In a blow to US-Palestinian relations, the White House has further cut its aid to Gaza and the West Bank. USAID is thought to be cutting its workforce by 60%. It follows a decision earlier in the year to cut US funding to UNRWA by more than $200 million.
The situation in the Hamas-run enclave is deteriorating and come on the back of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Administration’s decision to defund the agency. There were claims that the
In an ironic twist of fate, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the dedicated overseas staffers received credible death threats and threats of violence. The officials were also said to have been harassed by employees of the agency.
The Palestinian Authority is boycotting the White House which has responded by cutting off massive amounts of funding and shutting down the PLO Mission in Washington. One rabbi, an end-of-days expert, believes that this meteoric decline in the Palestinians’ political clout may be because their relevance in the end-of-day process has now expired.
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 »