Trump Administration Ends Financial Aid for Palestinian Refugee Agency UNRWA

Amir Tibon
Noa Landau
Washington
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Amir Tibon
Noa Landau
Washington

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced officially on Friday that it will cut the entire U.S. aid budget to UNRWA, the UN agency in charge of assisting Palestinian refugees and their descendants.

The decision comes after weeks of speculation on the subject, conflicting reports and vague denials by administration officials. It could lead to disruptions in the agency's work on the ground in the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, Jordan and other countries in the region.

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