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British Museum identifies looted Iraqi antiquities, sends them home

/ 11:19 AM August 10, 2018

An artefact is displayed during the official reopening of Iraq’s national museum on February 28, 2015 in the capital Baghdad. The national museum reopened after 12 years of painstaking efforts during which close to a third of 15,000 stolen pieces were recovered. Image: AFP/Sabah Arar

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