Israel says Palestinian refugees number in the thousands, not millions

FILE PHOTO: Palestinians look out of their home at Al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City September 3, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem/File Photo

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – An Israeli government study shared with Washington argues that Palestinian refugees number in the thousands, not the millions designated by a U.N. aid agency whose funding has been slashed by the Trump administration, an Israeli official said on Friday. The fate of Palestinians displaced by the 1948 war of Israel’s founding and […]

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