Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The Palestine Papers and the Right of Return

Earlier this year Al Jazeera released nearly 1,700 files of Palestinian Authority documents memorializing a decade of Israeli/Palestinian peace talks. Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East has carefully reviewed these documents which have become...

Gaza UNRWA director Bo Schack complains about the humanitarian situation for the residents of...

Interview: UNRWA official urges efforts to ease humanitarian crisis in Gaza A senior United Nations (UN) official has said that the Palestinian population in Gaza in general, and refugees in particular, have suffered enough, urging...

Gauging UNRWA’s Purpose on its 65th Anniversary

On April 18, two roadside bombs exploded in the Gaza Strip. Neither of the IEDs planted by Salafi jihadists opposed to Hamas rule in the enclave caused serious damage, but both explosions targeted United...

Bankrupt UNRWA Could Close ‘Palestinian Refugee’ Schools

UNRWA, the UN body tasked with aiding "Palestinian refugees," has warned that it may have to close its schools as it goes bankrupt after years of falling into debt. Adnan Abu Hasna, UNRWA media adviser,...

Exposed: UNRWA Spox Shuts Down Twitter Account Over Anti-Israel Posts

UN Watch today called on America’s envoy to the UN Samantha Power to end her silence over continued anti-Israeli incitement from UNRWA as their U.S. branch’s spokeswoman Laila Mokhiber shut down her Twitter account under widespread criticism for her...

Script: For the Sake of Nakba

The so-called “right of return” for Palestinian Arab refugees and their descendents is not a new idea. Yet this claim — that the refugees have the right to return to villages they left in 1948...

Ten Talking Points: How to respond to UNRWA Attacks on its Critics

A senior public relations official of UNRWA met with our agency in Washington, DC on March 5, 2013 and viewed the film A CLASSROOM IN UNRWA,http://israelbehindthenews.com/bin/content.cgi?ID=5382&q=1 and voiced comments that deserve a rebuttal. Ten talking points...

Update: Study Shows Deterioration in New School Books ​used by the Palestinian Authority...

This paper updates a report titled "UNRWA's Problematic Educational Role in the Middle East Conflict". The said report, issued in September 2017, reviewed UNRWA's role in perpetuating the Middle East conflict, having used for...

UNRWA Educators Persist in Inciting Fellow Palestinians to Violence Against Israelis on Social Media

In spite of UN assurances to the contrary, Jew hatred and incitement to violence continue to grace the social media threads of teachers employed by the international body, pro-Israel blogger Elder of Ziyon reported...