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As Israeli and Palestinian heads of state grow more reluctant to show up at the negotiating table, pioneering travel outfitters are bridging the gap between ... “The infrastructure in the Palestinian territories isn't as advanced as in Israel, but travellers are pleasantly surprised by the family-run places we stay at.
Boswell sees Next Yale as setting a precedent for what could become a conversation around issues such as Israel-Palestine, adding that “maybe not enough time has passed.” If Yale students tend to organize locally, focusing on issues with tangible and specific goals, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a less ...

Shahed, a 14-year-old Palestine refugee, was born and grew up in Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Syria, a life that was happy until the war began. ... affecting the lives of millions, many of whom are young women and girls who quite simply need UNRWA's infrastructure to survive and succeed, and ...
In an attempt to compensate for threats of US aid cuts, the Palestinian Authority is revamping its tax system to expand the tax liability of citizens, which ... projects, improvement of infrastructure and promotion of health and education services, roads and transportation, social welfare and retirement funds.”.
Crucial to Israeli colonialism is an attempt at the destruction of Palestinian society. This is part of a bid to secure demographic majority over non-Jewish people across all of historic Palestine and maximal control over the territory and its resources. Pursuing these goals necessarily involves hindering ...
Suhail Khalilieh, political analyst and expert on Israeli settlements at The Applied Research Institute, Jerusalem, agreed. "Israel has made sure that the Palestinian communities exist without any infrastructure, or even the ability to have any in the future," Khalilieh told Al Jazeera, "including education, health, ...

The Government of Italy has contributed EUR 1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in ... UNRWA services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, protection and microfinance.
Palestinian officials had hoped to expand and improve the city by building 14,000 housing units, an industrial park and several playgrounds. The ambitious infrastructure project was approved by the Israeli Cabinet in 2016 following a recommendation from Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
Relatives of Palestinian Ahmad Abu Ubeid, shot dead during clashes with Israeli occupation forces, mourn during his funeral in the West Bank city of Jenin, .... The Gaza health ministry stated that the healthcare infrastructure in Gaza had reached an “unprecedented stage” due to the chronic electricity crisis.
In the last week of this 37th session, the Council will once again discuss the human rights situation in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) in a ... to accessibility of healthcare, violations against medical safe spaces, and continuing de-development of healthcare and infrastructure, particularly in Gaza.
At the end of 2017, during widespread protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, two Palestinian teenagers had run-ins with Israeli soldiers that went viral. Fawzi al-Junaidi was pictured blindfolded and surrounded by over 20 Israeli soldiers, his arms locked ...
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) are holding a Strategic ... UNRWA services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, protection and microfinance.
Its mission is to help Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip achieve their full human development potential, pending a just and lasting solution to their plight. UNRWA services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and ...
Of all the options, limited as they are, that are available to President Mahmoud Abbas to offset the repercussions of President Donald Trump's controversial proclamation on Jerusalem and his much touted Middle East peace plan, ending inter-Palestinian schism, is beyond doubt the most relevant and most ...
In 2017, a chronic humanitarian and protection crisis continued to affect Palestinian children and families, as tensions escalated in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The energy situation in Gaza continued to deteriorate, with regular rolling blackouts of 12-17 hours per day, and up to 19 hours a day at the ...
A MOU was signed between India and Palestine for setting up of a new National Printing Press at Ramallah at a cost of USD 5 million. The signatories were Ahmad Assaf, Minister of Palestinian Public Broadcasting Corporation and Official Media, on behalf of Minister of Finance and T.S. Tirumurti, Secretary ...
They are neither citizens of Palestine, Israel nor Jordan, but are allowed to carry Jordanian travel documents. ... benefits and had the same taxes levied on them as on Israelis, although there has been little spending on Palestinian infrastructure programmes in Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem.

