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EU-Funded Arab News Source Posts Its 'Protocols'

Judea and Samaria-based Ma'an News Agency caught regurgitating Russian forgery; network funded by EU and UN.Ari Yashar, 3/12/2014, 1:42 AM

Against the Kerry Framework, PA turns to UNESCO

Israeli news site claims PA turned to UNESCO over two weeks ago to make village a 'World Heritage Site' - against terms of peace talks.Tova Dvorin, 2/14/2014, 10:34 AM

UNESCO Delays Jewish Exhibit Until June

UNESCO says it is delaying for five months the exhibit it postponed last week after objections from Arab countries.Elad Benari, 1/22/2014, 3:16 AM

Anything Goes: A Muslim Penchant for Rewriting History

UNESCO has joined up with Palestinian Arab biblical alterations.Dr. Avi Perry, 1/21/2014, 10:09 PM

Netanyahu to UN: Can You Handle the Truth?

Prime Minister responds to UNESCO decision to postpone exhibition on Jewish history in Israel because facts 'might endanger peace process'.Maayana Miskin, 1/19/2014, 2:03 PM

U.S. Criticizes UNESCO for Postponing Exhibition

"UNESCO's decision is wrong," says Ambassador Power after UN body cancels Jewish exhibition because of Arab pressure.Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 6:13 AM

UNESCO Cancels Jewish Exhibit Following Pressure

The United Nations’ cultural body cancels Jewish exhibit, citing "concerns for Israel-PA peace talks."Elad Benari, Canada, 1/17/2014, 10:29 PM

U.S. and Israel Lose Voting Rights in UNESCO

The U.S. and Israel lost their voting rights at UNESCO because they suspended funding to the organization after it admitted “Palestine”.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/8/2013, 9:03 PM

Thousands at Rachel's Tomb

Jews by the thousands pray at Rachel's Tomb.Rochel Sylvetsky, 10/15/2013, 1:16 AM

PA Slams Israel for Calling Off UNESCO Mission

The PA's foreign ministry slams Israel for calling off a UNESCO investigative mission to Jerusalem, after the PA tried to politicize it.Elad Benari, 5/31/2013, 12:14 AM

Govt: UNESCO Lied, So Jerusalem Visit Canceled

The government on Monday informed UNESCO that a delegation that planned to visit Jerusalem was not welcomeDavid Lev, 5/20/2013, 9:33 PM

Israel Bows to Openly Anti-Semitic UNESCO

Gazans destroy a World Heritage Site to build a port and no one cares, but Jerusalem's sites are still described as "endangered" - because they are in Jewish hands. There's more, much more. Giulio Meotti, 4/26/2013, 11:23 AM

Hamas Slams PA for Postponing Resolutions

Hamas condemns compromise which says the PA will postpone anti-Israel resolutions in exchange for a UN "investigation" in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 4/26/2013, 3:16 AM

ADL Applauds UNESCO Israel, PA Compromise

ADL expresses hope that UNESCO agreement will end PA "efforts to politicize international bodies."Arutz Sheva staff, 4/25/2013, 1:13 AM

Israel Agrees to UN 'Investigation' in Old City

Jordan says that Israel has agreed to allow UNESCO to "investigate and assess" heritage conservation in Jerusalem's Old City.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2013, 6:45 AM

Hamas Bulldozes Heritage Site, Builds Terror Base

Hamas bulldozes of a 3000-year-old Gaza harbor for use as a terrorist training camp. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/16/2013, 4:50 PM

PA Plans to Register Sites with UNESCO

PA forms a committee to prepare applications to register sites on UNESCO's world heritage list, including the Dead Sea.Elad Benari, 3/7/2013, 2:13 AM

Israeli Woman Dies in Peru

A young Israeli woman has died in Cusco, Peru in a rafting accident.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2012, 3:55 PM

UNESCO to Establish Chair at Islamic U of Gaza

Israel expresses "consternation" at news that UNESCO is establishing a chair at Gaza's Islamic University. Chana Ya'ar, 7/12/2012, 7:18 PM

