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Belgium Steps in to Help UNRWA

In the wake of the U.S. decision to stop over half its annual funding of UNRWA, the agency that provides assistance to Palestinians in the Mideast turned to the international…

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U.S. Set to Cut U.N. Money for Palestinian Refugees

The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps…

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Report: Israel Against UNRWA Cuts

In the wake of reports that the Trump administration is considering cutting aid to UNRWA, the U.N. aid agency for Palestinians, Israeli officials are nervous that such a move would…

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U.S. Reviewing Support for UNRWA

Following a warning from U.S. ambassador Nikki Haley that Palestinian refusal to resume peace talks could result in financial sanctions, Washington was reportedly actively evaluating its financial support for UNRWA,…

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Israel Withdraws From UNESCO — By Email

Government announcements are one thing, but until the paperwork gets done, nothing really happens. So it was with Israel’s withdrawal from UNESCO. Even though the decision had already been made…

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North Korea: New U.N. Sanctions an ‘Act of War’

The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, threatening to…

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Israel to Leave UNESCO Over ‘Systematic Attacks’

Israel has announced it is leaving UNESCO citing the U.N. cultural agency’s “systematic attacks” on the country. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nachshon said Friday that the decision was based on…

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Turks, Palestinians Accuse U.S. of Intimidation at U.N.

The Turkish and Palestinian foreign ministers are accusing the United States of intimidation after its ambassador to the United Nations warned countries that the U.S. “will be taking names” during…

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