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"On May Day, we Palestinian trade unions are proud to stand with the trade union movement internationally as we collectively resist attacks on our working ...
Today, they continue their work through ongoing vigils and protests, along with supporting refugees and displaced persons from the conflict, and partnering with a Kosovar women's organization to create bridges between Serbia and Kosovo.
The father-of-one arrived in the UK in 2002, having faced persecution for his skin colour and religion in his native Palestine. He used to work for a takeaway, Zouk Bar and Grill in Manchester, but was fired. Even after his dismissal however he would ...
A staggering 85 percent of the separation wall is, or is planned to be, built inside Palestinian Territories not along the Green Line, the border between Israel and the Palestinian West Bank that is recognized by the international community. This ...
On 19 April, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) hosted a ceremony at the Siblin Training Centre to open a gymnasium that was rehabilitated through funds from the European Union (EU).
About 461 Palestinian refugee women have been killed in Syria as a result of various reasons, including bombing, sniping, clashes and torture, the Action Group for Palestinian of Syria reported Wednesday. According to Al Ray, the group recorded that ...
BAQAA CAMP, (Jordan), APRIL 26 - The day started badly for Mahmud, a 13 year old resident of Baqaa camp for Palestinian refugees, 20km north of Amman. The schoolboy was punched, slapped and kicked by riot police in front of his helpless grandfather ...
A member of the Fatah moment participates in clashes with a Salafi group in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ein el-Hilweh, in southern Lebanon.
In our first year of law school, we are taught that legal reasoning leads to immutable truths. The standard approach to analyzing a problem is known by the acronym IRAC, or Issue; Rule; Application; Conclusion.
We review the latest issues related to refugees, including a report about the U.K.'s unequal "two-tier" system, Malta's new cash-for-refugees proposal and Morocco accusing Algeria of forcing Syrian refugees across the border.
Israel has resorted to three main strategies to suppress Palestinian calls for justice and human rights, including the right of return for refugees. One is dedicated to rewriting history; another attempts to distract from present realities altogether ...
OMAR BARGHOUTI: As I humbly accept the Gandhi peace Award for 2017, I dedicate it to the heroic Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike in Israel's apartheid dungeons and to every Palestinian refugee yearning to return home to Palestine to ...
Following the deadly violence in the Palestinian refugee camp Ain al-Hilweh in Lebanon, Belen Fernandez examines Lebanese policies toward refugees, both Syrian and Palestinian, and asks whether the mantra "there is no more space for refugees" is ...
Although the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), along with several private organisations like the American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA), which helps Palestinian refugees in the Occupied ...
As a refugee from Palestine, Alsharif said he knows firsthand the role volunteerism can play in helping newcomers integrate.
The Struma ship, which contained several hundred Jewish refugees who sought to immigrate to Mandatory Palestine, was torpedoed by the Soviets and sank off the coast of Turkey.
The Israeli hasbara machine went into motion almost simultaneously with Plan Dalet, or Plan D, which saw the military conquest of Palestine and the ethnic cleansing of its inhabitants. But the actual discourse regarding the Nakba - or the "Catastrophe ...
Armed clashes have erupted on Monday at dawn at al-Beddawi Palestinian refugee camp in north Lebanon between drug dealers and the Palestinian security forces, the National news agency reported. The clashes started between a group of drug dealers ...
The plight of Palestinians uprooted by Israeli-Arab wars is one of the world's longest-running refugee crises, and a solution would likely require setting up a State of Palestine that would take in large numbers of them. Such a solution appears distant ...
He was playing his bagpipes to entertain the children when the boys started rapping. Impressed with their skill, he returned to Scotland where he founded a charity called Mishwar Amal, which aims to help Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon ...
He is a foremost scholar on mapping Palestinian villages before the Nakba, and is the founder of the Palestine Land Society, a group that drafted practical plans for implementing the Palestinian Right of Return. ... I respect the few people in Israel ...
"The realistic Hamas are willing to accept a Palestinian State within the 1967 borders. But that does not constitute a recognition of Israel, nor a loss of any Palestinian national rights, including the return of refugees and the right to liberate ...
The engagement with the IEFG meeting provided UNRWA with a good opportunity for its education programme to highlight its important and significant role in providing Palestine refugees with quality education and building a system that is resilient to ...
Calling on all parties to come together and resolve daily electricity outages in Gaza, he said Hamas had tightened its grip on the enclave by forming an administrative committee seen by many as a direct challenge to the legitimate Palestinian ...
