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Saudi pledges $50 million to UN Palestinian refugee agency

By: Arab News Source: Arab News Saudi Arabia has pledged on Wednesday $50 million to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), which has been hit by the withdrawal of all US funding, an official said. The announcement was made at a press conference in the Saudi capital by the director of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, Abdullah al-Rabeea. Earlier this year, US President Donald Trump cut aid for Palestinians and announced it would no longer provide any funding to UNRWA, a week after cutting over $200 million in separate aid to Palestinians. They were the latest in a series of controversial moves by the Trump administration that have thrilled Israel’s government but...

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Three Palestinians die in Hamas-Israel exchange near Gaza

By: Middle East Eye Source: Middle East Eye Three Palestinians were killed on Monday afternoon as Israeli air strikes hit the Gaza Strip and Hamas fired scores of rockets from the besieged enclave. The army reported that more than 200 rockets and mortars were fired from Gaza towards Israel in the span of an hour on Monday afternoon, hitting an unspecified number of homes. Meanwhile, the army said on Twitter that its fighter jets were launching strikes on at least 20 “terror targets” in Gaza. The Gaza Ministry of Health identified the three slain Palestinians killed in the afternoon strikes as Mohammed Zakariya al-Tatari, 27, Mohammed Zuhdi Odeh, 22, and Hamad Mohammed al-Nahal,...

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Oman calls for Israel to be accepted in the Middle East

By: Middle East Eye Source: Middle East Eye Oman’s government described Israel as an accepted Middle East state on Saturday, a day after hosting a surprise visit by its prime minister that Washington said could help regional peace efforts. Oman is offering ideas to help Israel and the Palestinians to come together but is not acting as mediator, Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, the sultanate’s minister responsible for foreign affairs, told a security forum in Bahrain. “Israel is a state present in the region, and we all understand this,” bin Alawi said. “The world is also aware of this fact. Maybe it is time for Israel to be treated the same [as others states]...

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