Pointing to COVID-related economy, UAE says it will not fund UNRWA in 2021

February 10, 2021 by  
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The United Arab Emirates says it does not plan to fund the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, this year as part of a “wiser way of utilizing funds,” according to Minister of State for International Cooperation Reem al-Hashimy, reported Reuters. Read more

Palestinians sigh in relief after Biden victory: ready to resume negotiations and coordination without preconditions

November 9, 2020 by  
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A sigh of relief and satisfaction, disgust for President Donald Trump and anticipation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s weakening, along with fears of renewed tension between Fatah and Hamas – this is how the Palestinian arena reacted to Joe Biden’s victory. Read more

‘The Big Lie’: Israeli envoy launches campaign against UNRWA

October 15, 2020 by  
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Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gilad Erdan announced that he will lead a campaign to expose the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) illegitimacy and its detrimental effect on peace in the Middle East. Read more

UNRWA leaders accused of sexual misconduct, ethics’ violations

July 30, 2019 by  
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An internal ethics report sent to the U.N. secretary-general in December alleges that the commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and other officials at the highest levels of the U.N. agency have committed a series of serious ethics violations, the AFP has reported. Read more

Group raises alarm over UNRWA’s anti-Israel incitement within its Jerusalem schools

January 30, 2019 by  
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Perhaps unbeknown to many Israelis is the shocking fact that only 12 minutes from downtown Jerusalem by light rail, a neighbourhood exists within the city’s jurisdiction in which Arab children are being taught that they will one day destroy Israel and replace it with a Palestinian state. Read more

Israel ousting UNRWA schools from Jerusalem

January 21, 2019 by  
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Israel’s National Security Council (NSC) has decided to step up its battle against UNRWA’s presence in Jerusalem and will now move to shut down its schools in the capital. Read more

Australia’s Jerusalem Embassy move sinks in sea of Islamic threats

November 21, 2018 by  
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Forget about Australia moving its Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Read more

Trump squeezes UNRWA, checkmates PLO and incentivises Jordan

September 14, 2018 by  
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President Trump has created a veritable diplomatic tsunami affecting the political fortunes of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), Hamas and Jordan – with his decision to cease all future donations to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) – currently US$360million per annum and comprising about 30% of UNRWA’s budget…writes David Singer. Read more

Haley says US will introduce additional UN resolutions condemning Hamas

August 29, 2018 by  
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday that on behalf of the Trump administration, she plans to introduce additional resolutions at the world body that condemn the terrorist group Hamas. Read more

Turn off the taps…writes Michael Kuttner

January 12, 2018 by  
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For far too long, terror groups and those associated with them have been awash with funds provided by Governments which deliberately ignore the consequences of their generosity. Read more