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

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

Both Iran and the United States must observe a convention obliging states to preserve cultural sites, the UN's cultural agency said on Monday, after President Donald Trump threatened to target Iran's cultural heritage.

QNL-Unesco meet discusses preservation of documentary heritage

QNL-Unesco meet discusses preservation of documentary heritage

Representatives from libraries and cultural institutions from across the Middle East and North Africa joined international experts to discuss key issues relating to heritage preservation in the region at a high-level conference

Culture minister meets Unesco Director-General

Culture minister meets Unesco Director-General

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasaser al-Ali met the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) Audrey Azoulay ...

Culture minister participates in Unesco forum in Paris

Culture minister participates in Unesco forum in Paris

HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanim bin Nasser al-Ali participated in the Consultative Forum of Ministers of Culture held during the 40th session of the General Conference ...

Doha to host 19th World Congress of Criminology

Doha to host 19th World Congress of Criminology

Doha will host the 19th World Congress of Criminology under the auspices of the International Society of Criminology from October 28-30

Ensure right to education for all children: EAA, partners

Ensure right to education for all children: EAA, partners

Education Above All foundation (EAA), the Mission of Qatar, Permanent Missions of Argentina, Qatar, Singapore and Uruguay, Unesco and Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) have attended the annual High-Level Political Forum

UNESCO lists Iraq's Babylon as World Heritage Site

UNESCO lists Iraq's Babylon as World Heritage Site

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee voted on Friday to list the sprawling Mesopotamian metropolis of Babylon as a World Heritage Site after three decades of lobbying efforts by Iraq.

Qatar elected to Unesco panel on protection of cultural diversity

Qatar elected to Unesco panel on protection of cultural diversity

Qatar has been elected as a member of the Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

 Specialists learn new techniques to preserve history at QNL workshop

Specialists learn new techniques to preserve history at QNL workshop

Preservation and conservation specialists learned about the latest best practices at a workshop organised in Oman by Qatar National Library (QNL), in its role as IFLA’s Regional Preservation and Conservation (PAC) Centre, and Unesco.

Legal action over Saudi violations soon: NHRC

Legal action over Saudi violations soon: NHRC

HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has said the committee will soon start taking legal action before the United Nations (UN) and international institutions regarding the violations by Saudi Arabia and its politicisation of religious rituals.

'Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue' exhibition reaches Unesco

'Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue' exhibition reaches Unesco

Building on the outstanding public response at the recently held exhibition at the Grandmaster's Palace in Valletta - Malta, The Majlis – Cultures in Dialogue, a travelling cross-cultural exhibition that features a collecti

Antiquities museum reopens in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Antiquities museum reopens in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

An antiquities museum in Syria's rebel-held province of Idlib said to house one of the world's oldest dictionaries reopened on Monday after five years, an AFP correspondent said.