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Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/28/2024 9:54:55 PM
Nevine El-Aref explores the rich history of Thebes and the work being done to offer a glimpse of its ancient Egyptian grandeur in a series of articles on Egypt’s World Heritage Sites 

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/30/2024 9:23:52 PM
Nevine El-Aref explores the rich history of Alexandria’s Abu Mena Monastery and the work being done to remove it from the UNESCO World Heritage in Danger List in the first of a series of articles on Egypt’s World Heritage Sites

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/18/2024 11:06:30 PM
Under the theme "Disaster and Conflict Resilient Heritage - Preparedness, Response, and Recovery," countries worldwide commemorate the International Day for Monuments and Sites (IDMS), commonly known as World Heritage Day.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
4/16/2024 7:56:49 PM
This year’s World Heritage Day is being celebrated under the theme of Disaster and Conflict Resilient Heritage – Preparedness, Response and Recovery, reports Nevine El-Aref

Antiquities - Museums
1/20/2024 4:57:08 PM
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, represented by the Supreme Council for Antiquities (SCA), the Industrial Modernization Centre, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Egypt, has successfully installed solar energy stations at five world heritage sites and museums in Egypt.

Heritage - Heritage special
12/8/2023 3:35:30 PM
The Palestinian dabkeh dance, birthday celebrations for the Prophet Muhammad in Sudan, and the art skills and Arab metal engraving are now listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list.

Heritage - Heritage special
9/17/2023 3:27:00 PM
The United Nations' cultural organization conference voted Sunday to list the ancient West Bank city of Jericho as a World Heritage Site in Palestine, a decision likely to anger Israel, which occupies the territory.

World - Region
9/10/2023 7:22:08 PM
An Israeli delegation arrived in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to attend a U.N. conference on world heritage sites, in the first public visit by government officials to the kingdom, an Israeli official said.

Antiquities - Coptic
8/28/2023 6:01:10 PM
Delegations from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and UNESCO Cairo Regional Office visited St. Catherine World Heritage Site and the ongoing Great Transfiguration Project in South Sinai.

World - International
7/31/2023 8:24:05 PM
The UN's cultural agency UNESCO on Monday recommended that Venice be added to its list of world heritage in danger, saying the Italian authorities needed to step up efforts to secure the historic city and its surrounding lagoon.

World - War in Ukraine
7/23/2023 10:48:14 PM
UNESCO on Sunday condemned Russia's "brazen" attack on Ukraine's Odesa, which hit several sites in the port city's World Heritage centre.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
7/22/2023 9:29:00 AM
The Marshes of southern Iraq, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are being turned into desert by ongoing drought. Report from Chibayish in the Dhi Qar Province of Iraq

Antiquities - Region
2/7/2023 6:38:57 PM
The UN's cultural agency UNESCO said two sites listed on its World Heritage list in Syria and Turkey sustained damage in the devastating earthquake and warned several others may also have been hit.

World - Region
1/25/2023 7:11:58 PM
An ancient Yemeni kingdom and a Lebanese modernist concrete fair park were added Wednesday to UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites in danger, the latest entries from The Middle East.

Life & Style - City Lights
11/19/2022 5:29:54 PM
The Spanish Embassy in Cairo celebrated World Heritage Day on 16 November with a public exhibition of photos around the embassy’s perimeter in Cairo’s Zamalek district that will remain on view through the end of the month.

COP27 - Focus
11/18/2022 1:09:22 PM
One of the world's first cities came close to being wiped off the map during tragic floods this summer in Pakistan. Though Mohenjo Daro survived, it has become a symbol of the threat global warming poses to humanity's cultural heritage.

World - War in Ukraine
10/11/2022 6:49:22 PM
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday officially requested that UNESCO add the historic port city of Odessa to its World Heritage List in a bid to protect it from Russian air strikes.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
5/17/2022 8:46:53 PM
After two decades on the UNESCO World Heritage List in Danger, the Abu Mena restoration project should now lead to the site’s removal, writes Nevine El-Aref

World - Africa
12/12/2021 5:16:08 PM
Tigray rebels on Sunday recaptured the north Ethiopian town of Lalibela, home to a UNESCO world heritage site, local residents told AFP, 11 days after Ethiopian forces said they had taken it back.

Arts & Culture - Screens
12/8/2021 11:02:09 PM
Saudi Arabia's Red Sea International Film Festival rolled out its first-ever red carpet on 6 December in Jeddah’s old-town (Al Balad), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in a ceremony that was attended by many regional stars.

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