In The News
15 March 2017 Lecture at British Embassy, Baghdad.
28 Feb 2017 College of Archaeology, University of Nasiriyah, hosts seminar by URAP staff.
30 Jan 2017 Al-Monitor.
With thanks to Mr Amir Doshi, for acting as our Iraq Press Officer.
25 Feb 2016 Institute of Fine Arts, Nasiriyah, hosts symposium on clay in Mesopotamian art (Thi Qar Window).
23 Feb 2016 British Ambassador Frank Baker on his visit to the project (Almada Press).
22 Feb 2016 Prof. Eleanor Robson at Writers’ Union, Nasiriyah Sumer.
Media coverage in Arabic of the visit by Governor of Nasariyah to Tell Khaiber:
27 Jan 2016 Al-Mada
27 Jan 2016 Al-Sabah
27 Jan 2016 Al Mirbad Radio
27 Jan 2016 Shafaaq News
27 Jan 2016 Dhi Qar Province website (with photos).
27 Jan 2016 Iraq Akhbar
27 Jan 2016 Kitabat
27 Jan 2016 Voice of Iraq
24 Jan 2016 Al-Khaleej Online (Gulf) on Khaiber and Ur.
8 April 2015 Radio interview with Professor Stuart Campbell. BBC Manchester.
8 April 2015 Archaeologists in Iraq defy sabotage by Isis. BBC News Online Arabic.
8 April 2015 Manchester archaeologists defy Isis’ destruction of Iraq’s cultural heritage. The Independent.
7 April 2015 Archaeologists in Iraq defy militants. BBC News.
7 April 2015 British archaeologists: a response to the attempt to erase the history of Iraq’s civilization. Almada Press (in Arabic).
25 Mar 2015 Despite ISIS threat, looted antiquities returning to Iraq. National Geographic.
10 Mar 2015 In defence of history. The National, UAE.
18 Feb 2014 Despite Iraq’s troubles, archaeologists are back. Reuters.
16 Jan 2014 Back to Babylonia. The Ancient Near East Today: Current News about the Ancient Past.
12 Jan 2014 Seven Day. (Egypt). British expedition arrives to do archaeological excavation at Tell Khaiber in the south of Iraq. (in Arabic)
9 Jan 2014 Almada. British expedition archaeological excavation at Tell Khaiber, west of Nasiriyah. (in Arabic)
8 Jan 2014 Dorar il-Iraq. British expedition arrives to do archaeological excavation at Tell Khaiber, west of Nasiriyah. (in Arabic)
8 Jan 2014 Alhakika. British expedition arrives for excavations at Tell Khaiber, west of Nasiriyah. (in Arabic)
8 Jan 2014. Website of the Governorate of Thi Qar. Governor of Thi Qar announces arrival of British archaeological expedition excavating at Tell Khaiber, west of Nasiriyah. (in Arabic)
8 Jan 2014 Sut al-Iraq. British expedition arrives to do archaeological excavation at Tell Khaiber, west of Nasiriyah. (in Arabic)
8 Jan 2014 Il-Sharq Newspaper. British expedition excavates remains of Early Dynastic date in Iraq. (in Arabic)
6 April 2013 Ancient Complex Discovered Near Biblical Birthplace Of Abraham In Southern Iraq, Huffington Post.
4 April 2013 UK archaeologists in Iraq find ancient complex near Ur, home of biblical Abraham, Washington Post.
4 April 2013 Ancient Site unearthed in Iraq, Yahoo! News
4 April 2013 Huge building complex unearthed in Iraq, Daily Mail
4 April 2013 Manchester University team digging up the history of ancient Iraq, Manchester Evening News.
4 April 2013 UK archaeologists in Iraq find ancient complex near Ur, home of biblical Abraham, Fox News.
29 March 2013 New Monumental Structure Uncovered Near Ur, Biblical Archeology.
28 March 2013 Ancient Iraq yields fresh finds for returning archaeologists, Christian Science Monitor.
20 August 2012 . Hidden depths of Iraq and mankind’s majestic past, The National newspaper, United Arab Emirates.