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On Saturday, a CNN crew near Khan Younis in southern Gaza saw protesters in a crowd of several hundred throwing rocks and aiming slingshots toward Israeli forces positioned in the distance. A few tires were set on fire and rolled toward the soldiers. Israeli soldiers responded with tear gas and the CNN ...
Israeli forces have killed at least 15 Palestinians and wounded more than 1,000 others during a mass protest near the Gaza Strip's eastern border. ... Many of the 1.3 million Palestinians who live in refugee camps throughout the Gaza Strip hail from villages and towns just across the border with Israel.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Fifteen Palestinians were killed and more than 1,400 injured on Friday following clashes with Israeli soldiers near the Gaza Strip ... Fatima Arayshi, a 45-year-old woman from the Beach refugee camp, joined the march with her husband and five children, saying the goal of the ...
Dayan, who sounded a pessimistic forecast of the future conflict with the Palestinians, specifically referred to the tension created by the refugee question. “How can we complain about their intense hatred of us?” Dayan said. “For eight years now, they have been sitting in the refugee camps of Gaza, while ...
Palestinian men help evacuate an injured protester during clashes with Israeli troops near Khan Younis refugee camp by the border fence between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip, on March 16. As Palestinians in Gaza prepare to stage mass demonstrations on the border with Israel, the Israeli Defense ...
In total, around two million people live under harsh circumstances in the Gaza Strip Rukaja al-Hissi's sits in her house in the UNRWA beachside refugee camp in Gaza. The 79-year-old fled with her family in 1948 from Jaffa, the Arab district of Tel Aviv, to Gaza Workers pack aid packets at the UNRWA centre ...

The Palestinian Interior Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported, on Thursday afternoon, that two Palestinian security officers, and two gunmen, including one believed to be behind the assassination attempt of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, were killed, during gun clashes in the Nusseirat refugee camp in ...
Furthermore, Israeli soldiers shot and moderately injured four Palestinians with live fire, east of Khan Younis city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and ... rushed to the Indonesian hospital, while many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.
UNRWA relies on the United States for approximately 30% of its funding and the Gaza Strip is expected to be the area where the lack of funds would hurt most. “This would have severe impacts — a cascade of problems that could push the suffering in disastrous and unpredictable directions,” said UN ...
Hani Abu Amirah, 56, watches the Mediterranean Sea with her grandchildren from outside her home in Gaza's Shati refugee camp. Kaamil Ahmed / ... All along Gaza's coast, there are pipes expelling wastewater from the towns and refugee camps where most of the population are concentrated. That pollution diffuses ...
14, 2018 photo, a Palestinian woman waits to receive food aid at a U.N. warehouse in the Shati refugee camp, Gaza City, 2018 ... “In response to the burgeoning humanitarian situation in Gaza, key countries and stakeholders are preparing to act: There was a meeting in Cairo on Thursday, and there will be ...
Penned into this tiny territory are 1.8 million Palestinians who have endured three crushing major conflicts in 10 years between the Palestinian militant group Hamas and Israel and endured a blockade that has earned Gaza the label of "the world's largest open air prison." These Palestinians live in ...
A senior source told Asharq Al-Awsat that the Egyptians were holding intensive contacts with the Palestinian leadership and Hamas. Egypt pledged to hand over the Gaza Strip to the government in implementation of the reconciliation agreement between the two sides that was signed in Cairo late last year.
On Tuesday at dawn, the soldiers abducted one Palestinian from Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, in addition to abducting a man, on Monday at night, at Za'tara military roadblock, south of the city. The army also took measurements of homes in Beit Ummar, near Hebron.
Despite a reconciliation deal in the fall, tensions remain between Hamas, the Islamist group that runs Gaza, and Fatah, which leads the Palestinian ... He spends most of the day fixing satellite dishes for customers in the Jabaliya refugee camp, where he and I and our other eight siblings grew up, and where ...
