Subject: Preservation

Meet the Greek Archaeologist Chasing Looted Antiquities but Shunned by Greece

(United Kingdom; Greece)

Tasos Kokkinidis (2017). Meet the Greek Archaeologist Chasing Looted Antiquities but Shunned by Greece. Greek Reporter. 4 August.

More than £250,000 needed for alarms for Norfolk's churches

(United Kingdom)

KL (2017). More than £250,000 needed for alarms for Norfolk's churches. KL. 3 August.

Aleppo's Old City can be rebuilt, UNESCO official says

(Syria)

Angus McDowall (2017). Aleppo's Old City can be rebuilt, UNESCO official says. Reuters. 3 August.

Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts

(United States of America)

ICE (2017). Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts. ICE. 3 August.

The Antiquities Act of 1906: No president is licensed to revoke national monuments

(United States of America)

Bruce Fein (2017). The Antiquities Act of 1906: No president is licensed to revoke national monuments. The Washington Times. 1 August.

After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques – and society

(Iraq)

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

Cospicua parish church gets security alarms

(Malta)

Ivan Martin (2017). Cospicua parish church gets security alarms. Times of Malta. 26 July.

At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins

(United States of America)

Stephen Nash (2017). At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins. The New York Times. 25 July.

Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

(Palestine; Israel)

BBC News (2017). Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site. BBC News. 25 July.

Icon centres getting ready to house idol

(India)

R. Rajaram (2017). Icon centres getting ready to house idol. The Hindu. 25 July.

Still no progress in restoring ancient Nimrud

(Iraq)

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

Luxury lost and found: The international service aiding the war on watch theft

(United Kingdom)

Ken Kessler (2017). Luxury lost and found: The international service aiding the war on watch theft. CNN. 21 July.

New EU Proposal Aims to Halt the Trafficking of Antiquities That Fund Terrorism

(General)

Naomi Rea (2017). New EU Proposal Aims to Halt the Trafficking of Antiquities That Fund Terrorism. ArtNet News. 20 July.

Cultural Memoranda of Understanding: An Important Diplomatic Tool for Protecting Heritage

(United States of America)

Deborah Lehr (2017). Cultural Memoranda of Understanding: An Important Diplomatic Tool for Protecting Heritage. Huffington Post. 14 July.

EU executive plans crackdown on plunder smugglers, militants

(General)

Reuters (2017). EU executive plans crackdown on plunder smugglers, militants. Reuters. 13 July.

#SecurityUnion: Cracking down on the illegal import of cultural goods used to finance terrorism

(General)

EU Reporter (2017). #SecurityUnion: Cracking down on the illegal import of cultural goods used to finance terrorism. EU Reporter. 13 July.

EU plans tough checks on imports of ancient artefacts

(General)

Jim Brunsden (2017). EU plans tough checks on imports of ancient artefacts. Financial Times. 12 July.

Galeón San José: Galleons of gold

(Colombia; Spain)

Oli Pritchard (2017). Galeón San José: Galleons of gold. The Bogota Post. 12 July.

Villagers refuse to relinquish artefact

(Cambodia)

Mom Sophon (2017). Villagers refuse to relinquish artefact. Khmer Times. 11 July.

Pompeii Rises From The Ashes By Rejecting Its History Of Crime And Corruption

(Italy)

Sarah Bond (2017). Pompeii Rises From The Ashes By Rejecting Its History Of Crime And Corruption. Forbes. 10 July.

Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos

(Colombia; Spain)

Richard Emblin (2017). Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos. The City Paper Bogota. 10 July.

Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection. The Economic Times. 9 July.

Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2017). Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft. Khmer Times. 6 July.

Digitally Reconstructing The Faces Of Ancient Palmyra

(Syria)

Sarah Bond (2017). Digitally Reconstructing The Faces Of Ancient Palmyra. Forbes. 5 July.

ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums. The Hindu. 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.

The tussle for Kasthamandap

(Nepal)

Sanjit Bhakta (2017). The tussle for Kasthamandap. The Kathmandu Post. 1 July.

A.P. to go digital to secure ancient icons

(India)

P. Sujatha Varma (2017). A.P. to go digital to secure ancient icons. The Hindu. 28 June.

Bi-partisan legislation introduced to safeguard tribal items

(United States of America)

Navajo-Hopi Observer (2017). Bi-partisan legislation introduced to safeguard tribal items. Navajo-Hopi Observer. 27 June.

Buscan proteger vestigios históricos en Cerro Las Burras

(Mexico)

Looking to protect historic remains in Cerro Las Burras

Norma Bernal (2017). Buscan proteger vestigios históricos en Cerro Las Burras. NTR. 25 June.

French military funds technology to document heritage in conflict zones

(France)

Emily Sharpe (2017). French military funds technology to document heritage in conflict zones. The Art Newspaper. 23 June.

Demonstrators Rally Against the Destruction of Banksy's Iconic Brexit Mural

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Demonstrators Rally Against the Destruction of Banksy's Iconic Brexit Mural. ArtNet News. 16 June.

El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco

(Bolivia)

Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco

Página Siete (2017). El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco. Página Siete. 13 June.

ICOM to draw up Iranian antiquities 'red list'

(Iran)

Tehran Times (2017). ICOM to draw up Iranian antiquities 'red list'. Tehran Times. 10 June.

Judge gives controversial Cliffords Tower visitor centre the green light

(United Kingdom)

York Mix (2017). Judge gives controversial Cliffords Tower visitor centre the green light. York Mix. 9 June.

Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?

(United States of America)

Jake Bullinger (2017). Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?. The Atlantic. 9 June.

United States and Peru extend MoU on archaeological heritage protection

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina (2017). United States and Peru extend MoU on archaeological heritage protection. Andina. 7 June.

Fences erected near historic Red House linked to Sun Yat-sen, as residents fear for future

(Hong Kong)

Kris Cheng (2017). Fences erected near historic Red House linked to Sun Yat-sen, as residents fear for future. Hong Kong Free Press. 1 June.

Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored

(United States of America)

Mario Ramirez (2017). Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored. Fox. 29 May.

A Digital Database for Threatened Archaeological Sites in the Middle East and North Africa

(General)

Claire Voon (2017). A Digital Database for Threatened Archaeological Sites in the Middle East and North Africa. Hyperallergic. 24 May.

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum

(India)

M. A. Parray (2017). HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum. Kashmir Reader. 20 May.

BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review

(United States of America)

Cody Hooks (2017). BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review. The Taos News. 19 May.

Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag. Ahram Online. 18 May.

How Egypt plans to crack down on antiquities theft

(Egypt)

Salwa Samir (2017). How Egypt plans to crack down on antiquities theft. Al Monitor. 18 May.

National Museum to help Syria restore ancient artefacts

(Syria; Czech Republic)

Prague Daily Monitor (2017). National Museum to help Syria restore ancient artefacts. Prague Daily Monitor. 16 May.

'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home

(United States of America)

Edward Helmore (2017). 'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home. The Guardian. 13 May.

The Treasures of Timbuktu

(Mali)

Charlie English (2017). The Treasures of Timbuktu. The New York Times. 12 May.

Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'

(United States of America)

The Baltimore Sun (2017). Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'. The Baltimore Sun. 10 May.

Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy

(United States of America)

Kristen Treen (2017). Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy. Apollo. 10 May.

The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You

(United States of America)

Christopher Soloman (2017). The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You. Outside Online. 10 May.

Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us

(United States of America)

Robert Redford (2017). Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us. The Salt Lake Tribune. 6 May.

27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review

(United States of America)

Matthew Daly (2017). 27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review. Chicago Tribune. 6 May.

Inside a New U.N. Program in Mali That's Training Its Staff to Protect At-Risk Art

(Mali)

Mark Rivett-Carnac (2017). Inside a New U.N. Program in Mali That's Training Its Staff to Protect At-Risk Art. Artsy. 5 May.

Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing

(Japan)

3Ders (2017). Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing. 3Ders. 5 May.

CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction

(General)

Famagusta Gazette (2017). CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction. Famagusta Gazette. 4 May.

Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo

(Mexico)

INAH reduces resources for Quintana Roo

Carlos Matus (2017). Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo. La Verdad Noticias. 3 May.

Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site

(Pakistan)

Amjad Iqbal (2017). Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site. Dawn. 2 May.

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.

Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad

(Argentina)

Churchs of Jujuy strengthen their security systems

MDZ (2017). Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad. MDZ. 26 April.

Medieval fort 'ruined' by staircase built by council to preserve historic site

(United Kingdom)

Harry Yorke (2017). Medieval fort 'ruined' by staircase built by council to preserve historic site. The Telegraph. 14 April.

Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas

(Peru)

Lambayeque: security at archaeological sites intensified

El Comercio (2017). Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas. El Comercio. 13 April.

Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama

(Bosnia)

A Step Closer to Stolen Art

Nevena Vržina (2017). Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama. Nezavisne. 13 April.

Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling

(India)

Ahmed Ali (2017). Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling. The Times of India. 11 April.

Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan

(Afghanistan)

Ali M. Latifi (2017). Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan. Dawn. 9 April.

Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture

(Italy)

Reuters (2017). Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture. Japan Times. 2 April.

Art 'blue helmets' rescue Italy's treasures from rubble

(Italy)

Kelly Velasquez (2017). Art 'blue helmets' rescue Italy's treasures from rubble. Yahoo News. 1 April.

'Dignity itself': Saving world heritage sites from 'cultural cleansing' won't be easy

(General)

Megan Williams (2017). 'Dignity itself': Saving world heritage sites from 'cultural cleansing' won't be easy. CBC. 31 March.

The Endangered Antiquities Act

(United States of America)

John D. Leshy (2017). The Endangered Antiquities Act. The New York Times. 31 March.

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.

Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2017). Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists. Haaretz. 29 March.

Clampdown on heritage thefts

(United Kingdom)

Dan Bean (2017). Clampdown on heritage thefts. The York Press. 29 March.

UN Says Attacks on Heritage Sites Could Be War Crimes

(General)

Voice of America (2017). UN Says Attacks on Heritage Sites Could Be War Crimes. Voice of America. 24 March.

Bid to stop criminals targeting York's rich heritage

(United Kingdom)

Rob Parsons (2017). Bid to stop criminals targeting York's rich heritage. The Yorkshire Post. 23 March.

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.

$75.5M pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones

(General)

Thomas Adamson (2017). $75.5M pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones. CBC. 20 March.

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.

Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument

(United States of America)

Stuart Leavenworth (2017). Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument. McClatchy. 20 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.

Why expensive security alarms could actually be putting your valuables at risk

(General)

Noah Charney (2017). Why expensive security alarms could actually be putting your valuables at risk. Wired. 18 March.

A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire

(France; Syria)

Claudia Barbieri (2017). A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire. The New York Times. 11 March.

Officials deny any damage to newly-discovered king Ramses II statue during excavation

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent (2017). Officials deny any damage to newly-discovered king Ramses II statue during excavation. Egypt Independent. 10 March.

BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds. The Indian Express. 6 March.

Donald Ian McCaw's Solution for Preserving Art: Bury It

(Canada)

Blake Gopnik (2017). Donald Ian McCaw's Solution for Preserving Art: Bury It. ArtNet News. 3 March.

La Xunta tendrá mayor control sobre bienes de la Iglesia en los que invierte

(Spain)

Regional government will have more control over the items in Churches that it funds

Juan Capeáns (2017). La Xunta tendrá mayor control sobre bienes de la Iglesia en los que invierte. La Voz de Galicia. 2 March.

Archaeologist: Kuwait keen to safeguard relics

(Kuwait)

Khaled Al-Jabbar (2017). Archaeologist: Kuwait keen to safeguard relics. KUNA. 27 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.

