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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking Palestine's opposition to Trump's Jerusalem decision to the UN.

The head of the UN body voiced his concern for Gaza's future amid the ongoing US-led cuts to UNRWA aid.

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

Ali Adam

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

In-depth: The situation in Gaza is getting visibly worse every single day, and the people of Gaza are not going to be able to handle the grim conditions any longer.

Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

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Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have been severely strained since Trump's December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after UAE pledge: WHO

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Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after UAE pledge: WHO

Following an emergency appeal by the United Nations, the UAE has pledged $2 million to help ease the fuel crisis in Gaza.

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Japan to recognise Palestine and increase UNRWA funding

Japan is set to recognise the State of Palestine and boost its funding for vital projects in Gaza, in response to the US' damaging cuts to UNRWA.

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UN chiefs warns of 'one-state reality' in Middle East

Antonio Guterres warned that the possibility of a two-state solution is vanishing and that there was 'no plan B.'

Daoud Kuttab

President Trump is right about one thing

Comment: Freedom for Palestinians is in the long-term interest of the United States. And even Israel agrees, writes Daoud Kuttab.

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#DignityIsPriceless: UNRWA launches $800m emergency appeal after Trump's cuts

Following US aid cuts, UNRWA has launched a $800 million emergency appeal as it faces its 'toughest crisis' yet.

No-questions-asked aid to Israel insults all Palestinians

CJ Werleman

No-questions-asked aid to Israel insults all Palestinians

Comment: Trump demands 'respect' from Palestinians in exchange for aid, while doling out billions of dollars to the apartheid state of Israel, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinians reject pressure from 'oppressor' Trump

Palestinians have labeled Trump as an oppressor as he issues new threats to withdraw US funding to UNRWA.

The American parasites of the Middle East

Nicholas Morley

The American parasites of the Middle East

Comment: Rank opportunism in the Trump administration is being taken advantage of to redraw borders and consolidate power, writes Nicholas ...

US government shutdown threat: Pence to continue MidEast trip

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US government shutdown threat: Pence to continue MidEast trip

US Vice President Mike Pence will still visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel this week despite a partial shutdown of federal government services ...

Trump's <em>UNRWA</em> cuts hold Palestinians hostage

Sophia Akram

Trump's UNRWA cuts hold Palestinians hostage

Comment: Ultimately, Netanyahu would like to see the UNRWA dismantled, and Palestinians denied their right of return, writes Sophia ...

Belgium pledges $23m to <em>UNRWA</em> as staff laid off

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Belgium pledges $23m to UNRWA as staff laid off

As UNRWA lays off crucial staff in the wake of the US aid withdrawal, Belgium has stepped in offering critical support at a time of ...

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After US cuts, Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations

The UN agency that serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants said Wednesday it would launch a global fundraising appeal in hopes of making up for cuts announced by the US.

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US to move embassy to Jerusalem 'within the year'

Netanyahu made the remarks during his India visit, adding they were based on a 'solid assessment' and that the move was one of several ...

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UNRWA faces 'worst funding crisis' as Trump cuts aid

Washington froze tens and thousands of dollars to Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA, leaving it to face a crisis of funding.

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US withholds $65 million from UN Palestinian refugee agency

The US has withheld half of planned aid money to the UN's agency for Palestinian refugees, urging the world to make up the shortfall.

Palestinian PM: 'International community must continue to support refugees'

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Palestinian PM: 'International community must continue to support refugees'

Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah has asked for guarantees that Palestinian refugees will continue to receive support.

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Cutting Palestinian aid for political purposes 'outrageous': NRC

"Cutting funds to UNRWA will achieve nothing except push millions of Palestinians further into poverty and despair," warned NRC ...

Netanyahu calls for closure of UN Palestinian refugee agency

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Netanyahu calls for closure of UN Palestinian refugee agency

UNRWA provides education, health and other social services to around five million Palestinian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Gaza, ...

Israel supports 'gradual' US funding cut for Palestinian refugees

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Israel supports 'gradual' US funding cut for Palestinian refugees

Israel favours slowly cutting US funding to UNRWA, agency that provides education, health and social services to around five million ...

Rohingya refugees in India-ruled Kashmir fear deportation to Myanmar

Aamir Ali Bhat

Rohingya refugees in India-ruled Kashmir fear deportation to Myanmar

In-depth: Rohingya refugees in Kashmir fear deportation to the very persecution they fled from in the first place, writes Aamir Ali Bhat.

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