Gaza, Gaza Strip Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. US Withholds $65 Million from Palestinian Aid ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | News Max

    The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said. In a letter, the State Department notified the U.N. Relief and Works Agency that the U.S. is withholding $65 million of a planned $125 million funding installment to the body.

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  2. US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | MDJonline.com

    The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," the State Department said.

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  3. 'Time to end UNRWA absurdity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon praised the US decision to withhold $65 million in aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency Tuesday. "UNRWA has proven time and again to be an agency that misuses the humanitarian aid of the international community and instead supports anti-Israel propaganda, perpetuates the plight of Palestinian refugees and encourages hate," Ambassador Danon said.

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  4. Official: US withholds $65M from Palestinian aid programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a "fundamental re-examination," a U.S. official said. In a letter, the official said, the State Department notified the U.N. Relief and Works Agency that the U.S. is withholding $65 million of a planned $125 million funding installment to the body.

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  5. Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | The Columbian

    Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives from the United Nations every three months. Living with 25 relatives in a crowded home in this teeming Gaza Strip slum, the meager rations provided by UNRWA, the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugee families, are the last thing keeping his family afloat in the territory hard hit by years of poverty and conflict.

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  6. Analysis: With a vent at Trump, Abbas exits 'peace process'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council, at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. There seems to be no going back for Mahmoud Abbas after the Palestinian leader cursed and ridiculed President Donald Trump and his aides in his pugnacious speech Sunday - a very public break with the 82-year-old's long-standing efforts to cultivate Washington's goodwill as the sole pathway to Palestinian statehood.

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  7. US withholds $65 mn from UN agency for PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | The Peninsula

    Boxes containing aid from the U.N. Relief and Works Agency are seen ahead of their transfer to the Gaza Strip, inside the Kerem Shalom border crossing terminal between Israel and Gaza Strip January 16, 2018. Reuters/Amir Cohen Washington: The United States sent $60 million to keep the UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees operating Tuesday but withheld a further $65 million, urging others to pay more.

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  8. Abbas's failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Jerusalem Post

    Though he managed to curb the anarchy and violence that nearly led to the implosion of Palestinian society after he took over from Yasser Arafat in 2004, Abbas has done little since. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's rambling two-hour-plus speech before a gathering of the Palestine Liberation Organization's aging leadership in Ramallah this week was another depressing reminder that the leader of the Palestinian people is more comfortable in the role of paranoid rejectionist than as a leader with a vision for the future.

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  9. UN's Palestinian refugee agency vows to work on despite US aid cut threatsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Nerve News

    Gaza, Jan 16 - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees vowed on Tuesday to continue its services despite the possibility that the US will stop its financial aid. Despite austerity, the Agency is committed to continue its vital services to the Palestinian refugees, UNRWA Spokesman Sami Masha'sa said in a press release, reported Xinhua.

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  10. Israel reopens Gaza crossing after tunnel destroyedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Xinhuanet

    The Israeli authorities announced Tuesday it has reopened a key commercial crossing with the Gaza Strip after destroying a tunnel underneath the crossing. The Palestinian committee for the entry of the goods into Gaza said in an emailed statement that the entry of food and commercial trucks and the pumping fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing resumed Tuesday morning.

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  11. Regrets? Having missed the boat, the Palestinian Authority is sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Jerusalem Post

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a Christmas midnight mass at the Church of the Nativity in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, December 25, 2017. Given the turbulent political climate, one wonders whether Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has any regrets and, if so, if he would gladly roll back time a decade.

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  12. Israel reopens Gaza crossing after Hamas tunnel destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | NewsOK.com

    The Israeli military says it has reopened a key border crossing with the Gaza Strip after destroying a tunnel built under it by the Hamas militant group Israel temporarily closed the Kerem Shalom border crossing after it demolished the 1.5-kilometer long tunnel that ran past Israeli military posts as well as gas and fuel pipelines. Israeli jets struck part of the tunnel and a new set of sophisticated "tools" destroyed the rest.

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  13. Gaza man abandons daughter in Israel following hospital visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A Gaza man who was granted entry into Israel to take his young daughter to treatment at a Jerusalem hospital abandoned her during their stay and attempted to remain in Israel illegally. Israel regularly issues entry permits to Arab residents of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip for "humanitarian reasons" a blanket term which covers, among other things, a wide range of medical treatment.

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  14. Liberman: Hamas should have spent tunnel money on water, healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Jerusalem Post

    Liberman believes Hamas should stop spending its money on war and killing people and instead invest in the development of Gaza If Hamas would have invested the $260 million it spent on terror tunnels and rockets on its water and health systems, the Gaza Strip would be in a much better situation, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman told the Yisrael Beytenu faction on Monday. Liberman said Hamas continued to attempt to build tunnels and to test and fire rockets, including three rockets fired overnight into the Mediterranean Sea.

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  15. Abbas wants new moderator for peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | WPTV Local News

    In a fiery speech, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Israel and the U.S. for ending peaceful talks toward a two-state solution. Abbas accused President Donald Trump of giving Palestinians "the slap of the century" and said the U.S. was no longer an acceptable mediator in peace talks.

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  16. Court rules synagogue arson is not anti-SemiticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Spero News

    A regional court in Germany ruled that the firebombing of a synagogue in Wupperthal, a region east of Dsseldorf, was an act of criminal arson that was not anti-Semitic. The court ruled that the firebombing was a protest against Israel.

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  17. Israel Destroys Tunnel in Gaza Under Egyptian BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | News Max

    A Palestinian militant of the National Resistance brigades, the armed wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine , gets out of a tunnel during a graduation ceremony in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on November 4, 2016. Israeli said it destroyed a tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel and Egypt dug by Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Palestinian enclave, and that it would destroy all attack tunnels by the year's end.

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  18. I am American, Jewish and banned from Israel for my activismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | OpEdNews

    I support nonviolent boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel in order to support Palestinian rights. The move to ban me and others will backfire This month, the Israeli government announced that activists affiliated with 20 organizations, including my organization Codepink, would be banned from entering Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories because of our support for the nonviolent boycott, divestment and sanctions movement for Palestinian rights.

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  19. Autopsy shows Israeli fire killed disabled Palestinian protester - HamasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | The Times of Israel

    Terror organization plans to tell International Criminal Court that bullet shot from 30 meters entered above Ibrahim Abu Thurayeh's left eye and lodged in his head Wheelchair-bound Palestinian demonstrator Ibrahim Abu Thurayeh, waving a Palestinian flag during a protest along the Gaza-Israel border on December 15, 2017, as clashes with Israeli security forces against Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital intensified. GAZA CITY - The autopsy of a disabled Palestinian protester killed in December has shown that Israeli fire was responsible for his death, a Hamas-affiliated commission in Gaza said Monday.

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  20. US set to cut UN money for Palestinian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | West Hawaii Today

    The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year's first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. President Donald Trump hasn't made a final decision, but appears more likely to send only $60 million of the planned $125 million first installment to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, said the officials, who weren't authorized to publicly discuss the matter and spoke on condition of anonymity.

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