Country: Saudi Arabia

6,000-year-old relic handed to Saudi government

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News (2017). 6,000-year-old relic handed to Saudi government. Arab News. 21 March.

Saudi strikes raze ancient Yemen towers

(Yemen; Saudi Arabia)

Bel Trew (2016). Saudi strikes raze ancient Yemen towers. The Times. 21 September.

The Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Islam's second holiest site, attacked

(Saudi Arabia)

Gareth Harris (2016). The Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Islam's second holiest site, attacked. The Art Newspaper. 5 July.

Saudi heritage revival too late to save many cultural treasures

(Saudi Arabia)

Angus McDowall (2016). Saudi heritage revival too late to save many cultural treasures. Reuters. 22 June.

Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia

(Egypt; Saudi Arabia)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia. Ahram Online. 19 June.

Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul

(Libya; Turkey; Saudi Arabia)

Yeni Şafak (2016). Police discover Qadafi's looted ivory dagger in Istanbul. Yeni Şafak. 13 June.

Thai gardener whose $20 mn heist caused Blue Diamond Affair becomes monk

(Thailand; Saudi Arabia)

AFP (2016). Thai gardener whose $20 mn heist caused Blue Diamond Affair becomes monk. Hindustan Times. 17 March.

New laws to curb antiques trade

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News (2016). New laws to curb antiques trade. Arab News. 24 January.

Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death

(Saudi Arabia)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso (2016). Renowned Writers Unite in Support of Saudi Artist Sentenced to Death. ArtNet News. 15 January.

Bylaw for antiquities, urban heritage and museums approved

(Saudi Arabia)

Saudi Gazette (2015). Bylaw for antiquities, urban heritage and museums approved. Saudi Gazette. 25 December.

Penalties for tampering with antiquities detailed

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News (2015). Penalties for tampering with antiquities detailed. Arab News. 21 November.

Poet and Artist Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

(Saudi Arabia)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Poet and Artist Ashraf Fayadh Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia. ArtNet News. 20 November.

Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?

(Saudi Arabia)

Edek Osser (2015). Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.

Three arrested for stealing artifacts

(Saudi Arabia)

Saudi Gazette (2015). Three arrested for stealing artifacts. Saudi Gazette. 16 September.

Mecca crane collapse: Saudi inquiry into Grand Mosque disaster

(Saudi Arabia)

BBC News (2015). Mecca crane collapse: Saudi inquiry into Grand Mosque disaster. BBC News. 12 September.