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Saudi Crown Prince discusses cultural initiatives with UNESCO director-general

Friday, 31 January 2020

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the director-general of the UN Educational ......

Saudi Arabia appoints Princess Haifa as its Permanent Representative to UNESCO

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Saudi Arabia has appointed Princess Haifa bint Abdul Aziz al-Muqrin as the Kingdom’s Permanent ......

US and Iran must protect cultural sites, UNESCO says after Trump threat

Monday, 06 January 2020

Both Iran and the United States must observe a convention obliging states to preserve cultural sites ......

Israel lauds UNESCO move on ‘anti-Semitic’ Belgian carnival

Saturday, 14 December 2019

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz on Saturday welcomed UNESCO’s decision to remove an ......

Date palm, Arab region symbol of prosperity, listed by UNESCO

Thursday, 12 December 2019

The date palm, which was recognized by UNESCO on Wednesday, has for centuries played an important ......

Italian tenor Bocelli joins with UNESCO to aid children affected by war

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli launched a “Voices of the World” musical education ......

Saudi Arabia commits $25 million to UNESCO for heritage preservation

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud and the Director-General of ......

Australian Aboriginal site gains World Heritage recognition

Sunday, 07 July 2019

An Aboriginal settlement older than the pyramids that provides evidence that indigenous Australians ......

UNESCO adds Bahrain burial mounds to World Heritage list

Saturday, 06 July 2019

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee voted Saturday to add Bahrain’s Dilmun Burial Mounds to ......

Water system of medieval German city gets World Heritage status

Saturday, 06 July 2019

The German city of Augsburg was Saturday granted World Heritage status by UNESCO for its over ......

UNESCO lists Iraq’s Babylon as World Heritage Site

Friday, 05 July 2019

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee voted on Friday to list the sprawling Mesopotamian ......

UN condemns murder of Pakistani journalist

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

A top UN agency on Wednesday demanded justice for a freelance Pakistani journalist who was murdered ......

In Bosnia, ‘master’ blacksmith had to shoe an egg

Friday, 19 April 2019

To be worthy of the title of master, a blacksmith in Kresevo in central Bosnia had to perform a ......

Warming ties: North Africa unites behind UNESCO couscous bid

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, and Tunisia on Friday swallowed their differences and presented a ......

Libya’s ancient ruins blighted by theft, shunned by tourists

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Graffiti covers the walls of a Greek amphitheater in Cyrene, an ancient ruined city in eastern Libya ......

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