At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today

(Nepal)

Sabitri Dhakal (2017). At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today. The Himalayan Times. 26 February.

Why are England's heritage bodies supporting the Stonehenge Bypass?

(United Kingdom)

Dan Hicks (2017). Why are England's heritage bodies supporting the Stonehenge Bypass?. Apollo. 24 February.

Smart solution to stop theft of Hartshill Castle stones

(United Kingdom)

Nuneaton News (2017). Smart solution to stop theft of Hartshill Castle stones. Nuneaton News. 24 February.

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS

(Iraq; Syria)

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

Inside private art collections with Scan the World

(General)

Beau Jackson (2017). Inside private art collections with Scan the World. 3D Printing Industry. 23 February.

Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy

(Malaysia)

Julia Chan (2017). Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy. The Malay Mail. 16 February.

Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples

(India)

TNN (2017). Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples. The Times of India. 16 February.

Bosnian Stolen Artworks Database to Combat Art

(Bosnia)

Igor Spaic (2017). Bosnian Stolen Artworks Database to Combat Art. Balkan Insight. 14 February.

Ancient statue a riddle for experts

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2017). Ancient statue a riddle for experts. Khmer Times. 13 February.

Rescatan material arqueológico maya

(Mexico)

Maya material recovered

Wilmer Delgado Rojas (2017). Rescatan material arqueológico maya. El Expreso. 12 February.

Encroachments removed from Dahshour necropolis site: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Encroachments removed from Dahshour necropolis site: Ministry. Ahram Online. 10 February.

'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'

(Malaysia)

New Straits Times (2017). 'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'. New Straits Times. 10 February.

Church secured against thieves - at cost of £311,000

(United Kingdom)

Mark Foster (2017). Church secured against thieves - at cost of £311,000. Darlington & Stockton Times. 10 February.

Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers

(Australia; Indonesia)

Jewel Topsfield (2017). Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers. Western Advocate. 10 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.

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years

(Israel)

Bethan McKernan (2017). New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years. The Independent. 9 February.

The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall

(France)

Lilit Marcus (2017). The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall. Condé Nast Traveler. 9 February.

We can preserve elephants AND conserve art

(General)

Martin Levy (2017). We can preserve elephants AND conserve art. Apollo. 7 February.

Metal detectorists urged to 'brush up on skills' to avoid damaging treasures

(United Kingdom)

Jody Harrison (2017). Metal detectorists urged to 'brush up on skills' to avoid damaging treasures. The Herald. 7 February.

Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra

(Italy; Syria)

ANSA (2017). Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra. ANSA. 7 February.

Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Traci Watson (2017). Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire. Nature. 7 February.

Gone, sometimes forgotten: State law protects even tiny cemeteries, but enforcement can be tough

(United States of America)

Hailey Konnath (2017). Gone, sometimes forgotten: State law protects even tiny cemeteries, but enforcement can be tough. Omaha World-Herald. 7 February.

Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It

(Egypt)

WCAI (2017). Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It. WCAI. 5 February.

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals

(Poland)

Arutz Sheva (2017). Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals. Israel National News. 5 February.

Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation

(United States of America)

Gephardt Daily (2017). Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation. Gephardt Daily. 3 February.

Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.

Republicans back off bill to sell 3.3m acres of public land after outcry

(United States of America)

Caty Enders (2017). Republicans back off bill to sell 3.3m acres of public land after outcry. The Guardian. 2 February.

Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored

(India)

ANI (2017). Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored. Business Standard. 2 February.

Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting

(Peru)

Boing Boing (2017). Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting. BoingBoing. 1 February.

HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk

(Australia)

Jewel Topsfield (2017). HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk. WA Today. 28 January.

English Heritage in the dock over plans for Clifford's Tower in York

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rushby (2017). English Heritage in the dock over plans for Clifford's Tower in York. The Guardian. 27 January.

To catch a thief

(United States of America)

Bennett Hall (2017). To catch a thief. Corvallis Gazette-Time. 25 January.

Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio

(Nepal)

Gyan P Neupane (2017). Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio. My Republica. 25 January.

Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away

(Pakistan)

Faras Ghani (2017). Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away. Al Jazeera. 23 January.

Ancient Welby church banned from displaying 'tasteless' plaque thanking lottery windfall

(United Kingdom)

Tom Mack (2017). Ancient Welby church banned from displaying 'tasteless' plaque thanking lottery windfall. Leicester Mercury. 23 January.

This Sex Doll Actually Scared Away Burglars, Is The Hero 2017 Deserves

(United Kingdom)

Tim McGovern (2017). This Sex Doll Actually Scared Away Burglars, Is The Hero 2017 Deserves. Elite Daily. 22 January.

How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques

(Egypt)

Khalid Hassan (2017). How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques. Al Monitor. 20 January.

Online courses: your passport to a new career

(General)

Helen Lock (2017). Online courses: your passport to a new career. The Guardian. 20 January.

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

(General)

EU Reporter (2017). #ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off. EU Reporter. 19 January.

BLM requests public's assistance in preserving cultural resources for current and future generations of Americans

(United States of America)

Rachel T. Carnahan (2017). BLM requests public's assistance in preserving cultural resources for current and future generations of Americans. KCSG. 19 January.

Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos

(Argentina)

Churches install security systems because of robberies

Nueva Ciudad (2017). Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos. Nueva Ciudad. 19 January.

Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation

(Palestine)

Ori Lewis (2017). Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation. Reuters. 18 January.

Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure. Ahram Online. 18 January.

Iraqi artist recreates ancient works destroyed by IS

(Iraq)

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

Greek Archaeologist Prevents Illicit Sale of Antiquity in New York

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos (2017). Greek Archaeologist Prevents Illicit Sale of Antiquity in New York. Greek Reporter. 17 January.

Rome mulls no-go zone around Colosseum after acts of vandalism

(Italy)

Chiara Palazzo (2017). Rome mulls no-go zone around Colosseum after acts of vandalism. The Telegraph. 17 January.

Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground

(United States of America)

Tyler J. Kelley (2017). Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground. The New York Times. 16 January.

Bears Ears and Gold Butte are the latest battlegrounds in a long-running debate about federal land in the West

(United States of America)

The Economist (2017). Bears Ears and Gold Butte are the latest battlegrounds in a long-running debate about federal land in the West. The Economist. 14 January.

Opportunity or threat? Stonehenge tunnel plan revives long-running debate

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2017). Opportunity or threat? Stonehenge tunnel plan revives long-running debate. The Guardian. 13 January.

Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking

(General)

Associated Press (2017). Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking. The New York Times. 13 January.

SHC orders removal of Mohenjo Daro encroachers

(Pakistan)

Daily Times (2017). SHC orders removal of Mohenjo Daro encroachers. Daily Times. 12 January.

WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage

(Czech Republic)

Chris Johnstone (2017). WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage. Radio Praha. 11 January.

Jay Evensen: A monument designation won't stop the looting

(United States of America)

Jay Evensen (2017). Jay Evensen: A monument designation won't stop the looting. Deseret News. 4 January.

Mossgreen, Leonard Joel clash over call to ban ivory, rhino horn sales

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2017). Mossgreen, Leonard Joel clash over call to ban ivory, rhino horn sales. The Australian. 3 January.

2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities

(India)

Manoj Pokhriyal (2017). 2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities. Press Trust of India. 3 January.

Bringing the gods home

(Nepal)

Saurav Karki (2017). Bringing the gods home. The Kathmandu Post. 3 January.

The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Foreve

(China)

Tony Perrottet (2017). The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Foreve. Smithsonian. 1 January.

Obama leaves 'phenomenal legacy' of protecting historic and natural land

(United States of America)

Amanda Holpuch (2016). Obama leaves 'phenomenal legacy' of protecting historic and natural land. The Guardian. 31 December.

New 'Red List' for West Africa helps to protect art, cultural antiquities

(General)

Africa Times (2016). New 'Red List' for West Africa helps to protect art, cultural antiquities. Africa Times. 29 December.

Can street art be preserved? Undoing of a Montreal mural raises questions

(Canada)

Elias Abboud (2016). Can street art be preserved? Undoing of a Montreal mural raises questions. CBC. 28 December.

Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune. 28 December.

Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist. ArtNet News. 28 December.

Modern fight over ancient library

(Germany)

David Rising (2016). Modern fight over ancient library. The Journal Gazette. 27 December.

Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal

(Nepal)

Deepak Kharel (2016). Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal. My Republica. 26 December.

Illicit antiquities trade being fought

(Bolivia; Argentina)

Manuela Pulido (2016). Illicit antiquities trade being fought. Latin American Post. 22 December.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert

(Israel)

Philippe Bohstrom (2016). New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert. Haaretz. 21 December.

Leeds Castle bolsters defences with 'crime-fighting liquid

(United Kingdom)

Adele Couchman (2016). Leeds Castle bolsters defences with 'crime-fighting liquid. Kent News. 20 December.

A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke

(Netherlands)

Milan Schreuer (2016). A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke. The New York Times. 19 December.

El 'saqueo' de las momias guanches

(Spain)

The looting of the Guanche mummies

EFE (2016). El 'saqueo' de las momias guanches. RTVC. 19 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.

Group will document state's antiques to protect heritage

(India)

Mayuri Phadnis (2016). Group will document state's antiques to protect heritage. Pune Mirror. 7 December.

Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism

(Pakistan)

APP (2016). Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism. The Nation. 5 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.

Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners

(Australia)

Erin Parke (2016). Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners. ABC Australia. 4 December.

France pays £24m into new fund to protect cultural heritage sites

(France)

Associated Press (2016). France pays £24m into new fund to protect cultural heritage sites. The Guardian. 4 December.

Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises

(General)

Felicity Strong (2016). Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises. The Conversation. 4 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.

Does Aleppo prove that we westerners should keep the world's antiquities?

(Syria)

Robert Fisk (2016). Does Aleppo prove that we westerners should keep the world's antiquities?. The Independent. 1 December.

Debate over whether Afghanistan's Buddhas should be reconstructed

(Afghanistan)

Sky News (2016). Debate over whether Afghanistan's Buddhas should be reconstructed. Sky News. 30 November.

Transported porcelain artefacts are not damaged as rumoured: Egyptian antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Transported porcelain artefacts are not damaged as rumoured: Egyptian antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 29 November.

Modern-day Monuments Men wanted by the British Army

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe (2016). Modern-day Monuments Men wanted by the British Army. The Art Newspaper. 29 November.

Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves

(Indonesia; Netherlands)

The Japan Times (2016). Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves. The Japan Times. 24 November.

How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2016). How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong. The Conversation. 21 November.

Hue City to relocate abandoned sculptures

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Hue City to relocate abandoned sculptures. Vietnam Net. 18 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.

Antiquities department had no power to act in Salamis case, auditor-general rules

(Cyprus)

Evie Andreou (2016). Antiquities department had no power to act in Salamis case, auditor-general rules. Cyprus Mail. 16 November.

British second world war shipwrecks in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging

(Indonesia; United Kingdom)

Oliver Holmes (2016). British second world war shipwrecks in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging. The Guardian. 16 November.

Tourists disappointed on not finding antique idols in Baijnath temples

(India)

Seema Sharmal (2016). Tourists disappointed on not finding antique idols in Baijnath temples. The Times of India. 13 November.

How NGOs are helping preserve Syria's heritage

(Syria)

Florence Massena (2016). How NGOs are helping preserve Syria's heritage. Al-Monitor. 13 November.

'We've hidden our treasures from Isil, only a handful know the secret location', says Syria's antiquities chief

(Syria)

Josie Ensor (2016). 'We've hidden our treasures from Isil, only a handful know the secret location', says Syria's antiquities chief. The Telegraph. 12 November.

