US Cuts More Than $200 Million in Aid to Palestinians

Gaza City, Palestine. Credit: OneArmedMan

(From Reuters)

The United States is cutting more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinians, the State Department said on Friday, amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership.

A senior State Department official said without elaborating that the funds, originally planned for programs in the West Bank and Gaza, would address “high-priority projects elsewhere.”

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