Hamad bin Abdul Aziz Al-Kawari

Gulf crisis undermines Qatar’s attempts to win UNESCO post

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 02:45 GMT

The Qatari crisis with the Arab Quartet is believed to have affected the results of the UNESCO elections held last week.

UNESCO candidates expected to withdraw from third round

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 11:32 GMT

UNESCO Director-General’s elections will reach a critical stage at the third round, kicking off on Wednesday at 5 p.m., amid high expectations.

'Save UNESCO from Terrorism' spreads on Twitter

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 10:54 GMT

Qatari opposition holds big demonstrations at UNESCO headquarter, Paris, on Wednesday to denounce Qatari candidate Hamad bin Abdul Aziz al-Kawari for the UNESCO post.

Qatar bribes countries to win votes for UNESCO post

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 10:58 GMT

Qatar’s energetic lobbying for the UNESCO post involved financial incentives to other countries, especially African countries, to win their support.