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Is the US trying to dismantle UNRWA?

The White House is reportedly trying to shut down the UN agency that provides aid to more than five million Palestinian refugees. Foreign Policy magazine has released leaked emails from US presidential advisor Jared Kushner, which heavily criticise the existence of the agency known as UNRWA. The U.S. administration is lending credibility to those reports by announcing a radical cut to the agency's funding, causing UNRWA to lay off hundreds of people. Natalie Poyhonen reports.

Palestinian Refugees: Refugees in Jordan suffering from funding cuts

Palestinian Refugees: Refugees in Jordan suffering from funding cuts

UNRWA General Strike: Gaza staff walk out in protest against aid cuts

UNRWA General Strike: Gaza staff walk out in protest against aid cuts

Middle East peace plan: Palestinians march to the UN headquarters in Gaza

Middle East peace plan: Palestinians march to the UN headquarters in Gaza

Jared Kushner-Qatar fallout

Jared Kushner-Qatar fallout

Death Toll From Türkiye's Earthquakes Soar As Rescue Workers Search For Survivors

Death Toll From Türkiye's Earthquakes Soar As Rescue Workers Search For Survivors

Powerful 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern Türkiye

Powerful 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Southern Türkiye

Türkiye and South Korea Sign $200M Defence Deal

Türkiye and South Korea Sign $200M Defence Deal

Erdogan Calls on Sweden to Take Sincere Steps in Fight Against Islamophobia

Erdogan Calls on Sweden to Take Sincere Steps in Fight Against Islamophobia

Italy Signs $8B Gas Deal With Libya Despite Ongoing Political Turmoil

Italy Signs $8B Gas Deal With Libya Despite Ongoing Political Turmoil

Azerbaijan Says Warnings About Threats to Its Embassy Were Ignored By Iran

Azerbaijan Says Warnings About Threats to Its Embassy Were Ignored By Iran

Ukraine's Ambassador to Türkiye Speaks on the Delivery of US, German Tanks

Ukraine's Ambassador to Türkiye Speaks on the Delivery of US, German Tanks

Türkiye Stands Firm Against Sweden's NATO Bid After Quran Burning

Türkiye Stands Firm Against Sweden's NATO Bid After Quran Burning

Türkiye’s Tourism Industry Makes Comeback in 2023

Türkiye’s Tourism Industry Makes Comeback in 2023

Germany Hesitant as NATO Agrees to Send Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

Germany Hesitant as NATO Agrees to Send Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

Sweden, Finland Must Extradite 130 Terrorists Before Joining NATO

Sweden, Finland Must Extradite 130 Terrorists Before Joining NATO

Iran Says It Is Ready to Mediate Between Türkiye and Syria

Iran Says It Is Ready to Mediate Between Türkiye and Syria

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