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Beirut (Sputnik) - The United States' decision to reduce financial assistance to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) will place an additional burden on Lebanon, which currently hosts enough Syrian and Palestinian refugees to constitute half the country's population, ...
No Palestinian refugee community was hit as hard as the hundreds of thousands of refugees languishing in Lebanon. They were already ... Their plight, and that of millions of refugees in Palestine, the Middle East and elsewhere was left to the 'final status negotiations' of a 'peace process' that proved futile. Now that the ...

The first evidence of Trump's plans to undermine the refugees' rights came last month when the US reduced by half its aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency (Unrwa), which provides food, primary medical services and education for all Palestinian refugees not only in Gaza but in the West Bank, Jordan, ...
The sugary pop songs of South Korean groups BTS, EXO and BlackPink might be sung in Korean but it has not stopped Palestinian refugee teenager Tasnim from being an avid fan from her home in war-torn Syria. To Tasnim's surprise, it is a love shared by students at London's Connaught school for Girls ...
The chief of the United Nations is calling for additional aid for Palestinian refugees following the US decision to reduce its support. ... month that it would freeze 65 million dollars of its planned contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East, or UNRWA.
A resolution to the Palestinian refugee crisis under a two-state solution is understood to entail compensation for the displaced families, and a combination of ... Instead of capitalizing on the Palestinian compromise, abiding by international law, and withdrawing from one-fifth of historic Palestine to allow the ...

The spacious living room in the apartment in western Amman's Al Rabieh neighborhood was filled last Tuesday evening with Palestinian refugees - those who were born on the other side of the Jordan River. They meet once a week, each time in a different home, bourgeois senior citizens growing old in ...
In a 17 January Times article on the Trump Administration's slashing of the US contribution to UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestine refugees, David M. Halbfinger characterized Romirowsky's position as being that "freezing the agency's money could be a good step if it forced Israel and the Palestinians to ...
Responding at the time, UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl said: "At stake is the dignity and human security of millions of Palestine refugees, in need of emergency food assistance and other support." The move came just weeks after Trump took to twitter to accuse the Palestinians of ...
... and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East, which aids more than five million Palestinians in refugee camps across the Middle East. The announcement came after Palestinian leaders had accused the administration of blatantly siding with Israel in the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict ...
The UN agency caring for Palestinian refugees has launched a $500 million emergency appeal following the Trump Administration's decision to dramatically cut the US contribution. Unless Unwra succeeds, 5.2 million Palestinian refugees living in the occupied Palestinian Territories, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria will lose ...
At a packed medical clinic in the Palestinian refugee camp of Al-Amari, in the West Bank, the U.S. flag can be spotted -- but only because America has ... A Palestinian boy stands leaning on to sacks of food aid provided by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) in the ...
The Trump Administration has announced that it will drastically cut its donations to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the ... on the Jordanian and Lebanese governments, which host the largest populations of Syrian refugees in addition to long-term Palestinian refugee populations.
United States Vice-President Mike Pence has arrived in Jerusalem for a two-day visit - but he won't be meeting with the Palestinians, who have cut ties with the Trump Administration over the US president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Vice-President Pence's arrival also comes just a ...
UNWRA defines a Palestinian refugee as "persons whose normal place of residence was Palestine during the period 1 June 1946 to 15 May 1948, ... Cutting aid to UNWRA inflicts enormous harm on long-suffering Palestinian refugees, deepening a humanitarian crisis in Gazan and other refugee camps.
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN members. The United States is the single largest donor - last year, it gave more than $350m. Its first instalment for 2018 was due this month. But this week, the ...
The Trump Administration has announced a large cut in U.S. payments to UNRWA, the UN agency that handles Palestinian "refugees." The United States has been giving ... The descendants of Palestine refugee males, including adopted children, are also eligible for registration. When the Agency began ...

