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UNRWA facing refugee protests, closings, rumors

UN body responsible for Arab refugees – but which actually perpetuates them – denies it plans to close Gaza office.Hillel Fendel, 5/30/2016, 10:00 AM

UNRWA inflates number of refugees

Ex-Israeli ambassador compiles a list of sound bites that explain the background of the "Palestinian refugees."Hillel Fendel, 5/30/2016, 2:16 AM

Chinese dissident artist documents Gaza's 'plight'

Ai Weiwei films in Gaza as part of his global refugee crisis documentary, while lamenting 'long history' of 'Palestinian refugees.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 7:00 PM

A fifth of Syria's Palestinians have fled

UNRWA reports around 120,000 Palestinians have fled to Europe, as well as Asia and Latin America.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2016, 5:30 PM

Sweden gives $8 million for 'Palestinian refugees'

Swedes announce UNRWA aid, after last year giving $45 million. UN body, previously linked to incitement, demands $817 million.Dalit Halevi, 5/9/2016, 10:34 PM

Palestinian UNRWA revolt reaches Judea-Samaria

After 'refugees' in Lebanon shut offices over no more free health care, new protest is to block UNRWA cars and facilities over cash card.Ari Yashar, 5/8/2016, 6:49 PM

Palestinians shut UNRWA for ending free healthcare

For two days straight Palestinians in Lebanon shutter UNRWA offices in protest of no longer having 100% of treatment funded by UN.Ari Yashar, 5/6/2016, 12:13 PM

UNRWA celebrates bus bombing, Israel does nothing

Investigative journalist reveals UNRWA schools hold terror celebrations, Israel ignores and blocks US law against terror indoctrination.Shimon Cohen, 4/25/2016, 10:56 PM

Even without a political solution, the US could forge a Mideast legacy

The United States could dramatically change the state of one of the most pressing issues of the Israel-Arab conflict. David Bedein, 4/17/2016, 10:13 AM

Canada to resume funding for UNRWA

Canada will resume contributing funds to UNRWA despite its documented ties to Hamas.Ben Ariel, 3/17/2016, 12:14 AM

End the 'Palestinian Refugee' Gravy Train in the 'West Bank'

Changed the name? Accept the consequences. David Singer, 3/3/2016, 8:33 AM

EU approves $274 million aid package for PA

Most of the aid will be channeled directly to the PA, and the rest will go to UNRWA.Gil Ronen, 3/1/2016, 9:45 PM

Watch: Opposition grills Canadian PM on Hamas

Trudeau gets put on the spot for his planned $15 million for UNRWA despite its documented Hamas ties - his answer is priceless.Ari Yashar, 2/17/2016, 3:02 PM

Open letter to UN Amb. Samantha Power as she visits Jerusalem

This is an  opportunity to reform UNRWA policies - using the information in this letter. David Bedein, 2/14/2016, 10:09 PM

UNRWA worried Middle East wars 'competing' for aid

UNRWA, PA urge donors to keep flow of hundreds of millions of dollars, acknowledge humanitarian disasters 'competing' for funds.Arutz Sheva, 2/10/2016, 7:24 PM

Hamas doctors blame Gaza mental health on blockade

Hamas medical officials blame Israeli blockade for the rising number of mental health and social behavior disorders that affect Gazans.Dalit Halevi, 2/6/2016, 6:46 PM

Norwegian Ambassador meets with Hamas terror chief

Ambassador to Lebanon promises to help 'Palestinian refugees' in meeting with Hamas official who openly incites current terror wave.Dalit Halevi, 1/23/2016, 8:39 PM

How many Arab refugees were there in 1948? Maybe 300,000 - or less

The inflated numbers of third generation refugees claimed by Arabs and the UN started with an inflated number in 1948. Richard Mather, 1/20/2016, 5:33 AM

UNRWA Youth Ambassador: 'I spit on Israel'

Mohammed Assaf, winner of 2013 Arab Idol contest, tells Israeli fan: 'I spit on you and Israel.'Gil Ronen, 1/6/2016, 8:26 PM

