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Hamas asks UNESCO to reject Israeli moves against Nativity Church

[ PIC 14/06/2012 – 07:10 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Hamas urged the UNESCO-affiliated World Heritage Committee not to heed Israeli attempts not to include the Church of Nativity on the list of international heritage under the name of Palestine. Hamas, in a press release on Thursday, said that Israel was trying to wipe out Islamic […]

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Give Palestine its Due

The Hindu – Opinion – Editorial | June 28, 2011 Palestinians have yet again been denied their due. The recently concluded session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee rejected the first-ever Palestinian nomination. While it considered proposals from six West Asian countries, it overlooked Palestine’s proposal to include the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, one […]

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