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UNESCO head stresses Jewish link to Jerusalem

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova promises to defend the rightful links of all three monotheistic religions to Jerusalem.

UNESCO head stresses Jewish link to Jerusalem

UNESCO head receives petition signed by thousands

Petition signed by over 76,000 people calls on UNESCO to recognize the connection between the Jewish people and the land of Israel.

UNESCO head receives petition signed by thousands

UNESCO chief criticizes anti-Israel resolution

UNESCO Director General speaks out against resolution that disregards the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.

UNESCO chief criticizes anti-Israel resolution

UNESCO condemns Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest

UN’s cultural body says Holocaust cartoon contest fosters hatred to violence and racism.

UNESCO condemns Iran's Holocaust cartoon contest

UNESCO refuses to backtrack on Temple Mount

UNESCO head calls for 'respect and dialogue' following outrage over its decision, but does not take back saying Temple Mount is Muslim.

UNESCO refuses to backtrack on 'Muslim Temple Mount'

Likud Minister slams UNESCO's 'boorishness'

Akunis writes head of UN body that declared Temple Mount to be Muslim only, decries their 'resounding lack of historical knowledge.'

Likud Minister slams UNESCO's 'boorishness'

'UNESCO Temple Mount decision will see bloodshed'

UNESCO deletes connection between Western Wall, Temple Mount and Jews; Yair Lapid: decision extends terror wave.

Lapid: UNESCO Temple Mount decision will cause bloodshed

UNESCO welcomes operation to recapture Palmyra

UNESCO chief Irina Bokova welcomes Syria's push to recapture heritage city from ISIS jihadists.

UNESCO chief welcomes operation to recapture Palmyra

UNESCO Condemns ISIS Destruction of Antiquities

UN’s cultural body condemns destruction by ISIS of antiquities in Syrian city.

UNESCO Condemns ISIS Destruction of Palmyra Antiquities

UNESCO Head Warns Against 'Culture Cleansing'

UNESCO chief Irina Bokova calls for a campaign against ISIS "culture cleansing".

UNESCO Head Warns Against 'Culture Cleansing' of Jihadists

Report: ISIS Destroys Ancient City of Hatra

UNESCO condemns 'appalling' destruction as reports surface city has been razed; archaeologists lament loss.

Report: ISIS Destroys Ancient City of Hatra

UNESCO Cancels Jewish Exhibit Following Pressure

The United Nations’ cultural body cancels Jewish exhibit, citing "concerns for Israel-PA peace talks."

UNESCO Cancels Jewish Exhibit Following Arab Pressure