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To help alleviate the dire economic situation for Palestine refugee families, and provide them a source of income, dignity and self-reliance the UNRWA job Creation Programme (JCP) commenced two projects targeting the agriculture sector: together ...
Syrian refugee boys read the Koran inside the Quran Memorization Center at the Al-Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, near the border with Syria, during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan on June 1. ... Based on Islamic Relief trips to refugee ...

Ismail Zeyada, a Dutch citizen of Palestinian origin, has started a civil lawsuit holding two Israeli commanders responsible for the attack on his family home in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge.
Super heroes, mythical female figures in the desert: the Suspended Territories exhibition at the Marta Herford museum shows contemporary women's art from ...
He was describing one of his most dangerous hunting trips along Gaza's border in the eastern part of al-Maghazi refugee camp. While Israeli military jeeps patrolled the border, a flock of wild ducks flew across the sky. But as he watched his prey soar ...
Listen: Tribute to Palestinian mothers. Haidar Eid 21 June 2017 ... Amna, known as Um Marwan, became a refugee in 1948, after being forcibly removed with the rest of the ethnically cleansed population from the village of Zarnouqa, in Palestine's Ramla ...

This 1979 United Nations film provides an Arab perspective on Palestine. The documentary traces events from 1947 to 1978 with archival film, visits to refugee camps, and interviews with several Palestinians. This video was obtained from an external ...
Residents queue up to receive humanitarian aid at the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, in Damascus March 11, 2015. The Palestinian Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, which is under siege by Syrian government forces fighting rebels, has received ...
The highlights were two films by Palestinian filmmaker Mai Masri who focuses on Palestinians living in Lebanese refugee camps. Her Beirut Diaries: Truth, Lies & Videos is the story of young Lebanese students who occupied Beirut's city centre following ...
The Palestinian Energy Authority said the Israel Electric corporation (IEC) had cut by eight megawatts the 120 megawatts it supplies to the Gaza Strip over power lines.
In September 2016, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman brought forth for debate and approval in the Cabinet a master plan for the expansion of the West Bank city of Qalqilya.
The Palestinian Authority informed Israel in April that it would cease paying for electricity supplies to the Strip. Israel supplies the coastal enclave with about 30 percent of its electricity at a cost of around 40 million shekels per month, which it ...
UNRWA spokesperson Chris Gunness told DCIP that UNRWA does not designate Palestinian refugee camps in the West Bank as under emergency, and as such has not set the creation of CFSs as a priority.
He has since become a respected musician and composer, who gives back to children from Palestinian refugee camps, like himself.
Setting the Syrian conflict aside, events over the past year played a role in bringing Palestinian refugees under a greater security lens, especially in Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon's largest Palestinian refugee camp, which houses 100,000 Palestinians ...
Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman tried to describe the crisis as an internal Palestinian matter on Thursday and said Israel is merely a "supplier.
Defense for children International - Palestine has now confirmed that one child sustained a shrapnel injury to his head during a Palestinian security forces night raid on Balata refugee camp last week that turned violent, as armed residents opened fire ...

