Japan to contribute $22.4 million to UNRWA

Japan signs contribution agreement to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".Ben Ariel, 2/28/2020, 5:04 AM

UNRWA head warns of violence following Trump plan

Head of UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" says Arabs are "shocked" by Trump peace plan, warns of possible violence.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2020, 10:50 PM

The long- awaited report on UNRWA's misuse of donor funds

For years, I have been claiming that UNRWA is an instrument of war, not education and peace. Research shows I am right. David Bedein, 1/10/2020, 7:38 AM

Education Ministry to open schools in Jerusalem's Arab areas, replacing those of UNRWA

Jerusalem Mayor approves plan to construct educational campus serving city's Arab neighborhoods and offering alternative to UNRWA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 2:34 PM

Switzerland resumes payments to UNRWA

Switzerland resumes payments to UN's agency for “Palestinian refugees” after it is cleared of allegations of mismanaging funds.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/20/2019, 10:30 PM

Qatar to donate additional $20 million to UNRWA

Qatar to contribute $20.7 million to support “Palestinian refugees” in Syria.Elad Benari, 12/16/2019, 5:59 AM

Jordan welcomes extension of UNRWA's mandate

Jordan says UN's extension of UNRWA's mandate shows support for rights of "Palestinian refugees".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2019, 6:39 AM

UN extends UNRWA mission until 2023

UNRWA mandate renewed until 2023 despite opposition from the United States and Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/13/2019, 9:44 PM

To major UNRWA donor countries: What is being done with your money?

The major countries supporting UNRWA have a golden opportunity this week when the organzation's mandate is up for renewal. Tell them: Don't just give blindly, set conditions for the use of the money your citizens are donating and help promote peace. David Bedein, 12/9/2019, 3:59 PM

UNRWA 'facing worst financial crisis in history'

New officer-in-charge for UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" says agency has a budget deficit of $332 million.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2019, 6:11 AM

UN extends UNRWA's mandate

170 countries vote in favor of extending mandate of UN agency for "Palestinian refugees". The US and Israel vote against.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/15/2019, 8:00 PM

UNRWA head resigns

Pierre Krahenbuhl resigns as head of UNRWA amid scandal, corruption probe.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 8:23 PM

UNRWA chief suspended amid corruption probe

Pierre Krahenbuhl, commissioner of UNRWA, replaced by interim chief as organization probes allegations of corruption and sexual misconduct.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2019, 12:24 PM

Israel and US present UNRWA containment campaign

As UNRWA expects automatic UN majority to renew mandate, Israel and US demand tightened oversight and transparency amid corruption reports.Mordechai Sones, 10/31/2019, 7:56 AM

Cash-strapped UN agency on tenterhooks over probe

UNRWA waits on results of mismanagement probe, claims US objection to uniquely expanded 'refugee' definition is 'an attack.'Marc Burleigh, AFP, 10/22/2019, 2:59 PM

UNRWA's annual budget: $1.2 billion

UNRWA spokesman says donor countries are willing to contribute to UNRWA's annual budget.Dalit Halevi, 9/25/2019, 5:23 AM

The 'Palestinian refugee' who became a Yeshiva boy

Kuwaiti-born Israeli Jewish 'Palestinian refugee' decries UN hypocrisy in keeping Arabs refugees forever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2019, 8:35 PM

Greenblatt praises New Zealand for suspending aid to UNRWA

US Special Envoy praises countries which suspended aid to UN organization for 'Palestine refugees' amid corruption allegations.Gary Willig, 8/29/2019, 5:19 PM

New Zealand suspends funding to UN aid agency for Palestinians

Government of New Zealand halts aid to UNRWA, following allegations of corruption and links to terrorism in UN agency.Henry Benjamin, JTA, 8/28/2019, 7:56 AM

UNRWA facing deficit of $150 million

525,000 students will begin the school year in 711 UNRWA schools, says organization's spokesman.Dalit Halevi, 8/20/2019, 5:33 AM

PA making effort to renew aid to UNRWA

PLO secretary general sends letters to Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland protesting the cessation of aid to UNRWA.Dalit Halevi, 8/18/2019, 6:40 AM

Will this election bring stability to Israel?

The difficulties facing us in Gaza.Walter Bingham, 8/3/2019, 8:35 PM

US seeks clarification on UNRWA probe

Channel 12 News reveals that the White House is seeking clarifications from UN on its investigation into alleged ethical abuses at UNRWA.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/2/2019, 10:41 PM

UNRWA appoints acting deputy chief

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” appoints acting deputy chief following report on alleged ethical abuses by top management.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2019, 6:44 AM

Jewish Canadian organizations: Suspend funding to UNRWA

CIJA, B'nai Brith Canada urge government to suspend funding to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" in wake of corruption report.Elad Benari, 8/1/2019, 5:10 AM

Dutch suspend grant after UNRWA ethics probe

Netherlands follows Switzerland in suspending contribution to UN agency following ethics probe alleging "sexual misconduct" and corruption.AFP, 7/31/2019, 4:30 PM

Switzerland suspends UNRWA funding amid corruption allegations

Switzerland says it is suspending further contributions pending findings of UN investigators examining claims of corruption within UNRWA.AFP, 7/30/2019, 3:27 PM

Coming soon: An opportunity for UNRWA policy change

The mandate of the UNRWA program will be up for debate come September, at the upcoming General Assembly. Now is the chance to do something about that organization. David Bedein, 7/30/2019, 8:18 AM

