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Events on the Gaza-Israel border during the past few days clearly demonstrate the irrelevance of the two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict. ... But, in part it also has to do with the realisation among Palestinians that a two-state solution won't resolve the problem of the Palestinian refugees' right ...
GAZA, April 2 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) said on Monday that Qatar's recent donations have helped the agency continue its services for Palestinian refugees. "With its unprecedented pledge of 50 million U.S. dollars to UNRWA at a ...

A Palestinian refugee family warm themselves by a fire in their house during cold weather in Khan Younis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip. ... India has announced it will quadruple its contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
He was shot dead earlier in the day after Israeli forces fired live ammunition at protesters and used tear gas to push them back from a heavily fortified fence as they began a planned six-week demonstration demanding the right of return for refugees. According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, more ... Palestinians army
Protesters said the main message of the march was to call for the right of return for Palestinian refugees. Tents were also set up on five ... 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. Hosam ... refugees
The livelihoods and long-term futures of thousands of Palestinian refugee families across Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, Gaza and the West Bank are at risk due to Donald Trump's catastrophic decision to cut the American donation to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). The ... job

Nor will it call for a “fair and just solution” for Palestinian refugees, though it will offer steps to deal with the issue of refugees. ... Palestine's leaders were more or less unequivocal in their condemnations when the White House announced the embassy move, which officials claimed would not undercut ... job
Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, bet she could compel others to help America shoulder the financial burden of aiding Palestinian refugees if only the U.S. choked off its own humanitarian aid spigot. So far, the Palestinians have come up empty-handed. Two months after the United ... job
In this context, it is unrealistic for the US to fight for the refugees' right to return to their homelands. The last three American Presidents - Clinton, Bush and Obama - already stated that the long-lasting solution to the Palestinian refugee problem will be their settlement in the future state of Palestine, not Israel.
But rather than to reprimand UNRWA for its abysmal record, which actually invents new refugees every year (how can one be a refugee in the place where one was born is secret UNRWA never reveals), the aim of the Rome conference, to take place at UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) ...
It is time to end the deadly charade of calling the displaced Palestinians "refugees." Almost none of the neatly five million Arabs who now seek to claim the mantle of "Palestinian refugee" was ever actually in Israel. They are the descendants — some quite distant — of those who were actually displaced in ...
... future of millions of young girls and women who are Palestinian refugees across the Middle East remained in danger. Unfortunately, a recent decision by the United States to significantly reduce expected financial support to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), ...
The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 23.5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). yesterday, an agreement was jointly signed by the Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Mr.
Clashes broke out Wednesday afternoon between opposing Palestinian factions inside a Beirut-area refugee camp, a security source said. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month.
A statement from the Committee explained that it has agreed with many NGOs, youth and women's movements in the Gaza Strip to take part in what it describes as a “national activity which adopts peaceful resistance as a new approach to retake Palestinian rights, at the top of which is the refugees' right of ...
Today, UNRWA provides humanitarian aid for 5.3 million refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Palestine. The Agency provides basic education for more than half a million refugee children, primary health care for 3.5 million refugees, cash and food support for the abject poor and special programmes for ...
It originated in May 2011, when young Palestinians - inspired by the Arab Spring uprisings - led thousands of Palestinian refugees from Syria, Lebanon, Gaza and the West Bank to march towards the Israeli borders. At the time, more than a hundred Palestinians from Syria managed to breach the Israeli ...

