Unesco recognises Hebron as Palestinian world heritage site

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Decision on West Bank city – home to holy site known to Muslims as Ibrahimi mosque and Jews as Tomb of the Patriarchs – sparks outrage in Israel

The UN’s world heritage body has recognised the old city of the West Bank city of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, sparking outrage from Israel.

The Unesco ruling on the city – which includes a holy site known to Muslims as the Ibrahimi mosque and Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs – comes despite furious efforts by Israel to derail the proposal.

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