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Heritage - Islamic
6/30/2012 2:50:18 PM
Armed Islamists from a hardline group occupying lawless northern Mali destroy a 15th century shrine to a Muslim saint in the fabled city of Timbuktu

World - Region
6/30/2012 2:17:27 PM
The UN cultural body UNESCO overrode Israeli objections to urgently grant world heritage status to a church in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem venerated as the birthplace of Jesus

World - Region
5/6/2012 12:53:42 PM
Iran accuses Google of fabricating lies as it leaves the waterway separating it from the Arabian peninsula nameless on its online map; Iran insists on the term 'Persian Gulf,' while Arab countries insist on 'Arabian Gulf'

Books -
4/22/2012 1:59:46 PM
Novelist Bahaa Taher, publisher Mohamed Rashad and deputy head of the Union of Egyptian Writers to attend event marking UNESCO book celebration

Books - World
4/18/2012 3:24:00 PM
The UN organisation's celebration presents an opportunity to promote reading and writing and remember some of the greatest authors in history

Business - Economy
3/15/2012 12:25:14 PM
While water management has improved in the Middle East serious problems still need to be confronted, according to a new study

Books -
3/6/2012 9:51:18 AM
UNESCO received the award for its role in reinforcing dialogue between cultures

World - Region
1/25/2012 5:04:54 PM
Nations seek the expulsion of Syria from UNESCO for the country's violations of 'justice, law, and human rights' in the midst of the pro-democracy uprising

World - Region
12/23/2011 3:37:07 PM
UNESCO pulls funding for, Zayzafouna, a Palestinian youth magazine, after a girl said in an article she dreamt of the Hitler who had asked her to show patience over the Israelis who spread destruction all over the world

World - Region
12/13/2011 1:42:38 PM
UNESCO says flag-hoisting is a symbolic ceremony 'to mark Palestine's admission to the organisation' that takes place each time a new member joins

World - Region
11/30/2011 1:06:38 PM

World - Region
11/28/2011 1:15:07 PM
Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu says the government is considering releasing tax money to the Palestinian Authority, a punitive measure taken after UNESCO's decision to grant full membership to Palestine

World - Region
11/23/2011 11:54:02 AM
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon calls on Israel to halt settlement activity and to hand over its owed taxes to the Palestinian Authority which it carried out as a result of the UNESCO ban

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
11/15/2011 7:14:24 PM
Egypt's four year membership of the UNESCO committee expired

World - International
11/13/2011 11:20:21 AM
Water fowl, monitor lizards and stray dogs have replaced the throngs of tourists at one of Thailand's greatest historical sites

World - Region
11/12/2011 9:15:01 AM
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah accuses the United States of ramping up pressure on Iran and Syria as a way to deflect attention from what he called Washington's "searing defeat" in Iraq

World - Region
11/3/2011 5:55:21 PM
Benjamin Netanyahu halts Israel's $2 million annual contribution to UNESCO, a decision that comes three days after the UN organisation admitted Palestine as a full member

World - Region
11/3/2011 12:37:24 PM
Palestinian presidential spokesman says the leadership will be at important "crossroads" ahead of UN Security Council meeting on November 11 to discuss request for full state membership

World - Region
11/2/2011 7:47:49 PM
Following Israel's decision to accelerate settlement building in Jerusalem after Palestine was admitted to UNESCO, the US and EU state show consternation

World - Region
11/2/2011 4:34:41 PM
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says settlement building is a 'basic right' for Israelis

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