Source: Daily Sabah

Stolen Zeugma mosaic pieces set to return home to Turkey's Gaziantep

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2018). Stolen Zeugma mosaic pieces set to return home to Turkey's Gaziantep. Daily Sabah. 2 October.

Two invaluable artifacts back in homeland

(Turkey; United Kingdom; France)

Daily Sabah (2018). Two invaluable artifacts back in homeland. Daily Sabah. 31 January.

Visitor count to world's biggest mosaic museum reaches almost 200,000 in Turkey's Gaziantep

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2018). Visitor count to world's biggest mosaic museum reaches almost 200,000 in Turkey's Gaziantep. Daily Sabah. 19 January.

Man trying to smuggle over 200 Byzantine-era artifacts detained in southern Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2018). Man trying to smuggle over 200 Byzantine-era artifacts detained in southern Turkey. Daily Sabah. 8 January.

Turkey requests France return tiles stolen from Sultan Selim II's tomb at Hagia Sophia

(Turkey; France)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkey requests France return tiles stolen from Sultan Selim II's tomb at Hagia Sophia. Daily Sabah. 26 December.

44 ancient artifacts returned to Turkey in past year, culture minister says

(Turkey; United Kingdom; Switzerland)

Anadolu Agency (2017). 44 ancient artifacts returned to Turkey in past year, culture minister says. Daily Sabah. 25 December.

Achilles' sword, Alexander bust among record Turkish police haul of 26,456 ancient artifacts

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Achilles' sword, Alexander bust among record Turkish police haul of 26,456 ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 21 December.

500-year-old Syrian rug seized in anti-smuggling op in Ankara

(Turkey; Syria)

Daily Sabah (2017). 500-year-old Syrian rug seized in anti-smuggling op in Ankara. Daily Sabah. 20 December.

Historical artifacts stolen from church seized in anti-smuggling op in southeast Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Historical artifacts stolen from church seized in anti-smuggling op in southeast Turkey. Daily Sabah. 5 December.

Italy police confiscate millions of euros from Mafia-linked art dealer

(Italy)

German Press Agency (2017). Italy police confiscate millions of euros from Mafia-linked art dealer. Daily Sabah. 15 November.

Turkish lawmakers to go abroad to probe smuggled artifacts

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkish lawmakers to go abroad to probe smuggled artifacts. Daily Sabah. 6 November.

Turkey seeks return of 16th-century Quran from London

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Turkey seeks return of 16th-century Quran from London. Daily Sabah. 24 October.

Turkey launches new initiative to return stolen pieces of Zeugma mosaics from US university

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkey launches new initiative to return stolen pieces of Zeugma mosaics from US university. Daily Sabah. 10 October.

Nazi-looted painting by impressionist artist Pissarro fuels legal battle

(France; United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). Nazi-looted painting by impressionist artist Pissarro fuels legal battle. Daily Sabah. 10 October.

Two works of Ottoman-era Turkish national painter seized 5 years after museum theft

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Two works of Ottoman-era Turkish national painter seized 5 years after museum theft. Daily Sabah. 5 October.

Minister receives Briton who returned ancient jug

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Daily Sabah (2017). Minister receives Briton who returned ancient jug. Daily Sabah. 26 September.

Ancient Hercules sarcophagus returns home to Turkey with splendid welcome

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Daily Sabah (2017). Ancient Hercules sarcophagus returns home to Turkey with splendid welcome. Daily Sabah. 24 September.

Sarcophagus of Hercules set in place

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Daily Sabah (2017). Sarcophagus of Hercules set in place. Daily Sabah. 20 September.

Ancient Sebastapolis faces illegal excavations

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Ancient Sebastapolis faces illegal excavations. Daily Sabah. 18 July.

Minister calls Ohio university to return missing artifacts

(Turkey; United States of America)

Daily Sabah (2017). Minister calls Ohio university to return missing artifacts. Daily Sabah. 7 July.

Smugglers caught with 2,500-year-old artifacts from Turkey's Knidos

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Smugglers caught with 2,500-year-old artifacts from Turkey's Knidos. Daily Sabah. 22 June.

6th-century priest sculpture stolen from museum in southwestern Turkey

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2017). 6th-century priest sculpture stolen from museum in southwestern Turkey. Daily Sabah. 8 June.

Bulgaria recovers over 5,000 antiquities in joint anti-smuggling op with Turkey, France

(Bulgaria; France; Turkey)

AFP (2017). Bulgaria recovers over 5,000 antiquities in joint anti-smuggling op with Turkey, France. Daily Sabah. 26 May.

