Advertisement

Western countries suspend funding for UN agency in Gaza after Israeli accusations

Several key donor countries to UNRWA, the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees, said they would suspend their funding following accusations by Israel that a dozen of its employees were involved in Hamas's October 7 attack. Britain, Italy, the Netherlands and Finland joined the US and Canada on Saturday in pausing disbursements, with Switzerland saying it would take no decision until the “serious accusations” were clarified. Read our blog to see how the day's events unfolded.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP & Reuters)


Read more on FRANCE 24 English

Read also:
ICJ orders Israel to prevent acts of genocide in Gaza
Israeli army orders refugees to leave Gaza shelter hit by tank shelling, UN says
Houthis fire three missiles towards US-flagged ship in Gulf of Aden, US military says