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Police nab antiquities thieves red handed raiding ancient ruins

Police nab antiquities thieves red handed raiding ancient ruins

Authorities catch Bedouin antiquities thieves red-handed at ancient ruins.David Rosenberg, 29/11/2017 16:09
700 year-old Tanach discovered

700 year-old Tanach discovered

Book with unique gold decorations written on deerskin discovered; four suspects planned to sell ancient book for total of $1.9 million.Mordechai Sones, 29/11/2017 12:42
Watch: Family catches antiquity thief in the act

Watch: Family catches antiquity thief in the act

Man filmed searching for relics with metal detector at archaeological site near Modiin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/02/2017 13:43
'They're stealing our history!'

'They're stealing our history!'

Arab tomb raiders caught in the act, pillaging an ancient Jewish burial ground.Orly Harari, 14/12/2016 12:47
Israel wards off looters high above the Dead Sea

Israel wards off looters high above the Dead Sea

Complex operation to excavate the 'Cave of Skulls' in Judean Desert involves one of the world's most unique anti-theft efforts.Mike Smith, 02/06/2016 12:49
Revolutionary court win against antiquity thieves

Revolutionary court win against antiquity thieves

High Court rejects motion by antiquities dealers, who will now be forced to register their whole inventory.Gil Ronen, 29/12/2015 14:33
Palestinian Drafts Kids to Rob Antiquities 'Demon'

Palestinian Drafts Kids to Rob Antiquities 'Demon'

Issawiya resident tells children a 'demon' hid 'treasure' in important Second Temple-era cave, is caught by IAA.Tova Dvorin, 08/07/2015 20:28
Arab Antiquities Robbers Caught in the Act

Arab Antiquities Robbers Caught in the Act

7 residents of Bedouin town Rahat in Negev found while digging up coins from 2,000 years ago and causing irreversible damage.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 30/04/2015 16:14
Antiquities Thieves Nabbed in Judean Desert Caves

Antiquities Thieves Nabbed in Judean Desert Caves

Arab thieves caused significant damage to ancient site in an attempt to pilfer artifacts dating back to pre-Roman period.Hillel Fendel, 07/12/2014 11:33
Arabs Caught Red Handed Robbing Ancient Grave

Arabs Caught Red Handed Robbing Ancient Grave

Three suspects were caught inside 1st century cave near Kibbutz Metzer.Gil Ronen, 29/01/2013 10:36
Greece: Antiquities Safer in the Ground

Greece: Antiquities Safer in the Ground

After an antiquities theft ring was rounded up and stolen items recovered, exasperated officials are reburying treasures to keep them safe.Chana Ya'ar, 04/03/2012 14:30