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World - Region
10/31/2011 5:55:19 PM

World - Region
10/31/2011 4:32:56 PM
The UN's cultural agency decided Monday to give the Palestinians full membership of UNESCO, boosting their bid for recognition as a state at the UN's main body while drawing scathing criticism from Israel and the United States

World - Region
10/31/2011 4:12:53 PM

World - Region
10/31/2011 2:51:27 PM
Palestine becomes a full member state in UNESCO, after the general assembly votes for its inclusion in Paris

World - Region
10/31/2011 1:45:38 PM
Should Palestinians gain entry after Monday's UNESCO general assembly vote in to the UN cultural body, Israel will join the US in withdrawing funding

World - Region
10/31/2011 12:53:18 PM
The UN's cultural agency faces a crucial vote Monday on whether to grant Palestine full member status, a move that would see it lose a fifth of its budget, with the US withdrawing it funding

Heritage - Islamic
10/10/2011 2:27:37 PM
The first site Palestinians' will seek World Heritage status for is the birthplace of Jesus, after they fight the battle for full UNESCO membership next week

World - Region
10/6/2011 3:57:11 PM
Palestinians have taken the first step in the road to statehood after UNESCO's executive committee backed their membership bid amid US resentment

Arts & Culture - Film
9/13/2011 2:02:39 PM
Tahrir 2011: The Good, the Bad and the Politician takes UNESCO award at this year's festival

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
9/12/2011 6:51:56 PM
After a meeting on Monday, the UN agency pledged to support restorations in Memphis' Necropolis and help introduce training courses for curators of the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
8/27/2011 5:33:21 PM
UNESCO urges the world’s nations to protect Libya’s cultural heritage through the country’s transitional period

World - Region
8/25/2011 12:38:41 PM
UNESCO director calls for Libyans to protect their cultural sites from looting, with Libya's World Heritage sites including Roman ruins

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
7/2/2011 1:07:05 PM
The UNESCO's World Heritage Committee agreed to retain the occupied City of Jerusalem on the World Heritage List in Danger

Heritage - Islamic
6/16/2011 3:57:25 PM
The 14th century house of Zeinab Khatoun in Old Cairo is set to become the headquarters for the Cairo Urban Rehabilitation Project

Heritage - Museums
6/14/2011 5:42:54 PM
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova toured the Egyptian Museum and praised the physical actions Egypt's youth took in attempts protect the museum from looters during the revolution

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
3/29/2011 2:52:12 PM
Former Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, Hawass, calls on military and PM to defend antiquities, describing locals’ encroachment on ancient tombs that UNESCO was appalled by in last week's visit

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
3/23/2011 9:02:50 PM
The UNESCO delegation visiting Egypt after some looting of archaeological sites reports positively from the Egyptian Museum

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
3/21/2011 12:32:42 PM
A UNESCO delegate is set to visit Egypt to help recuperate looted ancient artefacts post-revolution, but there is no Egyptian antiquities minister, and to boot the delegate faces scepticism of 'antiquities colonisation'

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
3/16/2011 5:22:54 PM
Following recent looting attempts on several archaeological sites, a UNESCO delegation is to tour Egypt to check the status of its world heritage stock

Heritage -
2/7/2011 11:24:12 AM
Palestinian Authority asks UNESCO to add the town of Bethlehem to the list of of world heritage sites

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