In compromise, US set to cut only some aid for UN Palestinian refugee agency

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The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to US officials.

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Trump threatens to cut off US aid to Palestinians over Jerusalem dispute

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Acknowledging his push to broker peace in the Middle East has stalled, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority, asking why Washington should make 'any of these massive future payments' when the Palestinians were 'no longer willing to talk peace.'

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Trump presses ahead with plan to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem despite uproar

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President Trump will announce Wednesday that the U.S. government recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a risky and diplomatically fraught decision that will put in motion his plans to move the U.S. embassy to the divided ancient city over the heated objections of the Palestinians and other leaders across the Arab world and in Europe.

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Trump aide Greenblatt returning to Israel for peace talks: official

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President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace negotiator, Jason Greenblatt, is returning to Israel to continue the peace track after the president met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last week in New York, a White House official said on Sunday.

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Fatah official: US ambassador to Israel not wanted in Ramallah

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Palestinian officials and US President Donald Trump’s peace envoy Jason Greenblatt will meet in Jerusalem on Tuesday because the Palestinians do not want US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman to come to Ramallah, Fatah Central Committee Member Azzam al-Ahmad said in a television interview.

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Marathon Talks Off and Running

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After Prime Minister Ehud Barak gave his approval, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators launched an intense round of peace talks in Sinai on Sunday to try to reach a framework agreement before the February 6 election in Israel. Barak is playing down expectations and blaring his "red lines" to Israeli voters, but his negotiating team seemed a bit surprised by the Palestinian side's sudden willingness to quickly ink an accord.

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