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Jenin governor calls for former PA officials to return stolen money

Akram Al-Rajoub, the governor of the West Bank city of Jenin, called on Friday for former Palestinian Authority (PA) ministers and officials to return money they had stolen while in office, Safa Press Agency reported. On his Facebook page, Al-Rajoub declared that there had been an order by President Mahmoud Abbas for the return …

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What would happen if Trump cuts UNRWA funding?

On Tuesday, Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, delivered a rather ambiguous threat in response to a question on the maintenance of the US level of funding to UNRWA. She replied; “the president has said that he doesn’t want to give any additional funding or stop funding until …

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Professors of Palestinian universities strike over row with PA

Professors from Palestinian universities across the Gaza Strip and West Bank went on a one day strike, Monday, to protest the withdrawal of Palestinian Authority (PA) ministry of education and higher education from financial and administrative agreements reached in 2008, reports Quds Press. The Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and …

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump’s ‘ultimate deal’ seen as ultimatum to Palestinians

JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON – A US team is in the process of finalising President Donald Trump’s “ultimate deal” for peace between Palestinians and Israel, a Western diplomat and Palestinian officials have told Middle East Eye. The diplomat, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to discuss the issue with the media, …

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