Politics Jan 15

Students hold a Palestinian flag inside the Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp near Sidon, southern Lebanon in December 2017. Photo by Ali Hashisho/Reuters
U.S. wants to cut money for Palestinian refugees

President Donald Trump hasn't made a final decision, but appears more likely to send only $60 million of the planned $125 million first installment to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, unnamed officials told the Associated Press.

The work of Mahmoud Darwish -- who died in 2008 and is widely considered the preeminent modern Palestinian poet -- has found new resonance since President Donald Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will move its embassy  to Jerusalem, officially recognizing…

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