Showing posts with label artefacts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label artefacts. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

75 arrested in operation against cultural goods theft: Europol

A total of 75 individuals were arrested in Operation Pandora which aimed to tackle the theft and illicit trafficking of cultural goods, the European Police Office (Europol) said Monday.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

ISIL/ISIS Not Just Destroying Ancient Artifacts, It’s Selling them (Report)

Militants of the Takfiri group, ISIL, are not attacking ancient monuments in Iraq and Syria with jackhammers and bulldozers, but they also have been quietly selling off smaller antiquities, The Washington Post reported on Monday.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Egypt: Late period tombs uncovered on Aswan's west bank

Beside the Aghakhan mausoleum on Aswan's west bank, a collection of six ancient Egyptian tombs from the 26th Dynasty was uncovered today by an Egyptian archaeological mission.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Two curators arrested in Egypt for forging antiquities

Two curators from the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC) were arrested on Tuesday for forging artefacts stored in the museum's galleries.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Attempt to smuggle Islamic artefacts to the United States foiled in Egypt's Damietta (Cairo)

Egypt's Antiquities and Tourism Police foiled an attempt to smuggle a collection of 135 artefacts that date back to the Mohamed Ali Pasha era before they left the country from Damietta port en route to the United States.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.