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European Parliament condemns UNRWA's teaching of hate and violence

European Parliament condemns UNRWA's teaching of hate and violence

European Parliament adopts resolution condemning the UNRWA for teaching hate and violence in PA schools.Elad Benari, 29/04/2021 03:12
Can Biden fund the Palestinians without breaking the law?

Can Biden fund the Palestinians without breaking the law?

The administration's attempt to bypass the Taylor Force Act won’t help anyone except Abbas’s corrupt thugs. But it will spite Trump.Jonathan S. Tobin, 13/04/2021 09:10
Biden administration: UNRWA has 'zero tolerance' for anti-Semitism

Biden administration: UNRWA has 'zero tolerance' for anti-Semitism

After renewing aid to UNRWA, Biden administration says it has zero tolerance for racism, discrimination, and anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 13/04/2021 06:05
'Unconscionable' that Biden administration should abandon successful pro-peace policy

'Unconscionable' that Biden administration should abandon successful pro-peace policy

Organization of 1,500+ rabbis warns Biden administration is funding terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/04/2021 23:44
Israel: The necessary superpower

Israel: The necessary superpower

Its legendary military and security derring-do derives from its unique culture of risk-taking, creativity and thinking out of the box. Op-edMelanie Phillips, 09/04/2021 12:00
Nikki Haley: UNRWA is corrupt and counterproductive

Nikki Haley: UNRWA is corrupt and counterproductive

Former US ambassador the UN slams UNRWA after Biden announced he would be restoring aid to the agency.Elad Benari, 09/04/2021 06:36
PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA welcomes US restoration of UNRWA funding

PA cabinet leader Mohammad Shtayyeh welcomes restoration of US economic aid to the PA as well as its restoration of aid for UNRWA.Elad Benari, 08/04/2021 05:23
Biden to restore aid to UNRWA

Biden to restore aid to UNRWA

US President may increase aid to UNRWA over previous levels as he reverses Trump moves cutting aid to PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 20:24
Were Palestinian Arabs kicked out by 'European colonialists?'

Were Palestinian Arabs kicked out by 'European colonialists?'

How did hundreds of Arabs - and Jews become displaced in the Middle East and who is telling the truth?Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2021 14:33
Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC, renewing funding to UNRWA

Nikki Haley lambasts Biden for rejoining UNHRC, renewing funding to UNRWA

Former US Ambassador to the UN says Biden's reversal of Trump Administration's moves is "bad and dangerous".Elad Benari, Canada, 05/03/2021 23:19
How does one mistakenly pass out textbooks calling for Jihad?

How does one mistakenly pass out textbooks calling for Jihad?

Josh Hasten isn’t buying UNRWA’s claims of a mistake, notes UNRWA schools have been inciting against the Jewish State for decades.The Land Of Israel Network, 22/01/2021 03:15
Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to freeze funding to UNRWA

Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to freeze funding to UNRWA

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Canada to freeze funding to UNRWA over textbooks inciting against Israel.Elad Benari, 19/01/2021 04:01
Report: Israel and UAE working together to terminate UNRWA

Report: Israel and UAE working together to terminate UNRWA

UAE officials reportedly considering to let UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" to "gradually disappear."Elad Benari, 28/12/2020 06:03
Canada to provide $70 million in financing to UNRWA

Canada to provide $70 million in financing to UNRWA

Canada announces aid to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” to be distributed over three years.Elad Benari, 22/12/2020 05:06
UN agency chief fears 'disaster' in Gaza as funding runs dry

UN agency chief fears 'disaster' in Gaza as funding runs dry

UNRWA pins its hopes on Biden unseating Trump and renewing funding for UNRWA.AFP, 16/11/2020 14:05
UAE: Will its precarious relationship with UNRWA stand in the way of peace?

UAE: Will its precarious relationship with UNRWA stand in the way of peace?

The UAE now heads the chair of the UNRWA Advisory Committee and can use its position to advocate peace in the UNRWA school system. Op-ed.David Bedein, 15/11/2020 17:31
Hamas threatens UNRWA

Hamas threatens UNRWA

Hamas outraged over UNRWA decision not to pay workers' salaries, warns against harm to "Palestinian refugees".Dalit Halevi, 12/11/2020 04:42
UN agency says lacks funds to pay full Palestinian salaries

UN agency says lacks funds to pay full Palestinian salaries

UN agency for Palestinian Arab 'refugees' faces massive spending shortfall - but is 'very optimistic' Biden will restore US funding.AFP, 09/11/2020 13:48
Senior PA official attacks Ambassador Erdan

Senior PA official attacks Ambassador Erdan

Head of PLO's "refugee department" rejects Erdan's claim that the UN's failure to resolve the conflict stems from its support for UNRWA.Dalit Halevi, 06/11/2020 04:45
Protest against UNRWA held in Gaza

Protest against UNRWA held in Gaza

Hundreds of demonstrators demand that UNRWA not cut back on the services it provides to "Palestinian refugees" despite the budget deficit.Dalit Halevi, 22/10/2020 04:41
The United Arab Emirates cannot have it both ways

