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Palestinian Authority (PA) security services wounded seven Palestinian refugees yesterday during a "security campaign" in the Balata refugee camp, east of the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, Quds Press reported. A PA security source said that the ...

They are refugees (7 of them, 2 Sudanees, 2 Syrians, 2 unaccompanied children aged 16y and 17y from Afghanistan and one Palestinian refugee who spent all his life in Syria) who've made it to Britain. Most of them have come quite recently from Calais's ...
During a conference on Thursday, Filippo Grandi, head of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), praised the outcome of his meeting ...
A group of teenage girls in school uniforms giggle as they share crepes topped with candy and chocolate sauce and oozing hazelnut Nutella.

21 October 2016 - The United Nations agency tasked with the well-being of Palestine refugees today condemned the killing of four Palestinians in a camp south of the Syrian capital, Damascus, and expressed deep concern that the site faces the real risk ...
Jenny Pepworth, from the Red Cross, said the nationalities in the October refugee intake included Palestinian, Bhutanese and Afghanistan.
While the letters page of the The National is not an appropriate forum for discussing complex issues of historiography, I would, however, draw Mr Eddie's attention to Professor Morris' research on the origins of the Palestinian refugee problem. In an ...
Yet Dylan sang these words exonerating Israel even after the world had witnessed the horrifying massacres of Palestinian refugees in the Sabra and Shatila refugee camps by an Israeli-allied militia during the occupation of Beirut. Today, the lyrics ...
Meanwhile, Jordan's displaced migrant population, at 2.9 million people, is a combination of Syrian refugees (628,000, or 22% of all displaced people in Jordan as of 2015) and a long-established population of Palestinian refugees (about 2.2 million, or ...
Estimates for Palestinian refugees rely on data from UNRWA for years 2005 through 2014. The 2015 estimate for Palestinian refugees living in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria is an extrapolation of Palestinian refugee population growth between 2013 and 2014 ...
... the delayed rumble of the explosion. This is the view from Khan Eshieh, a Palestinian refugee camp located in the flat farmlands and forests less than 30 kilometers south-west of Damascus, home to at least 9,000 Palestinian refugees and around 1 ...
Through CwC, UNRWA provides Palestine refugees greater access to the information they need and ensures that their voices are heard and taken into account in decision-making processes related to the provision of humanitarian services.
Jordan currently has the largest refugee population in the world with 2.9 million Palestinian, Syrian and Iraqi refugees living all over the country. When I drive downtown, I invariably pass Palestinian refugee camps that are almost hidden in the urban ...
UNRWA has distributed 'Dream Bags' to dozens of Palestine refugee students all across Gaza, thanks to a generous contribution from RKK- a Japanese organization.
But behind the occupation lurks an even more vexing issue: that of the "right of return" for Palestinian refugees. We feel we need to unpack this issue - and the assumptions about demographics that animate it - if we're going to make real headway on ...

