A view of the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, a UNESCO's World Heritage site since 2012. (AP/Nasser Shiyoukhi)
Israel/Palestine

US Pulls Out Of UNESCO Claiming ‘Anti-Israel Bias’

It’s not the first time the U.S. pulled out of UNESCO: Washington did the same thing in the 1980s because it viewed the agency as mismanaged, corrupt and used to advance Soviet interests. The U.S. rejoined in 2003.