Based on his comments it is clear why he was not selected. It is his intolerance and propensity to censor that produced the result. I think a little critical self examination is in order. Much easier though to blame the "world's jews" and some sort of grand conspiracy - as if the "world's jews" can control or even influence anything at the UN.
Hamas' Khaled Meshal met with Saeb Erekat in Qatar (Haaretz)
from the article: Egypt minister says 'world's Jews' cost him top UNESCO post