Hobby Lobby fined $3 million for artifacts smuggled from Iraq
The arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby has agreed to pay a $3 million fine for illegally importing thousands of ancient clay artifacts smuggled into the United States from Iraq, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. In addition to the fine, Hobby Lobby ...
Hobby Lobby to Pay $3 Million, Give Up Artifacts Smuggled from Iraq
Hobby Lobby Agrees to Forfeit 5500 Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq
Hobby Lobby Purchased Thousands of Ancient Artifacts Smuggled Out of Iraq
ISIS defeated, but not destroyed, as terror group still holds strategic swaths of Iraq
“There are constant complaints by local officials in Salahuddin and Diyala of ISIS fighters infiltrating into these areas from Hawija, and attacks have stepped up in the latter in the last few months,” Middle East analyst Joel Wing, who runs the ...
Heartbreaking photo shows humanitarian crisis looms in Iraq
ISIS holds little more than the length of a few football fields in Iraq's second-largest city
US will use 'police in a box' to secure Iraq
Iraq deportations 'not like sending Canadians back to Canada,' says Chaldean leader
Several Chaldean community and evangelical figures are urging the federal government to extend a stay of execution on the planned deportation of more than 100 immigrants from Iraq. A temporary stay ordered by U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith early ...
Tony Blair 'not straight' with UK over Iraq, says Chilcot
Tony Blair was not "straight with the nation" about his decisions in the run up to the Iraq War, the chairman of the inquiry into the war has told the BBC. Speaking for the first time since publishing his report a year ago, Sir John Chilcot discussed ...
Chilcot: Tony Blair was not 'straight with the nation' over Iraq war
John Chilcot: Tony Blair 'not straight' about Iraq war
Tony Blair was not straight with the UK public over the Iraq War, says Sir John Chilcot
'Nowhere to Hide' gives a gift: Making Iraq under the Islamic State no longer a faraway crisis
In the case of Iraq, of course, the term “war” could refer to as far back as World War I, when European powers invented the country with little sensitivity to the region's long-standing tribal and cultural realities. As “Nowhere to Hide” opens ...
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Hobby Lobby to Return Ancient Artifacts Believed Stolen From Iraq
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There was one problem: The items appeared to have been stolen from Iraq, federal authorities alleged, then smuggled into the U.S. from the United Arab Emirates and Israel, bearing labels identifying them as “ceramic tiles” and “Tiles (Sample).”.
The Mosul climax is just the beginning of the battle for Iraq
In the Sunni Arab heartland of Iraq, the destroying of such a holy site is a sad event. In 2014, the IS fighters had filled the al-Habda minaret with explosives, but locals prevented them from blowing it up. Reverence of objects and holy sites is ...
Iraq PM says "we managed to liberate" Mosul
Iraq slows advance on last IS pocket in Mosul packed with civilians
Iraq on cusp of Mosul victory but IS strikes back; 15 killed
Tony Blair may have had doubts about Iraq, but he made a decision and stood by it. That's leadership
When the sales of a classic movie start to fade, the trick pulled by DVD and Blu-Ray manufacturers is to issue a brand new version. Previously unseen deleted scenes, a blooper reel, archived and rarely-seen interviews with the production team – they're ...
As a gay man born in Iraq, I know that western intervention is to blame for the murder of LGBT Iraqis
It is a devastating incident, yet an increasingly regular phenomenon since the Western invasion of Iraq in 2003. Humanitarian reports estimate that between 2004 to 2009, 680 people have been murdered due to gender and sexual non-conformism. According ...
Iraq: 3RP Monthly Update - May 2017: Education
... and rural communities, while 24,444 are in camps. Of these 29,979 children enrolled in formal both in primary and secondary education as of May while 9,822 are participating in non-formal education camps and non-camp settings across the Iraq ...
Iraq: 3RP Monthly Update - May 2017: Basic Needs