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UNRWA Closes East Jerusalem HQ After Israeli Arson Attack

HeadlineMay 10, 2024

In occupied East Jerusalem, UNRWA, the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, was forced to shut its headquarters after a group of armed Israelis set fire to the compound’s perimeter. The EU condemned the attack, adding, “It is Israel’s responsibility to ensure the safety of humanitarian workers. UNRWA is an irreplaceable lifeline to millions in Gaza and the region.”

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