Palestinian refugees

A few days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would stop funding the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Jerusalem’s outgoing mayor Nir Barkat said he will expel the Palestinian refugee service organization from Israel’s capital. The Jerusalem Municipality, he said, would give better educational and services than UNRWA, which is “a failure,”… Read more »

Israel advocacy group StandWithUs poses the question of whether the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is a scam. U.S. President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States would defund the organization to the tune of $200 million. The rationale behind the decision is that the Palestinians are the only group who have… Read more »

U.S. President Donald Trump has committed to slashing an additional $200 million from the Palestinian aid budget. The move follows a previous cut to their aid budget – actions that the Palestinians have severely criticized. It also follows reports that the Trump administration is reportedly preparing to reject Palestinian ‘Right of Return.’