Gulf Times - World-Heritage-Committee
Naples pizza twirling wins Unesco 'intangible' status

Naples pizza twirling wins Unesco 'intangible' status

The art of 'pizzaiuolo' -- which has been handed down for generations in the southern Italian city -- was given the nod by the UN cultural body's World Heritage Committee, who met on the South Korean island of Jeju.

Iraqi Sunni mosques attacked in apparent retaliation for Saudi execution

Iraqi Sunni mosques attacked in apparent retaliation for Saudi execution

At least two Sunni Muslim mosques have been attacked in Iraq and two people killed in apparent retaliation for the execution of a senior Shi'ite cleric in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, officials and police said on Monday.