Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO for 'labelling Jewish holy site as Muslim'

Israel suspends cooperation with UNESCO for 'labelling Jewish holy site as Muslim'
 

The site is revered by the Jewish community and Muslims alike, and is known to Jewish people as Temple Mount and to Muslims as the al-Aqsa compound or Haram al-Sharif.
But a draft of the latest version of the resolution, posted on UNESCO's website and dated October 12, showed the site repeatedly described only by its Muslim names - something Israel claims amounts to a denial of its Jewish history.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in Jerusalem at the time: "The theatre of the absurd at UNESCO continues and today the organisation adopted another delusional decision which... read more

 
14 October 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Share:
  •  





    News Widget for Webmasters



    Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

    Realtime News

     

    «
    »
    Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2 3 4
    5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    19 20 21 22 23 24 25
    26 27 28 29 30 31