UNRWA

Shoukry urges continued int'l efforts for UNRWA's services to go on

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 09:37 GMT

The UNRWA focuses on supporting education, health and relief efforts.

Egypt’s FM voices support to UNRWA’s efforts to relieve Palestinian refugees’ suffering

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 07:51 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry hailed the prominent humanitarian role played by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to alleviate the suffering of Palestinian refugees, as he met with the agency’s commissioner-general.

Egyptian FM calls for backing Palestinian refugees amid coronavirus

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 04:16 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday made a phone call with Philippe Lazzarini, the newly appointed Commissioner General of the United Nations agency supporting the relief of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.

UNRWA's financial deficit estimated at $120 mln this year: spokesman

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) financial deficit this year is estimated at $120 million.

UNRWA symbolizes int'l responsibility toward Palestinian refugees: AL

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 - 10:37 GMT

Arab League says UNRWA symbolizes the international community's responsibility toward the Palestinian refugees

UAE renews commitment to UNRWA as one of main contributors

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:48 GMT

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) offered a contribution of $50 million to the UN agency.

Krahenbuhl lauds Egypt's support of UNRWA

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 10:16 GMT

Krahenbuhl, commissioner-general of the UNRWA, expressed on Wednesday his hope for continuing coordination and consultation with Egypt during the coming period.

Cairo hosts meeting to discuss helping UNRWA to resume services for Palestinian refugees

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 - 12:40 GMT

A Palestinian committee, affiliated to the Arab Parliament (AP), convened on Monday in Cairo to discuss means of helping UNRWA to resume services for Palestinian refugees.

Aboul Gheit condemns Iran’s intervention in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 03:12 GMT

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed AboulGheit said that the U.S. allowed Iran following the 2015 deal to restore a big amount offrozen money.

Egypt will not tolerate terrorism or its supporters: FM Shoukry

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 12:09 GMT

Egypt will not tolerate terrorist acts or foreign interventions in Arab countries' internal affairs, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said.

FM meets UNRWA commissioner general, affirms support to relief agency

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 12:47 GMT

Shoukry expressed concerns over the challenges facing the UNRWA which provides humanitarian aid to about 5.4 million Palestinian refugees.

US decision to stop aid to UNRWA to top talks of Arab FMs - AL

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 06:20 GMT

The 150th ordinary session of the Arab League will discuss the the current attempts to end the role of the UNRWA

US decision to stop aid to UNRWA to top talks of Arab FMs - AL

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 06:20 GMT

The 150th ordinary session of the Arab League will discuss the the current attempts to end the role of the UNRWA

Arab League denounces US decision to end financial aid for UNRWA

Sat, 01 Sep 2018 - 10:09 GMT

Arab League general secretariat condemns the US decision to stop funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East.

Shoukry receives phone call from Jordanian counterpart

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 03:14 GMT

The call also tackled the current situation of UNRWA and means of coordination between Egypt and Jordan in helping refugees.

Jordan says Palestinian refugees at risk with U.N. agency in crisis

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Jordan warned on Wednesday that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees.

U.S. envoy Haley attacks Arab, Islamic states over Palestinian aid

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Nikki Haley on Tuesday slammed Arab and Islamic states for talking a lot about supporting the Palestinians but not giving more money to help.

Haniyeh, Mladenov discuss humanitarian situation in Gaza

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Ismail Haniyeh and Nickolay Mladenov discussed the Israeli occupation’s violations concerning repeated storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Arab Parliament to participate in IPU meetings in Geneva

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 - 12:22 GMT

A delegation of the Arab Parliament under its Speaker Meshaal bin Fahm al Salmi will attend the 138th round of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

UNRWA chief slams 'political dimension' of U.S. aid cut to Palestinians

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 01:57 GMT

The head of the UN agency for Palestinians criticised Tuesday the "political dimension" of a US decision to dramatically slash funding to the organisation.

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