorism. BBC News. 28 October.

2600 Jahre alte Weiheinschrift aus Babylon kehrt zurück in den Irak

(Iraq; Germany)

Consecration inscription form Babylon will return to Iraq

SPK (2015). 2600 Jahre alte Weiheinschrift aus Babylon kehrt zurück in den Irak. SPK. 28 October.

El lucrativo negocio de la cultura ilegal

(Syria; Iraq)

The lucrative business of illegal culture

Günther Wessel (2015). El lucrativo negocio de la cultura ilegal. DW. 26 October.

The Islamic State isn't the only group looting Syrian archaeological sites

(Syria; Iraq)

Adam Taylor (2015). The Islamic State isn't the only group looting Syrian archaeological sites. The Washington Post. 21 October.

Penn's Hanson Works to Protect Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq

(Iraq; Syria)

Michele Berger (2015). Penn's Hanson Works to Protect Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq. Penn News. 15 October.

Where Do ISIS-Looted Antiquities Go?

(Iraq; Syria)

Kathleen Caulderwood (2015). Where Do ISIS-Looted Antiquities Go?. Vice. 30 September.

Trevor Noah calls Isis 'capitalist hypocrites' for selling stolen artifacts to the US

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

Justin Carissimo (2015). Trevor Noah calls Isis 'capitalist hypocrites' for selling stolen artifacts to the US. The Independent. 30 September.

Iraqi historian claims 'Jewish mafia' behind antiquities theft in Middle East

(Iraq)

The Jerusalem Post (2015). Iraqi historian claims 'Jewish mafia' behind antiquities theft in Middle East. The Jerusalem Post. 30 September.

Uniting Against Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

United States Department of State (2015). Uniting Against Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria. United States Department of State. 30 September.

Artifact rescuer says world must protect antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

Daniel Estrin (2015). Artifact rescuer says world must protect antiquities. The Times of Israel. 3 September.

Mystery surrounds Iraqi statue's missing glass of wine

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2015). Mystery surrounds Iraqi statue's missing glass of wine. Al Monitor. 21 August.

These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS

(Syria; Iraq)

Danny Lewis (2015). These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS. Smithsonian. 7 August.

The Bizarre Tale of 'ISIS Book Club'

(Iraq; Syria)

Damaris Colhoun (2015). The Bizarre Tale of 'ISIS Book Club'. Atlas Obscura. 4 August.

Monuments Woman

(Iraq)

TCT Magazine (2015). Monuments Woman. TCT Magazine. 4 August.

'Chinese student held in Iraq not IS linked'

(Iraq)

IANS (2015). 'Chinese student held in Iraq not IS linked'. Business Standard. 20 July.

US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?

(Iraq; United States of America)

Alanna Martinez (2015). US Returns Looted Artifacts to Iraq—But Are Some Fakes?. Observer. 17 July.

Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader

(Iraq; United States of America)

Loveday Morris (2015). Artifacts looted during the Iraq invasion turned up in the house of an Islamic State leader. The Washington Post. 15 July.

U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State

(Iraq; Syria)

Saif Hameed (2015). U.S. delivers Iraqi antiquities seized in raid on Islamic State. Reuters. 15 July.

Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help

(Iraq)

Dominic Evans (2015). Iraq celebrates return of antiquities, appeals for world help. Reuters. 8 July.

Another Treasure Lost in Iraq: The Story of Mar Behnam Monastery

(Iraq)

Christopher Jones (2015). Another Treasure Lost in Iraq: The Story of Mar Behnam Monastery. Hyperallergic. 23 June.

العراق يسترد 663 قطعة أثرية مهربة لثلاث دول

(Iraq)

Iraq recovers 663 artefacts smuggled to three countries

Face Iraq (2015). العراق يسترد 663 قطعة أثرية مهربة لثلاث دول. Face Iraq. 18 June.

Cyprus, Iraq sign agreement on bilateral political cooperation

(Iraq; Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2015). Cyprus, Iraq sign agreement on bilateral political cooperation. Famagusta Gazette. 12 June.

Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq)

Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.

Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting

(United Kingdom; Iraq; Syria)

Ben Farmer (2015). Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting. The Telegraph. 6 June.

UN unable to stop IS relic-smuggling from Iraq and Syria

(Syria; Iraq)

James Reinl (2015). UN unable to stop IS relic-smuggling from Iraq and Syria. Middle East Eye. 4 June.

The secret way Islamic State makes its money

(Iraq; Syria)

Charis Chang (2015). The secret way Islamic State makes its money. news.com.au. 2 June.

Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2015). Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts. Yahoo News. 1 June.

Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL

(Iraq; Syria)

Jonathan Gornall (2015). Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL. The National. 28 May.

Cops get a tip-off on artefact smuggling from Iraq cities under IS siege

(India; Iraq)

Rashmi Rajput (2015). Cops get a tip-off on artefact smuggling from Iraq cities under IS siege. The Indian Express. 19 May.

