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World - International
10/19/2012 2:58:07 PM
International rights watchdog slams recent shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who has become a national symbol, calling for halt to all attacks on civilian sites

World - Region
10/11/2012 1:48:10 PM
UNESCO chief admits funding shortages following the decision by Washington to cut its financial support to the international organisation after it granted full membership to Palestinians

Heritage - Coptic
10/9/2012 3:09:25 PM
Not far from Egypt's UNESCO World Heritage Site of Abu Mena are the remains of an old pilgrimage harbour that in its heyday received scores of pilgrims on their way to the sanctuary of Saint Menas

World - Region
10/3/2012 7:13:56 PM
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova expresses dismay over the damage done to Syrian cultural heritage in war-torn Aleppo, amid clashes between rebels and regime forces

Heritage - Islamic
9/30/2012 12:37:42 PM
An emergency meeting will take place Monday at Cairo University aimed at saving Syrian heritage from further destruction amid the country's civil war

World - Region
8/12/2012 3:05:57 PM

World - International
7/30/2012 4:04:15 PM

Heritage - Ancient Egypt
7/14/2012 3:53:15 PM
Some sites are beyond the traditional classification of heritage, yet are worthy of attention and protection, such as Egypt's Kamil Crater which was only even noticed using Google Earth

World - Region
7/12/2012 6:48:51 PM
UNESCO's decision to establish a chair at the Palestinian Gaza Islamic University triggers Israeli anger

World - International
7/2/2012 4:38:00 PM
Mali's Islamist rebels, Ansar Dine, smashed the entrance of a 15th century Timbuktu mosque chanting Allahu Akhbar, an an action that was condemned Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

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

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