The US has reportedly cut off $125 million in funding for a UN agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees, less than a week after US President Donald Trump threatened to hold back future aid payments to the Palestinian Authority (PA), diplomats said.
An international meeting on solidarity with the Palestinian children will be held in Tehran on October 5, Secretary General of the International Union of anti-occupation Youths, Sayyed Abolqasem Rahimian said.
A former UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories and professor of international law underlined the role of Imam Khomeini, the late founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in preventing the Palestinian issue from sliding into oblivion.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed his “deep” regret for the opposition mounted by the United States to the designation of former Palestinian premier Salam Fayyad as the world body’s special envoy to crisis-hit Libya.
An international organization working to promote and protect the rights of Palestinian children said Israeli military forces ‘deliberately’ shot dead a 17-year-old Palestinian teenage boy during a protest in the occupied West Bank last month.