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Posts Tagged: qatar unesco

October 11, 2017 2:25 pm

US Jewish Groups Express Alarm as Antisemitism-Tainted Qatari Candidate Closes in on UNESCO Chief Post

American Jewish groups are increasingly concerned that Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN’s educational, scientific...

October 10, 2017 1:58 pm

Qatari Candidate Tainted by Antisemitism Leading in Election Race for Next UNESCO Chief

Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari, the Qatari candidate for the next director-general of UNESCO -- the UN's educational, scientific and cultural organization -- has emerged as...

May 2, 2017 10:27 am

UNESCO Condemnation of Israel Passes, Despite Unprecedented Lack of Support From African, Latin American and European Nations

As Israel celebrated its 69th Independence Day on Tuesday,  UNESCO -- the cultural arm of the United Nations -- voted by a 22-10 margin (with 23 abstentions and three...

April 28, 2017 3:23 pm

Leading Jewish Group Warns of Negative Ramifications for Israel if Qatari Diplomat Becomes Next UNESCO Chief

A leading Jewish human rights group is warning that condemnation of Israel at UNESCO will only intensify should a Qatari official assume the director-general's post at the...


‘No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland’ Sears and Stuns as It Probes

"No Resting Place: Holocaust Poland," by Rick Halperin and Denise Gee; photographs by...


Can the World Agree to ‘Fix’ the Iran Nuclear Deal?

President Donald Trump on Jan. 12 outlined his intentions to “fix the terrible flaws” of the Iran nuclear deal, giving...

IDF Prepares for New High-Tech Home in Southern Israel’s ‘Silicon Wadi’

JNS.org - The IDF is gearing up for a major relocation to southern Israel,...

Longtime Supporters of Peace Process: Abbas Is Disqualified as Negotiating Partner

JNS.org - Some prominent Jewish proponents of the decades-long peace process between Israel and...


US VP Pence Wraps Up Israel Visit With Western Wall Stop; Says Timing of Tr...

US Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday the timing of a long-awaited American Middle East peace initiative depends on...

Middle East

Hamas Rocket Developer to Be Deported to Iraq From the Philippines

JNS.org - The Philippines stated Monday that the country would deport an Iraqi citizen who has assisted the Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas with developing missiles to shoot into Israel. The Philippines was alerted to...