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Palestinian children wearing Hamas headbands take part in a rally against US President Donald Trump
Comprehensive report reveals endemic hate education in Palestinian schools

Palestinian children are being primed for "a continuous and long-range confrontation against the State of Israel," the report found.

An UNRWA-run school in Rafah, Gaza
15 policy challenges for the new head of UNRWA

The appointment of Swiss diplomat Phillipe Lazzarini as the new head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency is a window of opportunity for donor nations, which oversee UNRWA policy.

Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest again
Lawmakers to US Ambassador to the UN: Restart Palestinian assistance

Among the representatives who signed the letter: Andy Levin, Ro Khanna, Ilhan Omar, Jamie Raskin, Rashida Tlaib, Alan Lowenthal, and Ted Lieu.

Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest again
UNRWA finds hand grenade, military vest in Gaza

'As soon as the items were discovered, they were removed and UNRWA informed the de facto authorities in Gaza and in Israel'

Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest again
UNRWA head warns Trump peace plan could lead to West Bank violence

UNRWA has been the primary organization servicing Palestinian refugees since 1949. The US and Israel have worked to discredit the organization.

Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest again
UNRWA head: 2020 to be a 'difficult' year with fund cuts, Israeli pressure

Christian Saunders also said Israel was seeking to replace UNRWA services for Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem with those of its own.

By REUTERS
16/01/2020
Fleur Hassan-Nahoum
Jerusalem deputy mayor to UK: Don't fund anti-Israel Palestinian textbooks

UNRWA schools’ curriculum, designed by the Palestinian Authority, “perpetuates incitement, antisemitism and glorification of martyrdom,” Fleur Hassan-Nahoum said.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis, Tunisia March 31, 2019
Palestinians, Jordan welcome UN vote to renew UNRWA mandate

Hamas also praised the UN vote and said it will "contribute to improving the humanitarian conditions for millions of Palestinian refugees."

EU and Germany pledge additional funding to UNRWA

The agency says that half of the donations will go towards easing its “severe cash flow crisis” and delivering “key services for the remainder of the year.”

14/12/2019
Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) take part in a protest again
UN votes to extend UNRWA's mandate until 2023

Israel and the US were the only countries that voted against the resolution, with 169 voting in favor and nine abstentions.

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