• The European Union, a Long-Standing Partner of UNRWA, Donates EUR 10 Million to Palestine Refugees in Syria

    The European Union, through the Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), has donated EUR 10 million (approximately US$ 10.6 million) to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) for its programmes in Syria, including education, health, technical and vocational education and training, microfinance and emergency cash assistance.

  • Family rallies outside PA detention center over torture of jailed son

    The family of the Palestinian detainee Fadi Abdul Dayem rallied outside the Palestinian Authority (PA) intelligence office in Ramallah in protest at the mistreatment of their relative in PA lock-ups.

  • Ministry of Culture in Gaza opens handicraft exhibition

    The Ministry of Culture and Arts opened on Wednesday an exhibition aimed at commemorating the Palestinian Land Day and reviving the Palestinian culture and traditional handicraft.

  • Protest in Gaza against UNRWA curriculum changes

    The executive office of the Popular Committees and the Supreme Council of Parents in the UNRWA affirmed on Wednesday their absolute rejection of all steps seeking to wipe out the Palestinian national identity through changing the school curricula to be consistent with the Israeli occupation authority's attempts to erase the Palestinian people's identity.

  • Abbas: Israel’s government undermines the two-state solution

    Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas has accused the Israeli government of undermining the principle of the two-state solution and creating an apartheid system based on one state.

  • 14 Palestinian prisoners medically neglected in Ramla hospital

    14 Palestinian prisoners suffer from difficult health conditions and deliberate medical neglect in al-Ramla hospital, the Palestinian Commission for Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs said on Wednesday.

  • How Arab Jewish children were kidnapped in Israel

    A scandal has been brewing in Israel that has been decades in the making. During Israel’s foundational years, thousands of babies born to Jews from Arab countries were kidnapped from their parents and given to white, Ashkenazi families for adoption. The affected families were mostly Jews newly-arrived from Yemen, but babies from Moroccan, Iraqi and Tunisian families were also targeted. As a settler-colonial movement, Zionism has always been deeply imbued with the kind of racist ethno-nationalism which considered “eastern” Jews (“Mizrahim”) to be inferior to white, Ashkenazi Jews from Europe.

  • Palestinian calls for volunteers to protect Al-Aqsa from Israeli raids

    Palestinians have started a campaign calling for volunteers to help protect Al-Aqsa Mosque from the frequent Israeli attacks and violations.

  • Anti-apartheid Icon, Freedom Fighter, Ahmed Kathrada Dies

    Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in jail – many of them alongside Nelson Mandela – for acts of sabotage against South Africa’s white minority government, died in Johannesburg on Tuesday morning at the age of 87.

  • Bethlehem to host fifth Palestine marathon on Friday

    The fifth Free Movement Palestine Marathon (formerly Right to Movement Palestine Marathon) is set to kick start in Bethlehem on Friday, according to organizers and police.