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Remembering Tragic Chemical Attack: 34 Palestinian Refugees among Dozens of Civilians Massacred in Syria

Remembering Tragic Chemical Attack: 34 Palestinian Refugees among Dozens of Civilians Massacred in Syria

30-04-2019

On the sixth anniversary of the “chemical massacre”, perpetrated on August 21, 2013 in Rif Dimashq, AGPS warns that the Palestinian refugee community in Syria has been disastrously affected by the onslaughts launched by the Syrian government army using internationally

Palestinian Families from Syria Grappling with Abject Conditions in Besieged Gaza

Palestinian Families from Syria Grappling with Abject Conditions in Besieged Gaza

30-04-2019

Thousands of Palestinian refugees from Syria who returned to the blockaded Gaza Strip have been enduring dire living conditions due to the 12-year-long Israeli siege and the devastating upshots of the Israeli onslaughts on the coastal enclave. The Palestinians of

Exhibition Held by Palestinian Artist from Syria at Copenhagen Conference

Exhibition Held by Palestinian Artist from Syria at Copenhagen Conference

30-04-2019

An exhibition was held by Palestinian artist from Syria Maamoun AlShayeb on the sidelines of the 17th Palestinians in Europe Conference kick-started on April 27 in Copenhagen. Maamoun AlShayeb was born in 1960 in Damascus-based Yarmouk Camp. His parents are

Fate of Palestinian Refugee Ahmed Abu Tawq Shrouded in Mystery in Syrian State Jail

Fate of Palestinian Refugee Ahmed Abu Tawq Shrouded in Mystery in Syrian State Jail

30-04-2019

Palestinian young man Ahmad Abu Tawq, born in 1990, has been secretly locked up in Syrian government prisons since September 4, 2013. Ahmad was kidnapped by pro-government forces from AlRaml Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Latakia. His condition and whereabouts

Palestinian Resident of Yarmouk Camp Released after 14 Years in Israeli Jail

Palestinian Resident of Yarmouk Camp Released after 14 Years in Israeli Jail

29-04-2019

Palestinian prisoner Ahmed Khamis, a resident of Yarmouk Camp in Syria, and prisoner Zaidan Tawil, from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, were released from Israeli jails on Sunday and have been taken back to Syria, in what media sources described as

Palestinians in Europe Conference Calls for Protecting Palestinian Refugee Camps in Syria

Palestinians in Europe Conference Calls for Protecting Palestinian Refugee Camps in Syria

29-04-2019

The 17th Palestinians in Europe Conference called, in its closing statement, for serious efforts by national and international parties to preserve Palestinian refugee camps in Syria. The statement said Palestinian camps in Syria are a living witness of the Palestinian

Assessment of Yarmouk Buildings in Progress

Assessment of Yarmouk Buildings in Progress

29-04-2019

Pro-government sources in Syria said the technical committee handed over a preliminary report about the condition of buildings, premises, and infrastructure in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus. A studies company entered Yarmouk Camp in mid-March after it was

Palestinian Engineer Abdul Muhaymen Hanawi Locked up in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Engineer Abdul Muhaymen Hanawi Locked up in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

29-04-2019

Palestinian engineer Abdul Mouhaymen Hanawi has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been held for six consecutive years. Abdul Muhaymen was arrested in late 2013 over terror allegations. Activists said he had been spotted

Palestinian Refugee Found Dead off Aegean Seashore, Dozens Feared Dead

Palestinian Refugee Found Dead off Aegean Seashore, Dozens Feared Dead

28-04-2019

Concerns have been raised over the fate of 10 migrants, including three Palestinians from Syria, five Palestinians from the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, and two Syrian nationals, who have gone missing west of the Turkish seashore, onboard a Greece-bound vessel, since

Palestinians from Syria Sound Distress Signals over Security Turmoil in Ein AlHilweh Camp

Palestinians from Syria Sound Distress Signals over Security Turmoil in Ein AlHilweh Camp

28-04-2019

Palestinian refugees taking shelter in Ein AlHilweh Camp, south of Lebanon, have sounded distress signals over the security mayhem rocking the area. A couple of days earlier, a member of Fatah Movement was killed by gunmen in the camp. His

Palestinian Refugee Sa’id Sa’id Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Sa’id Sa’id Secretly Held in Syrian Jail for 5th Year

28-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Sa’id Ahmed Sa’id has been locked up in Syrian state prisons for over five years. Sa’id, born in 1967 and the father of three children, was arrested at the Ali AlWahsh checkpoint, south of Damascus, on January 5

Clothes Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Families in Lebanon

Clothes Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Families in Lebanon

28-04-2019

A clothing exhibition was held by the Charity Commission for Relief of the Palestinian People two days earlier, in Lebanon’s southern city of Sur (Tyre). Some 200 Palestinian refugee families from Syria and Lebanon benefited from the move. Between April

8,700 Palestinian Families from Syria Facing Dire Conditions in Lebanon

8,700 Palestinian Families from Syria Facing Dire Conditions in Lebanon

27-04-2019

Nearly 8,700 Palestinian families who fled war-torn Syria to Lebanon continue to endure an abject situation due to their ambivalent legal status and dire socio-economic conditions in the country. Palestinian refugees from Syria are reported to lack legal status