The results indicated deformity cases were linked to Israeli weapons used in wars on Gaza. Teratogens — agents that can cause birth defects such as chemicals, radiation, drugs or maternal infections — from white phosphorus used in Israeli wars in Gaza were found in the hair of newborns with congenital ...
14, 2018 photo, a Palestinian woman waits to receive food aid at a U.N. warehouse in the Shati refugee camp, Gaza City, 2018 ... A report published by the World Bank on Thursday revealed the continued collapse of the economy in the Gaza Strip as Palestinian's wages decline, unemployment rates ...

UNRWA forms a bedrock of the Palestinian economic and social environment within the Gaza Strip (where it supports approximately 80% of the population) and the West Bank, as well as within refugee camps in neighbouring countries. It is responsible for providing education and health services as well as ...
Much of that population lives in places like the Shati refugee camp, founded to house an influx of Palestinians displaced from nearby villages during the 1948 ... All along Gaza's coast, there are pipes expelling wastewater from the towns and refugee camps where most of the population are concentrated.
Israeli forces also shot and injured three other protesters to the east of Gaza City, as well as to the east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip, and east of Bureij refugee camp, in the central Strip. Last Friday, Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinians who rallied peacefully near the border fence with Israel ...
The ministry said five Palestinians were injured to the east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza Strip, 13 others were injured to the east of Gaza City, 2 others near al-Bureij refugee camp, and five other protesters to the east of Rafah. 15 Palestinian civilians were killed by Israeli forces on Friday during similar ...
A woman with a child waits to receive food supplies from the United Nations' offices in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip. ... at the request of Kuwait and Bolivia on what Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour called the “catastrophic” humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip. Bolivian ...
A new report describes the Yarmoulk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria as “horrific,” yet it is never talked about because it can't be used as a ... Palestinian refugee camps in various countries are generally in putrid condition; according to a 2012 Washington Post report the camps in Lebanon feature ...
... refugee sits near his family's relief supplies in January 2018 at the United Nations food distribution center in Shati refugee camp in northern Gaza City. ... For more than a decade Palestinians living in Gaza have endured major escalations of violence and an air and sea blockade, imposed by Israel and ...
GAZA, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Unemployed Mosab al-Sharif, the 40-year-old father of six, who lives in al-Shatti (Beach) Refugee camp in western Gaza City, complained about his inability to feed his children because of the harder living conditions in the impoverished coastal enclave. Al-Sharif is merely one of ...
In addition, since the end of 2015, Israel has drastically cut the number of permits that it has granted to merchants and other business people to leave the strip via Israel. The number has dropped from 3,500 to only about 675 at the beginning of this year. In the process, the private sector in Gaza, including ...
I studied in UNRWA schools, as my father did before me. Without the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, I would have drowned in a swamp of illiteracy and despair, never leaving the refugee camp that my father had to grow into. But today, with UNRWA facing an existential ...
His wife, who works as a volunteer in the Gaza Refugee Camp in Jerash, had declined to come this evening. It was too much for her, S. explained. ... There are 670,000 Syrians in the refugee camps along the border, prisoners for years, but at least in a safe place. Another two million Syrians live here and ...
The only hospital in the West Bank and Gaza Strip that can provide the kind of care Abdullah needs is Augusta Victoria, in East Jerusalem, part of the occupied West Bank. But in late ... At her house in Gaza's Beach refugee camp, Narjiss al-Hasani, 47, who has breast cancer, is also running out of time.
Palestinian women are seen at a waiting room at an UNRWA-run clinic in al-Nusirat refugee camp in the Gaza strip on January 17, 2018 after the White House ... GAZA CITY – Seven medical centers in Gaza have stopped services due to lack of fuel to power generators, the health ministry in the Palestinian ...
Palestinians in Gaza will feel the loss of aid severely. A majority live in miserable refugee camps set up after their families were expelled in 1948 from homes in what is now Israel. They depend on the UN for food handouts, health and education. Backed by the PLO's legislative body, the central council, ...
