Jordan has seen the rise and fall of civilizations for thousands of years. Now over thirty Jordanian sites can be explored from our desktops using Google Street View.
UNESCO's World Heritage Committee has approved a controversial resolution on the conservation status of a key holy site in Jerusalem. The decision has angered Israel and its allies.
In the Swabian Jura region in southern Germany, there are six caves in which the oldest figurative artworks made by humans were discovered. This year they could be given UNESCO World Heritage status.
UNESCO is proposing adding sites in the high seas to the World Heritage List. These natural wonders are in international waters. Heritage status could help protect them against pollution and overfishing.
Once a craft practiced by village women, "tatreez" has become a symbol of women's resistance, identity and heritage. Fatima Abbadi, who spent years exploring its rich and turbulent history, told DW how that happened.
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