President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed away from his threats to target Iranian cultural sites if Iran retaliates against the U.S. for killing one of its top generals.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Under current plans for the border wall, one 19th century cemetery could be lost entirely. Some graves would have to be exhumed; others without a headstone might be paved over.
By Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press
The benefits of life in larger cities can also come with the loss of a rich rural or indigenous craft culture. But this social enterprise company aims to bridge the gap between native artists and customers across the world.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
Shipwrecks have defined Bermuda from its earliest days, even acting as an essential economic driver. Thousands of artifacts have been left behind, providing clues about life and trade of the time. Now the wrecks are getting a new life in…
By Jeffrey Brown, Mike Fritz
A new agreement lays the groundwork for the U.S. to impose import restrictions on Egyptian archaeological items to reduce the incentive to traffic antiquities.
For world-renowned scholar Khaled al-Assad, the ancient site of Palmyra was his home and his life. Then the Islamic State came for him, wanting to know where valuable artifacts from the site had been hidden. The 81-year-old, who didn’t give…
Ancient Manuscripts May Be Among Casualties of Malian Islamist Conflict…
Islamic Militants Destroy Malian Cultural Heritage, Purporting a 'Pure Islam'…
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