The area includes the site known to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque.
Twelve countries on the world heritage committee reportedly voted in favour of the resolution presented by the Palestinians and strongly opposed by Israel.
The Palestinians hailed a UNESCO decision Friday to label the heart of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron a protected heritage site, but Israel called it a "moral blot". "This is a historical development because it stressed that Hebron and the Ibrahimi Mosque historically belong to the Palestinian people", said Palestinian Minister of Tourism Rula Maayah.
The site is holy to both religions, with Old Testament figures including Abraham believed to be buried there. "And it further discredits an already highly questionable United Nations agency".
"Jewish ties to Hebron are stronger than the disgraceful UNESCO vote", said Naftali Bennett, Israel's education minister and head of the country's national UNESCO committee.
Over the centuries, Romans, Jews, Crusaders, Mamluks and the British have conquered the city, which today lies in the southern part of the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory of the West Bank.
There is frequent friction between the two populations.
Hotovely further added "the same automatic majority would also have passed a resolution that the sun rises in the west and not in the east. Israel will not surrender to historic distortion and will continue the fight against the bias of United Nations institutions regarding Israel".
Murad Samir al-Razam, 4, was run over in the center of al-Khalil, situated 30 kilometers south of Jerusalem al-Quds, on April 30.
Israeli officials, such as Michael Oren, deputy minister in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office, have called on the Trump administration to leave UNESCO completely, and members of the Jewish community in Hebron reiterated that demand of Israel's historic ally on Friday. This resolution was ratified by UNESCO's executive board in May 2017.
It is the second holiest site in Judaism and the fourth in Islam. All six are considered the Patriarchs and Matriarchs of the Jewish faith.
The city is divided, in accordance with worldwide agreements, between Palestinian and Israeli control.
Meanwhile, Palestinians welcomed the decision.
In 1929, as a result of an Arab pogrom in which 67 Jews were murdered, the entire Jewish community fled the city, with Hebron becoming temporarily devoid of Jews. Many of the Palestinians involved in the current wave of attacks that began in 2005 came from Hebron.
Israeli and Palestinian rescue and security teams participated Wednesday in a joint drill simulating an emergency rescue exercise following a vehicle crash. It is the palestinian's latest attempt to erase Jewish history.
Relatives gathered outside the prison after hearing about the riot and called for information about those they knew. In March 2017, 29 accused drug cartel members allegedly tunneled their way out of a prison in Tamaulipas state.
It says that on a typical day it processes more than 31 million mobile, online and in-store transactions, or around 400 a second. Worldpay's shares had started rising before the announcement, with traders citing rumours the company may be a bid target.
According to the Chicago Police Department, however, the number of shootings in 2017 so far is down compared to previous year . So far this year, there have been 320 homicides compared to 322 by this time last year, according to the police department.
If the tensions escalate and trade channels are disrupted, then both nations are likely to suffer significant monetary losses. The fact that Tibet's spiritual leader Dalai Lama resides in India has also been a sticking point between the two countries.
He had been written off before even stepping into the ring and very few, if any, expected such a competitive performance. Horn said, "I don't really get into that type of thing (making anti-LGBTQ statements)".
I think turning them away from your hotel during the middle of winter is literally the story of Christmas. His initial tweet on Thursday claimed that Brzezinski was " bleeding badly from a face lift ".
But you don't actually need to shell out loads of money right away or commit to a full-fledged membership you're not sure about. Amazon's Prime Membership had tripled between January and June this year as Indicated by Economic Times .
The Indian side also said the two countries were likely to allow their armies to resolve the standoff in Donglang. China had recognised India's sovereignty over Sikkim in 2003, which the editorial urged to be reconsidered.
Iguodala took home the 2015 NBA Finals MVP for his great performance and he was vital in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals. Yesterday we learned the luxury tax may become a legitimate issue for the Warriors to sign Iguodala this offseason.
The former Duke star, who previously played for the Orlando Magic and Milwaukee Bucks, struggled this year in the playoffs. Wherever he lands, Redick should immediately slide into a role as his team's most efficient long-range marksman.
Moon Chung-in is a Yonsei University professor emeritus and a special adviser to the president on security and foreign affairs. South Korea's president has sat down with congressional leaders before holding his first meeting with President Donald Trump .
The announcement by France just over a month after President Donald Trump pulled the USA out of the Paris Climate Agreement . The move comes as part of newly elected president Emmanuel Macron's target of a carbon-neutral nation by 2050.
Nearly 20 state lawmakers have also signed a letter asking the Governor to commute Morva's death sentence to life in prison. Special Rapporteurs Agnes Callamart and Dainius Puras said in a statement Wednesday.
According to the organization, they have received 61,000 fewer donations than what they need for their blood supply. The Independence Day holiday and summer vacation plans often impact donation numbers.
Tracking share prices in real time is usually done via platforms like Bloomberg's , while others rely on Google and Yahoo Finance. At 6:30pm EDT, hours after the market closed early, some of the incorrect prices started to appear on financial websites .
The US Labor Department reports that women in the US on average earned about 82 cents for every dollar a man made in 2016. Ivanka Trump took her plea for equal pay for equal work directly to CEOs at a Tuesday summit at the White House.
Having parted with coach Boris Becker at the end of previous year , he has split with long-time associate Marian Vajda. "Coming to Eastbourne I obviously haven't had as much success as in previous seasons during the first six months".
Hong Kong University professor of law Michael Davis said "The Chinese position is not sustainable in worldwide law". Yu, however, said Hong Kong Chinese home ownership in the city helped make Vancouver more progressive.
Christian Prudhomme, Director of the Tour de France , ASO, says: "Today, our followers want to be immersed in the event". Contador won the race in 2007, 2009, and 2010, but was stripped of the latter victory after failing a doping test.
She announced that she would try to find solutions to global challenges with the leaders of the world's leading powers in Hamburg. The world's 20 largest economies will gather in Hamburg next week, in what will be Trump's first attendance at the summit.
The Treasury said the two individuals have been linked to front or cover companies on behalf of North Korean institutions. The US House foreign affairs committee chairman Ed Royce hailed the sanctions on Thursday as "a big step".