DNR cracks down on fossil hunters

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen (2016). DNR cracks down on fossil hunters. The Charlotte Observer. 12 November.

Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk

(United States of America)

Brad Branan (2016). Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk. The Sacramento Bee. 11 November.

Iconic Buddha in Swat valley restored after nine years when Taliban defaced it

(Pakistan)

Fazal Khaliq (2016). Iconic Buddha in Swat valley restored after nine years when Taliban defaced it. Dawn. 7 November.

Eternal unrest: How a Native American burial site was desecrated in Hamilton County

(United States of America)

Chris Sikich (2016). Eternal unrest: How a Native American burial site was desecrated in Hamilton County. Indy Star. 5 November.

Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas

(France)

Anny Shaw (2016). Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas. The Art Newspaper. 4 November.

Art in bunkers and high-security facilities

(General)

Vangmayi Parakala (2016). Art in bunkers and high-security facilities. Live Mint. 3 November.

How to record archaeological objects found at sea – MAS database launched

(United Kingdom)

Rob Peake (2016). How to record archaeological objects found at sea – MAS database launched. Classic Boat. 1 November.

Louvre to offer shelter for world treasures rescued from war zones

(France)

Kim Willsher (2016). Louvre to offer shelter for world treasures rescued from war zones. The Guardian. 1 November.

Show sheds light on WWII efforts to salvage priceless antiquities

(Greece)

Iota Sykka (2016). Show sheds light on WWII efforts to salvage priceless antiquities. eKathimerini. 29 October.

Corruption central: The plundering of Egypt's relics

(Egypt)

Amr Khalifa (2016). Corruption central: The plundering of Egypt's relics. Middle East Eye. 28 October.

Temple doors found open but all valuables intact

(India)

TNN (2016). Temple doors found open but all valuables intact. The Times of India. 27 October.

Italian Preservationists Save 900 Artworks From the Ruins of Earthquake-Struck Amatrice

(Italy)

Danny Lewis (2016). Italian Preservationists Save 900 Artworks From the Ruins of Earthquake-Struck Amatrice. Smithsonian. 25 October.

Tennessee Commission Rejects City's Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK

(United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Tennessee Commission Rejects City's Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK. Hyperallergic. 24 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.

'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'

(India)

TNN (2016). 'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'. The Times of India. 24 October.

Stolen Jesus head returned to Sudbury church

(Canada)

Inside Ottawa Valley (2016). Stolen Jesus head returned to Sudbury church. Inside Ottawa Valley. 23 October.

Measures needed to protect antique relics

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Measures needed to protect antique relics. Vietnam Net. 20 October.

Baby Jesus statue in Canada turns heads with artists' 'shocking' restoration

(Canada)

Ashifa Kassam (2016). Baby Jesus statue in Canada turns heads with artists' 'shocking' restoration. The Guardian. 20 October.

Stolen Artifacts! Drunk Teens! And More True Tales of Florida's First State Archaeologist

(United States of America)

Sarah Laskow (2016). Stolen Artifacts! Drunk Teens! And More True Tales of Florida's First State Archaeologist. Atlas Obscura. 19 October.

Qatar Museums opens 'Fragments' exhibition in Katara

(United Arab Emirates)

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

Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder

(India)

Creative India (2016). Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder. Swarajya. 18 October.

Doña Neria, la mujer que rescató 560 piezas mayas de saqueadores

(Guatemala)

Doña Neria, the woman who rescued 560 Maya pieces from looters

Soy 502 (2016). Doña Neria, la mujer que rescató 560 piezas mayas de saqueadores. Soy 502. 16 October.

Costa Rica solo protege con ley al arte prehispánico

(Costa Rica)

Costa Rican only protects Prehispanic art by law

Hassel Fallas (2016). Costa Rica solo protege con ley al arte prehispánico. La Nación. 16 October.

Reclaiming our Gods: Why India must reverse the plunder of its artistic heritage

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Reclaiming our Gods: Why India must reverse the plunder of its artistic heritage. DNA. 15 October.

Local government attempts to restore Great Wall end up damaging landmark

(China)

Li Yan (2016). Local government attempts to restore Great Wall end up damaging landmark. ECNS. 12 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.

El Sucre protege a sus restos arqueológicos

(Ecuador)

El Sucre protects its archaeological remains

José Miguel Castillo (2016). El Sucre protege a sus restos arqueológicos. El Telégrafo. 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.

Damaged Bagan Temples Under Detailed Assessment

(Myanmar)

Tin Htet Paing (2016). Damaged Bagan Temples Under Detailed Assessment. The Irrawaddy. 6 October.

Raiders of the Lost Archive: How Newly Discovered Manuscripts of Afghanistan Ended Up in Israel

(Afghanistan; Israel)

Michael Press (2016). Raiders of the Lost Archive: How Newly Discovered Manuscripts of Afghanistan Ended Up in Israel. Hyperallergic. 5 October.

Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved

(Hong Kong)

South China Morning Post (2016). Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved. South China Morning Post. 3 October.

En el abandono están los sitios arqueológicos de Comayagua y La Paz

(Honduras)

The archaeological sites of Comayagua and La Paz are abandoned

Juan César Díaz (2016). En el abandono están los sitios arqueológicos de Comayagua y La Paz. El Heraldo. 2 October.

Advierten saqueo y daño a patrimonio arqueológico en Zanatepec

(Mexico)

Averting looting and damage to archaeological heritage in Zanatepec

Martín Vargas (2016). Advierten saqueo y daño a patrimonio arqueológico en Zanatepec. Istmo Press. 1 October.

When Art Thieves Target Treasures In Churches

(Germany)

Tobias Heimbach (2016). When Art Thieves Target Treasures In Churches. World Crunch. 30 September.

A guardian of Syria's imperiled cultural heritage

(Syria)

Giota Mirtsioti (2016). A guardian of Syria's imperiled cultural heritage. eKathimerini. 29 September.

The United Nations Doubles Down on Protecting Cultural Sites

(General)

Akshan de Alwis (2016). The United Nations Doubles Down on Protecting Cultural Sites. Diplomatic Courier. 27 September.

Cyprus to spearhead war on illicit trafficking of cultural property

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2016). Cyprus to spearhead war on illicit trafficking of cultural property. Famagusta Gazette. 26 September.

Dismay over 'crude' repairs to ancient section of Great Wall of China

(China)

Associated Press (2016). Dismay over 'crude' repairs to ancient section of Great Wall of China. The Guardian. 22 September.

François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East

(France)

David D'Arcy (2016). François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East. The Art Newspaper. 21 September.

Slick Replica of Palmyra's Triumphal Arch Arrives in New York, Prompting Questions

(Syria; United States of America)

Claire Voon (2016). Slick Replica of Palmyra's Triumphal Arch Arrives in New York, Prompting Questions. Hyperallergic. 20 September.

Replica of Syrian arch destroyed by Isis unveiled in New York City

(United States of America)

Raya Jalabi (2016). Replica of Syrian arch destroyed by Isis unveiled in New York City. The Guardian. 20 September.

Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage

(Cambodia; Thailand; Myanmar)

Curtis S. Chin (2016). Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage. The Straits Times. 16 September.

Arqueólogos intentan hacer de Afganistán un museo entre saqueos

(Afghanistan)

Archaeologists intend to make Afghanistan a museum despite looting

Panorama (2016). Arqueólogos intentan hacer de Afganistán un museo entre saqueos. Panorama. 14 September.

23 cultural assets damaged after quake in ancient capital

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2016). 23 cultural assets damaged after quake in ancient capital. Yonhap News Agency. 13 September.

Karnataka yet to get proper inventory report on 14 heritage cities

(India)

Yathiraju (2016). Karnataka yet to get proper inventory report on 14 heritage cities. The New Indian Express. 12 September.

Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week. The Kathmandu Post. 12 September.

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

(United States of America)

Kara Weisenstein (2016). When Artwork Survives Catastrophe. The Creator's Project. 12 September.

The search is on for Britain's lost public sculptures as Historic England protects five more artworks

(United Kingdom)

Culture 24 (2016). The search is on for Britain's lost public sculptures as Historic England protects five more artworks. Culture 24. 11 September.

Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas

(Chile)

Theft of religious statues: PDI gives suggestions to help facilitate the locating of valuable pieces

Lilian Olivares (2016). Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas. Economía y Negocios. 11 September.

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.

KP lacks archaeological experts to preserve priceless heritage

(Pakistan)

Pakistan Observer (2016). KP lacks archaeological experts to preserve priceless heritage. Pakistan Observer. 9 September.

Plea for holiday photos to help preserve world heritage

(Syria; Libya; Afghanistan)

Kirsteen Paterson (2016). Plea for holiday photos to help preserve world heritage. The National. 9 September.

Raghunath Trust to strengthen security & management shrine: CM

(India)

M. L. Verma (2016). Raghunath Trust to strengthen security & management shrine: CM. Himvani. 9 September.

Kuwaiti official urges end to theft of Arab culture

(Kuwait)

KUNA (2016). Kuwaiti official urges end to theft of Arab culture. Kuwait News Agency. 8 September.

Plea over missing 1986 Sir Antony Gormley sculpture

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Plea over missing 1986 Sir Antony Gormley sculpture. BBC News. 8 September.

AG to decide about antiquities irregularities

(Cyprus)

George Psyllides (2016). AG to decide about antiquities irregularities. Cyprus Mail. 8 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.

15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage

(Myanmar)

Eleven (2016). 15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage. Eleven. 6 September.

Amman hosts conference to launch regional task force to combat cultural racketeering

(Jordan)

Petra (2016). Amman hosts conference to launch regional task force to combat cultural racketeering. Petra. 6 September.

He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue's Fate.

(United States of America)

Sheryl Gay Stolberg (2016). He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue's Fate.. The New York Times. 4 September.

Protecting antiquities in Syria and Libya from Islamic State

(Libya; Syria)

Nick Miller (2016). Protecting antiquities in Syria and Libya from Islamic State. The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 September.

Unesco concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of Ranipokhari

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). Unesco concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of Ranipokhari. The Kathmandu Post. 1 September.

Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process

(Myanmar)

Eleven (2016). Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process. Eleven. 31 August.

Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended

(Nepal)

My Republica (2016). Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended. My Republica. 30 August.

Feature: Greece strives to preserve underwater antiquities

(Greece)

Xinhua (2016). Feature: Greece strives to preserve underwater antiquities. Xinhua. 29 August.

The earthquake aftermath: 'Don't rush with restoration'

(Myanmar)

Libby Hogan (2016). The earthquake aftermath: 'Don't rush with restoration'. DVB. 29 August.

Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2016 ends with call to save heritage endangered by war

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Phyllis Stephen (2016). Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2016 ends with call to save heritage endangered by war. The Edinburgh Reporter. 28 August.

Jharkhand: Authorities ensure Rs 2,500-cr Krishna idol is guarded well

(India)

B. Vijay Murty (2016). Jharkhand: Authorities ensure Rs 2,500-cr Krishna idol is guarded well. Hindustan Times. 26 August.

What is the Cost of Preserving the Past? (Audio)

(General)

BBC World Service (2016). What is the Cost of Preserving the Past? (Audio). BBC World Service. 26 August.

Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris

(Myanmar)

Zarni Mann (2016). Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris. The Irrawaddy. 25 August.

Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas

(Myanmar)

Radio Free Asia (2016). Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas. Radio Free Asia. 25 August.

The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities (Audio)

(General)

Tom Gjelten (2016). The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities (Audio). The Diane Rehm Show. 24 August.

'Need to sensitise law enforcement agencies on heritage'

(India)

The Hindu (2016). 'Need to sensitise law enforcement agencies on heritage'. The Hindu. 23 August.

Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks. Ahram Online. 19 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.

Sisi meets with antiquities minister for briefing on progress

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Sisi meets with antiquities minister for briefing on progress. Egypt Independent. 15 August.

Our Prayers Are Answered as Beast Jesus Stars in a Comic Opera

(Spain)

Claire Voon (2016). Our Prayers Are Answered as Beast Jesus Stars in a Comic Opera. Hyperallergic. 15 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.

Temple managements told to tighten security

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Temple managements told to tighten security. The Hindu. 15 August.

Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime

(United States of America)

Madeline Fox (2016). Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime. The Wichita Eagle. 14 August.

Ben Bradlee's Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble

(United States of America)

Nicholas Fandos (2016). Ben Bradlee's Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble. The New York Times. 11 August.

Supported by the UN cultural agency, Nepal's quake-damaged museums re-open

(Nepal)

UN News Centre (2016). Supported by the UN cultural agency, Nepal's quake-damaged museums re-open. UN News Centre. 10 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.

Indian Camp Ranch – America's First Archeological Subdivision

(United States of America)

Alex Jacobson (2016). Indian Camp Ranch – America's First Archeological Subdivision. San Juan Independent. 8 August.

Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears

(United States of America)

Garon Coriz (2016). Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears. Santa Fe New Mexican. 8 August.

Top level bid to save ancient Wemyss caves

(United Kingdom)

Claire Warrender (2016). Top level bid to save ancient Wemyss caves. The Courier. 8 August.

Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants

(United States of America)

Jason Mark (2016). Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants. The American Prospect. 3 August.

Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple

(India)

IANS (2016). Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple. The Hindu. 2 August.

The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument

(United States of America)

Kelly Bastone (2016). The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument. Backpacker. 1 August.

Deities, not CM, to decide Raghunath temple's fate, says Maheshwar Singh

(India)

The Tribune (2016). Deities, not CM, to decide Raghunath temple's fate, says Maheshwar Singh. The Tribune. 1 August.

Retrieving and Managing Heritages in Ethiopia

(Ethiopia)

Tewodros Kassa (2016). Retrieving and Managing Heritages in Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Herald. 31 July.

A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2016). A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears. The Guardian. 31 July.

Online Archive Documents Destruction of Ancient Sites

(General)

Mike O'Sullivan (2016). Online Archive Documents Destruction of Ancient Sites. Voice of America. 29 July.

Shutdown over takeover of Raghunath temple

(India)

TNN (2016). Shutdown over takeover of Raghunath temple. The Times of India. 28 July.

To collect or not to collect: are fossil-hunting laws hurting science?

(General)

Hanneke Meijer (2016). To collect or not to collect: are fossil-hunting laws hurting science?. The Guardian. 27 July.

Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection

(Hong Kong)

Steven Gallagher (2016). Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection. South China Morning Post. 25 July.

EU countries failing to protect cultural heritage

(General)

EuroEfe (2016). EU countries failing to protect cultural heritage. EurActive. 25 July.

Citizens map out Gaza's history

(Palestine)

Moath Al-Amoudi (2016). Citizens map out Gaza's history. Al Monitor. 24 July.

Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again

(Nepal)

Kai Weise (2016). Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again. The Himalayan Times. 23 July.

El abandono y los saqueos arruinan gran parte de la historia industrial de Cantabria

(Spain)

Neglect and looting has ruined much of the industrial history of Cantabria

Álvaro San Miguel (2016). El abandono y los saqueos arruinan gran parte de la historia industrial de Cantabria. El Diario Montañes. 22 July.

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.

Digitisation of temple idols all set to stop smugglers in their tracks

(India)

B. Sivakumar (2016). Digitisation of temple idols all set to stop smugglers in their tracks. The Times of India. 19 July.

First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site

(Canada)

Camille Bains (2016). First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site. The Globe and Mail. 18 July.

'Our contribution to the artefacts registry is poor'

(India)

Express News Service (2016). 'Our contribution to the artefacts registry is poor'. The New Indian Express. 18 July.

Egyptian minister talks about challenges for antiquities

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egyptian minister talks about challenges for antiquities. Ahram Online. 17 July.

OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts

(Tajikistan)

AKIPress (2016). OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts. AKIPress. 16 July.

Can a trove of Native American ruins be saved from eBay and 'white people' ideology?

(United States of America)

Ari Phillips (2016). Can a trove of Native American ruins be saved from eBay and 'white people' ideology?. Fusion. 14 July.

Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis

(Mexico)

Theft from Catholic churches should worry society: Diocese

Ulises Villar (2016). Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis. Quadratin. 13 July.

How Replicas Could Save Threatened Artworks

(General)

Noémie Jennifer (2016). How Replicas Could Save Threatened Artworks. The Creator's Project. 12 July.

INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte

(Mexico)

INAH must release documents about theft of pieces of art

Quadratin (2016). INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte. Quadratin. 12 July.

No ha habido robos en templos que son Patrimonio de la humanidad: INAH

(Mexico)

There haven't been robberies in church that are Heritage of humanity: INAH

Cecilia Conde (2016). No ha habido robos en templos que son Patrimonio de la humanidad: INAH. AM De Querétaro. 10 July.

Next week could be turning point in Bears Ears debate: Bishop to unveil bill; Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Utah

(United States of America)

Thomas Burr (2016). Next week could be turning point in Bears Ears debate: Bishop to unveil bill; Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune. 8 July.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

(United States of America; Syria)

Olivia Paschal (2016). Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery. The Politic. 8 July.

What Central Africa's War on Poaching Can Teach Us About Fighting the Plunder of Antiquities

(Tanzania; South Africa; Kenya)

Christopher Jones (2016). What Central Africa's War on Poaching Can Teach Us About Fighting the Plunder of Antiquities. Hyperallergic. 5 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.

Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites

(United States of America)

Ryan Heinsius (2016). Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites. NPR. 4 July.

Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service

(United Kingdom)

Angela Rainey (2016). Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service. Belfast Telegraph. 30 June.

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.

AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece

(United States of America; Bolivia; Greece)

Nathan T. Elkins (2016). AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece. Archaeological Institute of America. 30 June.

The politics and poetry of restoring war ruins

(Syria)

Gulf News (2016). The politics and poetry of restoring war ruins. Gulf News. 29 June.

Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration

(Myanmar)

Apollo (2016). Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration. Apollo. 27 June.

Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill

(United States of America)

Lyn Smith (2016). Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill. Daily Times. 24 June.

Over 14 lakh antiquities documented, data on NMMA website

(India)

TNN (2016). Over 14 lakh antiquities documented, data on NMMA website. The Times of India. 23 June.

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.

Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop

(United States of America)

Minda Smiley (2016). Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop. The Drum. 21 June.

Archaeology Dept. awaits nod to beef up security

(India)

D. Madhaven (2016). Archaeology Dept. awaits nod to beef up security. The Hindu. 20 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.

CCTV surveillance at Golden Temple helps nail thieves

(India)

P. K. Jaiswar (2016). CCTV surveillance at Golden Temple helps nail thieves. The Tribune. 19 June.

German warship wreckage protected

(Norway; Germany)

News in English (2016). German warship wreckage protected. News in English. 17 June.

How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole

(Canada)

Leah Collins (2016). How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole. CBC. 17 June.

El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos"

(Spain)

El Cabildo renews protection of petroglyph sites in Pico Bejenao after "acts of vandalism"

El Diario (2016). El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos". El Diario. 17 June.

Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord

(Egypt; Cyprus)

In Cyprus (2016). Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord. In Cyprus. 16 June.

HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples

(India)

The Hindu (2016). HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples. The Hindu. 16 June.

More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area

(United States of America)

Popular Archaeology (2016). More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area. Popular Archaeology. 15 June.

Marine Antiquities Scheme to launch on 21 July

(United Kingdom)

Sport Diver (2016). Marine Antiquities Scheme to launch on 21 July. Sport Diver. 14 June.

Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing

(United States of America)

Jenny Rowland (2016). Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing. Center for American Progress. 13 June.

Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos

(Chile)

Private action to redress the severe lack of protection for historic shipwrecks

Mauricio Silva (2016). Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos. El Mercurio. 13 June.

'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts

(Mali)

Simon Worrall (2016). 'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts. National Geographic. 12 June.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

(Greece)

Mary Harris (2016). Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection. Greek Reporter. 9 June.

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe (2016). Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

Tricornios contra expoliadores

(Spain)

Tricorns Against Plunder

E. Gancedo (2016). Tricornios contra expoliadores. Diario de León. 8 June.

Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage

(General)

Charlie English (2016). Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage. The Guardian. 3 June.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea

(Israel)

Mike Smith (2016). Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea. Yahoo News. 2 June.

Archaeology Dept. ramps up security at Qutub Shahi Tombs, in the wake of Sandal Wood theft

(India)

The Siasat Daily (2016). Archaeology Dept. ramps up security at Qutub Shahi Tombs, in the wake of Sandal Wood theft. The Siasat Daily. 29 May.

Enforcing the law, protecting resources: a day in the life of a BLM ranger

(United States of America)

Don Gilman (2016). Enforcing the law, protecting resources: a day in the life of a BLM ranger. St George News. 26 May.

Antique ivory poses no threat to elephant conservation: in fact, it needs protection itself

(General)

Martin Levy (2016). Antique ivory poses no threat to elephant conservation: in fact, it needs protection itself. Apollo. 25 May.

National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves

(Israel)

Yoni Kempinski (2016). National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves. Arutz Sheva. 25 May.

Red list prepared for Syrian artifacts

(Syria; Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2016). Red list prepared for Syrian artifacts. Hurriyet Daily News. 20 May.

China Will Publicly Shame Vandals Who Tag Mount Everest Base Camp

(China; Tibet)

Claire Voon (2016). China Will Publicly Shame Vandals Who Tag Mount Everest Base Camp. Hyperallergic. 16 May.

In new crackdown, antiquities authorities tighten noose around dealers, thieves

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). In new crackdown, antiquities authorities tighten noose around dealers, thieves. The Times of Israel. 16 May.

Se dispara 1,000%robo arqueológico en el país

(Mexico)

Archaeological theft in the country exceeded by 1000%

Alejandro Melgoza (2016). Se dispara 1,000%robo arqueológico en el país. El Universal. 15 May.

Key Libyan and international partners unite to adopt an action plan for Libya's heritage

(Libya)

UNESCO (2016). Key Libyan and international partners unite to adopt an action plan for Libya's heritage. UNESCO. 13 May.

Cuba Committed to the Underwater Heritage Convention at UNESCO

(Cuba)

Prensa Latina (2016). Cuba Committed to the Underwater Heritage Convention at UNESCO. Prensa Latina. 12 May.

After theft of Lincoln's hand, museum to get security cameras

(United States of America)

Mike Frey (2016). After theft of Lincoln's hand, museum to get security cameras. Daily Journal. 11 May.

UT departments told to prepare inventory of heritage furniture

(India)

Ramkrishan Upadhyay (2016). UT departments told to prepare inventory of heritage furniture. The Tribune. 10 May.

Lento proceso para el rescate arqueológico de la capital nonualca

(El Salvador)

Slow process for the archaeological rescue of the Nonualca capital

Mima Velásquez (2016). Lento proceso para el rescate arqueológico de la capital nonualca. La Prensa Grafica. 9 May.

La estrategia de Unesco para evitar nuevos saqueos como el del galeón San José

(Colombia)

UNESCO strategy to prevent further looting at the galleon San Jose.

EFE (2016). La estrategia de Unesco para evitar nuevos saqueos como el del galeón San José. El Espectador. 9 May.

BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals. The Salt Lake Tribune. 6 May.

Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017

(United States of America)

Eddie Small (2016). Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017. DNA Info. 5 May.

The man who helped save Afghanistan's treasures from ravages of war

(Afghanistan)

Sune Engel Rasmussen (2016). The man who helped save Afghanistan's treasures from ravages of war. The Guardian. 5 May.

IS Files Reveal Assad's Deals With Militants

(Syria)

Stuart Ramsey (2016). IS Files Reveal Assad's Deals With Militants. Sky News. 3 May.

Cartagena corta el tráfico en el Castillo de los Moros para evitar saqueos

(Spain)

Cartagena cuts traffic to the Castillo de los Moros to prevent looting

EFE (2016). Cartagena corta el tráfico en el Castillo de los Moros para evitar saqueos. ABC España. 27 April.

One year on: an update from Nepal's earthquake-damaged heritage sites

(Nepal)

Erich Theophile (2016). One year on: an update from Nepal's earthquake-damaged heritage sites. Apollo. 26 April.

Meet Dr Donna Yates, the expert aiming to make antiquities-collecting socially unacceptable

(United Kingdom)

Russell Leadbetter (2016). Meet Dr Donna Yates, the expert aiming to make antiquities-collecting socially unacceptable. The Herald. 25 April.

Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage

(Syria)

Emma Cunliffe (2016). Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage. The Wire. 23 April.

France Lost Track of 23,000 State-Owned Artworks and Historic Objects

(France)

Claire Voon (2016). France Lost Track of 23,000 State-Owned Artworks and Historic Objects. Hyperallergic. 21 April.

Palmyra Arch in London: 'Unethical' reconstruction of 'Disneyland' archaeology criticised

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Umberto Bacchi (2016). Palmyra Arch in London: 'Unethical' reconstruction of 'Disneyland' archaeology criticised. International Business Times. 19 April.

Scientists and lawyers save archaeological site from mining

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine (2016). Scientists and lawyers save archaeological site from mining. BD Live. 19 April.

Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb at Makli

(Pakistan)

Ghulam Hussain Khwaja (2016). Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb at Makli. Dawn. 17 April.

Se reúne el Comité de Lucha contra el Tráfico del Patrimonio Cultural

(Argentina)

The Committee for the Fight Against the Trafficking of Cultural Heritage to Meet

Diario Panorama (2016). Se reúne el Comité de Lucha contra el Tráfico del Patrimonio Cultural. Diario Panorama. 15 April.

Shawnee State University's Amr Al-Azm aids the fight against ISIS looting in Syria (photos)

(Syria)

Steven Litt (2016). Shawnee State University's Amr Al-Azm aids the fight against ISIS looting in Syria (photos). Cleveland.com. 14 April.

In Speech At Yale, UN Secretary-General Calls For Better Protection Of Ancient Historic Sites

(General)

Davis Dunavin (2016). In Speech At Yale, UN Secretary-General Calls For Better Protection Of Ancient Historic Sites. WSHU. 12 April.

Organised crime gang planned to raid Glasgow's Burrell Collection and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

(United Kingdom)

Peter Swindon (2016). Organised crime gang planned to raid Glasgow's Burrell Collection and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The Herald. 4 April.

Stepping up stakeholders' involvement in the fight against trafficking of culture

(General)

UNESCO (2016). Stepping up stakeholders' involvement in the fight against trafficking of culture. UNESCO. 1 April.

Ancient boulder to stay after villagers threatened to chain themselves to it to prevent move

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Pritchard (2016). Ancient boulder to stay after villagers threatened to chain themselves to it to prevent move. Mirror. 30 March.

After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan

(Italy)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan. ArtNet News. 30 March.

Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine (2016). Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site. BD Live. 30 March.

"El Señor de Sipán": Un hito en la historia del Perú

(Peru)

"The Lord of Sipán": a milestone in the history of Perú

Paul Monzón (2016). "El Señor de Sipán": Un hito en la historia del Perú. Periodista Digital. 30 March.

Delegado del INAH habla sobre el hallazgo en Altamura

(Mexico)

Representative of the INAH speaks about the site in Altramura

Jasiel Camacho (2016). Delegado del INAH habla sobre el hallazgo en Altamura. Debate. 29 March.

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration. Ahram Online. 27 March.

Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon

(United States of America)

Jim Mimiaga (2016). Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon. The Cortez Journal. 27 March.

Restoring Syria's pearl of the desert: a reason for optimism amid the storm of terror

(Syria)

Maamoun Abdelkarim (2016). Restoring Syria's pearl of the desert: a reason for optimism amid the storm of terror. The Guardian. 26 March.

Pompeii recruits army of spies to root out Mafia corruption and shoddy renovation work at the ancient site

(Italy)

Michael Day (2016). Pompeii recruits army of spies to root out Mafia corruption and shoddy renovation work at the ancient site. The Independent. 25 March.

Petition demands Navy stop removing Indian artifacts from 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'

(United States of America)

The Los Angeles Times (2016). Petition demands Navy stop removing Indian artifacts from 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'. The Recorder. 24 March.

Will Florence's New App Help Curb Graffiti on Historic Landmarks?

(Italy)

Cait Munro (2016). Will Florence's New App Help Curb Graffiti on Historic Landmarks?. ArtNet News. 23 March.

With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again

(Spain)

Claire Voon (2016). With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again. Hyperallergic. 18 March.

Old law prevents preserving war sites

(Bangladesh)

Imam Hossain (2016). Old law prevents preserving war sites. Prothom Alo. 18 March.

Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos

(Peru)

Intensive patrols enlisted to protect 50 archaeological sites

RPP (2016). Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos. RPP. 17 March.

EU Ready to Allocate 7.5 Million Euros for Preservation of Egyptian Heritage Sites

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets (2016). EU Ready to Allocate 7.5 Million Euros for Preservation of Egyptian Heritage Sites. Egyptian Streets. 15 March.

Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts

(United Kingdom)

Diane King (2016). Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts. Edinburgh Evening News. 12 March.

UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage

(Syria; France; Switzerland)

UNESCO (2016). UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage. UNESCO. 10 March.

El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría

(Mexico)

INAH failed to protect the archaeological sites of the country: audit

Nayeli Roldán (2016). El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría. Animal Politico. 9 March.

This is what happened when Spain restored ancient castle

(Spain)

Jessica Jones (2016). This is what happened when Spain restored ancient castle. The Local. 9 March.

Tracing the Legacies of Postwar UK's Lost and Damaged Public Artworks

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon (2016). Tracing the Legacies of Postwar UK's Lost and Damaged Public Artworks. Hyperallergic. 7 March.

Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place

(United States of America)

Sara Cline (2016). Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place. Arizona Sonora News. 3 March.

'Stringent action in temple thefts must'

(India)

TNN (2016). 'Stringent action in temple thefts must'. The Times of India. 3 March.

Osuna restaurará el acueducto saqueado y pedirá a la Junta que lo declare BIC

(Spain)

Osuna to restore the aqueduct looted for stone and the Junta will declare it BIC

Andalucía Centro (2016). Osuna restaurará el acueducto saqueado y pedirá a la Junta que lo declare BIC. Andalucía Centro. 1 March.

The Heroic Effort to Digitally Reconstruct Lost Monuments

(General)

Katie Nodjimbadem (2016). The Heroic Effort to Digitally Reconstruct Lost Monuments. Smithsonian. 1 March.

Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters

(General)

James Harkin (2016). Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters. Smithsonian. 1 March.

ASI seeks info on provenance of idols

(India)

S. Prasad (2016). ASI seeks info on provenance of idols. The Hindu. 28 February.

Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue

(United States of America)

Jonathan Bailey (2016). Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue. Indian Country Today. 25 February.

Boy finds ancient figurine during Beit She'an outing

(Israel)

Times of Israel (2016). Boy finds ancient figurine during Beit She'an outing. The Times of Israel. 25 February.

Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary

(Spain)

Cait Munro (2016). Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary. ArtNet News. 22 February.

24-hour Strike on Monday Will Close Museums and Archaeological Sites Throughout Greece

(Greece)

Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi (2016). 24-hour Strike on Monday Will Close Museums and Archaeological Sites Throughout Greece. Greek Reporter. 19 February.

Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites

(India)

TNN (2016). Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites. The Times of India. 18 February.

Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help to Fight Looting

(General)

Heather Pringle (2016). Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help to Fight Looting. National Geographic. 17 February.

These ISIS-Destroyed Artifacts Are Now Available to Download and 3-D Print

(General)

Casey Quackenbush (2016). These ISIS-Destroyed Artifacts Are Now Available to Download and 3-D Print. Observer. 17 February.

To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest

(United States of America)

Stephen Trimble (2016). To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest. High Country News. 17 February.

Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists. The Guardian. 16 February.

Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.

Sarah Parcak to Use TED Prize Money for Crowdsourcing on Archaeological Sites

(General)

Ralph Blumenthal (2016). Sarah Parcak to Use TED Prize Money for Crowdsourcing on Archaeological Sites. The New York Times. 16 February.

India must start working to reverse plunder of our national artistic heritage

(India)

Sanjeev Sanyal (2016). India must start working to reverse plunder of our national artistic heritage. The Economic Times. 15 February.

Alabama's modern-day Indiana Jones integral to the future of space archaeology

(United States of America)

Kelsey Stein (2016). Alabama's modern-day Indiana Jones integral to the future of space archaeology. AL.com. 14 February.

Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales

(Colombia)

El Tiempo (2016). Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales. El Tiempo. 14 February.

Drones for research: Use of the UAV in archaeology

(Jordan)

Popular Archaeology (2016). Drones for research: Use of the UAV in archaeology. Popular Archaeology. 14 February.

Egypt ups pyramids security after illegal stone sales

(Egypt)

Ramadan Al Sherbini (2016). Egypt ups pyramids security after illegal stone sales. Gulf News. 11 February.

Spray painted tomb to be cleaned by experts

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2016). Spray painted tomb to be cleaned by experts. Hurriyet Daily News. 11 February.

Solving art history mysteries with open data

(General)

Suzette Lohmeyer (2016). Solving art history mysteries with open data. GCN. 8 February.

Antiquities official blames journalists for harming tourism through pyramids stone selling video

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Antiquities official blames journalists for harming tourism through pyramids stone selling video. Egypt Independent. 7 February.

Egyptian archaeologists call for tougher security measures after 'sale of pyramid pieces'

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2016). Egyptian archaeologists call for tougher security measures after 'sale of pyramid pieces'. Ahram Online. 7 February.

Karnak Amun-Re statue not recently restored as claimed

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Karnak Amun-Re statue not recently restored as claimed. Ahram Online. 6 February.

Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones

(Chile)

Looters of palaeontological sites risk fines of up to $9,000,000

P. Sepúlveda (2016). Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones. La Tercera. 5 February.

Saving Yemen's heritage, 'heart and soul of classical Islamic tradition'

(Yemen)

Amel Ahmed (2016). Saving Yemen's heritage, 'heart and soul of classical Islamic tradition'. Al Jazeera. 5 February.

Rescatan Zonas Arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Rescuing archaeological sites

Aarón Torres (2016). Rescatan Zonas Arqueológicas. AM. 4 February.

Icon centres coming up in Dindigul, Theni to protect idols

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Icon centres coming up in Dindigul, Theni to protect idols. The Hindu. 4 February.

Oregon Militia Standoff Spotlights Federal-Tribal Quandary over Artifacts

(United States of America)

Isaac Park (2016). Oregon Militia Standoff Spotlights Federal-Tribal Quandary over Artifacts. The American Prospect. 3 February.

German teen faces life ban from Egypt after scaling Khufu pyramid

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). German teen faces life ban from Egypt after scaling Khufu pyramid. Ahram Online. 3 February.

