The controversial head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees is stepping down. Peter Hansen, the head of UNRWA, announced that he will leave his job at the end of March. Israel long has alleged that UNRWA and Hansen are biased toward the Palestinians, a charge Hansen denies.
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