Latin American Herald Tribune - Sheikhs Historic Jewels Stolen from Doges Palace in Venice

LATIN AMERICAN HERALD TRIBUNE | on Thu, Jan 4, 1:00 AM

ROME Historic jewels belonging to the collection of ruling family of the Persian Gulf state of Qatar have been stolen from an exhibition at the Doges Palace in Venice, palace sources told EFE on Wednesday.The jewels belonged to the Qatari Sheikh al-Thani, and their theft has meant that the iconic Venetian landmark building was temporarily closed to the public and those in the exhibition space were not permitted to leave for a few hours while police investigated the heist.Local media reported ...

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