Almost all of the drinking water in the Gaza Strip is impotable because of sewage pollution or high salinity levels, according to data presented last week by a hydrologist who advises the Palestinian Water Authority. Ahmed al-Yaqoubi said most Gazans don't drink the water from their taps because of its poor ...
SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip -- Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives ... In the absence of a solution for these refugees, the U.N. General Assembly has repeatedly renewed UNRWA's mandate, the original refugee camps have ...
Palestinians receive food aid Sunday at a U.N. warehouse in the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City. ... In the absence of a solution for these refugees, the U.N. General Assembly has repeatedly renewed UNRWA's mandate, the original refugee camps have turned into concrete slums and more than 5 million ...
A student I know walks all the way from Beit Hanoun to Gaza." There's no need to guess their answer to the second question in the DCL's questionnaire: "Do you think the economic situation today is the worst in recent years?" A general view of the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip on January ...
5-year-old Palestinian girl Rahaf Abu Amer is seen at her slum in Nuseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, on Jan. 11, 2018. Israeli and International reports said the United States intents to freeze or delay its financial fund to the United Nations for Relief and Work Agency for Palestinian refugees in the ...
A view shows houses of Palestinians in Khan Younes refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip January 3, 2018. (REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa). RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Agence France Presse. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star ...
A Palestinian man walking past a logo of the UN Relief and Works Agency in Jalazun refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, January 3, 2018. MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS. During the 2014 Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas (and other Islamist militant groups), the UN agency was ...
GAZA STRIP (Sputnik) - At least 10 Palestinians have been injured during clashes with the Israeli army in a refugee camp in Bethlehem, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said in a statement. "During clashes with the Israeli army that occurred during the assault on the Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem, ...
During the recent escalation along its border with Gaza, Israel had been taking pains to present a clear narrative that extremist Salafist organizations have been behind the rocket attacks on Israel; in retaliation, Israeli forces were bombing Hamas positions and command posts (in a manner presented more ...
Fourty-four Palestinians were wounded during clashes with Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and taken to hospitals on Wednesday, according to the ... The Palestinians were wounded in the northern Gaza Strip, Gaza City, Bureij refugee camp and the cities of Jabaliya, Khan Yunis and Rafah.
In Gaza, youths protested along the border fence, rallied in a central Gaza City park and burned tires in a refugee camp. Dozens were injured, at least one ... Mr. Trump's decision ignited other protests across the region, from the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon to Tunisia. Hundreds of Jordanians ...
A Palestinian is in life-threatening condition after being shot in the head with live fire during clashes Friday east of the Jabalya refugee camp near Gaza City, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported. Fifty-six others were wounded in clashes throughout the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. According to the ...
Palestinian schoolgirls and women attend a protest in the southern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Rafah on March 8, 2010. ... For the last decade, I have worked in Gaza and the West Bank as a member of the U. N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides humanitarian and human development ...
A Palestinian woman rides in a car after collecting aid provided by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNWRA, in Gaza City on Jan. 17, 2018. The UN agency for Palestinian refugees faces its worst funding crisis ever after the United States froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions.
GAZA, January 24, 2018 (WAFA) – Hundreds of Palestinian refugees gathered on Wednesday in Jabalya refugee camp, to the northeast of Gaza, to protest the United States recent decision to scale down its financial contribution and food aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine ...
In the West Bank, the clashes erupted at Ramallah's northern entrance, Nablus city entrance, Aroub refugee camp near Hebron and the south of the West Bank, during which three were injured, one of who in critical condition. Israel's military said Friday it attacked two Hamas posts in the Gaza Strip after ...
From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques ... who fled the Gaza Strip – hence its alternative name, Gaza Camp.
Fishermen off the coast of Gaza City, which is home to a .... On Gaza City's Mediterranean side is Al-Shati, known as the beach refugee camp.


 

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