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US Withholds $65 Million in Palestinian Aid After Trump Threat

US Withholds $65 Million in Palestinian Aid After Trump Threat

While US officials did not link the decision to Trump's tweet, they made a point often advanced by him, saying the US had been UNRWA's single largest donor for decades. In a statement on behalf of the PLO executive committee, Hanan Ashrawi accused the White House of "following Netanyahu's instructions". UNRWA was established in 1949 in order to provide assistance to Palestinian refugees, who in the aftermath of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War numbered about 700.000.


UN Countries Voted against US's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem

UN Countries Voted against US's Decision to Recognize Jerusalem

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan: "Mr Trump, you can not buy Turkey's democratic will with your dollars. This is bullying. It is unethical to think that the votes and dignity of member states are for sale". "No General Assembly resolution will ever drive us from Jerusalem ", vowed Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon". Israel's perennial conflict with Palestine is the root cause of all these problems.


May, Macron to talk terrorism and migration at United Kingdom summit

May, Macron to talk terrorism and migration at United Kingdom summit

The treaty, set to be announced at a summit in London on Thursday, will "complete the Le Touquet accord", Macron's office said in reference to a 2003 deal that effectively put Britain's border in northern France. "The French are working hard to make sure people are treated fairly and given the support they need". Downing Street said the RAF Chinooks would offer a "niche capability", providing logistical support for the French operation in Mali , but that Britain would not be ...


Betty White Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Betty Worth Now?

Betty White Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Betty Worth Now?

A reporter recently asked Betty what the secret to her longevity was, and she answered: Vodka and hot dogs . While she's acted for more than seven decades, she's most famous for The Golden Girls and Mary Tyler Moore . "We're in show business, which is fun, but take your business seriously, because it is a serious business". In 1952, White starred in her very first sitcom, Life With Elizabeth , thus kicking off her sit-com career and long withstanding career working for television.


Cape Town faucets may run dry

Cape Town faucets may run dry

The drought-stricken South African city of Cape Town has brought forward the date when it may cut water supplies to residents by one day to April 21, figures posted on its website show. The new restrictions will come into effect on 1 February 2018. Water, a maximum of 6.6 gallons per person per day, can be collected from distribution points, which will be monitored by armed guards.


Facebook widens probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit

Facebook widens probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit

In his letter to MPs, Milner said Facebook believed the Russia-linked accounts identified "seemed to be the most likely area" to find evidence of meddling in Britain, and agreed to look deeper into records. The House of Commons' Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee said Simon Milner , the tech titan's head of policy in Britain, had vowed the company would now search for "clusters engaged in coordinated activity around the Brexit referendum " that appeared to have originated ...