Icon centres coming up

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Icon centres coming up. The Hindu. 3 February.

Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas

(United States of America)

Whitney Hales (2016). Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas. The Universe. 31 January.

Cecil Rhodes statue to remain at Oxford University

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rawlinson (2016). Cecil Rhodes statue to remain at Oxford University. The Guardian. 29 January.

Historic castle cleansed of graffiti

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2016). Historic castle cleansed of graffiti. Hurriyet Daily News. 28 January.

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.

Meet the heroes who risked their lives for our cultural heritage

(General)

Meg Lambert (2016). Meet the heroes who risked their lives for our cultural heritage. FutureLearn. 26 January.

Banksy's Latest Mural Covered After Theft Attempt

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). Banksy's Latest Mural Covered After Theft Attempt. ArtNet News. 26 January.

Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat

(Egypt)

Katie A. Paul (2016). Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat. Slate. 26 January.

Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted

(Italy)

Reuters (2016). Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted. The Guardian. 26 January.

Destruction in Kabul: I watched as the Taliban destroyed my life's work

(Afghanistan)

Yahya Muhibzada (2016). Destruction in Kabul: I watched as the Taliban destroyed my life's work. BBC News. 20 January.

Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist

(Egypt; United States of America)

Alexandra Wolfe (2016). Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist. The Wall Street Journal. 15 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.

Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security

(India)

PNS (2016). Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security. The Daily Pioneer. 14 January.

The Gods are still leaving

(Nepal)

Sewa Bhattarai (2016). The Gods are still leaving. The Kathmandu Post. 9 January.

Utalk Tackling antiquities trafficking

(General)

Euronews (2016). Utalk Tackling antiquities trafficking. Euronews. 8 January.

¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?

(Guatemala)

What challenges await the Ministry of Culture.

Ángel Elías (2016). ¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?. Prensa Libre. 8 January.

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online

(Israel)

Anny Shaw (2016). Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling

(Egypt)

Anny Shaw (2016). Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail

(United States of America)

David Mark Simpson (2016). Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail. The New York Times. 4 January.

Search is on for iconic sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Paul Broome (2016). Search is on for iconic sculpture. Hereford Times. 2 January.

Nuremberg: Germany's dilemma over the Nazis' field of dreams

(Germany)

Tony Paterson (2016). Nuremberg: Germany's dilemma over the Nazis' field of dreams. The Independent. 2 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.

Top policeman calls for CCTV at Glasgow Necropolis

(United Kingdom)

Graham Fraser (2015). Top policeman calls for CCTV at Glasgow Necropolis. BBC News. 26 December.

Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina

(United States of America)

Sarah Boden (2015). Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina. Iowa Public Radio. 25 December.

Army sign up 'Monument Men' to save treasures from warzones

(United Kingdom)

Ben Farmer (2015). Army sign up 'Monument Men' to save treasures from warzones. The Telegraph. 25 December.

Signs of rebellion? Renwick Gallery is flouting signage rules, groups contend

(United States of America)

Peggy McGlone (2015). Signs of rebellion? Renwick Gallery is flouting signage rules, groups contend. The Washington Post. 23 December.

'Lost' £30m masterpiece now at risk of leaving UK

(United Kingdom)

DCMS (2015). 'Lost' £30m masterpiece now at risk of leaving UK. UK Government. 23 December.

A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found

(United States of America)

Stephan Salisbury (2015). A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found. Philly.com. 20 December.

El mar esconde sus tesoros

(Spain)

Josep Playá Maset (2015). El mar esconde sus tesoros. La Vanguardia. 20 December.

Violations in Heritage Zone Under Lens

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Violations in Heritage Zone Under Lens. The New Indian Express. 20 December.

$60 mil lost due to illegal logging by Guats over 174 square miles of Belize

(Belize; Guatemala)

Adele Ramos (2015). $60 mil lost due to illegal logging by Guats over 174 square miles of Belize. Amadala. 19 December.

Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck

(Colombia)

Willie Drye (2015). Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck. National Geographic. 18 December.

Scientists work to save antiquities from Islamic State destruction

(Syria)

Earl Lane (2015). Scientists work to save antiquities from Islamic State destruction. Science. 18 December.

The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market

(General)

Art Media Agency (2015). The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market. Art Media Agency. 18 December.

En defensa del patrimonio subacuático

(Colombia)

In defence of underwater heritage

Irina Bokova (2015). En defensa del patrimonio subacuático. El País. 16 December.

Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects

(United States of America)

GlobeNewswire (2015). Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects. Nasdaq.com. 16 December.

'Lost' Treasure Ship Is Also a War Grave

(Colombia)

Stephanie Pappas (2015). 'Lost' Treasure Ship Is Also a War Grave. Live Science. 15 December.

Jain community urges CM to give facelift to Lachhuar temple

(India)

Pranav Chaudhary (2015). Jain community urges CM to give facelift to Lachhuar temple. The Times of India. 15 December.

Historic England on a mission to locate publicly subsidised art that has disappeared from view

(United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo (2015). Historic England on a mission to locate publicly subsidised art that has disappeared from view. The Independent. 15 December.

Public artworks disappearing before our eyes, says heritage body

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown (2015). Public artworks disappearing before our eyes, says heritage body. The Guardian. 15 December.

Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa (2015). Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA. The Kathmandu Post. 14 December.

El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga

(Spain)

The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga

Pedro García Martín (2015). El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga. El Mundo. 14 December.

No cultural artefact has been stolen from damaged monuments, DoA claims

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa (2015). No cultural artefact has been stolen from damaged monuments, DoA claims. The Kathmandu Post. 13 December.

¿Dónde guardarán los tesoros del galeón San José?

(Colombia)

Where will the treasures of the galleon San José be kept?

El Universal (2015). ¿Dónde guardarán los tesoros del galeón San José?. El Universal. 13 December.

Tesoros en el mar peruano

(Peru)

Treasures in the Peruvian Sea

Óscar Miranda (2015). Tesoros en el mar peruano. La Republica. 13 December.

El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección

(Spain)

The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection

Europa Press (2015). El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección. 20 Minutos. 13 December.

Return of the Monuments Men: New UK unit will save priceless artefacts from jihadis

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Williams (2015). Return of the Monuments Men: New UK unit will save priceless artefacts from jihadis. The Daily Star. 13 December.

Sea god statue set to make welcome return

(United Kingdom)

News Letter (2015). Sea god statue set to make welcome return. News Letter. 11 December.

Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World

(United States of America)

Marina Garcia-Vasquez (2015). Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World. The Creator's Project. 8 December.

Community helps rebuild church after thieves vandalize it, steal tabernacle

(United States of America)

Mayde Gomez (2015). Community helps rebuild church after thieves vandalize it, steal tabernacle. ABC United States. 1 December.

«La Puerta Santa abrirá, pero esto no es un año santo compostelano»

(Spain)

The Puerta Santa is open, but this isn't a Holy Year

Xurxo Melchor (2015). «La Puerta Santa abrirá, pero esto no es un año santo compostelano». La Voz de Galicia. 29 November.

Scientific advancements may help catch fossil thieves

(United States of America)

Erin McIntyre (2015). Scientific advancements may help catch fossil thieves. The Daily Sentinel. 28 November.

Meet the lonely online warriors leading the fight against looted art

(General)

Daniel Rivero (2015). Meet the lonely online warriors leading the fight against looted art. Fusion. 24 November.

Penalties for tampering with antiquities detailed

(Saudi Arabia)

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

In search of looted art

(Canada)

Lynn Curwin (2015). In search of looted art. Truro Daily News. 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.

La dirección de cultura en coordinación con el INAH resguardan zonas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

The office of culture in partnership with INAH safeguard's archaeological sites

Luis Garza (2015). La dirección de cultura en coordinación con el INAH resguardan zonas arqueológicas. En Línea Directa. 18 November.

El patrimonio histórico es de todos

(Spain)

Historic heritage is everyone's

El Día de Córdoba (2015). El patrimonio histórico es de todos. El Día de Córdoba. 16 November.

'Register antiques with Museum Department'

(Malaysia)

Cindy Lai (2015). 'Register antiques with Museum Department'. The Borneo Post. 15 November.

Cultura elevará el control sobre bienes de la Iglesia para frenar su deterioro

(Spain)

Culture to increase security over religious good to prevent their deterioration

Daniel Domínguez (2015). Cultura elevará el control sobre bienes de la Iglesia para frenar su deterioro. Faro de Vigo. 14 November.

Vandalised St Helen's Church rises from the ashes to be rebuilt at Beamish Museum

(United Kingdom)

Hannah Chapman (2015). Vandalised St Helen's Church rises from the ashes to be rebuilt at Beamish Museum. The Northern Echo. 12 November.

Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up

(Cambodia)

Naomi-Collett Ritz (2015). Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up. Khmer Times. 10 November.

Iniciaron la jornada sobre protección de los bienes culturales

(Mexico)

Starting the quest to protect cultural heritage

Diario Panorama (2015). Iniciaron la jornada sobre protección de los bienes culturales. Diario Panorama. 9 November.

TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology

(Egypt; United States of America)

Ralph Blumenthal (2015). TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology. The New York Times. 8 November.

Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community

(Syria)

Sylvia Poggioli (2015). Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community. NPR. 7 November.

Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits

(General)

Daniel Grant (2015). Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits. The Wall Street Journal. 1 November.

How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts

(General)

Jeremy Malies (2015). How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts. Source Security. 30 October.

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.

Egypt authorities blame destroyed archaeological sites on citizens' 'lack of cultural awareness'

(Egypt)

George Mikhail (2015). Egypt authorities blame destroyed archaeological sites on citizens' 'lack of cultural awareness'. Al Monitor. 28 October.

Walking an ethics tightrope: The business of collecting antiquities

(Singapore)

Ong Sor Fern (2015). Walking an ethics tightrope: The business of collecting antiquities. The Straits Times. 27 October.

National monuments must be protected by clear laws

(Ireland)

Vincent Salafia (2015). National monuments must be protected by clear laws. The Irish Times. 27 October.

Saving an Ancestral Cemetery

(Poland)

Lara Ehrlich (2015). Saving an Ancestral Cemetery. BU Today. 26 October.

As Monuments Men are honored, their foundation faces its demise

(United States of America)

Michael E. Ruane (2015). As Monuments Men are honored, their foundation faces its demise. The Washington Post. 21 October.

A Jailed Activist's 3-D Models Could Save Syria's History From ISIS

(Syria)

Andy Greenberg (2015). A Jailed Activist's 3-D Models Could Save Syria's History From ISIS. Wired. 21 October.

How to Save Art From Islamic State

(United States of America)

Maxwell L. Anderson (2015). How to Save Art From Islamic State. The Wall Street Journal. 20 October.

Foundation dedicated to WWII Monuments Men will close after Congressional Gold Medal ceremony

(United States of America)

Christine Ayala (2015). Foundation dedicated to WWII Monuments Men will close after Congressional Gold Medal ceremony. The Dallas Morning News. 20 October.

Meet the man out to save Gaza's antiquities

(Palestine)

Ahmad Abu Amer (2015). Meet the man out to save Gaza's antiquities. Palestine Pulse. 20 October.

Non-Profit Makes 3-D Digital Archives of Endangered Heritage Sites

(United States of America)

Abigail Rowe (2015). Non-Profit Makes 3-D Digital Archives of Endangered Heritage Sites. Observer. 19 October.

Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage. Ahram Online. 18 October.

Un inventaire pour protéger le patrimoine religieux

(France)

An inventory for protecting religious heritage

Ouest France (2015). Un inventaire pour protéger le patrimoine religieux. Ouest France. 17 October.

UN to deploy peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites

(General)

The Guardian (2015). UN to deploy peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites. The Guardian. 17 October.

Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism

(United States of America)

Stephanie Weldy (2015). Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism. Marinij. 17 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.

Exhibition to remember one of the real-life Monuments Men

(United Kingdom)

Leeza Clark (2015). Exhibition to remember one of the real-life Monuments Men. The Courier. 15 October.

Art Forgers Beware: DNA Could Thwart Fakes

(General)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Art Forgers Beware: DNA Could Thwart Fakes. The New York Times. 12 October.

En el trazo de la carretera siglo XXI hallan más vestigios arqueológicos

(Mexico)

More archaeological remains found in the path of 21st Century Highway

David Monroy (2015). En el trazo de la carretera siglo XXI hallan más vestigios arqueológicos. Milenio. 12 October.

Special force soon to secure 'cultural assets'

(India)

Akshaya Mukul (2015). Special force soon to secure 'cultural assets'. The Times of India. 9 October.

Protecting China's cultural heritage

(China)

Krista Lomu (2015). Protecting China's cultural heritage. GBTimes. 7 October.

Archaeologists to excavate Pachaumi village in November

(India)

Priyangi Agarwal (2015). Archaeologists to excavate Pachaumi village in November. The Times of India. 7 October.

Collapsed Hadrian's Wall repairs carried out

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Collapsed Hadrian's Wall repairs carried out. BBC News. 2 October.

Getty seeks to preserve memory of Palmyra's Roman ruins through acquisition of rare photography collection

(Syria; United States of America)

Emily Sharpe (2015). Getty seeks to preserve memory of Palmyra's Roman ruins through acquisition of rare photography collection. The Art Newspaper. 2 October.

Turkey's Culture Ministry defends restoration at Aspendos

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2015). Turkey's Culture Ministry defends restoration at Aspendos. Hurriyet Daily News. 30 September.

Possible Nazi Tunnels Fuel Treasure Seekers in Poland

(Poland)

Joanna Berendt (2015). Possible Nazi Tunnels Fuel Treasure Seekers in Poland. The New York Times. 29 September.

Cultural property trafficking: Army says ready to help

(Zimbabwe)

Anna Chibamu (2015). Cultural property trafficking: Army says ready to help. New Zimbabwe. 28 September.

'Kitchen-grade' marble used in the restoration of ancient city of Aspendos

(Turkey)

BGN News (2015). 'Kitchen-grade' marble used in the restoration of ancient city of Aspendos. BGN News. 28 September.

Icon centres to protect prized ancient idols

(India)

R. Rajaram (2015). Icon centres to protect prized ancient idols. The Hindu. 27 September.

Hanoians worry about more deadly collapses of colonial houses

(Vietnam)

Thanh Nien News (2015). Hanoians worry about more deadly collapses of colonial houses. Thanh Nien News. 25 September.

Rampant Illicit Cultural property trafficking- security details move in

(Zimbabwe)

Mafriq (2015). Rampant Illicit Cultural property trafficking- security details move in. Mafriq Music Factory. 22 September.

Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts

(United States of America)

Farida Jhabvala Romero (2015). Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts. KQED. 21 September.

Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas

(Mexico)

Insecurity plagues Catholic temples, and they are installing alarms

Carlos Marí (2015). Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas. Terra. 20 September.

Smuggling India's Antiquities

(India)

Neeta Lal (2015). Smuggling India's Antiquities. The Diplomat. 16 September.

Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October. Ahram Online. 15 September.

Se protegen con cámaras de vigilancia las iglesias de Villahermosa

(Mexico)

Security cameras to protect the churches of Villahermosa

Presente (2015). Se protegen con cámaras de vigilancia las iglesias de Villahermosa. Presente. 13 September.

Ancient artifacts yield a modern dilemma: What can be collected legally?

(United States of America)

Louis Sahagun (2015). Ancient artifacts yield a modern dilemma: What can be collected legally?. Los Angeles Times. 12 September.

A Petition to Stop "Irresponsible" Restoration of Chartres Cathedral

(France)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). A Petition to Stop "Irresponsible" Restoration of Chartres Cathedral. Hyperallergic. 11 September.

It's Gonna Cost at Least $110,000 to Repair King Tut's Damaged Mask

(Egypt)

George Dvorsky (2015). It's Gonna Cost at Least $110,000 to Repair King Tut's Damaged Mask. io9. 8 September.

Iglesias en Venezuela modifican horarios de sus prácticas religiosas ante el auge de la criminalidad

(Venezuela)

Churches in Venezuela modify the hours of their religious practices in response to rise in crime

NTN24 (2015). Iglesias en Venezuela modifican horarios de sus prácticas religiosas ante el auge de la criminalidad. NTN24. 7 September.

'Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage'

(India)

Odisha Sun Times (2015). 'Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage'. Odisha Sun Times. 7 September.

Urge que fuerzas federales cuiden vestigios encontrados en Altamira

(Mexico)

Federal forces needed to safeguard remains found in Altamira

Diana Alvarado (2015). Urge que fuerzas federales cuiden vestigios encontrados en Altamira. Hoy Tamaulipas. 4 September.

New Digital Archaeology Effort Attempts to Capture Cultural Heritage Before It's Gone

(General)

Jillian Steinhauer (2015). New Digital Archaeology Effort Attempts to Capture Cultural Heritage Before It's Gone. Hyperallergic. 4 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.

Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo

(Mexico)

Church security reinforced after robbery

El Siglo de Torreón (2015). Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo. El Siglo de Torreón. 3 September.

Germany offers €50,000 grant to help restore Tutankhamun's mask

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Germany offers €50,000 grant to help restore Tutankhamun's mask. Ahram Online. 1 September.

Mysuru's Srikanteshwara Temple to get hi-tech security

(India)

B.K. Lakshmikantha (2015). Mysuru's Srikanteshwara Temple to get hi-tech security. The Times of India. 1 September.

Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Weldon (2015). Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees. The Herald. 31 August.

Fincham: Syria will need the culture that ISIS hopes to destroy

(Syria)

Derek Fincham (2015). Fincham: Syria will need the culture that ISIS hopes to destroy. Houston Chronicle. 28 August.

Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection

(Russia)

Ukraine Today (2015). Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection. Ukraine Today. 28 August.

Young Israeli Girl Breaks 2,000-year-old Vase, Museum Says Thanks

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2015). Young Israeli Girl Breaks 2,000-year-old Vase, Museum Says Thanks. Haaretz. 25 August.

Zimbabwe: Safeguarding Our Cultural Property

(Zimbabwe)

The Herald (2015). Zimbabwe: Safeguarding Our Cultural Property. All Africa. 24 August.

Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears

(Russia)

Ivan Nechepurenko (2015). Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears. The Moscow Times. 23 August.

Security upgrade at Thakurbari

(India)

Saikat Ray (2015). Security upgrade at Thakurbari. The Times of India. 23 August.

Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras

(Bolivia)

Trafficking continues: the heritage of Bolivia heads for the borders

Luis Fernando Cantoral (2015). Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras. eju!. 22 August.

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.

'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight

(United States of America)

Phil Taylor (2015). 'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight. EENews. 21 August.

Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera

(Spain; United States of America)

Ashifa Kassam (2015). Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera. The Guardian. 20 August.

To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men

(United States of America)

Ronald Lee Fleming (2015). To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men. Global Post. 20 August.

The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them

(General)

Gary Vikan (2015). The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them. The Wall Street Journal. 19 August.

45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). 45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres

(Mexico)

PGR going after rock art vandals

Associated Press (2015). PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres. Sipse. 12 August.

Queda lista primera etapa de medidas de seguridad en Catedral

(Mexico)

First stage of security measures in Cathedra is ready

Uniradio Noticias (2015). Queda lista primera etapa de medidas de seguridad en Catedral. Uniradio Informa. 11 August.

Los restos humanos en los pecios hispanos saqueados en Florida

(United States of America)

Human remains in the looted hispanic wrecks off Florida

José María Lancho (2015). Los restos humanos en los pecios hispanos saqueados en Florida. ABC España. 10 August.

Protecting The Past

(Pakistan)

The Nation (2015). Protecting The Past. The Nation. 8 August.

These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS

(Syria; Iraq)

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

Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Most archaeological sites marginalised

Informador (2015). Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas. Informador. 6 August.

Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco

(Mexico)

Restoration of the temple in Pánuco full of irregularities

Claudia Montes de Oca (2015). Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco. NTR Zacatecas. 6 August.

Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history

(United States of America)

Ben Benton (2015). Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history. Times Free Press. 6 August.

Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage

(United Kingdom)

James Rose (2015). Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage. Kent Online. 5 August.

Vandalised ancient boundary stone in Inverness is restored

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Vandalised ancient boundary stone in Inverness is restored. BBC News. 4 August.

Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial

(Bolivia)

Bolivia needs an aggressive campaign to protect heritage

Claudia Gonzales Yaksic (2015). Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial. Los Tiempos. 4 August.

Monuments Woman

(Iraq)

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

A Museum Survives in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

Masha Lipman (2015). A Museum Survives in Crimea. The New Yorker. 3 August.

Templos en ruinas y saqueados

(Mexico)

Plundered and ruined temples

Miguel Salazar (2015). Templos en ruinas y saqueados. Diario Xalapa. 3 August.

India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks

(India)

Jason Burke (2015). India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks. The Guardian. 3 August.

Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain

(United Kingdom)

Nick Morrison (2015). Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain. The China Post. 3 August.

Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control

(Ukraine; Russia)

Associated Press (2015). Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control. Daily Herald. 1 August.

How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?

(Greece)

Patrick Sisson (2015). How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?. Curbed. 31 July.

Statues built on ancient bricks

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues built on ancient bricks. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 July.

Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums. Business Standard. 27 July.

Protecting the ruins

(Nepal)

Sarthak Mani (2015). Protecting the ruins. Nepali Times. 24 July.

Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art "caretaking" project

(Bhutan)

Heather Wardle (2015). Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art "caretaking" project. Lion's Roar. 21 July.

Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies

(Peru)

Helena Cavendish de Moura (2015). Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies. CNN. 17 July.

'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service (2015). 'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'. The Himalayan Times. 16 July.

Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead

(Australia)

Sarah Hudson (2015). Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead. The Weekly Times. 8 July.

Direct CCTV darshan to prevent theft in temples

(India)

Niranjan Kaggere (2015). Direct CCTV darshan to prevent theft in temples. Bangalore Mirror. 7 July.

Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán

(Mexico)

Demands to save the archaeological sites of Tlaltizapán

Evaristo Torres (2015). Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán. La Unión de Morelos. 7 July.

Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled

(India)

TNN (2015). Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled. The Times of India. 5 July.

Chinese Art Professor Devoted to Ancient African Artifact Protection

(Togo)

All Africa (2015). Chinese Art Professor Devoted to Ancient African Artifact Protection. All Africa. 2 July.

No hay robo de arte sacro en San Luis: INAH

(Mexico)

No theft of sacred art in San Luis: INAH

Eduardo L. Marceleño (2015). No hay robo de arte sacro en San Luis: INAH. Plano Informativo. 2 July.

The Fine Art of Forgery

(United States of America)

Henry Grabar (2015). The Fine Art of Forgery. The Atlantic. 29 June.

Museum searching for 'devastated' boy who accidentally smashed ancient jug

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Wheaton (2015). Museum searching for 'devastated' boy who accidentally smashed ancient jug. Metro. 29 June.

Almost a third of China's Great Wall has disappeared

(China)

AFP (2015). Almost a third of China's Great Wall has disappeared. The Guardian. 29 June.

Sin funcionar el sistema de videovigilancia en templos de Cholula

(Mexico)

Security camera systems not functioning in the temples of Cholula

Arturo Manzano (2015). Sin funcionar el sistema de videovigilancia en templos de Cholula. Municipios. 28 June.

