• US, Israel to exit UN agency over alleged anti-Israel bias

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    PARIS - The United States said Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and need for "fundamental reform." Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel plans to follow suit. While the Trump administration had been preparing for a likely withdrawal from UNESCO for months, the announcement by the State Department on Thursday rocked the agency's Paris headquarters, where a heated election to choose a new chief is underway.
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  • US to pull out of UN agency over alleged anti-Israel bias

    1 month ago - By Boston Herald

    PARIS - The United States said Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and need for "fundamental reform." While the Trump administration had been preparing for a likely withdrawal from UNESCO for months, the announcement by the State Department on Thursday rocked the agency's Paris headquarters, where a heated election to choose a new chief is underway.
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  • US pulling out of UN cultural agency over perceived anti-Israel bias

    US pulling out of UN cultural agency over perceived anti-Israel bias

    1 month ago - By WGAL

    The United States had already suspended its UNESCO funding in 2011 over its vote to include Palestine as a member.
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