Friday, 13 October 2017 () The United States and its ally Israel said yesterday (12 October) they were pulling out of the UN's culture and education body in a move that underlined Washington's drift away from international institutions.
The U.S. and Israel are pulling out of UNESCO over what they call an 'anti-Israel bias,' but the move may actually underscore their bias towards basic Palestinian rights. Meanwhile, Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have reached a new unity deal
It is no coincidence that Azoulay’s victory in the race follows quickly on a US decision to pull out from the UN agency, citing its undeniable anti-Israel... Jerusalem Post - Middle EastAlso reported by •Deutsche Welle
China has withdrawn its candidate to be director general of Unesco in favour of Egypt’s candidate Moushira Khattab. The announcement follows the decision by... S.China Morning Post - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •Deutsche Welle