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Qatar ups funding for UN Palestinian refugees agency

Qatar is a major financial supporter of the Palestinian people, and reached a deal with Israel earlier this year to resume assistance to the Gaza Strip.
Palestine refugees

Qatar pledged more funding Tuesday for the United Nations’ Palestinian refugees organization. 

The Qatar Fund for Development announced an $18 million contribution to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The money will go towards UNRWA’s “core resources,” the agency said in a press release. 

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