Lebanon and Hezbollah don't want to be blocked by an Israeli security wall, and claim land south of the Blue Line is Lebanese territory.
“Instead of inviting Mahmoud Abbas to address the Security Council to disseminate lies and hate, the Council should unequivocally condemn this attack," Danon said.
"Abbas is completely misreading today’s reality and harming the prospects for a better future for his people.”
Danon: “On the day the UN is marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the UNHRC has chosen to publicize information about the number of companies operating in Israel.”
If enacted, the law could create a serious dilemma for leading U.S. firms with Irish subsidies who will have to face a choice between violating Irish law or violating the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.
"If we do not succeed in passing the torch of memory to future generations throughout the world, the lesson will not be learned.”
U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a briefing earlier this month the funding cut may not be permanent.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said UNRWA should be scrapped because it helps "fictitious refugees."
It is expected the southern Gaza desalination plant will supply half a million residents with some 20,000 cubic meters of water per day.
Even the “State of Palestine” had ten recommendations for Israel, to which Israel responded by suggesting to entity by that name does not “satisfy the criteria for statehood under international law.”
“We are releasing this classified information because it is vital for the world to understand that if we turn a blind eye in Syria, the Iranian threat will only grow.”
“We did not want to set a precedent in which the Palestinians had observer status in an organization [that addresses sensitive intelligence issues] like this."
Numbers don't lie, even if UNRWA does. UNRWA is a complete failure when it comes to refugees.
“The current UNRWA definition breeds a victimhood mentality that perpetuates Palestinian-Israeli conflict.”
According to a classified State Dept. report, the actual number of authentic refugees hovers around 20,000.
State Dept. spokesperson Nauert said in announcing the funding cut Wednesday at a briefing that the $65 million was being withheld but so far, not eliminated.
The oil-rich Arab countries of the Middle East have other priorities, or they would have offered to fill UNRWA's budget gap.
More than 50 percent of the U.S. initial payment to UNRWA was withheld "for future consideration."
After Trump signed the waiver Friday, Iran deal critics in both the Senate and the House called for language that applies to all missiles.
UNRWA's labor union rejected the agency's diminishing its role "in preserving the identity of the Palestinian refugee and his right to return to his homeland."
Officials said the administration is considering the idea of making contributions dependent upon the Palestinian Authority's return to the negotiation table with Israel.
Israel is a "colonial project that has nothing to do with the Jews...We will not accept what the U.S. is going to propose to us and will not accept its mediation."
Next week the PLO leadership plans to present a proposal to change the status of the Palestinian Authority from a “transitional authority” to a “state under occupation.”
Most transported illegals said they had been flown from Israel to a third country in Africa with their grant money, but were met with little further support beyond their accommodation on the first night there.
Effectively killing UNRWA and replacing it with an organization which has mobility rather than stagnation as its goal could result in an end to a 7-decade tragedy.