Country: Lebanon

U.S. tug of war over disputed relic from Lebanon

(United States of America; Lebanon)

AFP (2017). U.S. tug of war over disputed relic from Lebanon. The Daily Star. 4 August.

Back-to-Back Looting Scandals Hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art

(United States of America; Lebanon; Italy)

Katherine McGrath (2017). Back-to-Back Looting Scandals Hit the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Architectural Digetst. 3 August.

Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors

(United States of America; Lebanon)

Tom Mashberg (2017). Met Museum Turns Over Another Relic With Disputed Past to Prosecutors. The New York Times. 1 August.

Stolen £3.3m solid gold Queen Elizabeth II coin 'found melted down' after 'Lebanese mafia' arrests

(Germany; Lebanon)

Rachel Bishop (2017). Stolen £3.3m solid gold Queen Elizabeth II coin 'found melted down' after 'Lebanese mafia' arrests. The Mirror. 28 July.

Prominent Art Family Entangled in ISIS Antiquities-Looting Investigations

(Switzerland; Syria; Lebanon; Belgium; France; United States of America)

Benoit Foucon (2017). Prominent Art Family Entangled in ISIS Antiquities-Looting Investigations. The Wall Street Journal. 31 May.

Surprenantes fragrances romaines au BIEL...

(Lebanon)

Surprising Roman fragrances at Biel...

May Makarem (2017). Surprenantes fragrances romaines au BIEL.... L'Orient Le Jour. 28 April.

The strange case of the ancient Assyrian curse and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police

(Syria; United Kingdom; Switzerland; Lebanon)

Patrick Sawer (2017). The strange case of the ancient Assyrian curse and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police. The Telegraph. 21 January.

Lebanon first to return looted Syria artifacts

(Lebanon; Syria)

Federica Marsi (2017). Lebanon first to return looted Syria artifacts. The Daily Star. 16 January.

Lebanese activists fight to save Beirut's architectural heritage

(Lebanon)

Changiz M. Varzi (2016). Lebanese activists fight to save Beirut's architectural heritage. Equal Times. 5 October.

Araiji calls for new antiquities law

(Lebanon)

Lebanese Republic (2016). Araiji calls for new antiquities law. National News Agency. 14 September.

Ancient artifact smugglers arrested in south Lebanon

(Lebanon)

The Daily Star (2016). Ancient artifact smugglers arrested in south Lebanon. The Daily Star. 3 September.

Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal

(Lebanon)

Gareth Harris (2016). Lebanese authorities backtrack over high-profile curator's passport renewal. The Art Newspaper. 25 January.

Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities

(Lebanon)

Hrag Vartanian (2016). Curator Christine Tohmé Denied Passport by Lebanese Authorities. Hyperallergic. 22 January.

Odyssey Explorer: Cyprus to examine suspect cargo of antiquities from offshore supply ship

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Cahal Milmo (2016). Odyssey Explorer: Cyprus to examine suspect cargo of antiquities from offshore supply ship. The Independent. 16 January.

Salvage Vessel Detained Over Antiquities Possession

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

The Maritime Executive (2015). Salvage Vessel Detained Over Antiquities Possession. The Maritime Executive. 29 December.

Cyprus seeks Lebanese expertise on seized treasures

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Ya Libnan (2015). Cyprus seeks Lebanese expertise on seized treasures. Ya Libnan. 28 December.

Cypriot Authorities Found 18th Century Antiquities on Board an American Ship

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Anastassios Adamopoulos (2015). Cypriot Authorities Found 18th Century Antiquities on Board an American Ship. Greek Reporter. 24 December.

Antiquities on board seized vessel 'not unique to Cyprus'

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Andria Kades (2015). Antiquities on board seized vessel 'not unique to Cyprus'. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.

Treasure hunters seized in Limassol

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

Elias Hazou (2015). Treasure hunters seized in Limassol. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.

Report suggests Daesh is smuggling antiquities through Lebanon

(Lebanon; Syria)

Albawaba (2015). Report suggests Daesh is smuggling antiquities through Lebanon. Albawaba. 23 December.

Ship with stolen artefacts docks at Limassol port

(Cyprus; Lebanon)

In Cyprus (2015). Ship with stolen artefacts docks at Limassol port. In Cyprus. 23 December.

Box fresh: Suha Traboulsi and Walid Raad's elegy to stolen art at Aïshti

(Lebanon)

TF Chan (2015). Box fresh: Suha Traboulsi and Walid Raad's elegy to stolen art at Aïshti. Wallpaper. 4 November.

Lebanon, Italy team up to tackle illegal antiquities trade

(Lebanon; Italy)

Mat Nashed (2015). Lebanon, Italy team up to tackle illegal antiquities trade. The Daily Star. 21 October.

Race against the raiders of Syrian antiquities

(Lebanon; Syria)

Chloé Domat (2015). Race against the raiders of Syrian antiquities. Middle East Eye. 14 October.

Canada returns seized Phoenician artifact to Lebanon

(Lebanon; Canada)

Dean Beeby (2015). Canada returns seized Phoenician artifact to Lebanon. CBC. 5 September.

Looters find path to export antiquities via Lebanon

(Lebanon)

Al Monitor (2015). Looters find path to export antiquities via Lebanon. Al Monitor. 31 July.

Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage

(Lebanon)

Elise Knutson (2015). Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage. The Daily Star. 12 June.

Syrian authorities seize 6,000 looted antiquities

(Syria; Lebanon)

Associated Press (2015). Syrian authorities seize 6,000 looted antiquities. The Times of Israel. 9 May.

Lebanon wages war on antiquities smuggling

(Lebanon)

India Stoughton (2015). Lebanon wages war on antiquities smuggling. The Daily Star. 8 May.

Syria's past is being obliterated

(Syria; Lebanon)

Journal Pioneer (2014). Syria's past is being obliterated. Journal Pioneer. 4 May.