13 things to see from 13 different regions in Saudi Arabia; StepFeed

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IN PICTURES: What’s the story behind ancient lion engravings in Saudi Arabia?; Mohamed Al Harby; Al Arabiya

Did lions ever roamed Saudi Arabia? Rock engraving by an ancient Thamudi artist who lived 10,000…

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These Are the 13 New UNESCO Cultural Heritage Sites; India Irving; The Culture Trip

These incredible sites around the world will now be officially protected by law.

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Saudi thanks to Indonesia for its support to submit oasis Al-Ahsa into the UNESCO heritage list; Satrianov; NEWS24XX.COM

News24xx.com – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressed great appreciation to the Government of the Republic of Indonesia which has provided support…

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Saudi, Oman, Turkey, India sites among Unesco’s World Heritage list; AFP

Saudi Arabia’s lush Al-Ahsa oasis is dotted with yet-to-be-excavated archaeological sites.

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Saudi UNESCO Representative Congratulates Leadership on Ahsa Oasis’ World Heritage Listing; Al-Awsat

Saudi Permanent Representative to the UNESCO Dr. Ibrahim Al-Balawi extended congratulations on Saturday to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense…

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Saudi Arabia, Oman sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List; AFP

UNESCO added Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahsa Oasis and Oman’s ancient city of Qalhat to its World Heritage List on Friday, the world cultural body said. Authorities in Riyadh, as well as Muscat, have put tourism high on their economic agendas as Gulf states look to diversify their oil-dependent economies

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Saudi ‘al-Ahsa’ officially in UNESCO’s World Heritage List; Al Arabiya

Prince Sultan bin Salman, President and Chairman of the board of the Saudi Commission for Tourism…

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Saudi archaeological site reveals rock carvings dating back 10,000 years; Nadia Al-Fawaz; Al Arabiya

Ancient drawings in Jebbah and al-Shwemas have revealed that both areas are among the most important

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VIDEO: How the historical area of Jeddah looked like 90 years ago; Majdi Wadoo; Al Arabiya

Saudi Arabia – Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah

The historical area of Jeddah, which is locally called “Al Balad”, has finally received what it deserves after Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz agreed to the proposal of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to establish an administration under the name of managing the Historical Old Jeddah project with an independent budget and under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture.

The importance of the royal decree lays in the fact that it came after the suggestion of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has been working for several years to take Saudi Arabia to the place it deserves in all fields, especially in the tourism and cultural sectors.

The historic area of Jeddah – which includes many ancient mosques, buildings and neighborhoods – has received considerable attention for the past recent years that was amplified by recognizing it as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014. But despite this interest, being in the agenda of Ministry of Culture will put it at the center of cultural events in Saudi Arabia after it was only seasonally recognized.

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