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A Syrian cleric has condemned government troops and allied militias for looting homes in the recently recaptured Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp.

Thousands of children have been injured in Gaza protests according to an international aid group, with concerns that more will be exposed to increased risks of violence a protests continue.

Syrian regime retakes region outside capital from rebels

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Syrian regime retakes region outside capital from rebels

Syria’s regime on Wednesday moved to tighten its grip on the capital as it retook a region outside Damascus from rebels and pounded southern districts to oust militants.

Palestinian refugee agency '$200 million short' after Trump cuts

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Palestinian refugee agency '$200 million short' after Trump cuts

US President Donald Trump's administration has so far committed only $60 million to the UN's Palestinian refugee agency this year, down from ...

Palestinian activists: "Bodies on the streets" of Yarmouk

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Palestinian activists: "Bodies on the streets" of Yarmouk

Civilians were killed in regime shelling on a Palestinian refugee camp on the edges of the capital.

Wasan Abu Baker

Learning how to advocate for Palestinians in DC

American Muslims for Palestine's fourth annual conference was part of a growing effort to train future champions of the Palestinian cause in the United States. Wasan Abu Baker was there.

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Refugees in Syria face food, medicine shortages amid shelling

Conditions inside Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp near Damascus are "rapidly deteriorating", UNWRA said on Wednesday.

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Bernie Sanders slams Israel, Saudi for 'inhumane' Gaza situation

The prominent leftwing US lawmaker denounced Netanyahu and the Saudi Crown Prince for 'unjustified' violence and inaction in Gaza, in an address ...

Ahmed Alnaouq

Amid aid cuts, Gaza NGOs in 'catastrophic crisis'

In-depth: The local Gazan NGO sector is in crisis due to the Israeli occupation, a lack of funding and political divisions between Palestinian ...

Mental health suffers as Gaza is choked

Soraya Boyd

Mental health suffers as Gaza is choked

In-depth: Up to 20 percent of Gaza's population may have developed serious mental health conditions, with 360,000 people requiring mental health ...

Florence Massena

Symbolic campaign seeks rights for Lebanon's marginalised populations

Feature: It is time to be seen: Manal Kortam wants to highlight the lack of rights for Palestinians, women and other marginalised communities ...

Will 2018 bring a third intifada in Gaza?

Fadi O. Al-Naji

Will 2018 bring a third intifada in Gaza?

Comment: The Great Return March could be the first sign of a third intifada breaking out in Gaza as the blockaded Strip becomes ever-more ...

Israel thanks US for 'record breaking' $705m military aid

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Israel thanks US for 'record breaking' $705m military aid

Israel's hardline defence minister Avigdor Leiberman has expressed gratitude to Washington following the passing of a bill allocating $705 ...

Palestinian Land Day resistance comes at critical time

Mohammed Moussa

Palestinian Land Day resistance comes at critical time

In-depth: This year's marches are planned to spark a new movement, reports Mohammed Moussa.

US to cut funding for Palestinians over 'martyr payments'

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US to cut funding for Palestinians over 'martyr payments'

US lawmakers say the funding cuts will continue unless the Palestinian Authority ends its controversial "martyr payments" to families of those ...

The New Arab & agencies

UN gets $100m for Palestinians amid steep US cuts

The UN relief agency for Palestinians received $100 million in new pledges on Thursday, but is still facing a $350 million shortfall after steep US cuts.

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian refugee agency 'running out of cash by May'

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) only has enough funds to keep schools and medical services open until May, its ...

Ali Adam

Palestinian refugees pledge to return home with non-violent marches

A new movement aims to inspire masses of Palestinians to take direct action, reports Ali Adam.

The New Arab & agencies

Donor conference for UN Palestinian agency set for March

The United States announced in January that it would give $60 million to UNRWA - a fraction of the more than $350 million annual ...

Abbas to counter Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

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Abbas to counter Trump's Jerusalem decision at UN

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is taking Palestine's opposition to Trump's Jerusalem decision to the UN.

The New Arab

UNRWA chief: Trump's aid cuts 'time bomb' for Gaza

The head of the UN body voiced his concern for Gaza's future amid the ongoing US-led cuts to UNRWA aid.

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

Ali Adam

The full story behind Gaza’s protests at Israeli border

In-depth: The situation in Gaza is getting visibly worse every single day, and the people of Gaza are not going to be able to handle the grim ...

Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

The New Arab & agencies

Trump 'not sure' Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

Relations between Washington and the Palestinians have been severely strained since Trump's December decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's ...

Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after UAE pledge: WHO

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Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after UAE pledge: WHO

Following an emergency appeal by the United Nations, the UAE has pledged $2 million to help ease the fuel crisis in Gaza.

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