Israeli historian Benny Morris addressed a packed room at the Joukowsky Forum Wednesday as part of the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs' new Israel-Palestine Distinguished Lecture Series. The Israel-Palestine Distinguished Lecture ...
This was part of Israel's so-called Operation Defensive Shield, during which it sent troops into the heart of six major cities in the occupied West Bank and surrounding towns and refugee camps that were ostensibly under Palestinian Authority control ...
From left, sophomore Sydney Brenner, vice president of Hillel, leads a discussion during a J Street U meeting on Feb. 20 in the Six Mile Creek room in the Campus Center.
Ongoing political violence continues to tear Balata refugee camp apart, amid increased tensions between supporters of Palestinian politicians Mohammed Dahlan and Mahmoud Abbas. The camp, which is located in Nablus City, is the largest in the West ...
Fierce clashes in Lebanon's Palestinian refugee camp Ain al-Hilweh has left scores of buildings riddled with bullet holes and rendered numerous homes completely uninhabitable, residents say, as photos depicting the breadth of destruction have begun to ...
For Ali Lubbad of local Arabic garage rock band Painted caves, it was an honor to be invited to perform at a benefit for Syrian and other refugees on April 15, at the Riverwest Public House. Lubbad is of Palestinian descent. His father was a refugee ...
Nearly 500 Palestinian villages and many cities and towns were depopulated, seized or destroyed. An estimated 800,000 Palestinians were made refugees. These anniversaries are ... remaining 22 percent of Palestine is entirely out of context if read ...
Next week they'll take trip number 22, when they return to Jordan and the West Bank to treat 400 Syrian and Palestinian refugees among others. Some have genetic issues, others suffered trauma in a war-torn home. Most are children. Those international ...
Clashes in the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon highlighted security issues stemming from the refugees' isolation and compounded by ...
The Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh in southern Lebanon has witnessed six days of intense clashes that have pitted a coalition of Palestinian forces against jihadi factions led by Bilal Badr. The gunfights, which began April 7, have killed at ...
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In a conference organized by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the World diabetes Foundation (WDF), experts in health-care service delivery for refugees from different sectors are gathered at ...
She lives with her family in Arroub refugee camp, north of Hebron in the occupied West Bank. A refugee from Beit Jibrin, a Palestinian town ethnically cleansed by Zionist militias in 1948, located in what is today called Israel, Zeina is a mother of ...
I share those positions; but Katz's public indifference to the occupation and the Palestinian refugee crisis, even as he praises Jewish organizations for their response to Trump's refugee policy in the United States (and often reports on Jewish issues ...
Palestinian factions in Lebanon Tuesday vowed to crack down on extremist Bilal Badr's group in Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon's largest refugee camp. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in ...
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He came to a music-biz conference in Tel Aviv two years ago and decided to venture out into Palestine. There he met rapper Mahmood Jrere from Palestinian crew dam, composer Abed Hathout and journalist Rami Younis from progressive news site 972mag.com ...
There are two UN refugee agencies in the world: First is the United Nations Relief and Works Administrations (UNRWA) for 5 million Palestinian refugees (which includes the descendants of the original 500,000 Palestinian refugees from the Israeli war of ...
Beirut - The Sofil cinema in Beirut hosted a fundraising event March 29 featuring a screening of "Stitching Palestine," a documentary directed by Carol Mansour and produced and researched by Muna Khalidi.
"The first time I was offered a cigarette was by a 12-year-old Palestinian refugee named Odayee in a refugee camp right out of Nablus called New Askar," says 21-year-old RJ Khalaf, founder of LEAD Palestine. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Khalaf ...
Established in 1948 near the city of Sidon, Ein el-Hilweh is the largest of the 12 Palestinian camps in Lebanon. The UN says more than 54,000 registered refugees live there, but one recent estimate put the population at closer to 120,000. Ein el-Hilweh ...
Residents queue up to receive humanitarian aid at the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, Damascus, Syria, March 11, 2015.
It was launched on Tuesday in Jordan, which has 2.1 million Palestinians registered with the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Of the 90,000 refugee mothers who have the handbooks in Jordan, 80 percent ...
"I saw a lot of Palestinian grandmas wearing the keys on their necks in Lebanon," she said. "When I came to the United States, and I discovered Tiffany, I was like, 'Oh, people wear keys around their necks here, too.
I have spent the best years of my life with these Arab immigrant and refugee women. We protect each other, and struggle for justice ... We are those people, and we will be targeted, but we should understand that we have the support of millions of ...


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