Recent Articles

Ancient book stolen in Syria seized in Turkey (West and Central Asia; Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News. (2017) Ancient book stolen in Syria seized in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 8 March

Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem’s Umayyad Palaces (West and Central Asia; Jordan)

The Jordan Times. (2017) Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces. The Jordan Times. 1 March

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS (West and Central Asia; Iraq; Syria)

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

Priceless 18th century icon seized in car trunk in Turkey’s Adana (West and Central Asia; Turkey; Syria)

Karacali, Fatih. (2017) Priceless 18th century icon seized in car trunk in Turkey's Adana. Hurriyet Daily News. 22 February

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years (West and Central Asia; Israel)

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

Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation (West and Central Asia; Israel)

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

Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation (West and Central Asia; Palestine)

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

Official laments smuggling of invaluable Shia manuscripts (West and Central Asia; Iran)

Mehr News Agency. (2017) Official laments smuggling of invaluable Shia manuscripts. Mehr News Agency. 12 January

New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert (West and Central Asia; Israel)

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

Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery (West and Central Asia; Iraq)

Jarus, Owen. (2016) Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery. Live Science. 16 December