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New Security Force to Protect Archaeological Sites

By Mustafa Saadoun for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. On Aug. 7, Dhi Qar province, south of Iraq, formed a security force to protect its archaeological sites and monuments. The province is one of Iraq’s richest in archaeological sites, some of which are 7,000 […]

UK Company Sponsors Ur Archaeological Project

By John Lee. Kirintec, a UK-based supplier of tactical equipment for anti-terror solutions in the security and defence industry, has announced that it is sponsoring the Ur Region Archaeological Project in Iraq, led by Dr Jane Moon. Founder and Managing Director Roy Peers-Smith commented: "We feel privileged to share the story so far and wait […]