Arab Israeli Conflict
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A big chunk of Haley’s two years at the world body was about Israel.
UNRWA has been in financial trouble and laid off hundreds of Palestinians this year; the position that UNRWA is advertising pays over 14 times average income for a Palestinian.
“The US decision has created a rare opportunity to replace UNRWA’s services,” Barkat said.
Several employees fainted when they heard they had lost their jobs. One worker poured gasoline over his body and tried to set himself on fire before he was stopped by his co-workers.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The conference will take place on March 15 in Rome.
By ADAM RASGON
Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon looks at a turbulent year with some hope.
By HERB KEINON
The book is specifically funded by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, or UNRWA. The White House slashed all United States funding of UNWRA over the summer.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Prior to the war the number was only six percent.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
With 800 participants from 70 countries and 100 speakers, the forum was important and a symbolic gathering.
Eleven countries have agreed to advance their donations to finance UNRWA programs in coming months.
"We’re not going to reward bad behavior," said the US envoy to the UN, referring to cut in funding to refugee aid group.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
UNRWA spends one-third of all the resources donated to refugees internationally. Per-capita annual support for a Palestinian refugee is more than twice the amount of support allocated by the UNHCR.
By DANIEL BEAUDOIN
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