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India recently announced that it will contribute 10 million USD to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the coming years. Highlights India stepped in with an annual contribution of 1.25 million USD to 5 million USD in 2018 when countries were withdrawing their funds from the United Nations. For the ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
The Arab League has pledged a sum of $100m a month for the Palestinian Authority for plugging the gap which has been created due to the blockade of the tax transfers by Israel earlier in the year. It has been confirmed by the governments of various Arab states that they will support the state budget ..
Topics: Continents • Geography of Asia • Palestinian Jews • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian refugees • Palestinian territories • Palestinians • State of Palestine • Status of Jerusalem • UNRWA
President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine has appointed Mohammad Shtayyeh as the new Prime Minister as per the official reports. Palestinian News Agency, Wafa reported that Nabil Abu Rudeineh, the spokesperson to the President stated that Mahmoud had received Shtayyeh at his office, and was asked to form a new government. Mohammad Shtayyeh is the member ..
Topics: Fatah • Government of the State of Palestine • Mahmoud Abbas • Palestinian government • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian nationalists • Palestinian refugees • Politics by country • Politics of the Palestinian National Authority • State of Palestine
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has officially named Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh as the new Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority. The announcement comes six weeks after Rami al-Hamdallah tendered his resignation from the post and of his unity government to President Mahmoud Abbas, underscoring the failure of Hamas and Fatah to implement a power-sharing deal. Shtayyeh ..
Topics: Government • Mahmoud Abbas • Mohammad Shtayyeh • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian nationalists • Palestinian refugees • Politics by country • Politics of the Palestinian National Authority • Rami Hamdallah • State of Palestine
India has pledged $5 million in assistance to the UN agency working for the welfare of Palestinian refugees to help bolster its “severe funding crisis” following US’ cut in its annual aid to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). A total of 20 countries, including India, announced contributions to the 2018 ..
Topics: Definitions of Palestinian • Gaza Strip • History of the Middle East • Humanitarian aid • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian refugees • State of Palestine • UNRWA • Western Asia