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Posts Tagged: UNRWA Funding

February 22, 2023 6:52 pm

Republican Senators Introduce Bill to Halt Aid to Gaza

Senators Rick Scott (R-FL) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) on Tuesday announced the reintroduction of the Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act, which would prohibit US...

February 6, 2023 5:51 pm

Republican Congressman Slams Biden Administration for Giving Palestinians Money in Wake of Terror Attacks

Congressman Ronny Jackson (R-TX) slammed the Biden administration Friday for giving the Palestinians more aid in the wake of Palestinian terror attacks in Jerusalem that...

January 3, 2022 9:10 am

US Announces $99 Million in Assistance to UNRWA

JNS.org - The United States announced that will be providing $99 million in funding to the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA), the world body’s...

October 3, 2021 9:13 am

UNRWA Chief Makes Urgent Appeal for Funding, Says Agency Risks ‘Collapse’

JNS.org - United Nation Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) chief Philippe Lazzarini warned on Friday that due to a severe funding crisis, the organization faces...

July 29, 2021 9:00 am

Republican Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Block US Foreign Aid to UNRWA

JNS.org - Republicans in Congress are responding to the resumption of US foreign aid to the United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestine Refugees...

November 10, 2020 10:14 am

UN Refugee Agency for Palestinians Appeals for Money to Pay Salaries

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees announced on Monday that it has run out of money to pay the salaries of its staff across...

November 1, 2019 9:26 am

Israel, US to Push for Tighter UN Scrutiny of Palestinian Refugee Agency

JNS.org - The United States and Israel are joining forces to push for reform in the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in...

August 28, 2019 10:41 am

New Zealand Decides to Suspend Funding to UNRWA

JNS.org - New Zealand has suspended funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), pending the release of the October report by the...

May 24, 2019 9:26 am

UN Agency Aiding Palestinians Rejects US Bid to Strip It of Mandate

The head of the United Nations agency that has supported Palestinian refugees for seven decades hit back on Thursday at a US proposal to have...

August 31, 2018 4:34 pm

US Halts Funding to UN Palestinian Refugee Aid Agency

The United States on Friday cut funding to a UN agency that supports Palestinian refugees, saying its business model and fiscal practices were an "irredeemably...

August 31, 2018 2:53 pm

Trump Administration to Drop Funding Next Week for UN Palestinian Refugee Aid Agency

The Trump administration will announce a decision within days to cancel funding for a UN agency that supports Palestinian refugees, several people familiar with the...

August 29, 2018 3:02 pm

UN Schools Open in West Bank, Gaza Despite US Funding Cut

Schools run by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees opened in the West Bank and Gaza Strip on Wednesday after it secured funding to offset...

February 1, 2018 3:54 pm

Arab League Head Says US Aid Cut for UNRWA Puts Regional Stability at Risk

Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Thursday that a cut in US funding for a UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees will put...

January 29, 2018 9:56 am

UN Employees in Gaza Hold Protest Strike Over US Aid Cut

Schools, clinics and food distribution centers in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip were closed on Monday due to a one-day strike by the 13,000 employees of...


Biden Administration Welcomes Pause on Israeli Judicial Reform Package Afte...

The Biden Administration on Monday welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement that he would put Israel’s judicial reform package...


Netanyahu’s Attorney Rejects High Court Petition as ‘Attempted Coup’

JNS.org - Benjamin Netanyahu’s attorney on Sunday rejected a High Court petition alleging that the prime minister violated a conflict of interest agreement by delivering a speech on judicial reform...

Middle East

Gulf States Call on US to Condemn Smotrich’s Comments on Palestinians

i24 News - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) announced Sunday that it had written a letter to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to condemn Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s...


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