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Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) suicide bombers and fighters struck targets on Saturday in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra, where security...
Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The head of the United Nations' cultural agency on Thursday demanded an emergency meeting of the world body's Security Council following the mass...
Friday, February 27, 2015
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UNESCO on Tuesday voiced concern over reports of mass book-burning in Iraq, saying it would be one of the most "devastating" such actions in history...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Nearly 300 cultural heritage sites have been destroyed, damaged and looted in Syria since 2011, the UN said Tuesday in a report citing satellite...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
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UNESCO chief Irina Bokova on Wednesday called for the creation of "protected cultural zones" to save heritage sites in conflict-torn Iraq and Syria...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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Joanne Bajjaly
Ancient Jewish manuscripts have been stolen and smuggled from Arab countries including ones briefly displayed in Jerusalem earlier this month. The...
Monday, October 31, 2011
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