Sun-bleached posters of Palestinian militants adorn storefronts at the Balata refugee camp in the West Bank in tribute to those killed in an uprising against Israel that faded more than a decade ago.
... on-the-ground report from Palestine, Abby Martin gives a first-hand look into two of the most attacked refugee camps in the West Bank: Balata and Aida camps.
Amman: An 11-day Syrian government bombing campaign has killed five people and destroyed the only hospital in an isolated Palestinian refugee camp southwest of Damascus in what one local councilman calls the "the worst days since the start of the ...
Two projects try to break through the statistics and bring home the human pain of the crisis.
Their long refugee history started almost seven decades ago when Tamim's grandparents fled Palestine when the State of Israel was created in 1948.
Today the Lebanese Prime Minister, the United Nations and representatives of the international community met to remind the world of the ongoing plight of the Palestine refugees displaced from Nahr el Bared camp (NBC), ten years after its destruction ...
A Palestinian youngster plays with a football outside the ruins of his home [Picture: A Palestinian youngster plays with a football outside the ruins of his home (Picture: Getty) A PROMINENT figure in the Lancashire Irish community is campaigning to ...
At best, they are entirely absent from the Israeli public discourse - at worst they are widely viewed as a threat to the very existence of the Jewish State, not to mention a direct threat to Jewish presence in Israel-Palestine. That's because the very ...
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) calls on all parties to the conflict in Syria to comply with international law and stop conducting hostilities in civilian residential areas, including Palestine refugee camps ...
The reason they are called refugee camps is to promote and to retain UNWRA's (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees) facilities, jobs, and funding, all of which are the mainstay of the Palestinian Authority (PA) economy. Second ...
Former Barcelona football player Xavi Hernandez (R), who currently plays for Al-Sadd in the Qatar Stars League, takes part in a football training session during his visit to the al-Baqaa Palestinian refugee camp near Amman on September 29, 2016.
On Thursday, 15 September, Visit Palestine and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) signed a contribution agreement that will see 5 per cent of sales profits from Visit Palestine's gift shop in ...
This is the State of Israel today, and these are the opening words of Abby Martin's latest episode in the series, "The Empire Files," who, along with her team, traveled to the region to witness firsthand the ruthless occupation of Palestine. In the ...
UNRWA condemns in the strongest terms this attack on one of the few remaining educational facilities providing education to refugees in Khan Eshieh camp. This is another grievous illustration of the continued exposure of Palestine refugee boys and ...
As such, the intensity of international diplomatic efforts to resolve the Syrian conflict are largely driven by the desire to alleviate the resulting refugee crisis, not least because unlike Palestinian refugees, the problem has spilt over beyond the ...
Today at dawn, 28 September 2016, Palestinian Security officers killed one person and wounded 3 others, including a child, after opening fire at them near Balatah refugee camp in Nablus. The Palestinian Center for human rights (PCHR) calls upon the ...
For the past several months, pro-regime forces have been attempting to wrestle control of the Handarat Camp, a Palestinian refugee camp north of Aleppo city, away from the Islamist-led Fatah Halab coalition. An unnamed Syrian source told Iran's Fars ...
The Kingdom of Belgium has contributed EUR 7 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency's efforts to meet the education and shelter needs of Palestine refugees. This ...
PORTLAND, Ore. - An 11-year-old boy from Gaza, in Portland to receive a prosthetic leg, took to the racetrack at Portland International Raceway Tuesday night to ride his brand new handcycle.
Palestinian photographer Izz Zanoon (C) stands with children in front of his photos at Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, on Sept.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 28, 2016, on page 2. Recommended. Related Articles.
Earlier, the Palestinian refugee camp Handarat on the north-eastern outskirts of the city became the first area in Aleppo to be liberated from Islamist control in two years.
Almost all of the mentioned memoirists hail from Jerusalem, northern Palestine and the Galilee. This is where Abu Sitta differs, for his autobiography gives a unique insight not only into refugee life and Palestinian politics throughout the decades ...
More than half a million Palestinian refugees had lived in Syria before the civil war, but the number dropped to just 450,000 last August.
09_23_HananAlHroub_01 Hanan Al Hroub holds her Global teacher Prize trophy at the WestHouse Hotel in New York on September 21. Al Hroub, who grew up in a Palestinian refugee camp and whose own children were traumatized in a shooting incident, ...
In a pitched battle, the Syrian Army, assisted by Al-Quds militia brigades recaptured a Palestinian refugee camp on Saturday in the north-eastern suburbs of Aleppo.
teachers at the Jarmaq school, however, continued to volunteer without pay while using old curricula provided by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Before the summer of 2015, the Islamic State ...
Following two months of increased use of excessive force and illegal threats to Palestinian youth in Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem, this Israeli policy of oppression of resistance and terror by the Israeli occupying forces continues. A few days ...
SYRIAN troops and Palestinian militia advanced under heavy air cover in Aleppo yesterday as the UN Security Council argued over its response.
Before the externally-orchestrated dirty war on Syria started with the externally-orchestrated "Arab Spring" psy op; before the "peaceful protestors" shot the unarmed Syrian security forces; and before the West armed, trained and funded the ...
When crossing from Israel proper into Palestine's occupied West Bank, the obvious contrariety in infrastructure and economic levels is intense.
Reuters - Warplanes bombed the strategic Handarat Palestinian refugee camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of the high ground in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's ...
The main characters are two young Palestinian-Syrian refugees, trapped along with 18,000 others in the Yarmouk refugee camp under siege outside Damascus, Haydar's home city. Before civil war broke out in 2011, the "camp" was an urban neighborhood ...


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