Greenblatt calls for probe into UNRWA ethical abuses

US envoy responds to UN ethics report which found abuses of authority at the highest levels of UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 7/30/2019, 5:13 AM

UNRWA faces allegations of corruption, 'sexual misconduct'

UN agency created to aid Palestinian Arab refugees accused of ethics violations at the highest levels, including chief Pierre Krahenbuhl.AFP, 7/29/2019, 1:49 PM

Ireland to provide aid to UNRWA

Ireland announces it will provide 5 million Euros to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 6/27/2019, 6:02 AM

More than $110 million raised for UNRWA

More than $110 million raised at pledging conference to support UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 6/26/2019, 6:06 AM

World Refugee Day: Perspective from Jerusalem

UN World Refugee Day took place on June 20th. The UN funds the perpetuation of Palestinian Arab 'refugee' status and a UNRWA educational system which teaches the destruction of Israel, a plan to turn Jews into refugees.. David Bedein, 6/23/2019, 8:35 AM

UNRWA calls for donations to help fill shortfall

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” urges donors to help fill $211 million shortfall in funding for 2019.Elad Benari, 6/18/2019, 6:22 AM

UNRWA: We need money

Spokesman for UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" asks international community to continue assisting the organization.Dalit Halevi, 5/24/2019, 5:39 AM

UN agency pushes back against US call to terminate UNRWA

UNRWA, UN agency charged with aiding Palestinian refugees and their descendants, rejects call by Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt to end agency.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 5/23/2019, 3:32 PM

'UNRWA has only succeeded in inciting violence against Israel'

Israeli Ambassador to UN Danon slams UNRWA at Security Council discussion. 'UNRWA's mandate must come to an end.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 8:03 PM

US calls to dismantle UNRWA

US Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt calls for UNRWA services to be transitioned to host governments in the Middle East.AFP, 5/22/2019, 7:07 PM

UN warns of food crisis in Gaza

UN says its agencies providing food assistance to Gaza must raise tens of millions of dollars within weeks to avoid significant aid cuts.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2019, 4:35 AM

UNRWA textbooks don't mention Israel once

Report finds UNRWA textbooks for grades 1-10 only refer to the Jewish State as the 'Zionist Occupation,' erasing Jewish history in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2019, 7:56 AM

Kushner's email to senior government officials

In an email, Jared Kushner slams UNRWA, says organization 'doesn't help peace.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2019, 11:14 PM

UNRWA chief calls for countries to renew donations

UNRWA chief asks those who donated $446 million last year to contribute same sum this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2019, 10:58 AM

Qatari money to be transferred to Gaza via UNRWA?

According to report, Israel is spearheading plan to transfer the money via the same UN organization that Netanyahu called to be shut down.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2019, 11:52 AM

Japan donates $7 million to UNRWA

Government of Japan contributes additional $7 million to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 3/11/2019, 6:38 AM

UNRWA facilitating the conflict?

Watch: ILTV speaks with David Bedein, Director of the Center for Near East PolicyILTV, 2/19/2019, 10:53 PM

The US Congress forced State Department transparency on UNRWA

One of the organization headed by the writer's most extensive areas of journalistic research has involved investigations of Palestinian Authority/UNRWA education. David Bedein, 2/13/2019, 1:07 PM

Report: Anti-Israel bias in 3 percent of Palestinian textbooks

State Department report on UNRWA uncovers cases of anti-Israel and other bias in 3.1 percent of Palestinian Arab textbooks.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/8/2019, 9:47 PM

UNRWA 'unaware' of plans to close its Jerusalem schools

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” says it is not aware of reported plan by Israel to close its schools in eastern Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2019, 5:38 AM

Permits to be revoked from UNRWA schools

Barkat suggests Jerusalem Municipality take over health, education, welfare, sanitation services to all Jerusalem Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2019, 12:02 PM

Israel steps up fight against UNRWA

As of next year, UNRWA schools will no longer be permitted to operate in eastern Jerusalem and will be replaced by municipal schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2019, 6:41 AM

'It's the least we can do'

An interview with a unique man: Max Blankfeld, who sponsors a project exposing UNRWA, and heads the Texas FIDF, among many other things.Ido Ben Porat, 1/8/2019, 12:30 AM

Saudi Arabia transfers $50 million to UNRWA

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” praises Saudi Arabia as "valued partner".Elad Benari, 12/30/2018, 6:39 AM

UNRWA tweets in support of terrorist, then deletes it

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” glorifies PFLP terrorist, deletes tweet and blames "unauthorized access" to its Twitter account.Ben Ariel, 12/25/2018, 6:34 AM

EU increases funding to UNRWA

European Union announced it will commit a further 20 million euros to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".Elad Benari, 12/21/2018, 6:32 AM

What kind of education is Germany funding in Gaza?

Schoolbooks are the most revealing source of information regarding the values and aspirations a society would instill in the minds of its youngsters. David Bedein, 12/9/2018, 7:24 AM

Saudi Arabia pledges $50 million for UNRWA

Following US cuts to UNRWA, Saudi Arabia pledges $50 million.AFP, 11/28/2018, 11:41 AM

UNRWA says it has nearly overcome funding crisis

UNRWA chief says organization has nearly overcome a funding crisis caused by Trump cancelling the US aid contribution.Elad Benari, 11/16/2018, 4:46 AM