US, Israel to exit UNESCO over its alleged anti-Israel bias
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US, Israel to exit UNESCO over its alleged anti-Israel bias

PARIS (AP) — The United States announced 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 a need for “fundamental reform” in the agency. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel plans to follow suit. While the Trump administration had been … Continue reading

Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over Jerusalem draft
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Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO over Jerusalem draft

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel suspended cooperation with UNESCO on Friday, a day after the U.N. cultural agency adopted a draft resolution that Israel says denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem. UNESCO’s draft resolution, titled “Occupied Palestine” and sponsored by several Arab countries, uses only the Islamic name for a hilltop … Continue reading

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s environment minister has approved a deeply contested plan to allow extensive logging in Europe’s last pristine forest, arguing that the decision will help save it from bark beetle, a kind of woodworm. Following weeks of deliberations and protests, Jan Szyszko said Friday, Mar.25 said he has approved the logging of … Continue reading