cultural heritage

Trump’s threats draw Iran’s cultural sites into tensions
Middle East

Trump’s threats draw Iran’s cultural sites into tensions

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s ancient and rich cultural landscape has become a potential U.S. military target as…
EU ambassador backs Egypt’s efforts to recover smuggled antiquities
Archaeology

EU ambassador backs Egypt’s efforts to recover smuggled antiquities

European Union Ambassador to Egypt Ivan Surkos put forward his support for Egypt’s efforts to recover its smuggled and stolen…
Nations pledge millions to protect cultural heritage
Middle East

Nations pledge millions to protect cultural heritage

A UNESCO-backed donor conference at the Louvre museum in Paris pledged US$75 million (around €70 million) on Monday for a new…
Artist works to preserve Christian heritage in Hamas-run Gaza
Life & Style

Artist works to preserve Christian heritage in Hamas-run Gaza

Only about 1,200 Christians remain in Gaza -- only a tiny fraction of the population in a territory run by…
Egypt hosts discussions in Berlin on laws to tackle trade in looted antiquities
Egypt

Egypt hosts discussions in Berlin on laws to tackle trade in looted antiquities

The Egyptian Embassy in Berlin has hosted a meeting of diplomats and experts from 17 Arab, Asian, African and Latin…
Florence latest Italian city to adopt ‘you are what you eat’ mantra
Food

Florence latest Italian city to adopt ‘you are what you eat’ mantra

Fried cow’s brains might not be to everyone’s taste, but more people may sample the Florentine specialty now that Italy’s…
Cultural heritage a casualty of war
World

Cultural heritage a casualty of war

Islamic State militants have destroyed two of the most important temples in the UNESCO-listed Syrian city of Palmyra, as they…
Drums, folkloric art festival at Citadel starting 19 April
Art news

Drums, folkloric art festival at Citadel starting 19 April

The International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts will start in Cairo on 19 April. The seven-day festival is titled…
Dahshour antiquities site threatened as residents, authorities fight to settle scores
Archaeology

Dahshour antiquities site threatened as residents, authorities fight to settle scores

The Dahshour antiquities site south of Sakkara finds itself in a difficult situation as residents, antiquity authorities and conservationists fight…
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