Report: Netanyahu changed UNRWA policy unilaterally

Defense officials complain PM decided to support defunding UNRWA without consulting Security Cabinet or security experts.Gary Willig, 9/2/2018, 9:37 PM

Netanyahu: UNRWA decision a welcome and important change

PM Netanyahu praises US decision to cease funding 'irredeemably flawed" UNRWA.JTA, 9/2/2018, 7:35 PM

‘Substantial’ German funding increase to make up US shortfall

But it won’t be enough to keep UNRWA afloat, German Foreign Minister says in letter to other EU member countries.JTA - Mordechai Sones, 9/2/2018, 3:00 PM

'We made sure Gush Katif evictees would not be refugees'

PM opens school year with students in Yad Binyamin, also addressing US decision on UNRWA. 'Did we keep refugees who came here refugees? No.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2018, 12:05 PM

Jordan: Stopping funding for UNRWA fuels radicalism

Jordan's Foreign Minister regrets U.S. decision to halt funding to UNRWA, says it harms prospects for Middle East peace.Elad Benari, 9/2/2018, 5:30 AM

Hamas: Trump is trying to eliminate refugee issue

Hamas 'Refugee Department' condemns US decision to cut funding to UNRWA, emphasizes commitment to 'right of return.'Dalit Halevi, 9/2/2018, 12:49 AM

UNRWA: US decision unrelated to our performance

UNRWA Commissioner-General Krähenbühl claims US decision to cut funding result of poor relations, is unrelated to organizational failings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2018, 10:15 PM

EU 'committed' to securing funding for UNRWA

European Union says 'many' countries have pledged support for UNRWA, urges US to reconsider 'regrettable' decision.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/1/2018, 9:06 PM

It's official: U.S. ends funding to UNRWA

State Department officially announces the United States will not make any additional contributions to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/1/2018, 1:11 AM

PA official: Canceling aid to UNRWA threatens peace

PA envoy to Washington warns against canceling aid to UNRWA, claims doing so threatens the prospects of peace.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/1/2018, 12:35 AM

'We support funding to PA, but not through UNRWA'

Senior officials in the Prime Minister's Office say U.S. aid cut from UNRWA should be transferred to those who will make good use of it.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/31/2018, 10:52 PM

Report: US ending all funding to UNRWA

Likud MK Haskel says US plan is 'a very good thing,' will help end Arab-Israeli conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2018, 11:13 AM

Trump includes Fake Refugees in list of Fake News

Trump turns screws as PLO creates fake news on Jerusalem and refugees. David Singer, 8/31/2018, 7:30 AM

Jordan to host fundraiser for UNRWA

Jordan will host a fundraiser at the UN headquarters in New York to keep UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” afloat.Ben Ariel, 8/31/2018, 5:46 AM

Trump administration set to end UNRWA funding altogether

US Amb. Nikki Haley says US will contribute to UNRWA if organization 'reforms what it does.'JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 9:08 AM

Haley urges Mideast nations to increase aid to UNRWA

U.S. ambassador to the UN says UNRWA will need to be reformed before Washington can consider fully supporting it again.Elad Benari, 8/29/2018, 1:04 AM

'Trump was furious when he learned what UNRWA, PA were doing'

Journalist David Bedein explains how US President reacted to learning of incitement, depiction of terrorists as role models, in PA schools.Hezki Baruch, 8/28/2018, 4:30 PM

Bennett praises Trump: 'Brave step for justice'

Education Minister expresses support for Trump plan to cancel recognition of fictitious 'right' of return and inherited refugee status.Mordechai Sones, 8/26/2018, 11:49 AM

Will Trump eliminate the Right of Return?

US may ask Israel to rethink policy of allowing UNRWA to operate in Judea, Samaria, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/25/2018, 9:06 PM

PA: Palestinian citizens are helpless

PA cabinet head says 80 percent of Gazans rely in one way or another on international aid.Dalit Halevi, 8/20/2018, 2:06 AM

UNRWA: We'll open school year on time

Agency threatened month ago not to open school year following budget crisis.Mordechai Sones, 8/16/2018, 1:16 PM

Where has all the flour gone? The fake humanitarian UNRWA crisis

The amount of funding UNRWA gets is enough to feed Gaza. Where has it disappeared? David Bedein, 8/14/2018, 3:47 AM

Report: Israel asked US not to cut UNRWA's budget

New report says Israel asked US not to cut aid to Gaza, to avoid violence on the border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2018, 8:59 AM

'Mutiny' at UNRWA

Workers furious at layoffs seize control of part of UNRWA Gaza headquarters, agency head says.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2018, 6:48 PM

PLO: Harming UNRWA will lead to violence

PLO member says the United States has no authority to change UNRWA's original mandate.Dalit Halevi, 8/7/2018, 4:45 AM

Palestinian Authority: We'll foil the plan to close UNRWA

Palestinian Authority Chairman Abbas' office promises to foil 'subversive' US 'plot' to limit UNRWA activities.Dalit Halevi, 8/5/2018, 12:27 AM

Report: Jared Kushner working to close UNWRA

Jared Kushner is working to discover true number of refugees, close UNRWA, report says.Nitsan Keidar, 8/4/2018, 9:32 PM

Trump warns UN for hypocrisy on PLO, Hamas and Israel

Last year, Iran’s contribution to UNRWA was zero. Algeria’s contribution to UNRWA was zero. Tunisia’s contribution to UNRWA was zero. Haley named and shamed. David Singer, 8/1/2018, 7:21 AM

