Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag: Middle East

An Investigation: Humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority: Embezzled For Personal Gain

Executive Summary When Mahmoud Abbas stood in front of the Seventh Fatah Congress on Nov. 29, 2016,  he faced an immediate challenge – that of retaining his rule amid increased criticism within the ruling Fatah...

Foxnews coverage of our UNRWA work this week

UN-sponsored schools using anti-Israel textbooks from Palestinian Authority Students attending United Nations-run schools in the West Bank and Gaza use textbooks that ignore the existence of Israel, according to a new report sure to fuel...

MPs to be briefed on UNRWA’s ties to Hamas, Islamic Jihad

The renewed Canadian support for UNRWA may end up in the wrong hands, warns the Center for Near East Policy Research, headed by David Bedein. Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canada’s Minister of International Development and La Francophonie,...

Palestinian Schoolbooks Don’t Show Israel

If young Palestinians don’t believe that the state of Israel has a right to exist, it is at least in part the fault of their textbooks and the people who write them, according to...

Yemenite Children

COMMENTS FROM DAVID BEDEIN: Our coverage of the hearings on the fate of Yemenite Jewish children who vanished is finally allowed for publication. Here are our news stories of the hearings on the mystery of...

New Year expectations…writes Michael Kuttner

As the civil year of 2016 draws to a close we look with uncertainty towards 2017 and wonder whether it can be worse than this year. The short answer is unfortunately yes. After polishing my crystal...

Kerry’s false moral equivalence

Like many others, I sat at my computer with baited breath Wednesday waiting for Secretary of State John Kerry to explain the background to the U.S. abstention on last week’s United Nations Security Council...

UK and UNRWA Education for Peace: What will be?

The Center for Near East Policy Research was  asked by a British Member of Parliament, about  the UK's role in the UNRWA facilities that education of 492,000 children who learn in UNRWA schools, from...

The UNRWA Reform Initiative

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) serves five  million descendants of the Arab refugees from the 1948 war, who still subsist in refugee conditions, under the premise of the “right of return”...

Friday night, November 25 in Neve Tzuf, Israel – Fires on shabbat

Nobody is going to believe me when I tell them that having to flee with our community in the middle of the night, close the door on our house, convinced I would never see...