Hallan 14 tumbas pertenecientes a culturas Mochica, Chimú y Lambayeque

(Peru)

14 tombs of the Moche, Chimu, and Lambayeque cultures found

Andina (2015). Hallan 14 tumbas pertenecientes a culturas Mochica, Chimú y Lambayeque. Andina. 27 June.

Gods safe as govt ups security at temples

(India)

Niranjan Kaggere (2015). Gods safe as govt ups security at temples. Bangalore Mirror. 24 June.

Italy's Artifacts Police Wage Global War, Recover 137,000 Objects

(Italy)

Frank Viviano (2015). Italy's Artifacts Police Wage Global War, Recover 137,000 Objects. National Geographic. 19 June.

Sufre Tamaulipas saqueo arqueológico

(Mexico)

Armando Castillo (2015). Sufre Tamaulipas saqueo arqueológico. La Verdad de Tamaulipas. 15 June.

Definen factores que afectan a zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

Defining factors that have an effect on archaeological sites in Escuinapa.

Sugey Estrada (2015). Definen factores que afectan a zona arqueológica. Noreste.com. 13 June.

Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display. The Australian. 13 June.

Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?

(United States of America)

Nick Romeo (2015). Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?. Slate. 12 June.

Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world

(India)

Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world. India Today. 12 June.

Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage

(Lebanon)

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

Libraries And Cities Are Terrible At Keeping Track of Art

(United States of America)

Sarah Laskow (2015). Libraries And Cities Are Terrible At Keeping Track of Art. Atlas Obscura. 11 June.

Heritage Watch scheme launched at Hedingham Castle

(United Kingdom)

East Anglian Daily Times (2015). Heritage Watch scheme launched at Hedingham Castle. East Anglian Daily Times. 10 June.

A rush to judge at the Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Yvonne Abraham (2015). A rush to judge at the Boston Public Library. The Boston Globe. 6 June.

Late period bronze artefacts are in GEM storage, not missing: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Late period bronze artefacts are in GEM storage, not missing: Ministry. Ahram Online. 6 June.

Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts

(India)

Dipender Manta (2015). Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts. Hindustan Times. 4 June.

Shoddy Inventory System Enables Theft Of $3 Million Worth Of Chihuly Art

(United States of America)

Cheryl Eddy (2015). Shoddy Inventory System Enables Theft Of $3 Million Worth Of Chihuly Art. io9. 4 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.

For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha

(Japan)

Simon (2015). For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha. EDers. 4 June.

BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012

(United States of America)

Matt Stout (2015). BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012. Boston Herald. 30 May.

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.

Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery

(United States of America)

Erin Edgemon (2015). Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery. AL.com. 26 May.

Is it time to rethink our ideas about preserving world heritage?

(General)

Jonathan Foyle (2015). Is it time to rethink our ideas about preserving world heritage?. Financial Times. 22 May.

Neuquén es la provincia que más lucha contra el tráfico arqueológico y paleontológico

(Argentina)

Neuquén is the province that is leading the fight against archaeological and paleontological trafficking

Neuquen al Instante (2015). Neuquén es la provincia que más lucha contra el tráfico arqueológico y paleontológico. Neuquen al Instante. 20 May.

Apis Bull of Hadrian is safe and sound: antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Apis Bull of Hadrian is safe and sound: antiquities ministry. Ahram Online. 20 May.

Egypt antiquities ministry responds to accusations of Alexandria excavation site 'destruction'

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt antiquities ministry responds to accusations of Alexandria excavation site 'destruction'. Ahram Online. 19 May.

Boy digs up 1,400-year old wine press in Jerusalem

(Israel)

Ruth Schuster (2015). Boy digs up 1,400-year old wine press in Jerusalem. Haaretz. 18 May.

Mosaics in Turkey's south were not 'botched,' says restorer

(Turkey)

Ömer Erbil (2015). Mosaics in Turkey's south were not 'botched,' says restorer. Hurriyet Daily News. 14 May.

Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2015). Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system. The Telegraph. 14 May.

40 cámaras, oficiales y vidrio especial protegen a La Negrita

(Costa Rica)

40 cameras, guards, and special measures taken to protect La Negrita

Entorno Inteligente (2015). 40 cámaras, oficiales y vidrio especial protegen a La Negrita. Entorno Inteligente. 13 May.

Beijing's Old Summer Palace Replica Controversially Built As History Lesson For Young Generation

(China)

Duncan Hewitt (2015). Beijing's Old Summer Palace Replica Controversially Built As History Lesson For Young Generation. International Business Times. 11 May.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS (2015). Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake. One India. 9 May.

Lebanon wages war on antiquities smuggling

(Lebanon)

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

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church prepares a catalogue of relics

Yasmin Mariche (2015). Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias. Imagen del Golfo. 6 May.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church relics are being catalogued

Yasmin Mariche (2015). Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias. Imagen del Golfo. 6 May.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP (2015). A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting. Deccan Chronicle. 4 May.

India's deafening silence on stolen art

(India)

Vishakha N. Desai (2015). India's deafening silence on stolen art. The Hindu. 10 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.

Don't break the law in statue battle - Mthethwa

(South Africa)

Maryna Lamprecht (2015). Don't break the law in statue battle - Mthethwa. News 24. 8 April.

At Jordan site, drone offers glimpse of antiquities looting

(Jordan)

Sammy McNeil (2015). At Jordan site, drone offers glimpse of antiquities looting. Houston Chronicle. 3 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.

Medio millar de sitios arqueológicos lambayecanos vigilados

(Peru)

500 archaeoloogical sites monitored in Lambayeque

RPP (2015). Medio millar de sitios arqueológicos lambayecanos vigilados. RPP. 3 April.

Vigilan templos por robos sacros

(Mexico)

Churches surveilled after sacred art thefts

Christian Jiménez (2015). Vigilan templos por robos sacros. Noticias Net. 2 April.

UN vows to step up Iraq heritage protection

(Iraq)

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

Honduras sends soldiers to protect 'lost city' from drug cartels

(Honduras)

Philip Sherwell (2015). Honduras sends soldiers to protect 'lost city' from drug cartels. The Telegraph. 20 March.

Saving Italy's cultural heritage by modern means

(Italy)

Rosie Scammell (2015). Saving Italy's cultural heritage by modern means. The Guardian. 19 March.

Mongkut, reinterpreted

(Thailand; France)

Kong Rithdee (2015). Mongkut, reinterpreted. Bangkok Post. 18 March.

Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft

(United Kingdom)

Lincolnshire Echo (2015). Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft. Lincolnshire Echo. 18 March.

New body to combat looting and trafficking of antiquities

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2015). New body to combat looting and trafficking of antiquities. Cyprus Mail. 3 March.

Committee set up to review security in museums: Minister

(India)

Web India 123 (2015). Committee set up to review security in museums: Minister. Web India 123. 2 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.

New mummies discovered floating in sewage in Upper Egypt

(Egypt)

Nada Deyaa (2015). New mummies discovered floating in sewage in Upper Egypt. Daily News Egypt. 3 February.

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC. Z News. 3 February.

UK creates £30m fund to fight cultural destruction

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2015). UK creates £30m fund to fight cultural destruction. The Art Newspaper. 4 January.

Montana officials want dollar value on dinosaur fossils

(United States of America)

The Montana Standard (2015). Montana officials want dollar value on dinosaur fossils. The Montana Standard. 4 January.

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.

Hawaiian Palace Launches Worldwide Search for Lost Artifacts

(United States of America)

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang (2014). Hawaiian Palace Launches Worldwide Search for Lost Artifacts. NBC. 4 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.

Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2014). Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft. The Telegraph. 28 November.

Una arqueóloga contra los cazatesoros

(Mexico)

An archaeologist against treasure hunters

Tereixa Constenla (2014). Una arqueóloga contra los cazatesoros. El País. 27 November.

Theft charge over One Tree Hill pine's remains

(New Zealand)

James Ihaka (2014). Theft charge over One Tree Hill pine's remains. The New Zealand Herald. 26 November.

La parroquia realiza una copia artística de las cuatro tablas robadas en 1987

(Spain)

Parish commissions a copy of paintings stolen in 1987, Spain

Álvaro Pinela (2014). La parroquia realiza una copia artística de las cuatro tablas robadas en 1987. El Adelantado. 24 November.

Abdelkarim: Contents of Syrian museums are in good condition

(Syria)

Syria Online (2014). Abdelkarim: Contents of Syrian museums are in good condition. Syria Online. 24 November.

In pictures: Protecting Peru's ancient burial grounds

(Peru)

BBC News (2014). In pictures: Protecting Peru's ancient burial grounds. BBC News. 4 November.

A brittle plan to protect broken idols?

(India)

B. Sivakumar (2014). A brittle plan to protect broken idols?. The Times of India. 3 September.

Archaeologists Train "Monuments Men" to Save Syria's Past

(Syria)

Andrew Curry (2014). Archaeologists Train "Monuments Men" to Save Syria's Past. National Geographic. 3 September.

Raider of the lost art: Afghan saves nat'l treasures

(Afghanistan)

Helen Flores (2014). Raider of the lost art: Afghan saves nat'l treasures. PhilStar. 1 September.

Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites

(Haiti)

Phys.org (2014). Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites. Phys.org. 31 August.

Are county's historic archives for sale? Council denies speculation

(United Kingdom)

Tom Edwards (2014). Are county's historic archives for sale? Council denies speculation. Worcester News. 8 August.

The Quest to Save Syria's History

(Syria)

Kartin Elger (2014). The Quest to Save Syria's History. Spiegel Online. 4 August.

UM student, Marine works to protect antiquities from wartime looting

(United States of America)

Martin Kidston (2014). UM student, Marine works to protect antiquities from wartime looting. Missoulian. 13 July.

In search of the lost antiquities

(Pakistan; Sri Lanka)

Sadia Qasim Shah (2014). In search of the lost antiquities. Dawn. 8 July.

Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters

(United States of America)

Lee Romney (2014). Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters. Los Angeles Times. 6 July.

Taking on Art Looters on Twitter

(Egypt)

Tom Mashberg (2014). Taking on Art Looters on Twitter. The New York Times. 9 April.

Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State

(India)

Express News Service (2014). Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State. The New Indian Express. 7 April.

Egypt: Antiquities Minister, U.S. Official Discuss Efforts to Protect Egypt's Heritage

(Egypt; United States of America)

Egypt State Information Service (2014). Egypt: Antiquities Minister, U.S. Official Discuss Efforts to Protect Egypt's Heritage. All Africa. 3 April.

TV Series Is Criticized in Handling of Deceased

(United Kingdom; Poland; Latvia)

Tom Mashberg (2014). TV Series Is Criticized in Handling of Deceased. The New York Times. 28 March.

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.

Egypt Asks U.S. to Impose Sharp Curbs on Importing of Antiquities

(Egypt)

Egypt State Information Service (2014). Egypt Asks U.S. to Impose Sharp Curbs on Importing of Antiquities. The New York Times. 14 March.

Among the Wounded in Syria's War: Ancient History

(Syria)

Alissa J. Rubin (2014). Among the Wounded in Syria's War: Ancient History. The New York Times. 7 March.

Treasures deserve protection as monument

(United States of America)

Las Cruches Sun-News (2014). Treasures deserve protection as monument. Las Cruces Sun-News. 4 March.

Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted

(Mexico)

Karla Zabludovsky (2013). Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted. The New York Times. 15 January.

Patan's crown jewel: Sundari Chok gets a facelift after 360 years

(Nepal)

Kunda Dixit (2010). Patan's crown jewel: Sundari Chok gets a facelift after 360 years. Nepali Times. 27 August.