Wednesday 3 June 2020
heritage sites

UAE signs deal to rebuild heritage sites in Iraq

The UAE and Iraq have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cultural cooperation, with a landmark project in Mosul as a centrepiece of the agreement between the two countries. Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of Culture and K


UN marks 290 damaged heritage sites in Syria

Satellite imagery indicate that 290 cultural heritage sites in Syria, whose history stretches back to the dawn of civilization, have been damaged by its ongoing civil war, the United Nations' training and research arm (UNITAR) said on Tuesda


UK varsity wins Omani heritage research bid

UK’s Nottingham Trent University has been awarded a GBP135,000 ($211,260) contract to aid the continuation of fundamental research into the preservation of heritage sites in Oman. Architecture professor Soumyen Bandyopadhyay was g


Call to lift Bahrain heritage sites ban

A ban on developments on archaeological sites must be lifted to allow urbanisation to go ahead, say councillors. Northern Municipal Council members say while they don't want archaeological sites to be destroyed, land surrounding these

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