The United Arab Emirates cannot have it both ways

Reconcile with the Jews yet fund incitement against  the Jews?David Bedein, 24/08/2020 21:51
Peace deals ignore the elephant in the room

Peace deals ignore the elephant in the room

Trump could do the impossible. But to do it he has to spot the lurking mammoth that knows why decades of peace proposals were archived.Op-edSteve Apfel, 24/08/2020 16:00
Dismantle UNRWA and there may be a chance for peace

Dismantle UNRWA and there may be a chance for peace

Instead of improving the lot of the "refugees" it is supposed to be helping, UNRWA perpetuates their status and hatred for Israel. Op-ed/David Billet, 10/08/2020 16:00
Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

Italy will donate $1.2 million to UNRWA to support “Palestinian refugees” in Lebanon.Elad Benari, 31/07/2020 05:08
What did you learn in school today, dear little UNRWA child?

What did you learn in school today, dear little UNRWA child?

'Demistifying the UNRWA approach to curriculum' is a report by UNRWA to the UN. Let's take a look inside the PA texts used by UNRWA. Op-ed.David Bedein, 20/07/2020 16:57
Seven threats facing Israel and how Israel can fight back

Seven threats facing Israel and how Israel can fight back

There is much strength in public activism and you can help bring about change. David Bedein, 28/04/2020 16:59
Arab League urges donations for UNRWA

Arab League urges donations for UNRWA

Arab League chief calls on donor states to help fill the large gap in funding of UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 06/03/2020 06:34
UN chief chooses Swiss diplomat to head UNRWA

UN chief chooses Swiss diplomat to head UNRWA

Arab report: Philippe Lazzarini to serve as next commissioner-general of UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”.Elad Benari, 05/03/2020 06:12
Japan to contribute $22.4 million to UNRWA

Japan to contribute $22.4 million to UNRWA

Japan signs contribution agreement to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".Ben Ariel, 28/02/2020 05:04
UNRWA head warns of violence following Trump plan

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, 31/01/2020 22:50
The long- awaited report on UNRWA's misuse of donor funds

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, 10/01/2020 07:38
Education Ministry to open schools in Jerusalem's Arab areas, replacing those of UNRWA

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, 01/01/2020 14:34
Switzerland resumes payments to UNRWA

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, 20/12/2019 22:30
Qatar to donate additional $20 million to UNRWA

Qatar to donate additional $20 million to UNRWA

Qatar to contribute $20.7 million to support “Palestinian refugees” in Syria.Elad Benari, 16/12/2019 05:59
Jordan welcomes extension of UNRWA's mandate

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, 15/12/2019 06:39
UN extends UNRWA mission until 2023

UN extends UNRWA mission until 2023

UNRWA mandate renewed until 2023 despite opposition from the United States and Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/12/2019 21:44
To major UNRWA donor countries: What is being done with your money?

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, 09/12/2019 15:59
UNRWA 'facing worst financial crisis in history'

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, 26/11/2019 06:11
UN extends UNRWA's mandate

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, 15/11/2019 20:00
UNRWA head resigns

UNRWA head resigns

Pierre Krahenbuhl resigns as head of UNRWA amid scandal, corruption probe.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/11/2019 20:23
UNRWA chief suspended amid corruption probe

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, 06/11/2019 12:24
Israel and US present UNRWA containment campaign

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, 31/10/2019 07:56
Cash-strapped UN agency on tenterhooks over probe

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, 22/10/2019 14:59
UNRWA's annual budget: $1.2 billion

UNRWA's annual budget: $1.2 billion

UNRWA spokesman says donor countries are willing to contribute to UNRWA's annual budget.Dalit Halevi, 25/09/2019 05:23
The 'Palestinian refugee' who became a Yeshiva boy

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, 07/09/2019 20:35
Greenblatt praises New Zealand for suspending aid to UNRWA

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, 29/08/2019 17:19
New Zealand suspends funding to UN aid agency for Palestinians

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, 28/08/2019 07:56
UNRWA facing deficit of $150 million

UNRWA facing deficit of $150 million

525,000 students will begin the school year in 711 UNRWA schools, says organization's spokesman.Dalit Halevi, 20/08/2019 05:33
PA making effort to renew aid to UNRWA

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, 18/08/2019 06:40
Will this election bring stability to Israel?

Will this election bring stability to Israel?

The difficulties facing us in Gaza.Walter Bingham, 03/08/2019 20:35
US seeks clarification on UNRWA probe

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, 02/08/2019 22:41
UNRWA appoints acting deputy chief

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, 02/08/2019 06:44
Jewish Canadian organizations: Suspend funding to UNRWA

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, 01/08/2019 05:10
Dutch suspend grant after UNRWA ethics probe

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, 31/07/2019 16:30
Switzerland suspends UNRWA funding amid corruption allegations

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, 30/07/2019 15:27
Coming soon: An opportunity for UNRWA policy change

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, 30/07/2019 08:18
Greenblatt calls for probe into UNRWA ethical abuses

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, 30/07/2019 05:13