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.
The agreement will strengthen the role of QNL and Unesco in preserving the rich cultural heritage in libraries across the Arab region.
A rugged valley famous for its cacti in southern Mexico and a mountainous area of northern South Africa have become the latest cultural sites to be added to the UNESCO List of World Heritage.
HE Sheikha al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums, Doha Film Institute and Reach Out to Asia, has congratulated Oman on UN adding an ancient city in Oman to the list of world heritage sites.
Mumbai's Art Deco buildings -- believed to be the world's second largest collection after Miami -- were added on Saturday to UNESCO's World Heritage List alongside the city's better-known Victorian Gothic architecture.
Opposition politicians accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of "leasing out" monuments under the "Adopt a Heritage" plan that will see 95 historic sites taken over by private entities.
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser will participate in the high-level session organised by Education Above All and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation in Paris on Wednesday.
The Peruvian government has ordered increased security at the country's world famous Nazca lines after a truck driver ploughed his vehicle through the ancient archaeological site.
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.
The final round of elections held on Friday by the Executive Council of Unesco for the post of Director-General of the world body ended with the victory of the French candidate Audrey Azoulay over Qatar's candidate HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari.
The United Nations' cultural agency has selected France's Audrey Azoulay as its new director general, two diplomatic sources said on Friday.