PA to Seek UNESCO Recognition for More Sites

Following its success with the Church of the Nativity, PA will seek to have additional religious sites recognized by UNESCO.Elad Benari, 7/4/2012, 6:46 AM

UNESCO Decision Blasted as 'Politically Perverted'

The ADL has called the UNESCO decision to put the Nativity on the list of endangered World Heritage Sites 'politically perverted.'Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/3/2012, 8:46 PM

US Charges UNESCO ‘Hotwired PA Heritage Site’

US charged UNESCO with “hotwiring” the process that termed the Church of Nativity a PA heritage site. Is the Temple Mount next?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/3/2012, 1:02 PM

Roman Catholics Welcomes Decision on Bethlehem

Roman Catholic Church says the granting of world heritage status to the Church of the Nativity is a "diplomatic victory" for PA.Elad Benari, 7/3/2012, 5:16 AM

UNESCO Approves PA Bid for Church of Nativity

UNESCO approves the PA's bid to place the Church of the Nativity on its list of sites of World Heritage in Danger.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/29/2012, 9:22 PM

UNESCO Convenes, PA to Become De Facto Country?

UNESCO opens a regular session Sunday to consider 31 new sites for its World Heritage List – including the Church of the Nativity.Chana Ya'ar, 6/24/2012, 2:49 PM

PA NGO to Children: Replace Cigarettes with Guns

PA-based NGO supported by UN branches puts on a puppet show, tells kids to see Jews as “enemies” who kill Arab youth.Elad Benari, 6/12/2012, 6:44 AM

UNESCO Considers PA Site for World Heritage List

UNESCO, which has accepted 'Palestine' as a member, to consider Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity for inclusion on its world heritage list.Elad Benari, 6/5/2012, 5:43 AM

UNESCO Condemns Syria But Won't Kick it Out

UNESCO condemns Syria for its brutal crackdown on protesters but stops short of dismissing it from its human rights committee.Elad Benari, 3/9/2012, 5:15 AM

UNESCO: Rachel’s Tomb Also Belongs to Christians

UNESCO claims Rachel’s Tomb and the Patriarchs’ Cave are not exclusively Jewish sites and also belong to Christians and Muslims. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/12/2012, 10:42 AM

The Arab Inalienable Wrongs

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US Condemns PA 'Doublespeak'

The United States has condemned Palestinian Authority "doublespeak" and bluntly called on UNESCO to ensure no funds reach the entity.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2011, 8:39 PM

UNESCO Stops Funding PA-Hitlerism

UNESCO halts funding of a magazine promoting Hitler as a role model for the PA after it was exposed by PMW and Arutz Sheva. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/25/2011, 8:35 AM

How UNESCO Funds 'Hitlerism'

The UN is financing promotion of Hitlerism in the Arab world.Giulio Meotti, 12/21/2011, 6:03 PM

Israel: PA Flag at UNESCO Based on Science Fiction

Sarkozy stands with Abbas in a PA flag-raising ceremony at UNESCO in Paris, an act Israel says is based on science fiction. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/14/2011, 11:21 AM

UNESCO Fuels Conflict, Will Fly PLO Flag

UNESCO has announced its intention to fly the PLO flag over its headquarters next week.Elad Benari, 12/9/2011, 10:26 AM

Syria Approved for UNESCO Human Rights Ctes

UNESCO's executive board has unanimously approved Syria's membership on two human rights committees.Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2011, 1:36 PM

Ban: Resume Transfer of Taxes to PA

UN Secretary-General asks Prime Minister Netanyahu to resume the transfer of taxes Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 11/23/2011, 4:16 AM

UNESCO Should Read Its Own Constitution

The questions here were sent to UNESCO’s Director of Liaison Office in New York by the writer two and a half weeks ago - but have been met by a wall of silence despite sending him a reminder.David Singer, 11/22/2011, 7:06 AM