UNRWA axes jobs after American aid cut

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” cuts more than 250 jobs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza.Ben Ariel, 7/26/2018, 5:43 AM

UN envoy demands Trump resume funding to UNRWA

Nickolay Mladenov concerned over UNRWA's financial crisis as school year about to begin.Ben Ariel, 7/25/2018, 5:46 AM

UNRWA warns of cuts to Gaza, PA programs

UN agency for descendants of Arab refugees to cut back on operations in wake of $217 million budget shortfall.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2018, 7:22 PM

A numbers game to save Gaza

If thirty countries took a minimum of five thousand people every year that would equal 1.5 million people exiting Gaza over ten years, for a chance for a good life elsewhere. Leonie Ben-Simon, 7/1/2018, 7:27 PM

UNRWA reduces its deficit

Senior official in UN's agency for "Palestinian refugees" pledges to continue to provide services despite large budget deficit.Dalit Halevi, 6/29/2018, 4:35 AM

UNRWA seeks funding to meet deficit

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” says it needs more than $200 million to fund projects until the end of the year.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2018, 5:43 AM

UNRWA to reduce operations in Gaza

UNRWA announces deferment in payments to Gaza employees amid budget shortfallAFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2018, 6:33 PM

ANALYSIS: Will Middle East turmoil finally reach Jordan?

Is Jordan about to become a victim of the misnamed "Arab Spring?"Yochanan Visser, 6/3/2018, 10:02 PM

Turkey transfers $10 million to UNRWA

Turkey increases the aid it provides to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".Dalit Halevi, 6/1/2018, 6:34 AM

Swiss FM doubles down on UNRWA criticism

Switzerland's Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis questions whether his country should continue to fund UN's "Palestinian refugee" agency.Elad Benari, 5/31/2018, 5:43 AM

Swiss FM: UNRWA is part of the problem

Swiss Foreign Minister says UN's agency for "Palestinian refugees" is ammunition to continue the conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2018, 5:13 AM

New video purportedly shows UN influence in Gaza clashes

UNRWA accused of teaching students in Gaza to fulfill 'right of return' through violence.Gary Willig, 5/17/2018, 9:05 PM

Is the State Dep't preventing exposure of PA UNRWA textbook content?

The Government Accountability Office study of PA textbooks may be filed as classified by the State Dep't. Why? David Bedein, 4/21/2018, 11:43 PM

UNRWA, the EU and the map

Before the EU visit, the maps erasing Israel were removed from UNRWA school walls. For one day. Tobias Petersson, 4/15/2018, 10:01 PM

The UNRWA uprising. Stage one

An expert traces the direct connection between the Gaza insurrection and UNRWA, funded by the West.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2018, 7:14 AM

UNRWA official: 'Right of return' will be achieved by force

Head of UNRWA workers' union says Arab "right of return" must be extracted by force.Dalit Halevi, 3/30/2018, 6:44 AM

UNRWA clinics to help those at anti-Israel march

Senior UNRWA official backs Palestinian Arab "march of the return" to be held on Friday.Dalit Halevi, 3/28/2018, 4:35 AM

Danon to UN: Want compensation? Ask Hamas

Israeli Ambassador responds to UN request for compensation from Israel for damage to UN schools in Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/23/2018, 3:08 AM

Know the enemy: Terror under the guise of humanitarian concern

Jay Shapiro claims that UNRWA has kept the Palestinians as hostages to destroy Israel.Jay Shapiro, 3/22/2018, 2:42 AM

Why does the US continue to fund UNRWA schools?

The new UNRWA textbooks are worse than the old ones. David Bedein, 3/16/2018, 9:32 AM

UNRWA gets $100 million in new aid after US cuts

UN 'Palestinian refugee' organization continues to face $350 million budget shortfall.Gary Willig, 3/15/2018, 5:45 PM

UNRWA in urgent search for cash at global gathering

Global powers meet in Rome to find solutions to UNRWA's funding crisis.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2018, 1:06 PM

Watch: From Kuwaiti Arab to Orthodox Jew

Kuwaiti-born Israeli Jewish 'Palestinian refugee' decries UN hypocrisy in keeping Arabs refugees forever.Hezki Baruch, 3/6/2018, 9:18 PM

Sweden to host donors' conference for UNRWA

Donors' conference to be held next month to help fill a funding gap at UNRWA in the wake of U.S. cut.Ben Ariel, 2/28/2018, 5:46 AM

How Trump is downgrading the Palestinian Authority

Trump's deeds prove his intention to punish those entities which take America’s money and then show hostile intent towards the USA - like Abbas. David Singer, 2/18/2018, 7:57 AM

House Dems urge Trump to fund UN’s Palestinian aid agency

102 of House's 193 Democrats lobby Trump to continue funding for UNRWA, after US withholds more than half of $125 million support package.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2018, 10:52 PM

UNRWA facing 'existential financial crisis', warns official

UNRWA representative in New York warns agency is facing financial crisis following U.S. funding cut.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/9/2018, 11:14 PM

Trump's business approach to foreign aid diplomacy

Up to now, two approaches have dominated American foreign aid: the strategic and the humanitarian. Trump has added a third: the “business approach.” Professor Eytan Gilboa, 2/9/2018, 11:00 AM

EU lawmakers urge U.S. to reconsider UNRWA cut

European Parliament urges United States to reconsider its decision to cut funding to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".Elad Benari, 2/9/2018, 2:34 AM