Mohammad Malas' book, The Dream: A Diary of a Film, was not, when it was written, meant to be a time capsule, documenting the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon at a disastrous turning point. Malas, a Syrian ... A number of interviewees either worked ...
He has since become a respected musician and composer, who gives back to children from Palestinian refugee camps, like himself.
The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Sigrid Kaag, and the Director of UNRWA Affairs in Lebanon, Claudio Cordone, the Minister of State for Displaced Affairs, Mueen Meherbi and Abdelnasser Al Ayyi of the Lebanese-Palestinian Dialogue ...
He has since become a respected musician and composer, who gives back to children from Palestinian refugee camps, like himself.
Beirut, June 9 (KUNA) The Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), in collaboration with the Lebanese Red Cross, on Friday doled out food aid to 5,000 Palestinian families staying at refugee camps. The aid was delivered to the families, in the presence of ...
He has since become a respected musician and composer, who gives back to children from Palestinian refugee camps, like himself.
Clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters broke out on Friday east of the Jabliya refugee camp in the north of the territory, where Aeid Khamis Jumaa, 35, was shot in the head with live ammunition, according to the Gaza-based Ministry ...
He has since become a respected musician and composer, who gives back to children from Palestinian refugee camps, like himself.
"Responding to what they saw," Zax wrote, "the anthologized writers took on subjects ranging from activism in the Shuafat refugee camp, the only Palestinian camp that falls under Israeli jurisdiction, to the world of Palestinian soccer." Wait, what ...
Clashes also took place east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, and the soldiers fired live rounds and gas bombs, causing at least twenty Palestinians to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.
One of Khalid's older sisters and her husband decided going back west to the refugee camp was their best option, while the other couple chose to go east to Jordan.
I grew up not far from the massive Palestinian refugee camp in al-Baqa'a. I worked across the street from the al-Wihdat refugee camp. In the past thirty years, I have been to Auschwitz-Birkenau, visited Dachau, seen Buchenwald. I have studied in depth ...
Jan Egeland, a former UN undersecretary for humanitarian affairs who now heads the Norwegian refugee Council, said in Jerusalem on Tuesday: "This 50-year-old festering wound is a reflection of a capitulation of Israeli, Palestinian and international ...
Shaar has spent her entire life in Burj El Barajneh, a refugee camp just south of Beirut, Lebanon, where living conditions in the camp are extremely poor and women typically work as cleaners or in factories.
The appearance of Daesh, al Qaeda and other extremist groups has changed the Middle East. Many of these groups have also made their way into some of the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. The largest and most crowded refugee camp in Lebanon, ...
When the camps were transformed from refugee camps to military camps, some of the Palestinian youth joined bases. I joined one around 1969, ... military leader, said. TRT World's Zeina Awad visited Lebanon's Bourj al Barajneh refugee camp outside Beirut.
Tension simmered in Ain al-Hilweh Sunday after overnight clashes rocked the south Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp, leaving three people wounded.
Then in 1976, he moved to Lebanon where he was tasked to command the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) artillery unit that defended the Tel Zater refugee camp. Erekat led the joint Lebanese-Palestinian artillery forces in southern Lebanon from ...
It was Dennis Ross, US Special Envoy to the Middle East, who hit the nail on the head at the time. "I can think of a lot of bad ideas, but I can't think of a worse one," he reportedly commented, on hearing of then Israeli opposition leader Ariel Sharon ...
Responding to what they saw, the anthologized writers took on subjects ranging from activism in the Shuafat refugee camp, the only Palestinian refugee camp that falls under Israeli jurisdiction, to the world of Palestinian soccer. ... A W: I have come ...
Today, living in a refugee camp in Amman, his seven children and 15 grandchildren know his Palestinian homeland only through his stories and those of others who fled.
Seventeen years later there's been no third novel, but there's been the Palestine Festival of literature - PalFest to its friends - a communal idea that swept up family, friends and colleagues, making PalFestivalians of us all.
The report noted that school students are subjected to violations at the Israeli military checkpoints at the entrances to Palestinian cities, villages and refugee camps, warning that the Israeli policies establish a dangerous economic situation in the ...
"I don't think this removal will make a big change; the camp is destroyed and it being controlled by the government or another side from the Palestinian organizations will not make much difference," said Palestinian-Syrian refugee Zahia al-Alouh ...
To this end, we selected an initial pilot group in the Palestinian Arab population that included two separate sub-groups of younger, mostly male residents of a refugee camp and a village - both located south of Bethlehem on the Hebron-Jerusalem road.
Ramallah: The Palestinian Shuafat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, and the town of Kofr Aqab, in the north of the city, will no longer be considered as falling within Jerusalem's municipal boundaries, Israeli security sources told Jewish ...
As part of the Shin Bet investigation of the attack, a number of Palestinians from the village of Danaba and the Tulkarem refugee camp were arrested. They included a number of Palestinian Authority official security forces, one of whom was released as ...
"We also salute and congratulate all those who contributed to this victory, throughout Palestine, in the refugee camps, in Palestinian communities everywhere and among strugglers around the world for justice and liberation." The group vowed to renew ...
Members of the Advisory Committee (AdCom) of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees visited to a number of Palestinian refugee camps and UNRWA installations in the West Bank as part of their annual visit. 22 of 25 members ...
Ramallah: The Palestinian Shuafat refugee camp, in occupied East Jerusalem, and the town of Kofr Aqab, in the north of the city, will no longer be considered as falling within Jerusalem's municipal boundaries, Israeli security sources told Jewish ...
Tarek Zboun, who started the organization Red Noses International Palestine, tells Salida Middle school sixth-graders about his experiences bringing humor into hospital rooms and refugee camps during a presentation Monday. Zboun said he spent this last ...
clowns 4 Care, whose main goal is to protect the rights of children, brings much-needed fun to people, especially children, in areas of crisis around the world, including refugee camps and conflict zones. UNRWA helped to arrange for the clowns to ...
Israeli forces, on Wednesday, detained two Palestinian minors near the Israeli Salem military camp to the west of Jenin, said local sources.


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