Resolution victory shows Israel can win at the UN

UN envoy Danny Danon hails victory despite massive Arab opposition, outlines his fight against UNRWA incitement.Yoni Kempinski, 12/6/2015, 12:49 PM

UNRWA: The embodiment of moral relativism

Why do "Palestinian refugees"have their own UN organization when all the other refugees are lumped into another? And why is that refugee status passed down to their offspring as opposed to other refugee populations? Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld and Jamie Berk, 12/5/2015, 8:02 PM

'Israel allows terror education in its capital'

Activist reveals crucial admission regarding terror indoctrination made during special Knesset Committee session.Hezki Baruch, 10/30/2015, 9:36 AM

UN suspends UNRWA staff for anti-Israel incitement

UN suspends and cuts the pay of several UNRWA workers after UN Watch exposed that they incited to anti-Semitic violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/23/2015, 4:46 AM

Lapid Blasts UNRWA Bias Following Terror Statement

Yesh Atid chairman sends letter to UN’s agency for condemning loss of Palestinian lives while ignoring Israeli victims of terror.Elad Benari, 10/15/2015, 2:14 AM

UNRWA Ignores Terror Victims, Raises $80m

UN refugee organization in Gaza expresses "deep alarm" at the loss of Palestinian terrorists' lives, ignores Israeli victims.Hillel Fendel, 10/14/2015, 3:12 AM

UN-Funded Teachers Glorify Terror on Facebook

Two teachers prominently feature cartoon romanticizing stabbing attacks on their social media pages. UN silent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2015, 5:59 PM

UNRWA Teacher Glorified Har Nof Massacre

UN agency still refusing to address concerns raised over rampant anti-Semitism, incitement to terrorism among its employees.Ari Soffer, 9/6/2015, 2:17 PM

Abbas: Let Syrian Palestinians into Judea-Samaria

Palestinian Authority chief turns to UN to call on Israel to allow fleeing Palestinian Arabs from Syria into PA-help areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2015, 9:35 PM

UNRWA Anti-Semitism Exposed

Report of 12 anti-Semitic Facebook accounts run by UNRWA officials was issued to UN chief Ban Ki Moon, who is urged to fire the culprits.Hillel Fendel, 9/3/2015, 3:02 PM

1000s of Lebanon 'Palestinian Refugees' Displaced

UNRWA reports up to 3,000 displaced as 'refugee camp' gun battles between Fatah and Jund al-Sham spin out of control.Ari Yashar, 8/26/2015, 8:26 AM

UNRWA Schools in Gaza Close, Sparking Protests

200,000 Gazan children kept at home amid UN agency bankruptcy scandal. Will Hamas retaliate?Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2015, 6:57 PM

UNRWA Cartoons Promote Car-Terrorism against Jews

UN agency under fire after school posts anti-Semitic cartoons inciting murder of Jews. UN Watch officially protests.Hillel Fendel, 8/24/2015, 3:24 PM

UNRWA to Probe Teachers' Anti-Semitic Posts

UN agency claims to be investigating anti-Semitic and pro-terror Facebook uploads from its school teachers.Cynthia Blank, 8/20/2015, 7:03 AM

Syria: Typhoid Hits Palestinians from Yarmouk

UN agency confirms outbreak of potentially fatal disease among refugees from fighting inside Yarmouk itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2015, 11:50 AM

Hamas Threatens UNRWA Over Budget Cuts

Senior Hamas members threaten UNRWA after organization announces severe budget deficit.Dalit Halevy, 8/15/2015, 11:53 PM

UNRWA 'Infant Mortality' Report Deeply Flawed

UN organization in Gaza deliberately misrepresented an unreliable scientific study as facts on the ground, blog finds.Tova Dvorin, 8/10/2015, 6:16 PM

Solving UNRWA School Budget Crisis – through UNRWA School Reform

Here's an idea: UNRWA could stop teaching students to grow up and destroy israel. David Bedein, 8/10/2015, 9:06 AM

UNRWA Workers in Gaza Threaten to Rebel

Head of Hamas-affiliated teachers union warns UNRWA bankruptcy and service suspension will likely be met by rebellion in Gaza.Dalit Halevy, 8/10/2015, 7:59 AM

