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Δευτέρα, 24 Ιανουαρίου 2011

Babylon Organization calls UNESCO to reverse its decision about Babel

Baghdad, Jan.24 (AKnews) - Babylon institution for Culture and arts in Iraq called UNESCO of the United Nations on Monday to cancel its decision that binds to consider Babylon city as a non-archaeological city.

During the events of 2003, the ancient city of Babylon was exposed to looting, destruction and theft of its contents from Nebuchadnezzar and Hammurabi museums, Babel Library and the Archive then finally, the city was returned to the General Authority for Antiquities and Heritage after it has been used as a camp for the multinational forces in Iraq between April 2003 and December 2004.