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Republicans delay Biden administration’s funds to Palestinians

Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and Representative Michael McCaul (R-Texas), used their respective positions to stop the aid from starting on April 10.

Watchdog: USAID didn't properly vet Palestinian recipients for terror ties

Tightening up its procedures would “better position USAID to reduce the risk of providing assistance to entities or individuals associated with terrorism,” the GAO said.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
01/04/2021

How can Israel resolve water scarcity issues with the Palestinians?

Palestinians depend heavily on rain and underground water sources, which Israel controls.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
21/11/2020
A PALESTINIAN BOY cries as students of United Nations-run schools take part in a protest against a U

U.S. gives cold shoulder to major Palestinian donor parley

The US was previously one of the largest donors to the Palestinians and the PA, providing upwards of half-a-billion dollars a year through the United Nations and other venues.

STUDENTS AT the USAID-funded Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, located on Kibbutz Ketura

USAID to lay off most of its West Bank and Gaza staff

USAID told NPR in a statement that it was not planning on closing the West Bank and Gaza mission completely.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/04/2019
Palestinian midwife Sara Abu Taqea (L), 23, who works in the maternity ward at Gaza's Al-Ahli hospit

Trump's USAID cuts harm Palestinian women with breast cancer

USAID received $364 million from the United States in 2017, according to Reuters.

David Freidman

Ambassador Friedman praises USAID-funded interfaith school Hand in Hand

The Twitter comments were mixed with overwhelming support for the encouraging interfaith activities with others upset at the halted funding for Palestinian programs.

STUDENTS AT the USAID-funded Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, located on Kibbutz Ketura

Diplomatic Affairs: The anti-terrorism price tag

Clean water and Israeli-Palestinian coexistence efforts become collateral damage of new Trump administration legislation.

Palestinian official Nabil Abu Rudeineh

USAID cut will create negative atmosphere, instability- PA spokesman says

Trump's special Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt called Rudeineh's statement disingenuous.

By REUTERS
03/02/2019
A Palestinian man pushes a cart with bags of flour at an aid distribution center run by UNWRA.

'USAID to end all Palestinian projects on Jan. 31,' former director says

Expressing deep concern over the move, Dave Harden told 'The Jerusalem Post' that the U.S. administration “demonstrates again a lack of nuance."

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