UNESCO Suspends New Programs Due to Budget Hole

UNESCO announces it will suspend new programs due to a $65 million budget hole caused by its acceptance of the PA.Elad Benari, 11/11/2011, 12:40 AM

Fatah: Israel’s Tax Freeze “Declaration of War’

Israel has declared war on the Palestinian Authority by freezing tax revenues after the PA joined UNESCO, a Fatah official charges. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2011, 1:06 PM

PA Threatens 'Steps' Over Israeli Sanctions

PA Spokesman: We're considering taking steps in response to Israel’s decision to accelerate construction and freeze taxes.Elad Benari, 11/4/2011, 12:16 AM

Kadima Blasts Netanyahu for Freezing UNESCO Funds

"It is time Netanyahu realizes that his actions punish his fellow Israelis more than they hurt anyone else."Gil Ronen, 11/3/2011, 7:06 PM

Israel Freezes UNESCO Dues

UNESCO has lost another $2 million in revenue to its budget, this time from dues payable from the State of Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 11/3/2011, 4:56 PM

Ban Speaks Out: Tells PA Not to Seek UN Berth

In a surprising reversal, UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon said that the PA should not seek to be recognized as a member state of the UN.David Lev, 11/3/2011, 3:33 PM

Tough Questions for State Dept. Spokeswoman

U.S. State Department Spokeswoman grilled over the cutting of funds to UNESCO and Israel's sanctions on the PA.Elad Benari, 11/3/2011, 11:48 AM

PA Tells UNESCO Dead Sea an Arab ’Heritage Site’

The PA uses its new UNESCO seat to claim the Dead Sea as a “heritage site” and also joins the ‘7 Wonders’ contest to claim part of the sea. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/2/2011, 11:52 AM

Canada Won't Raise UNESCO's Funding

Canada announces that it will not contribute additional funds to UNESCO over its decision to accept the PA as a full member.Elad Benari, 11/2/2011, 6:14 AM

Israel Lobby Welcomes Decision to Sanction PA

The Knesset’s Israel Lobby congratulates the government for deciding to sanction the PA. "When Israel is attacked it must react."Elad Benari, 11/2/2011, 4:16 AM

Kadima Attacks PA Sanctions

Kadima attacks Prime Minister Netanyahu for the decision to sanction the PA, says he is causing Israel to be isolated.Elad Benari, 11/2/2011, 2:12 AM

PA: Israeli Sanctions Are 'Theft'

Officials in Ramallah are outraged that Jerusalem has imposed sanctions after the PA's willful violation of the Oslo Accords.Gabe Kahn., 11/1/2011, 9:20 PM

Israel Freezes Funds to PA

Israeli officials decided to freeze money transfers to the PA after it is accepted into UNESCO, and build some houses.Gabe Kahn., 11/1/2011, 8:44 PM

PA on Steamroller to Join 16 More UN Agencies

‘WHO’ is next. Palestinian Authority officials say UNESCO is just the beginning and wants membership in 15 other UN agencies.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/1/2011, 2:13 PM

Canada to Reconsider its Support to UNESCO

Canada will reconsider how much support it gives to UNESCO now that it has accepted the PA as a member, Foreign Minister John Baird says.Elad Benari, 11/1/2011, 7:24 AM

Report: Israel May Cut Ties With UNESCO

Following the accession of the Palestinian Authority to UNESCO Israel is considering cutting ties with the body.Gabe Kahn., 10/31/2011, 11:17 PM

US Cuts Off UNESCO Funding

The US promptly made good on its threat to cut off funds to UNESCO following its vote Monday to accept the PA as a full member.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2011, 8:29 PM

Israel: UNESCO Acceptance of PA Harms Peace

Israel says the decision of UNESCO to accept the PA as a member further harms the chances for peace in the region.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2011, 6:21 PM

UNESCO Accepts PA, Risks Loss of US Funds

UNESCO accepts the PA as a member, risking the loss of 22 percent of its budget from the US. Congressmen urge cutoff of money. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/31/2011, 3:14 PM