Daily Archive: Monday, July 9, 2018

UNWRA Warns: Palestinian Refugee Projects Will Stop If US Funding Freeze
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has warned that cuts to key programmes in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank are planned over the coming weeks if a US funding freeze cannot be overcome.

Figures were not yet available on the cuts being planned if the significant gap in financing is not resolved, but a letter sent to agency staff at the weekend and seen by AFP on Monday …

Syrian Government Retakes Most Of The Country’s Southernmost Border
The Syrian government and its allies have established control over most of the country’s southernmost border with Jordan in line with a cease-fire deal between Russia and armed opposition groups.

The regime and its allies have reportedly established control along more than half of the Syria-Jordan border, including the strategic Nasib border crossing, located roughly 15 kilometers southeast of the Syrian city of Daraa. Since …