UN Claims Gaza Infant Mortality Rises

UNRWA claims infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in more than half a century - but study has some discrepancies.Ben Ariel, 8/10/2015, 4:12 AM

Hamas Threatens UNRWA - Again

Gaza warns the UN group that cutting education costs, delaying school year is a 'red line' after threatening violence last month.Dalit Halevi, 8/8/2015, 11:50 PM

UN Chief Appeals for Urgent Funding for UNRWA

Ban Ki-moon raises alarm over a $100 million shortfall in funding for the UN aid agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2015, 2:14 AM

Without New Cash UNRWA Schools Won't Open

UNRWA schools may not open next month for the new school year, said deputy UNRWA head Sandra Mitchell.Yaakov Levi, 8/3/2015, 4:53 PM

Hamas Threatens UNRWA With Violence

Hamas calls UNRWA bankruptcy leading to school closure a 'political game,' threatens that situation may 'spin out of control.'Dalit Halevy, 7/29/2015, 7:54 AM

Hamas Opposes Moving UNRWA to Arab League

UNRWA is in financial crisis but Hamas doesn't want 'refugee' problem to become an Arab problem.Dalit Halevy, 7/27/2015, 1:08 PM

From Tehran to UNRWA: The New US-UNRWA Accord

The chance to change the "refugees" lives for the better has been missed. David Bedein, 7/26/2015, 5:10 PM

Bankrupt UNRWA to Close 'Refugee' Schools

With $101 million deficit, UNRWA announces it may have to close 700 schools - several of which were used by Hamas to store rockets.Dalit Halevy, 7/2/2015, 2:02 PM

UN Closes Last Shelter for Displaced Gazans

UNRWA closes the last remaining shelter for Palestinian Arabs displaced in last summer's war in Gaza.Elad Benari, 6/19/2015, 5:13 AM

'Not Every Civilian Death Equals a War Crime'

Int'l law expert Adv. Ido Rosenzweig explains why the onus is on the IDF to investigate last summer's war - and dispels key misnomers.Eliran Aharon, 6/17/2015, 8:43 PM

UNRWA Chief Admits Hamas Hid Weapons in Facilities

Krahenbuhl acknowledges storing of rockets in schools, clinics during last summer's war, but criticizes Israel for hitting UNRWA facilities.Uzi Baruch, 6/17/2015, 11:40 AM

'Hamas Has a Civilian Army'

Israel is falling into Hamas's propaganda traps, says head of Center for Near East Policy Research.Eliran Aharon, 6/14/2015, 10:44 PM

Gazans Upset with UNRWA Aid to Brethren in Syria

As resources are transferred to survivors of besieged, starving Yarmouk neighborhood, protests held in Gaza against budget cuts.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 6/10/2015, 8:21 AM

UNRWA Chief: Plight of Yarmouk is 'Critical'

Head of UNRWA says the situation for Palestinian Arabs in the Yarmouk neighborhood is "absolutely critical".Ben Ariel, 6/2/2015, 4:42 AM

Israel Must Reshape its Relations with Sweden

Israel’s new government must take a firm stand in its relations with Sweden following Sweden’s acknowledgement of Palestine or risk losing Europe. Martin Blecher, 5/15/2015, 12:25 PM

Hamas Welcomes Blaming of Israel for Attacks

Hamas spokesman says UN report proves Israeli "war crimes against Palestinian civilians".Elad Benari, 4/28/2015, 3:12 AM

UN Blames IDF for Attacks on Hamas Rocket Caches

Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon deplores IDF attacks on 'UN schools' - despite three proven incidents they were being used to store rockets.Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2015, 7:57 PM

'Palestinian Refugees' Demand 'Right of Return'

'Palestinian Diaspora in Europe' conference lists fundamental principles, by which their return to 'Palestine' is valid for all eternity.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 4/27/2015, 8:01 AM

Explosive Device Targets UNRWA Offices in Gaza

Explosive device goes off near UNRWA offices in Gaza City, while a second strikes near police headquarters.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2015, 4:44 AM