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Dutch suspend grant after UNRWA ethics probe

Netherlands follows Switzerland in suspending contribution to UN agency following ethics probe alleging "sexual misconduct" and corruption.

Dutch suspend grant after UNRWA ethics probe

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.

Switzerland suspends UNRWA funding amid corruption allegations

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.

UNRWA faces allegations of corruption, 'sexual misconduct'

More than $110 million raised for UNRWA

More than $110 million raised at pledging conference to support UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.

More than $110 million raised for UNRWA

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.

UNRWA calls for donations to help fill shortfall

Saudi Arabia transfers $50 million to UNRWA

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” praises Saudi Arabia as "valued partner".

Saudi Arabia transfers $50 million to UNRWA

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.

UNRWA says it has nearly overcome funding crisis

UNRWA receives $118 million from donor countries

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” receives pledges from donor countries following US aid cut.

UNRWA receives $118 million from donor countries

PA seeks financial support for UNRWA

PA cabinet leader meets UNRWA Commissioner-General following US cut to its funding.

PA seeks financial support for UNRWA

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.

UNRWA: US decision unrelated to our performance

UNRWA chief blasts 'political' American cut

Head of UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" says U.S. cut was linked to PA decision to freeze ties with Trump.

UNRWA chief blasts 'political' American cut

UNRWA head: U.S. cut was for diplomatic reasons

UNRWA's Pierre Krahenbuhl argues the U.S. decision to freeze aid for it was not because of the agency's performance.

UNRWA head: U.S. cut was for diplomatic reasons

UNRWA: U.S. cut 'threatens regional stability'

UNRWA chief says American cut in aid "threatens one of the most successful and innovative human development endeavors in the Middle East."

UNRWA: U.S. cut 'threatens regional stability'

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.

UNRWA Chief Admits Hamas Hid Weapons in Facilities

UNRWA Chief: Plight of Yarmouk is 'Critical'

Head of UNRWA says the situation for Palestinian Arabs in the Yarmouk neighborhood is "absolutely critical".

UNRWA Chief: Plight of Yarmouk Residents is 'Critical'