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Temple Mount Terrorist Attack Follows UNESCO Anti-Israel Vote On Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – It cannot be ignored that today’s deadly Palestinian terrorist attack at the Temple Mount comes less than two weeks after the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) passed an anti-Israel resolution declaring Jerusalem’s Old City and its ancient walls to be “occupied” sites and scandalously listed the areas as Palestinian heritage sites.

A Jewish man walks outside the Patriarchs' Tomb, known in Arabic as the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the the divided West Bank city of Hebron on May 29, 2017

Arab UNESCO Envoy Secretly Apologizes To Israel For Having ‘No Choice’ But To Vote In Favor Of Hebron Resolution

TEL AVIV – An unnamed Arab ambassador to the UN’s cultural agency reportedly apologized in secret to his Israeli counterpart for having “no choice” but to vote in favor of a controversial resolution that listed the Old City of Hebron and the Tomb of the Patriarchs on a list of endangered sites under the “State of Palestine.”

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley talks with reporters during the daily press briefing at the White House April 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. Haley briefed reporters about the meetings between U.S. President Donald Trump and the ambassadors representing the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Haley Urges UN To Drop Anti-Israel Hebron Resolution

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called on the secretary-general of the UN and the UNESCO chief to oppose the Palestinian Authority’s efforts to inscribe Hebron’s old city and the Tomb of the Patriarchs on list of endangered sites under the “State of Palestine.”

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Reports: Iran Envoy May Be Tapped to Head UN Cultural Body

The United Nations body in charge of education, culture, and science is reportedly likely to soon be headed by Iran — a sign of not only the U.N.’s cultural relativism, as well as its antipathy toward Israel, but also Russia’s increasing influence at the U.N. as the U.S. draws back.

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