World Heritage Sites Video in the Arab States

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The Roman Colonial City: Timgad
Saharan Oasis: M’Zab Valley
Fortress on the Sea: Kasbah of Algiers
Tassili n’Ajjer: Prehistoric Gallery of Rock Art/Sahara

The Temple of the Rising Sun:  Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Tutankhamen: Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
The Sacred Place of Moses’s Revelation: Saint Catherine Area
5000 Years of Glory: The Great Pyramids 
The City of a Thousand Minarets: Historic Cairo

The City where East and West met: Hatra
A Sacred Mound by the Tigris: Ashur

Kingdom of the Caravans: Petra

The Maze City: The Medina of Fez
The Fortress and Art: The Medina of Essaouira
The Aroma of Spanish Life in Africa: Medina of Tétouan
Portuguese City of Mazaga: El Jadida
A Cradle of the Moroccan Monarchy: The Historic City of Meknes
Roman Vestiges in Morocco: Archaeological Site of Volubilis
The Most Beautiful Earthen Village: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

Abundant Water Flows in the Desert: The Aflaj Irrigation System of Oman

Caravan Merchants’ Paradise: Site of Palmyra 

Vestiges of Phoenician Dreams: The Site of Carthage in Kerkouane
The 4th Holiest City of Islam: Kairouan
The Fortified City: The Medina of Sousse
A Roman Colosseum in Africa: Amphitheatre of El Jem
The Battles for Mediterranean Supremacy: The Site of Carthage
Forgotten Mosaics Uncovered: Dougga
Keeping the Old City Alive: The Medina of Tunis

The Manhattan of the Desert: The Old Walled City of Shibam