Hebron, World Heritage Site; Syria Times

Palestine – Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town

From the very beginning of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories, successive Zionist government have been working to change the geographic and demographic status of the Palestinian cities with the aim of wiping out their genuine Arab characteristics and obliterating their Arab Islamic heritage. The sinister Israeli policy has been based on confiscating Palestinian lands and constructing settlement blocks to absorb thousands of Jewish settlers coming from various states around the world with the aim of perpetuating the Israeli occupation of the Arab territories..

The UNESCO has approved a Palestine-proposed resolution, declaring the Old City of al-Khalil (Hebron) a protected heritage site in a secret ballot despite Israeli attempts to thwart the vote.

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