Iraq says ISIS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2015). Iraq says ISIS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations. Asharq Al-Aswat. 12 May.

Islamic State video shows destruction of ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud

(Iraq)

ABC Australia (2015). Islamic State video shows destruction of ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud. ABC Australia. 12 April.

A Struggle to Secure Iraq's Shared Past, and Perhaps Its Future

(Iraq)

Michael Kimmelman (2015). A Struggle to Secure Iraq's Shared Past, and Perhaps Its Future. The New York Times. 9 April.

One perspective on the security threat of antiquities trafficking

(Iraq; Syria)

Erik Nemeth (2015). One perspective on the security threat of antiquities trafficking. The Hill. 7 April.

A War Zone's Ancient Past at Stake

(Iraq; Syria)

The New York Times (2015). A War Zone's Ancient Past at Stake. The New York Times. 5 April.

Use Force to Stop ISIS' Destruction of Art and History

(Iraq; Syria)

Hugh Eakin (2015). Use Force to Stop ISIS' Destruction of Art and History. The New York Times. 3 April.

Islamic State Destruction Renews Debate Over Repatriation of Antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Islamic State Destruction Renews Debate Over Repatriation of Antiquities. The New York Times. 30 March.

UN vows to step up Iraq heritage protection

(Iraq)

AFP (2015). UN vows to step up Iraq heritage protection. Yahoo News. 28 March.

ISIS 'selling' stolen Iraqi artifacts to Europe buyers: Iraqi Deputy Minister

(Iraq)

Anadolu Agency (2015). ISIS 'selling' stolen Iraqi artifacts to Europe buyers: Iraqi Deputy Minister. Daily Sabah. 25 March.

Sign me up to fight Islamic State's demolition of the past

(United Kingdom; Iraq; Syria)

Boris Johnson (2015). Sign me up to fight Islamic State's demolition of the past. The Telegraph. 15 March.

Iran Offers Safe Haven For Iraq's Endangered Artifacts

(Iran; Iraq)

Radio Zamaneh (2015). Iran Offers Safe Haven For Iraq's Endangered Artifacts. Eurasia Review. 1 March.

Iraq: 'Bidders vie' for Saddam Hussein execution rope

(Iraq)

BBC News (2015). Iraq: 'Bidders vie' for Saddam Hussein execution rope. BBC News. 4 February.

UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?

(Syria; Iraq)

Lyn Julius (2014). UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?. Arutz Sheva. 7 December.

UNESCO chief calls for 'protected cultural zones' in war-torn Iraq, Syria

(Syria; Iraq)

UN News Agency (2014). UNESCO chief calls for 'protected cultural zones' in war-torn Iraq, Syria. UN News Agency. 4 December.

Iraq preps exhibition of its looted modern art

(Iraq)

Afrah Shawqi (2014). Iraq preps exhibition of its looted modern art. Albawaba. 30 November.

German Media Corroborates $36M Islamic State Antiquities Trafficking

(Iraq; Syria)

Sam Hardy (2014). German Media Corroborates $36M Islamic State Antiquities Trafficking. Hyperallergic. 28 November.

Is ISIS Bankrolling Terrorist Activities with Stolen Antiquities?

(Syria; Iraq)

ArtNet News (2014). Is ISIS Bankrolling Terrorist Activities with Stolen Antiquities?. ArtNet News. 2 September.

ISIS' Antiquities Sideline

(Syria; Iraq)

Amr Al-Azm (2014). ISIS' Antiquities Sideline. The New York Times. 2 September.

Bounty and bullets: ISIS targets Iraq's artifacts

(Iraq)

Judit Neurink (2014). Bounty and bullets: ISIS targets Iraq's artifacts. DW. 11 July.

Fears grow for safety of Iraq's cultural heritage under ISIS

(Iraq)

Eleanor Robson (2014). Fears grow for safety of Iraq's cultural heritage under ISIS. The Conversation. 10 July.

The Plight Of Mosul's Museum: Iraqi Antiquities At Risk Of Ruin

(Iraq)

NPR (2014). The Plight Of Mosul's Museum: Iraqi Antiquities At Risk Of Ruin. NPR. 9 July.

ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq

(Iraq)

Christopher Dickey (2014). ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq. The Daily Beast. 7 July.

Overcoming looting and years of war, Iraq Museum moves to reopen

(Iraq)

Jane Arraf (2014). Overcoming looting and years of war, Iraq Museum moves to reopen. The Christian Science Monitor. 11 April.

Institutions should moderate their rule on looted objects

(Syria; Iraq)

Stephanie Dalley (2014). Institutions should moderate their rule on looted objects. The National. 25 March.

Trade in stolen Iraqi treasures 'fuels al-Qaida'

(Iraq)

Helena Smith (2008). Trade in stolen Iraqi treasures 'fuels al-Qaida'. The Guardian. 19 March.