Search for stolen gold coin throws up plenty of clues but no suspect

(Germany)

German Press Agency (2017). Search for stolen gold coin throws up plenty of clues but no suspect. Daily Sabah. 26 April.

Rembrandt, Renoir paintings stolen in a 29-million-dollar heist in Italy

(Italy)

German Press Agency (2017). Rembrandt, Renoir paintings stolen in a 29-million-dollar heist in Italy. Daily Sabah. 26 April.

Initiative to return missing pieces from "Gypsy Girl" mosaic in Turkey's Gaziantep

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Initiative to return missing pieces from "Gypsy Girl" mosaic in Turkey's Gaziantep. Daily Sabah. 20 April.

Goldplated ancient Torah seized by Turkish security forces in antismuggling drive

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Goldplated ancient Torah seized by Turkish security forces in antismuggling drive. Daily Sabah. 17 April.

Humanity's heritage under threat from treasure hunters

(Turkey)

Ahmet Günhan (2017). Humanity's heritage under threat from treasure hunters. Daily Sabah. 10 April.

Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkish gendarmerie confiscate smuggled Picasso painting in Erzurum. Daily Sabah. 6 April.

3 arrested for selling ancient artifacts in Istanbul

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). 3 arrested for selling ancient artifacts in Istanbul. Daily Sabah. 27 March.

Ancient sarcophagus to be returned to Turkey nearly 60 years after it was stolen

(Turkey; Switzerland)

Daily Sabah (2017). Ancient sarcophagus to be returned to Turkey nearly 60 years after it was stolen. Daily Sabah. 24 March.

5 detained in Turkey for attempting to sell painting claimed to be Picasso's work

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). 5 detained in Turkey for attempting to sell painting claimed to be Picasso's work. Daily Sabah. 9 February.

Police seize 1 billion liras worth of Hellenistic jewelry in western Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Police seize 1 billion liras worth of Hellenistic jewelry in western Turkey. Daily Sabah. 7 February.

Smugglers captured trying to sell ancient artifacts

(Turkey)

Ihlas News Agency (2017). Smugglers captured trying to sell ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 23 January.

British woman returns 4,500 year-old Yortan jug to Turkey

(Turkey; United Kingdom)

Nurbanu Kizil (2017). British woman returns 4,500 year-old Yortan jug to Turkey. Daily Sabah. 19 January.

Police searching stolen vehicle finds 2nd century tomb in Bursa

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2016). Police searching stolen vehicle finds 2nd century tomb in Bursa. Daily Sabah. 10 September.

11th century Bible recovered in central Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2016). 11th century Bible recovered in central Turkey. Daily Sabah. 30 August.

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.

Police thwart sale of 600-year-old Torah in Istanbul

(Turkey; Syria)

Daily Sabah (2016). Police thwart sale of 600-year-old Torah in Istanbul. Daily Sabah. 29 April.

Turkish Culture Minister: No tolerance for antiquity smuggling from Syria

(Turkey; Syria)

Daily Sabah (2016). Turkish Culture Minister: No tolerance for antiquity smuggling from Syria. Daily Sabah. 17 April.

Home at last: 39 historic artifacts from Anatolia returned

(Turkey)

Burcu Calik (2016). Home at last: 39 historic artifacts from Anatolia returned. Daily Sabah. 15 February.

Turkish police seize Picasso's masterpiece in anti-smuggling operation

(Turkey)

Emre Basaran (2016). Turkish police seize Picasso's masterpiece in anti-smuggling operation. Daily Sabah. 30 January.

Artifacts stolen from Syria seized in eastern Turkey

(Turkey; Syria)

Doğan News Agency (2015). Artifacts stolen from Syria seized in eastern Turkey. Daily Sabah. 25 November.

More than 3,000 artifacts seized in Istanbul raid

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2015). More than 3,000 artifacts seized in Istanbul raid. Daily Sabah. 1 September.

Syria's antiquities: Why we must protect the region's ancient artifacts

(Syria)

Halil Sanismaz (2015). Syria's antiquities: Why we must protect the region's ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 21 August.

Artifact smuggling, recovery both on the rise

(Turkey)

Ahmet Topal (2015). Artifact smuggling, recovery both on the rise. Daily Sabah. 21 July.

Stolen manuscripts returned to Turkey

(Turkey)

Hasan Ay (2015). Stolen manuscripts returned to Turkey. Daily Sabah. 25 June.

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.