“In the meantime, there are many practical steps that can advance on the ground and we will look at these steps also today: Continue our support for the Palestinian Authority; continue our support for UNRWA [the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees]; work for the security of all, ...
In the infrastructure and the law there is apartheid towards the Palestinian citizens. It is important to tell you two thirds of children in Israel that live under poverty are Arab children. We are victims but we know our rights. We are struggling to get our rights. We want to change our situation. The United Joint List ...
“Construction of the dam, intake pump station, pipeline, water treatment plant and other infrastructure is expected to increase economic activity in Fannin County by at least $509 million over the construction period,” according to a study for the North Texas Municipal Water District, which was updated in ...
Four years ago, Israel inflicted heavy damage on Gaza's infrastructure during a bruising 50-day war with Hamas militants. ... between Israel and Egypt, has seen conditions steadily deteriorate since Hamas overran the territory in 2007 and took control from the internationally backed Palestinian Authority.
In 2017, a chronic humanitarian and protection crisis continued to affect Palestinian children and families, as tensions escalated in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The energy situation in Gaza continued to deteriorate, with regular rolling blackouts of 12-17 hours per day, and up to 19 hours a day at the ...
Six agreements on developing infrastructure projects in Palestine, worth over $40m, have been signed between Palestinian and Indian delegates. They include a hospital, a printing press, schools and a centre for women's empowerment and were all subjects of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The administration's plan is centered on using $200 billion in federal money to leverage more than $1 trillion in local and state tax dollars to fix America's infrastructure, such as roads, highways, ports and airports. The administration released a 55-page "legislative outline" for lawmakers who will write the ...
India, Palestine sign six agreements. India and Palestine on February 10, 2018 signed six Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) for cooperation in the field of infrastructural development in Palestine. All the agreements signed between the two countries were handed over to the Palestinian side by the ...
The 160,000 Palestinians living in camps there would obtain free loans, allowing them quick access to the property, while many would participate in the construction of units, infrastructure, schools and hospitals, in exchange for a salary that would allow them to repay the loan. The reaction was not long in ...
14, Turkey announced its plan to offer $10 million to support the official Palestinian budget. In early February, and in response to the US decision to cut aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki signed ...
Al-Farisiyya area is one of the dozens of Palestinian communities, in the West Bank's northern plains, where Israel is denying the Palestinians basic infrastructure. The Palestinians fear that the army would continue to use their lands for training, especially since the soldiers conduct frequent drills on their ...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestine is investing in renewable energy in a bid to end its economic dependency on Israel and achieve energy self-sufficiency. On Jan. 22, the West Bank city of Qalqilya marked a milestone, opening its first solar-powered mosque, Al-Rahmah. The Palestinian Investment Fund ...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday the global consensus for the creation of a Palestinian state alongside Israel "could be ... Guterres said he is "extremely concerned" about funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, an agency that is ...
Israel considers Shuafat under its jurisdiction – its residents pay tax – yet people say the only state presence they feel is when soldiers come in. Sewage spills on to the road, rubbish burns in old oil drums, and there is no mail system. Few streets have names. Israeli ambulances and fire trucks won't enter.
We've had the infrastructure in place to launch 3G across Palestine since 2015. What we were missing ... Israel restricts the development of vital industries in Palestine and then exploits a Palestinian market that has no other option than to purchase costly Israeli services and products. In the energy sector, ...
But in the hierarchy of threats the document says the IDF army is preparing to deal with, the Palestinian front is presented as secondary. ... The army sees progress by the enemy in a number of areas, including more precise fire that can cause major damage to infrastructure in Israel, the acquisition of ...
RedCrow Chief Operating Officer Laila Akel anticipates an increase in users and a decrease in cost within Palestine now 3G is available. ... Even so, Israel maintained complete control over assigning frequencies, permission to install infrastructure in Area C, and the importation of equipment, subsequently ...
The funding touches nearly every aspect of Palestinian society, from education to healthcare and infrastructure projects. The removal of those US funds could have a devastating impact throughout Palestinian society, both within the Palestinian territories and in the wider region, where many Palestinians ...
Israel-Palestine issue: We can count on India for support to two-state solution, says Jordanian Foreign Minister ... For us, the core issue remains the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and there cannot be peace and stability in the region without a resolution to the conflict on the basis of a two-state solution that ...
Palestine's tech sector is not a new phenomenon. Its universities ... Sadara Ventures, for example, is the “first venture capital firm targeting the Palestinian tech sector. ... Infrastructure is generally good: West Bank cities can be rambunctious but the roads are good, and accommodation is usually available.
The vast majority of the world's countries consider the Palestinian Territories, also called the West Bank, to be occupied illegally. ... The board will over see the first major “civil-society infrastructure servicing the State of Israel and the pro-Israel community in the fight against the de-legitimization of Israel,” the ...
The Palestinian foreign ministry has denounced a new Israeli settlement construction plan, which includes the building of 300,000 housing units in occupied East Jerusalem. ... These neighbourhoods are home to more than 100,000 people who suffer from a severe lack of basic services and infrastructure.
In the West Bank city of Bethlehem a solar energy system was provided to Palestinian families. Requested by the Palestine Liberation Organization ... In 2015, fuel was sent to Gaza to relieve energy shortages resulting from infrastructure damage due to Israeli attacks. An olive oil plant built by TIKA in 2016 ...
Infrastructure for four additional trailers had been put in place, but the mobile homes themselves were never installed. Now, however, the Mateh Binyamin Regional Council, the local government in the area, has resumed work at what had been privately owned Palestinian land, and this week laborers were ...
“There's a lot of discussion all over the world, and yet we don't really know what these places look like,” says Mikel Maron, a programmer and geographer who organized a map-a-thon for Gaza in 2008 with Engineers Without Borders and Palestinian engineers. “The most basic infrastructure of daily life ...
This grotesque policy is realized by severely underinvesting in infrastructure for Palestinian areas of the city, by denying Palestinians building permits, ... The U.N. Partition Plan of 1947, which broke Palestine into putative Jewish and Arab states — and on the basis of which Israel declared its independence ...
RAMALLAH, February 8, 2018 (WAFA) – Economic experts believe that the Palestinian budget and its government finances will most likely not be affected by United States' cut in aid to Palestine because the aid was not intended for the treasury, rather for various projects carried out by non-governmental ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in a meeting discussed the full range of India- Palestine ties following ... to Palestinians to study in India among several measures to help it in capacity building and infrastructure development with an investment of USD 50 million.
A MOU was signed between India and Palestine for setting up of a new National Printing Press at Ramallah at a cost of USD 5 million. The signatories were Ahmad Assaf, Minister of Palestinian Public Broadcasting Corporation and Official Media, on behalf of Minister of Finance and T.S. Tirumurti, Secretary ...
“In the meantime, there are many practical steps that can advance on the ground and we will look at these steps also today: Continue our support for the Palestinian Authority; continue our support for UNRWA [the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees]; work for the security of all, ...
They are neither citizens of Palestine, Israel nor Jordan, but are allowed to carry Jordanian travel documents. ... benefits and had the same taxes levied on them as on Israelis, although there has been little spending on Palestinian infrastructure programmes in Palestinian communities in East Jerusalem.
“The two-state solution is over,” Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told reporters, responding to Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital .... state services, a common administration of (at least) municipal Jerusalem, a now common urban infrastructure, and a common business ecosystem.
The report, which is a result of cooperation between 7amleh and the Association for Progressive Communication (APC), addresses the challenges facing the telecommunication infrastructure in Palestine, analysing the violations from the Israeli authorities, the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, and in ...


 

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