Throughout several interventions the Netherlands aims at protecting this increasingly vulnerable group of Palestinian Refugees from Syria from dangers of exploitation in difficult times.” Affirming the importance of UNRWA role in providing humanitarian assistance to those in need, the Ambassador said: ...
“Any reduction of aid would be a death sentence for refugees in Gaza,” Ahmed al-Assar, who lives in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza, told The ... for 1.7 million Palestine refugees and primary healthcare for 3 million, on access to education for more than 500,000 Palestinian children in 702 UNRWA ...
“It is the Palestinian youth's window or our outlet to express ourselves in writing,” said Sanded. Sanded who left Sbeineh refugee camp in the south of Damascus, Syria four years ago, due to the ongoing war in the country, and settled with his family in Rashidieh camp in Tyre, Lebanon, believes that the new outlet will allow ...
“Any reduction of aid would be a death sentence for refugees in Gaza,” Ahmed al-Assar, who lives in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza, told The ... food assistance for 1.7 million Palestine refugees and primary healthcare for 3 million, on access to education for more than 500,000 Palestinian children in ...
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, ...
Humanitarian support to ensure that the health, food, and education needs of Palestinian refugees are met is crucial. Further aid to prop up a corrupt and non-democratic PA that is suppressing its own population is clearly far more problematic. Democrats, including those who did not sign, are anxious to ...
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 United Nations Relief and Works Agency, known as UNRWA, is facing a crisis. This is the humanitarian agency that provides relief for Palestinian refugees in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria. This includes running hospitals and schools that serve about half a million children. ...
Abbas was reported in al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida commending the positions of Arab states in support of Palestine. He was also ... Moreover, the dailies spotlighted statements on the ongoing financial crisis gripping the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA. Al-Quds reported in this ...
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 support of the Agency's 2017 Emergency Appeal for Syria. The grant will support emergency education for Palestine refugee children in Syria and ...
This is how the Yarmouk refugee camp in the southern part of Damascus has been forgotten, after basking in the limelight two years ago. ... London-based human rights watchdog Action Group for Palestinians in Syria is one of the few bodies that still shows an interest in the country's Palestinian refugees, ...
The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) are holding a Strategic Dialogue on the way forward for their partnership. The discussion takes place in light of the current financial crisis facing UNRWA and the need to broaden ...
Labor's national left faction has resolved to make increasing taxes a priority for this year, along with recognising Palestine, a “kinder” refugee policy, empowering unions and greater democratisation of the party. A meeting of about 30 parliamentarians, union leaders and party officials in Sydney on Saturday ...
In an exclusive interview with Arab News, Roger Davies, the field director of UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency) in Jordan, said: “We often hear that UNRWA will change and that its services will be carried out by (the UN refugee agency) UNHCR, I hear that everywhere. I understand that, but I assure ...
The head of the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees in Gaza warns that it cannot guarantee food distribution beyond the end of June. The agency is blaming major funding cuts by the United States for this situation. There are growing concerns about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza and ...
“Any reduction of aid would be a death sentence for refugees in Gaza,” Ahmed al-Assar, who lives in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza, told The ... for 1.7 million Palestine refugees and primary healthcare for 3 million, on access to education for more than 500,000 Palestinian children in 702 UNRWA ...
“It is the Palestinian youth's window or our outlet to express ourselves in writing,” said Sanded. Sanded who left Sbeineh refugee camp in the south of Damascus, Syria four years ago, due to the ongoing war in the country, and settled with his family in Rashidieh camp in Tyre, Lebanon, believes that the new outlet will allow ...
“It is the Palestinian youth's window or our outlet to express ourselves in writing,” said Sanded. Sanded who left Sbeineh refugee camp in the south of Damascus, Syria four years ago, due to the ongoing war in the country, and settled with his family in Rashidieh camp in Tyre, Lebanon, believes that the new ...
UNRWA condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing yesterday in a mortar attack of two Palestine refugee children near the Palestinian refugee camp of ... Amid this senseless violence, UNRWA condemns this attack and remains committed to Palestine refugees in Syria: https://t.co/AUwfvAlFtj.
UNRWA condemns in the strongest possible terms the killing yesterday in a mortar attack of two Palestine refugee children near the Palestine refugee camp of ... UNRWA is confronted with an increased demand for services resulting from a growth in the number of registered Palestine refugees, the extent of ...
The head of the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees in Gaza warns that it cannot guarantee food distribution beyond the end of June. The agency is blaming major funding cuts by the United States for this situation. There are growing concerns about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza and ...
“Any reduction of aid would be a death sentence for refugees in Gaza,” Ahmed al-Assar, who lives in the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza, told The ... food assistance for 1.7 million Palestine refugees and primary healthcare for 3 million, on access to education for more than 500,000 Palestinian children in ...
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 ...
I am referring to Donald Trump's decision to slash a promised installment of funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)—the international agency responsible for the welfare of 5.6 million Palestinian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Gaza, and the West Bank—while effectively ...
... 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 ...


 

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