Tag archive for ‘Palestine’
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl. Courtesy 2017 UNRWA Photo by Wasim al Masri.
By nsnbc On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

UNRWA faces challenge upholding its mandate in the light of U.S. budget cuts

nsnbc : UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl praised the United States for having supported and helped fund the UNRWA since the 1950s but stressed that the US contributions are significantly below previous More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, move U.S. Embassy

Fahwad al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : U.S. President Donald Trump plans on Wednesday to announce that the United States is recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move the U.S. Embassy there from Tel Aviv. More...

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By IMEMC On Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Britain to contribute £20 to Palestinian budget

IMEMC : Britain has agreed to pay its annual contribution of 20 million pounds to support the Palestinian budget, part of which will go to education as proof of its support for the development of the education sector, More...

UNRWA school in the Gaza Strip served as refugee shelter during Israel's 2014 war on Gaza.
By nsnbc On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Tunnel underneath school in Gaza: UNRWA condemns neutrality violation

nsnbc : The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) condemned the violation of neutrality after it discovered yet another tunnel underneath one of the schools operated by the agency in the Palestinian Gaza More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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USA and Israel quit UNESCO over alleged anti-Israeli bias

nsnbc : The United States and Israel have both withdrawn from the UN Science, Culture and Education Agency UNESCO after accusing it of having an anti-Israeli bias. Trump during his May 2017 visit to Israel U.S. More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Palestine: Hamas ready to talk with reconciliation and elections with Fatah, again

Fahwad al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Palestine’s Hamas which is ruling the Gaza Strip, declared that it is ready to meet with representatives from the Fatah-dominated Palestinian Authority (PA), the de factor government More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

UNRWA visit to evicted family in East Jerusalem

nsnbc : The Director of UNRWA Operations in the West Bank, Scott Anderson, has paid a visit to the Shamasneh family, a Palestine refugee family residing in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, who had More...

By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Hamas, in another U-turn, realigns itself with Iran as primary sponsor

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Yahya Sinwar, new Hamas leader and Hamas’ “Prime Minister” in Palestine’s Gaza Strip, said relations between Hamas and Iran have returned to normal and that Iran More...

By IMEMC On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Palestinian Authority reluctant to resume security coordination with Israel

IMEMC : Palestinian officials said, on Monday, that the Palestinian Authority (PA) would not consider resuming its controversial security coordination with Israel unless the latter acceded to a number of demands. More...

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By IMEMC On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

New UN report documents legacy of 10-year siege in Gaza

IMEMC : Most of the projections for 2020, on the situation in the Gaza Strip, have deteriorated further and faster than anticipated in 2012, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Real GDP per capita in Gaza has decreased, More...