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Head of UN's ESCWA resigns over report on "apartheid" Israel

Head of UN's ESCWA resigns over report on "apartheid" Israel

The head of the United Nation's West Asia commission resigned on Friday, after what she described as pressure from the secretary general to withdraw a report accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians. 

Israel imposes ''apartheid regime'' on Palestinians: UN report

The United States, an ally of Israel, said it was outraged by the report.