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Lebanon to test for coronavirus at refugee camp after first case found
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Lebanon to test for coronavirus at refugee camp after first case found

BEIRUT (Reuters) — A team from Lebanon’s Rafik Hariri University Hospital will test for the new coronavirus at a refugee…
In face of US opposition, UN renews agency helping Palestinian refugees
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In face of US opposition, UN renews agency helping Palestinian refugees

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations General Assembly on Friday overwhelmingly renewed the mandate for a UN agency supporting…
Head of UN Palestinian agency resigns amid ethics probe
Middle East

Head of UN Palestinian agency resigns amid ethics probe

The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has resigned amid an internal probe into alleged mismanagement and ethical…
U.N. Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations as funding slips
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U.N. Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations as funding slips

GAZA (Reuters) – The head of a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees, which is under an investigation over suspected internal…
U.N. chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two-state vision
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U.N. chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two-state vision

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was important “to pursue peace efforts to…
Palestinians say U.S. ‘deal of the century’ will finish off their state
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Palestinians say U.S. ‘deal of the century’ will finish off their state

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after…
Palestinian agency urges donors: Match 2018 funds in 2019
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Palestinian agency urges donors: Match 2018 funds in 2019

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees on Monday urged donors…
US aid cuts hit Palestinians, further dimming hope for peace
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US aid cuts hit Palestinians, further dimming hope for peace

JERUSALEM (AP) — Tens of thousands of Palestinians are no longer getting food aid or basic health services from America,…
In a twist, Trump fights to keep some Palestinian aid alive
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In a twist, Trump fights to keep some Palestinian aid alive

  WASHINGTON (AP) — For two years, the Trump administration has unabashedly slashed US aid to the Palestinians. Now, amid…
World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in ‘free fall’
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World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in ‘free fall’

  JERUSALEM (AP) — The Gaza Strip’s economy is in “free fall,” a report from the World Bank warned Tuesday,…
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