Your TV 7 News from Israel August 30-31 2017

Published on Aug 31, 2017 via the TV7 Israel News YouTube channel – Today’s top stories 30.08.17 –
1) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres declared that a two-state solution was the only way forward as it would end “the suffering of the Palestinian people” and would eliminate Israel’s “occupation” of territories the Palestinian demand for their future state.
2) A new study found that Palestinian refugees receive a budget from the United Nations that is four times larger than any other refugee world-wide. (See article below from
3) The Iranian-backed Hezbollah, the Syrian army and separately the Lebanese armed forces announced a cease-fire with the Islamic State along the Lebanese-Syrian border, after an agreement was reached that would allow the Islamic State to withdraw.

UN spends 4 times more on Palestinian refugees per person

Itamar Eichner|Published: 27.08.17 , 23:44

Abba Eban Institute claims UN spends 4 times more money per Palestinian refugee than per any other refugee, while having 1 body for dealing with Palestinian refugees and another for the rest.

A Palestinian refugee receives a budget four times larger than a Syrian, Iraqi or African refugee, this according to a study conducted by the Abba Eban Institute of International Diplomacy at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya.

The findings of the study seem to reinforce Israel’s traditional argument against the split between the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides assistance only for Palestinian refugees.

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