ARTS & CULTURE

Admitted To UNESCO, Palestinians Reveal World Heritage Wish List

11/04/2011 03:50 am ET | Updated Jan 03, 2012

On Monday, Palestinians were finally admitted to the cultural body of the United Nations, UNESCO, as a full member. The move, which ignited the ire of the United States and Israel, allows the Palestinian government to apply for historic monuments and locations to be classified as World Heritage Sites.

The Palestinians have released their list, which includes 20 sites, including most singificantly the West Bank town of Bethlehem and its Church of the Nativity.

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