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Ancient statues return to Lebanon as war on smuggling intensifies

Ancient sculptures that were missing for decades after being stolen during Lebanon's civil war are to go on display in Beirut thanks to a global fight against antiquities Smuggling that has been stepped up since wartime looting in Iraq and Syria. The repatriated marble sculptures dating back to 4th-6th centuries on display during a ceremony at Beirut National Museum in the Lebanese capital [Credit: AFP]The five marble Statues were...

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