UNESCO approves divisive new resolution on Jerusalem’s Old City

UNESCO approves divisive new resolution on Jerusalem’s Old City

The US ambassador to UNESCO condemned as “inflammatory” a resolution approved Wednesday by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee on the status of conservation of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls. In Wednesday’s secret ballot, the international body agreed to retain the site on the list of endangered world heritage and criticized Israel for its […]

Obama calls for healing in first public remarks since divisive primary

Obama calls for healing in first public remarks since divisive primary

President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that he hoped divisions between Democrats would start to heal, now that his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, has clinched the party’s nomination for the presidential election. “My hope is that over the next couple of weeks we’re able to pull things together,” Obama said in his first […]