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World - International
11/8/2013 5:05:30 PM
Under UNESCO rules, the US and Israel had until Friday to pay their dues or automatically lose voting rights

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
8/20/2013 3:57:02 PM
UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova condemns damage to cultural heritage sites in Egypt amid violence

World - International
7/26/2013 11:55:51 AM
Known as "The Pearl of the Desert", Timbuktu was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1988 and is an ancient centre of Islamic learning and a byword for exotic remoteness in the Western imagination

World - Region
7/21/2013 2:53:38 PM
The violence in Aleppo comes a year after a massive rebel advance into the provincial capital

World - Region
7/20/2013 11:15:13 AM
As US Secretary of State John Kerry announces that Israel and the Palestinians have agreed the basis to resume peace talks, presented is an overview of the last 20 years of peace negotiations

World - Region
6/20/2013 10:07:28 AM
Syria has six World Heritage Sites, but all were placed on the list of World Heritage in Danger by UNESCO

World - Region
6/16/2013 4:50:22 PM
UNESCO expressed 'very deep concern' over six ancient cultural heritage sites in Aleppo, Damascus and Bosra, which could be listed as endangered in 10-day conference in Cambodia

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
6/12/2013 5:31:00 PM
The Egyptian antiquities ministry is leading a new government committee that will seek to protect heritage sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List

Heritage - Islamic
6/2/2013 7:00:00 PM
Egyptian leaders ask UN to help stop sale of rare Quran manuscript, which disappeared from Cairo's Al-Azhar library during French expedition to Egypt

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
5/21/2013 2:56:51 PM
Newly-appointed antiquities minister clarifies statement that set Egyptologists off on scathing verbal attack on government

World - Region
5/20/2013 1:43:23 PM
Israel cancelled a UN investigative mission into Jerusalem's Old City, citing the Palestinian 'politicization' of the mission

World - Region
4/24/2013 10:09:59 PM
The minaret of UNESCO-listed Umayyad mosque was destroyed amid infighting in Aleppo

World - Region
4/14/2013 4:02:09 PM
This video captures the destruction of the minaret of the historic Omari mosque built in 637CE, the first in the Levant and where the Syrian revolt began

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
3/12/2013 7:21:13 PM
Encroachment on Dahshur and the establishment of a regional centre for World Heritage were the main themes discussed today by Minister for Antiquities and UNESCO'S Director General

World - Region
2/28/2013 3:13:03 PM
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels had put their hands over a historic mosque in Aleppo

World - International
1/12/2013 10:25:35 AM
France informs the U.N. Security Council that its military operations in support of the Malian army against Islamist rebels in the north will last 'as long as needed'

Heritage - Islamic
1/6/2013 1:12:58 PM
UNESCO has added Cordova's Fiesta of the Patios, for centuries the capital of Muslim Spain, to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

World - Region
12/24/2012 11:27:38 AM
Thousands of Palestinians and tourists were flocking to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Monday to mark Christmas at the site where many believe Jesus Christ was born

World - Region
11/22/2012 9:16:40 PM
As Palestinians are due to request a non-member status at the UN this month, France indicates it would support efforts by the Palestinians to secure the upgrade; the bid is likely to win approval in 193-member General Assembly

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
11/11/2012 10:50:57 AM
Wadi El-Hitan, Egypt’s only natural heritage site on the UNESCO World Heritage List, resembles a lunar landscape dotted with fossils of species over 40 million years old

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