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US pauses funding for Unrwa 

Earlier this morning, the US State Department said it was suspending funding for Unrwa, saying it was "troubled" by allegations that 12 of its employees might have been involved in the 7 October Hamas-led attack on southern Israel.

"The Department of State has temporarily paused additional funding for Unrwa while we review these allegations and the steps the United Nations is taking to address them," spokesperson Matthew Miller said.

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, which provides services to nearly six million Palestinians registered in the Palestinian territories, has been providing shelter to many of the Palestinians in Gaza who have been forcibly displaced by Israel's military.

More than 100 staff members of the agency have been killed by Israeli forces, who have repeatedly attacked Unrwa shelters.