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  • Palestinians celebrate Church of Nativity win, Israel notes they desecrated the site

    July 2, 2012 | 5:58 pm

    The U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee on June 30 added the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem to its list of sites in danger, citing water damage and the need for immediate repair.

    The Church of the Nativity is under the...

  • Financially strapped UNESCO to postpone programs

    November 14, 2011 | 10:23 am

    UNESCO will postpone some of its programs and has called for emergency donations following the pullout of U.S. support, said the organization’s head.

    Irina Bokova, the general director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, said Nov. 11 that the...

  • Israel suspends ties with U.N. body

    November 4, 2010 | 12:11 pm

    Israel suspended ties with the cultural body of the United Nations over its decision to classify the Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel’s Tomb as Palestinian.

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which is in charge of preserving historical sites, at...