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Democratic Senators Urge Trump to Rescind Cut of Palestinian Aid

Sen. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland is leading a large group on Democrats demanding that President Donald Trump not carry out his announced decision to slash hundreds of millions of dollars in Palestinian aid. More than 30 Democrats sent a letter to the president Sept. 19 warning that going through...

UN Official: Palestinian Refugee Issue Can't Be Wished Away

JERUSALEM — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees suggested that the United States slashed his budget early this year to punish the Palestinians for their criticism of the American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but he warned that the Palestinian refugee issue will not go away....

Is Kushner Trying to Strip 2 Million Palestinians of Refugee Status?

According to an Aug. 6 article by the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Jared Kushner — President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law — has reportedly pressured Jordan to strip the refugee status of more than 2 million registered Palestinians living in the country. A report in Foreign Policy stated that Kushner raised the issue...