Palestinian refugees and Bedouins receive medical check ups from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency's (UNRWA) mobile team on the outskirts of the southern West Bank city of Hebron on August 9. Photo: AFP

US ends funding of United Nations agency helping Palestinian refugees

The US supplies nearly 30 per cent of the total budget of the UN Relief and Works Agency; last week the US slashed bilateral aid for projects in the West Bank and Gaza

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Palestinian refugees and Bedouins receive medical check ups from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency's (UNRWA) mobile team on the outskirts of the southern West Bank city of Hebron on August 9. Photo: AFP
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