Palestinian refugees angry and dismayed at U.S. for halting funds to U.N. agency

Palestinian refugees angry and dismayed at U.S. for halting funds to U.N. agencyThe U.S. announcement on Friday that it will no longer support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has deepened a cash crisis at the agency, and heightened tensions with the Palestinian leadership. Most are descendants of the roughly 700,000 Palestinians who were driven out of their homes or fled the fighting in the 1948 war that led to Israel’s creation.



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