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The recognition of Al-Aqsa as a holy site for Muslims has been a source of debate throughout history
Khattab recognised support from African countries, reviewed her future plans upon selection
The parliamentary committee of foreign affairs announced their support for Khattab
An ancient university in India and rock art in China are among the four new additions to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. More additions are expected to come this week.
UNESCO’s international committee is currently meeting in Istanbul to consider the nomination of new World Heritage Sites. Discover some of the candidates – and how this selection process takes place.
The UNESCO World Heritage Conference is being held from July, 10 to 17, 2016 in Istanbul. Every day we’ll be showing a new video of a World Heritage Site sent in by our viewers.
Khattab reportedly started a tour to UNESCO member states to secure their stances
UN cultural agency UNESCO will gather in Istanbul on Sunday to review candidates to join its prestigious World Heritage List, ranging from 350-million-year old fossils to works by Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier.
UNESCO has expanded its network of model regions for sustainable development, with new areas of valuable biodiversity recognized around the globe.
Abdullah Abdel Salam called on the leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to hold a meeting to resolve the conflict
The “Islamic State” militant group recently smashed several art pieces at the Palmyra UNESCO World Heritage site, in the Syrian city of that name. Even more brutally, they beheaded 82-year-old Khaled Al-Assad, one of Syria’s most respected archaeologists, who had been the keeper of Palmyra for more than 50 years. In Yemen, the damage to three out of …
Activists say the self-styled “Islamic State” has damaged another temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is being systematically razed following occupation by the Islamist militants
The celebration included issuing postcards with photos of the temple, as well as organising three lectures for students about the rescue process
Egyptian officials filed a complaint with UNESCO about the 80 by 30 metre structure
The Ministry of Antiquities says UNESCO will help Egypt both financially and technically in renovating the damaged Museum of Islamic art.
The report will be crucial in assessing the money needed to return the museum to its original condition.
The UNESCO is sending a delegation to assess the funds it will allocate to restoring the museum, widely considered the oldest of its kind, to its original state after bombings in Cairo damaged it.
After one week of becoming a member nation, Egypt heads the UNESCO executive board
Bokova calls for an investigation into death of three Egyptian journalists
UNESCO’s Irina Bokova issues a statement about the looting and destruction of significant cultural sites in Egypt
Mohamed Salmawy urges UNESCO to assist in safeguarding Egypt’s heritage is a furious letter
Experts say fierce fighting and deteriorating security have left the country’s extraordinary archaeological heritage susceptible to damage and looting.
The committee plans on meeting monthly to improve conditions of existing World Heritage Sites and to put forward new candidates
Both UNESCO and the Minister of Antiquities say there are no plans to declassify Egyptian heritage sites
Egypt’s poor management of its ancient monuments draws threat from the United Nations Scientific Economic Cultural Organisation
Archaeologists: illegal encroachment of the local cemetery on Dahshur’s ancient burial sites threatens to further damage the pyramids
Bryony Dunne comes back to Cairo with a film project that tells the story of the Gabaliya tribe
Though much has changed from the days where Arabic was a dominant language across the Mediterranean, its legacy endures