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Suspension of UNRWA funding to affect 38,000 Palestinian refugee children's education in Lebanon

Beirut, Feb 23 (UNI) The suspension of financial support by donor countries to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) will jeopardize the education of 38,000 Palestinian refugee children in Lebanon, Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon Dorothee Klaus said on Friday.

The decision to halt funding will have severe repercussions, as 80 percent of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are living in poverty, with half of them living in 12 overcrowded camps and suffering from harsh conditions, Klaus was quoted by Lebanon's Elnashra news website as saying.
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UN human rights chief urges influential states to prevent escalation between Iran and Israel

14 Apr 2024 | 11:21 PM

Geneva, April 14 (UNI) Volker Türk, the UN human rights chief, has called on influential states to prevent any further worsening of the already highly delicate situation between Iran and Israel.

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Several Iranian airports cancel flights until Monday

14 Apr 2024 | 11:20 PM

Tehran, Apr 14 (UNI) Several Iranian airports have cancelled their flights until Monday after Iran's large-scale retaliatory military operation against Israel, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported on Sunday.

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Palestinian death toll in Gaza rises to 33,729

14 Apr 2024 | 8:03 PM

Gaza, Apr 14 (UNI) The Palestinian death toll in the Gaza Strip from ongoing Israeli attacks has risen to 33,729, the Hamas-run Health Ministry said on Sunday.

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Iran tells Turkey it will not carry out new attacks if Israel gives no response

14 Apr 2024 | 8:01 PM

Tehran, Apr 14 (UNI) Tehran has assured Ankara that it will not carry out new strikes on Israel if there is no response from the Jewish state, a Turkish diplomatic source told Sputnik.

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1 killed, 5 injured in Israeli raid on Lebanon village

14 Apr 2024 | 8:00 PM

Beirut, Apr 14 (UNI) A Lebanese civilian was killed and five others injured early Sunday morning in Israeli air strikes on a village in southern Lebanon, according to Lebanese military sources.

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