Posts Tagged ‘hobby’

Thousands of stolen artifacts forfeited by Hobby Lobby return to Iraq

Thousands of artifacts stolen from Iraq and smuggled out of the country have been returned to the Iraqi government, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. A press release from the Department of Justice stated that approximately 3,800 artifacts were returned to the residence of Iraq’s ambassador at a repatriation ceremony on Wednesday. The return of the artifacts […]

U.K. Imposes Rules on Hobby Drones

Operators will have to register devices over a certain size and take a test to assure proper use The U.K. will require operators of many hobby drones to register them with the government and take a test to assure proper use amid growing global concern the increasingly popular unmanned planes pose a threat to aviation. […]

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M Over Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

The US Department of Justice says thousands of cuneiform tablets and clay bullae, originally from Iraq, were smuggled into the United States via the UAE and Israel in packages shipped to the Oklahoma-based company. Hobby Lobby, one of the largest privately owned arts-and-crafts retailer in the world, began acquiring artifacts in 2009 as part of the […]

Report: Flood Of Western Weapons Fueling Unrest, Extremism Across Middle East

ISIS fighters parade in a commandeered American Humvee taken from Iraqi security forces down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq (AP Photo) Western nations—led by the United States—are selling large quantities of weapons to governments in the Middle East and North Africa, providing little oversight for how these […]

Report: Flood Of Western Weapons Fueling Unrest, Extremism Across Middle East

ISIS fighters parade in a commandeered American Humvee taken from Iraqi security forces down a main road at the northern city of Mosul, Iraq (AP Photo) Western nations—led by the United States—are selling large quantities of weapons to governments in the Middle East and North Africa, providing little oversight for how these […]

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