Sunday, 28 November 2021

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US ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

WASHINGTON: The United States announced it was halting funding for the United Nations’ agency for Palestinian refugees after declaring the organization was “irredeemably flawed. Washington has long been the UN Relief and Works Agency’s (UNRWA) largest donor but is “no longer willing to shoulder the very disproportionate share of the ...

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Netanyahu calls for closure of UN Palestinian refugee agency

WEST BANK: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called for the closure of the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, days after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut Palestinian aid. Israel has long viewed the UN agency, known as UNRWA, as biased against it, an allegation the agency ...

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