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Palestinians Hoist Flag At UNESCO

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 02.12.2012 | World

PARIS — Palestinians raised their flag at the headquarters of the U.N. cultural agency in Paris on Tuesday as the agency's 195th member, a histo...

Israel To Release Tens Of Millions Owed To Palestinians

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.30.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' government narrowly dodged a full-blown cash crisis after Israel agreed Wednesday &nd...

UNESCO Pleads With U.S. To Revoke Funding Cut

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

PARIS — The head of UNESCO is pleading with the U.S. to reinstate funding cut off after the agency granted membership to Palestine. Director-Ge...

Following U.S., Canada Cuts Funding For UNESCO

AP | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

TORONTO — Canada is joining the U.S. in cutting off funding for the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO because it approved a Palestinian bid for full m...

Palestinians Aim To Join 16 UN Agencies Within Weeks

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Emboldened by their admission to the U.N.'s cultural agency, the Palestinians plan to seek membership in other internation...

UNESCO Admits Palestine As Full Member

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

PARIS -- Palestine became a full member of UNESCO on Monday in a highly divisive breakthrough that will cost the agency a fifth of its budget and that...

Palestinians Seek Full UNESCO Membership

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

PARIS — Palestinians cleared their first hurdle Wednesday to full membership in the U.N. cultural agency, an official said, as they expand and a...