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Qatar sends $30 million in aid to Gaza Strip

A Qatari envoy has delivered 30 million dollars in aid to the Gaza Strip, Head of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction in the Gaza Strip, Mohamed el-Amadi, said on Tuesday.
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Palestinian refugee agency scrambles for funds after US cut

The UN Palestinian refugee agency has welcomed the "huge solidarity" shown by several countries as the humanitarian organisation seeks to rapidly plug the hole left by the US, which pulled its financial support in August.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - AFP PHOTO - Menahem KAHANA

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu lauds US funding halt to UN Palestinian agency

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lauded the US decision to halt funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, arguing the body perpetuates the problem instead of solving it.
Palestinian children walk outside the Askar refugee camp, near Nablus in the West Bank, in January 2018.

Palestinians kick as US ends funding for UN agency

Palestinians reacted angrily Saturday to a US decision to end all funding for the UN agency that assists three million needy refugees, seeing it as a new policy shift aimed at undermining their cause.

US stops all funding for Palestine refugees agency – UN

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Wednesday confirmed that the U. S. stopped funding to the agency this year, with some of the funding to be replaced by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Russia and Turkey.

US cut in aid amounts to ‘cheap blackmail’ – Palestinians

US President Donald Trump’s administration is resorting to “cheap blackmail” against the Palestinians, revealing its true intentions by cutting more than $200 million in aid for the West Bank and Gaza Strip, senior Palestinian officials said Saturday.

US cuts over $200 million in aid to Palestinians

The United States, a major ally of Israel, has cut more than $200m in economic aid to Palestinians, in a move that comes months after also drastically cutting its contribution to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA).
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Report: Donald Trump moving to strip Palestinians of refugee status

US President Donald Trump and his administration are making moves to strip millions of Palestinians of their refugee status, according to a US-based magazine report.

Benjamin Netanyahu praises Israeli army after killings of Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has praised Israel's security forces after the killings of 17 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, just as condemnation over the Israeli army's use of live ammunition against protesters grows.

102 US Congressmen urge Donald Trump to resume UN Palestinian Aid Agency funding

A total of 102 U.S. Congress members from the Democratic Party urged President Donald Trump to resume funding of the UN Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

Japan to recognise Palestine state – Abbas’s aide

Japan is to recognise the State of Palestinian says a senior Palestinian official.

EU pledges additional €42.5 million to Palestine

The European Union has agreed to put an extra 42.5 million euros (52.9 million dollars) towards building a “democratic and accountable” Palestinian state, foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said.

UN workers protest against Donald Trump in Gaza

Official says 13,000 employees of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Monday began a one-day strike, protesting U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to freeze funding to the agency.

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In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi lauds President Buhari’s economic advisory council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Oseloka Obaze: Central bank cashless policy discriminatory

Former diplomat and governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2017 election in Anambra State, Mr. Oseloka Obaze, has faulted the new policy on cash withdrawal and deposit by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, describing it as discriminatory.

IPOB drags Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, others to court over their roles during civil war

The struggle for the actualize of the sovereign state of Biafra has taken a new dimension with a group known as Customary Government of the Indigenous People of Biafra, CG-IPOB, dragging former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, rtd, former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Attorney-General of the Federation to Federal High Court Enugu.