One key difference between it and the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, critics say, is that the agency routinely allows refugee status to be passed down for generations. Another is that it does not remove people from its list who have acquired citizenship in a new country, so the ...
"At stake is the dignity and human security of millions of Palestine refugees, in need of emergency food assistance and other support in Jordan, Lebanon, ... to the UN's global refugee agency, the UNHCR, arguing that it "perpetuates the Palestinian problem" - expressed measured support on Wednesday.
The U.S. says it's sending money to sustain schools and health services for Palestinian refugee. In this 2016 photo, schoolgirls dance at a ... The U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees in the Near East had stood to receive $125 million in U.S. funding. Instead, the State Department will send ...
President Donald Trump has threatened to cut tens of millions of dollars in funding to the United Nations Agency for Palestinian refugees unless the Palestinians agree to peace talks with Israel, reports claim. Trump has yet to announce his final decision, but is expected to cut the first installment to the U.N. ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gave a belligerent Anti-Trump speech tonight in a special session of the PLO central council which was organized to take formal decisions against Trump's Jerusalem announcement. Why it matters: Abbas said in his speech that after the Jerusalem announcement the U.S. cannot and ...
At the end of 1948, while military hostilities in Palestine were still raging, the UN asked the AFSC to help spearhead the relief effort in Gaza, which was rapidly filling up with Palestinian refugees. Historian Nancy Gallagher has noted refugee relief was not the ultimate goal of their work in Gaza - rather, they ...
Having survived the recent cabinet reshuffle the international development secretary, Penny Mordaunt, is confronted with the biggest headache of her short ministerial career: the fallout of the US intention to cut funding to UNRWA, which constitutes one of the most serious challenges to UK policies in the ...
Bethlehem, occupied West Bank - Palestinians living in refugee camps have expressed deep alarm over US threats to potentially cut funding for a relief agency tasked with providing aid and services to them. For nearly 70 years, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees ...
Palestinian children at a school run by UN refugee agency UNRWA in Khan Younis in the occupied Gaza Strip, September 2014. ... Until then, Gunness explained, "UNRWA is mandated by the General Assembly to continue with its services until a just and lasting solution is found for the Palestine refugees.
Last week, U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley said the Trump Administration was seriously considering cutting funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA), an agency that provides assistance to about 5 million Palestinian refugees. Haley said the Trump ...
On Thursday, Manal Tamimi, who is related to the women, was also arrested during a demonstration outside the Ofer detention centre demanding the release of her relatives and Munther Amira, another prominent Palestinian activist in Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem who was arrested last week.
The Task Group for Palestinians in Syria has revealed that 3,626 Palestinian refugees have been killed in the war-torn country since 2011, ... added that 308 Palestinian refugees were killed by snipers and 201 died due to lack of food and healthcare services, most of them in Al-Yarmouk refugee camp.
The Lebanese government has carried out its first census since independence of the Palestinian refugees on its territory. It is thought that this population consists of around 500-600 000 persons. This figure is based on the figure provided by the UNRWA which recorded 469 331 persons. However, although ...
Around 175,000 Palestinian refugees live in Lebanon, 45 percent of them in 12 refugee camps and 55 percent in 156 population centers throughout the ... The total is much lower than the official figure of 500,000, cited by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East.
Beirut: Around 174,422 Palestinian refugees live in Lebanon, a census released Thursday by the Lebanese Central Administration of Statistics and the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, found. The census contradicts earlier estimates of more than 450,000 Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. "177,000 ...
William Nassar, a 55-year-old resident of the Burj al-Brajneh refugee camp, attended a march there, protesting for the second day in a row. Like most Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, he has never set eyes on Jerusalem. But it remains a symbol of hope. "There is no Palestine without Jerusalem," said Mr.
Donald Trump's administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the UN agency for Palestinian refugees. The US president will cut the year's first contribution by more than half, or perhaps entirely, and make additional donations contingent on major changes to the organisation, US ...
Aida Refugee Camp, occupied West Bank - A Palestinian refugee camp in the occupied West Bank may be the most exposed place to tear gas in the world, ... Consequences of Tear Gas Exposure Among Palestine refugees, collected testimonies last summer in Aida and the nearby Dheisheh refugee camp.
Gatti said the man told them he had worked as a nurse in three hospitals in Libya after fleeing the Syrian war in hopes of reaching his Palestinian girlfriend who lives in Sweden. The man lived inside the hospital, unlike most of the hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers and other refugees who are kept in ...
Jeddah: Palestinian pop singer Mohammed Assaf, who is currently on a US tour, has raised more than $275,000 for Palestinian refugees through the ... With your generous contributions, we have been able to raise more than $275,000, all of which will go to Palestine refugees," tweeted Assaf, who is also ...
The Palestinians would not be given East Jerusalem as their capital and there would be no right of return for Palestinian refugees and their descendants. the White House on Sunday denied that was its plan, saying it was still months away from finalizing a blueprint for peace, and the Saudi government ...
On 3 December, UNRWA joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Removing barriers and facilitating inclusion can empower persons with disabilities to become agents of change in their own lives and communities, striving towards ending exclusion and ...
Jersash Camp, Jordan: In a small workshop in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan, Halima Al Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns onto a blue shawl, destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique. The 54-year-old mother of seven describes her work as "modern products with ...
After making inquiries I found the artist, Alaa Albaba, a resident of the Amari refugee camp near Ramallah, scion of a family from Lydda and the ... The Palestinian refugees who long to return are represented as fish out of water, hung up to dry, or squeezed into a can of sardines like those that were ...
As an adult, Haneen began working with Palestinian refugees in ... Then, at the height of the 'refugee crisis' in Europe, she was offered a ...
For more than a decade, refugees have been playing football against each ... capital Beirut by six teams made up of Palestinian refugees in 2004. ... coach of Karmel 1969 of the Shatila refugee camp for more than 20 years.
Amman -- UNRWA on Tuesday announced the integration of mental health services and socio-psychological support into the health services ...
Fighting For The rights Of refugees: Meet Palestinian-American activist Sijal Nasralla ... stories about the bucolic hills his father used to roam in Palestine. ... As a U.S.-born member of his majority-refugee family, Nasralla was ...
With the partition of historic Palestine, the victimization and suffering of ... to affect a just solution to the Palestinian refugee issue on the basis of ...
Israeli gov't lobby calls for reform of UN agency for Palestinian refugees ... underneath two other UNRWA schools in the Palestinian enclave, ...
Whether you believe there was a Palestine before 1948 is immaterial; ... Palestinian refugee Laila Abdel Meguid Tafesh 78 years old, from the Rafah ... in the world to move become an Israeli citizen while Palestinian refugees, ...
JERASH CAMP -- In a small workshop in a Palestinian refugee camp in ... Half a century on, more than 29,000 refugees live in the camp amid poverty, ... Each region of historic Palestine has its own motifs and patterns.


 

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