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Iran to Introduce 200 Luminaries to UNESCO 
The Research Center of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) is to introduce 200 luminaries as Iranian nationalities to UNESCO. 
7/16/2008 7:08:00 PM 

Iranian Teahouse Painter Khalili Dies at 64 
One of the last survivors of Iranian teahouse painting, Ahmad Khalili died of lung cancer at Tehran’s Kasra Hospital on Saturday evening. 
7/14/2008 1:31:00 PM 

IslamExpo 2008 Opens in London 
Iran Cultural Office is being represented by way of a pavilion at the exhibition, which features works by Mohammad Baqer Amirkhani, Ali Reza Pahlavan zadeh, Ali Reza Asadi in the fields of illumination, miniature, enamelling and engraving.

7/14/2008 1:19:00 PM 

UNESCO Adds 27 New Sites to World Heritage List 
UNESCO s World Heritage Committee added a whopping 27 new sites to its World Heritage List at its 32nd session this week, including Armenian Monastic Ensembles inIran, a Hindu temple and a butterfly biosphere. 
7/9/2008 6:24:00 PM 

UNESCO Adds Three New Heritage Sites to its List 
UNESCO World Heritage Committee on Sunday added three new sites to its heritage list, including a former slave hideout in Mauritius, the Nabataean archaeological site in Saudi Arabia, and China Fujian Tulou earthen houses. 
7/7/2008 7:07:00 PM 

Persian Gulf Should Be on World Heritage List, UK Conference told 
The Persian Gulf should be listed by UNESCO for its world heritage, an international conference at Durham University in northern England was told Wednesday. 
7/7/2008 6:49:00 PM 

Armenian Monasteries in Iran Added to World Heritage List 
Fortified Armenian monasteries in Iran were added to the new sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The Armenian Monastic Ensembles in the north-east of the country, consists of three monastic ensembles of the Armenian Christian faith: St Thaddeus, St Stepanos, and the Chapel of Dzordzor. 
7/7/2008 6:37:00 PM 

Dresden Remains in World Heritage List 
UNESCO s World Heritage Committee meeting in this oldest of Canadian cities decided Thursday not to de-list the eastern German city of Dresden from its prestigious list of protected world sites. 
7/5/2008 12:39:00 PM 

UNESCO to Decide About Inscription of “Armenian Monastic Ensembles” 
Iran hopes its Armenian monastic ensembles will be added to UNESCO list, in the 32nd session of World Heritage Committee in Canada. The World Heritage Committee will be decide about the inscription of Iranian site in his next session tomorrow. 
7/4/2008 4:09:00 PM 

Persian Gulf Seminar to be Held at Durham University 
An international seminar on Persian Gulf will be held at Durham University, UK, from Jun 30 to July 2. 
6/30/2008 4:59:00 PM
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