Country: United Arab Emirates

Egypt foils attempt to smuggle collection of coins from different eras

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt foils attempt to smuggle collection of coins from different eras. Ahram Online. 27 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.

UAE's federal council passes antiquities draft law

(United Arab Emirates)

Samir Salama (2017). UAE's federal council passes antiquities draft law. Zawya. 24 May.

UAE pledges $15m to protect heritage sites in conflict areas

(United Arab Emirates)

The Gulf Today (2017). UAE pledges $15m to protect heritage sites in conflict areas. The Gulf Today. 20 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.

As Dubai's Skyline Adds a Trophy, the Architect Calls It Stolen

(United Arab Emirates)

Peter S. Goodman (2017). As Dubai's Skyline Adds a Trophy, the Architect Calls It Stolen. The New York Times. 8 March.

Egypt antiquities ministry receives two stolen Islamic-era lamps from UAE

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt antiquities ministry receives two stolen Islamic-era lamps from UAE. Ahram Online. 15 December.

The UAE can become a safe haven for antiquities

(United Arab Emirates)

Peter Hellyer (2016). The UAE can become a safe haven for antiquities. The National. 5 December.

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

(United Arab Emirates)

AFP (2016). Nations set to approve heritage protection fund. The Daily Mail. 3 December.

Five Nobel winners urge action to protect heritage sites

(United Arab Emirates)

AFP (2016). Five Nobel winners urge action to protect heritage sites. The Economic Times. 2 December.

UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict

(United Arab Emirates)

BBC News (2016). UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict. BBC News. 2 December.

Protecting culture vital for identity and peace,' says head of Unesco

(United Arab Emirates)

Naser Al Wasmi (2016). Protecting culture vital for identity and peace,' says head of Unesco. The National. 1 December.

Dozens of rare Islamic books seized at Cairo Airport on way to Doha authentic

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Dozens of rare Islamic books seized at Cairo Airport on way to Doha authentic. Ahram Online. 30 November.

Six men jailed over Dh40,000 theft from villa

(United Arab Emirates)

Bassam Za'za' (2016). Six men jailed over Dh40,000 theft from villa. Gulf News. 28 November.

UAE and France to announce new partnership on safeguarding endangered cultural heritage

(United Arab Emirates; France)

MENAFM (2016). UAE and France to announce new partnership on safeguarding endangered cultural heritage. MENAFN. 16 November.

Prince Charles warns of cultural destruction on UAE visit

(United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom)

Sean Coughlan (2016). Prince Charles warns of cultural destruction on UAE visit. BBC News. 7 November.

Emirati Police Holding 3 Foreigners Trying to Sell Artifacts

(United Arab Emirates)

Associated Press (2016). Emirati Police Holding 3 Foreigners Trying to Sell Artifacts. ABC United States. 18 October.

Qatar Museums opens 'Fragments' exhibition in Katara

(United Arab Emirates)

QNA (2016). Qatar Museums opens 'Fragments' exhibition in Katara. GDN Online. 18 October.

Khalifa issues law on cultural heritage objects

(United Arab Emirates)

Gulf News (2016). Khalifa issues law on cultural heritage objects. Gulf News. 12 October.

Qatar's oil boom created the world's most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise

(United Arab Emirates)

Mikolai Napieralski (2016). Qatar's oil boom created the world's most extravagant art scene—and also led to its demise. Quartz. 24 August.

Two Britons among 12 people to face trial for taking samples from archaeological sites

(United Arab Emirates)

GDN Online (2016). Two Britons among 12 people to face trial for taking samples from archaeological sites. GDN Online. 28 July.

Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism

(United Arab Emirates)

Vincent Noce (2016). Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism. The Art Newspaper. 5 July.

Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Picasso Sculpture in Dispute Goes to Leon Black; Rival Owner to Receive Compensation. The New York Times. 15 June.

Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi

(United Arab Emirates)

Carey Dunne (2016). Artists in Guggenheim Show Urge Museum to Resume Talks on Migrant Rights in Abu Dhabi. Hyperallergic. 29 April.

Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes

(United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates; Egypt)

Martin Bailey (2016). Sekhemka to leave the UK as export licence deadline passes. The Art Newspaper. 1 April.

Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Keri Geiger (2016). Gagosian Attracts NY Scrutiny Over Picasso Deal for Leon Black. Bloomberg. 1 April.

Billionaire Leon Black Revealed as Mystery Buyer for Contested Picasso Bust

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Billionaire Leon Black Revealed as Mystery Buyer for Contested Picasso Bust. ArtNet News. 4 February.

Temporary Agreement Reached in Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Temporary Agreement Reached in Custody Battle Over Picasso Bust. The New York Times. 1 February.

Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Eileen Kinsella (2016). Will Picasso Litigation Force Gagosian to Reveal His $100 Million Mystery Buyer?. ArtNet News. 14 January.

Picasso Bust at Center of Custody Battle Between Gagosian and Qatar Royal Family

(United States of America; United Arab Emirates)

Robin Pogrebin (2016). Picasso Bust at Center of Custody Battle Between Gagosian and Qatar Royal Family. The New York Times. 12 January.

Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah

(Egypt; United Kingdom; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Three stolen Egyptian Mameluk-era lamps recovered from London and Sharjah. Ahram Online. 14 December.

Building a Museum Shouldn't Violate Human Rights

(United Arab Emirates)

Michelle Chen (2015). Building a Museum Shouldn't Violate Human Rights. The Nation. 26 October.

Customs officials foil attempt to smuggle rare manuscripts to Qatar

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

The Cairo Post (2015). Customs officials foil attempt to smuggle rare manuscripts to Qatar. The Cairo Post. 14 October.

FNC passes antiquities draft law

(United Arab Emirates)

Gulf News (2015). FNC passes antiquities draft law. Gulf News. 20 May.

Antiquities draft law to be debated

(United Arab Emirates)

Samir Salama (2015). Antiquities draft law to be debated. Gulf News. 16 May.

Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin

(India; United Arab Emirates)

The Hindu (2015). Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin. The Hindu. 14 May.

Should ancient bones be up for sale? Shoppers in Dubai say yes!

(United Arab Emirates)

Laurie Balbo (2014). Should ancient bones be up for sale? Shoppers in Dubai say yes!. Green Prophet. 10 April.

Sudan denies selling artifacts to Qatar

(Sudan; United Arab Emirates)

APA (2014). Sudan denies selling artifacts to Qatar. Star Africa. 30 March.