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UN Approves World Heritage Site for “Palestine”

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Church of Nativity in Bethlehem. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – The Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem on Friday became the first World Heritage Site to be listed under the name of Palestine.

It’s approval, by a 13 to 6 vote with two abstentions, marks the second victory in less than a year for the Palestinian Authority’s pursuit of unilateral statehood at the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

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