US exemption allows import of some Jewish artifacts from Libya

Some Jewish artifacts from Libya can still be brought into US, despite new import restrictions.JTA, 3/28/2018, 12:41 PM

New US MOU gives Libya 'license to steal,' activist says

US agrees to Libyan request that activists say prevents ancient Jewish artifacts from leaving the country.JTA, 2/23/2018, 7:31 AM

'Jewish documents should be given to Israel, not Iraq'

US government plans to return ancient Jewish documents to Iraq, Israeli forum asks they be transferred to Israel instead.JTA, Itamar Tzur, 9/18/2017, 9:24 AM

Hobby Lobby smuggling scandal exposed

Christian US company forefeits artifacts, pays $3 million after prosecutors accuse them of looting, theft, and smuggling.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 11:25 AM

Hitler's 'murder' phone goes up for sale

American auction house estimates value of phone, used to order annihilation of millions, at $200-300 thousand.Mordechai Sones, 2/2/2017, 4:23 PM

US Returns Hundreds of Iraqi Artifacts After Raid on ISIS

ISIS's top financier caught with artifacts raided from Assyrian-era historical sites; they were likely to be sold on the black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2015, 6:56 PM

Antiquities Market on Alert for Looted Syrian Spoils

Experts aghast at widespread cultural destruction in Syria, where ISIS and others are looting antiquities 'right out of the ground.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2015, 7:29 AM

Japan Funds UNESCO Mission to Save Iraq's Heritage

New initiative to use satellite imaging and other tools to stop jihadists from destroying artifacts or selling them on black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 8:38 PM

Hollande Condemns ISIS's 'Barbaric' Museum Destruction

'What the terrorists want to do is destroy all of humanity,' French President Francois Hollande states in wake of museum destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2015, 1:52 PM

UNESCO Demands Meeting Over ISIS Destruction of Artifacts

Head of UN's cultural agency demands emergency meeting following ISIS's destruction of ancient artifacts in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2015, 3:14 AM

Watch: ISIS Destroys Artifacts in Iraq Museum

ISIS destroyed artifacts dating back thousands of years in Mosul, claiming it was 'idol worship.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2015, 7:00 PM

France Returns Artifacts Stolen from Egypt

250 artifacts from as far back as 2000 BCE returned to Nile state, latest in long spate of French artifact smuggling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2014, 12:45 PM

Egypt Recovers 90 Artifacts from Jerusalem Auction

Israel helps Egypt recover stolen antiquities; more efforts for recovery possibly in the futureTova Dvorin , 11/10/2013, 4:41 PM

Cologne Archeological Dig Revives Ancient Jewish Heritage

An archaeological dig in western Germany has unearthed myriad traces of daily life in one of Europe's oldest and largest Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/31/2013, 6:45 PM