Trump Cuts More Than $200 Million in U.S. Aid to Palestinians

8/28/2018

American President Donald Trump cut $200 million in development aid to the West Bank and Gaza. The decision will exacerbate the already dire humanitarian situation in Gaza where more than 2 million Palestinians live.  The announcement comes after the US announced in January it would withhold $65 million of the $125 million it had planned to send to the United Nations to ease the humanitarian situation in the disputed territory.

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Reuters