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Palestinians wait to receive humanitarian supplies from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (
UNRWA operating month to month under COVID-19, as funding crisis persists

In January UNRWA launched a $1.4 billion appeal but to date has received just $586 million in pledges.

An UNRWA-run school in Rafah, Gaza
Danon calls UNRWA Gaza schools 'terror storage facilities'

In a statement to the media, Danon’s office explained that this was not an isolated incident and that weapons and terror tunnels had been found in UNRWA schools in the past.

Palestinians pass by the gate of an UNRWA-run school in Nablus in the West Bank August 13, 2018
House Committee passes Peace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act

The legislation is a result of a report by IMPACT-se, which monitors values of peace and tolerance in textbooks.

A Palestinian refugee gestures as he takes part in a rally against Bahrain's economic workshop for U
Qatar donates further $20.7 million to Palestinians in Syria

The donation brings this year's total up to $40 million, to be spent on education and health services.

Palestinian school children chant slogans during a demonstration August 28 1997 in the Gaza Strip pr
UNWRA begs for extra $167 million in funding in December alone

The UN agency has been hard hit by scandal and the Trump administration withdrawing funding in support of Israel.

SEATS NORMALLY occupied by the United States delegation are empty one day after the US announced its
Jordan, Palestinians confident UNRWA’s mandate will be renewed

The UN is currently investigating the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNWRA) following charges of ethical misconduct.

Ismail Ajjawi will be part of Harvard's Class of 2023
Palestinian student gains US entry to become Harvard freshman

Lebanese-born Palestinian student Ismail B. Ajjawi, 17, arrived in Boston September 2 to join the entering freshman class at Harvard University, following deportation.

By HEDDY BREUER ABRAMOWITZ
05/09/2019
UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl attends a news conference (March 15, 2018).
Confronting UNRWA education antisemitism at the UN

UNRWA never questions whether PA schoolbooks should be used by a UN agency that must adhere to the core principles of the United Nations.

By ARNON GROISS , DAVID BEDEIN
22/08/2019
Belgium suspends UNRWA funds following reports of ethical misconduct

The Netherlands and Switzerland have also suspended payments pending the results of the investigation.

President Donald Trump passes his adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner during a Hanukkah Reception a
Give the peace plan a chance

Trump’s adviser, Jared Kushner, was quoted as saying that “the plan will require concessions from both sides, but won’t jeopardize the security of Israel.”

By TALIA DEKEL-FLEISSIG
21/04/2019
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