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Head of UN Palestinian agency steps aside amid probe

Head of UN Palestinian agency steps aside amid probe

The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has stepped aside temporarily as an internal probe into alleged mismanagement at the organisation proceeds, it said on Wednesday.

FM meets UNRWA commissioner-general

FM meets UNRWA commissioner-general

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees

Qatar presides over UNRWA pledging conference

Qatar presides over UNRWA pledging conference

Qatar chaired the pledging conference for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).

UN staff pulled out of Gaza over security concerns after job cuts

UN staff pulled out of Gaza over security concerns after job cuts

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said Monday it was temporarily withdrawing part of its foreign staff from the Gaza Strip following security concerns linked to job cuts in the Palestinian enclave.

Qatar renews vow to back Palestinian, Syrian peoples

Qatar renews vow to back Palestinian, Syrian peoples

Qatar reiterated its rejection of all steps aimed at obstructing and weakening the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), reaffirming its commitment to stand by the Palestinian people and to provide for their basic needs.

Germany to raise funds for Palestinian refugee agency

Germany to raise funds for Palestinian refugee agency

Germany will provide additional funding for the UN's Palestinian refugee agency and has appealed to other EU members to do the same following a cut in US aid, its foreign ministry said Friday.

UN's Palestinian aid agency cuts staff after US reduces funding

UN's Palestinian aid agency cuts staff after US reduces funding

Following the United States' decision to reduce UN funding for Palestinians, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has cut its workforce in the Gaza Strip.

Qatar signs deal to donate $50mn to UNRWA

Qatar signs deal to donate $50mn to UNRWA

Qatar signed on Wednesday an agreement with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to donate $50mn to protect Palestinian refugees' access to basic education in 2018.

Temperature to exceed mid-30Cs

Temperature to exceed mid-30Cs

The mercury level will rise above the average levels, exceeding mid-30Cs in some areas, as southeasterly-southwesterly winds are expected to affect the country on Friday and Saturday ...

Qatar pledges $50mn funding for UNRWA

Qatar pledges $50mn funding for UNRWA

Qatar has announced a $50mn donation to the United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees. The announcement was made during a donors' conference of the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) held on Thursday ...

How to empower versus control others

How to empower versus control others

Would you describe yourself as a controlling person? If so, you will constantly monitor the habits and efforts of others. As a result of this behaviour, you’ll find that you’re angry a lot.