US withholds another $45m for Palestinian food aid

The Palestinian Authority says President Trump is attempting to pressure them by attacking those most in need.

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    The US is withholding another payment to the UN's relief agency for Palestinian refugees.

    Forty-five million dollars pledged for food aid is now frozen.

    That's in addition to $65m, which was cut back earlier this week.

    Al Jazeera went to the occupied West Bank, where we spoke to people who rely on this money to survive.

    Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from Jalzone refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.


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