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The Higher Committee for Defending the Right of Return of the Palestinian Refugees, slammed a Tel Aviv conference that calls for considering Jordan as the alternative homeland of the Palestinian people. read full story / add a comment
150 asylum seekers were sent back to Sudan, on Monday night, as Israeli officials believed they entered the country illegally in search of work, media agencies reported on Tuesday.
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Israeli troops entered the refugee camps of Barqin and Aqaba, in the proximity of Jenin, on Friday morning, PNN claimed. read full story / add a comment
The Israeli cabinet is due to vote on Sunday on the planned holding facility for illegal migrants, media agencies reported on Thursday. read full story / add a comment
Head of the Negotiations Department at the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, said that the statements of UNRWA New York director, Andrew Whitley, regarding the Palestinian Right of Return are disappointing. read full story / add a comment
“Learning Each Other's Historical Narrative” is the name of a new textbook approved for teaching in Palestinian schools but is still banned in Israel. The book explains the historical narratives of the Nakba, the creation of Israel, and the Arab Israeli conflict, showing both the Palestinian and the Israeli narratives. read full story / add a comment
Jerusalem-born Firas al-Maraghi has been holding a hunger strike outside the Israeli embassy in Berlin, Germany, since 26 July, protesting a decision by the Israeli government to prevent his newborn daughter from being registered as a Jerusalem resident. Al-Maraghi, who is married to a German citizen, temporarily moved to Berlin to accompany his wife as she completed her doctoral thesis, and was informed by the Israeli embassy that the couple's daughter, Zeinab, would not be granted the identification and residency papers needed to live in their home when the family moved back to Jerusalem. read full story / add a comment
Located at the European University Institute (EUI), the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) conducts "inter-disciplinary and comparative research (on) major issues facing the process of integration and European society." read full story / add a comment
A number of Palestinian residents of Jerusalem have traveled to the Gaza-Israel border each day since Ramadan began last Wednesday, to break their daily Ramadan fast with legislators who have been threatened with deportation by the Israeli government. read full story / add a comment
The Lebanese government has amended one of its labor laws to allow Palestinians to work in areas previously forbidden to them. read full story / add a comment
Israel's cabinet is set to accept a host of new measures that will greatly increase the burden on Palestinians seeking to be with their families in Israel. read full story / add a comment
Three school girls from Nablus have been awarded first prize at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Silicon Valley, California. Their winning entry was a walking cane for the blind, inspired by their relatives struggles with the changing terrain in Aksa Refugee Camp. read full story / add a comment
In a massive protest march, Saturday, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, thousands of Palestinians marched through the city streets in remembrance of the 62nd anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, or 'Catastrophe', when the state of Israel was created on Palestinian land in 1948 and hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were expelled from their homes in, what is now, Israel. read full story / add a comment
The Palestinian government in the Gaza Strip, headed by the Hamas movement, has decided to establish a new temporary refugee camp at the Erez Terminal, between the Gaza Strip and Israel, to absorb the Palestinians who were forced out of the West Bank recently. read full story / add a comment
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