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Borsippa has its eye on World Heritage List

By Wassim Bassem for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.  After Babylon, Borsippa has its eye on World Heritage List As preparations continue to have Babylon recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2017, the city of Borsippa, […]

Unemployed Iraqis join in Looting of Antiquities

By Wassim Bassem for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq is a great mine of antiquities, with around 13,000 historical and archaeological sites. But today, they lack protection in the absence of law and the deteriorating security conditions in the […]