Palestinian Refugees Sound Alarm over Assassination Attempts in AlMuzeireeb

Palestinian Refugees Sound Alarm over Assassination Attempts in AlMuzeireeb

27-04-2019

Palestinians taking shelter in AlMuzeireeb town expressed deep concern over the security situation in the area after reports have emerged on the assassination of the former opposition leader Moafaq AlGhazawi. Activists have accused pro-government militias in Syria of assassinating opposition

Palestinian Sisters Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Sisters Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail for 6th Year

27-04-2019

Palestinian sisters Hoda Mahmoud Khatib, born in 1975, and Samira Mahmoud Khatib, born in 1970, have been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian government prisons for the sixth year running. The sisters, both residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south

124 Palestinian Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Pronounced Dead in Syria

124 Palestinian Residents of AlHusainiya Camp Pronounced Dead in Syria

27-04-2019

124 Palestinian refugees taking shelter in AlHusainiya Camp in Rif Dimashq have been pronounced dead in war-torn Syria, according to AGPS database. The list includes 73 Palestinians who died under shelling, 12 who were tortured to death in Syrian detention

2 Civilians Injured as Rocket Hits AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Latakia

2 Civilians Injured as Rocket Hits AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Latakia

26-04-2019

A Grad missile reportedly landed in AlGharaf neighborhood, in AlRaml Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Latakia, leaving two civilians wounded and inflicting heavy material damage. Sources close to the Syrian government said the missile was fired from opposition-held zones in

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead in Syrian Gov’t Jail

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead in Syrian Gov’t Jail

26-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Yassin Ahmed Hamour, from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, died in a Syrian state prison, where he had been locked up for years. AGPS documented the death of 588 Palestinian refugees in Syria’s government-run penal complexes, mostly due to

Missing Palestinian Child Found after 6 Days

Missing Palestinian Child Found after 6 Days

26-04-2019

Three-year-old Palestinian child Teym Samer Jamil Surur returned to his family six days after he had gone missing. Teym disappeared on April 18 while he was outside of a local bakery in Sakhnin Street in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Gaza

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Rally outside of UNRWA Office in Gaza

26-04-2019

Palestinian refugees who fled war-torn Syria to Gaza joined a vigil held outside of the UNRWA office to protest delays in shelling out rental allowances, which they said have not been delivered for nearly one year. Some 1,000 Palestinian

Syria’s Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped with Abject Conditions

Syria’s Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped with Abject Conditions

25-04-2019

Palestinian families taking refuge in Yarmouk Camp continue to launch cries for help over their exacerbated situation due to the price hike, high unemployment rates, steep rental fees, and the decline in civilians’ purchasing power. The unabated warfare has had

Palestinian Refugee Dies of Torture in Syrian Gov’t Jail

Palestinian Refugee Dies of Torture in Syrian Gov’t Jail

25-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Alaa Ibrahim AlSaytari, aged 27, was tortured to death in Syrian state jails. A resident of AlMuzeireeb, south of Syria, Alaa reportedly breathed his last on October 6, 2015, following one year and a half in detention. AGPS

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Falaha Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Falaha Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

25-04-2019

The family of Palestinian refugee Ismail Mohamed Falaha continues to appeal for information over their son’s condition and whereabouts. Falaha, born in Daraa Camp in 1987, was arrested by Syrian security forces in Daraa in September 2011 and sent to

UNRWA: 1,500 Palestinian Refugees Received Vocational Training in Syria

UNRWA: 1,500 Palestinian Refugees Received Vocational Training in Syria

25-04-2019

UNRWA said it is able to provide vocational training opportunities for more than 1,500 Palestine refugees in Syria thanks to the generous contributions of donors like the European Union. According to the UN refugee agency, vocational training has proven

Arbitrary Abductions on the Rise in Syria’s Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Arbitrary Abductions on the Rise in Syria’s Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

24-04-2019

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees continue to sound alarm bells over the simmering abductions carried out against civilians in the area. The residents said they have been blackmailed over their appeals for release and protection. Over recent years

Palestinian Students Disappointed over “Degrading Treatment” at Dubai Arab Reading Challenge

Palestinian Students Disappointed over “Degrading Treatment” at Dubai Arab Reading Challenge

24-04-2019

Five Palestinian students enrolled at UNRWA-run schools, among them four students who were displaced from Syria to Lebanon, have been nominated among the top 10 contestants for the Lebanon team in the 2019 Arab Reading Challenge staged in Dubai in

UNRWA: 52% of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Jobless

UNRWA: 52% of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Jobless

24-04-2019

UNRWA said in its 2019 Syrian Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal that the unemployment rate among Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon has hit 52%. Those families can barely manage to secure their livelihood for two family members. According to UNRWA estimates, most

Palestinian Refugee Ahmad Khaled Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Gov’t Jail

Palestinian Refugee Ahmad Khaled Forcibly Disappeared in Syrian Gov’t Jail

24-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Ahmad Husain Khaled, born in 1960, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state jails for the seventh consecutive year. Khaled was kidnapped at the government-controlled Husainiya checkpoint on March 5, 2013. His condition and whereabouts have

Displaced Palestinians Forcibly Transferred to AlBal Camp

Displaced Palestinians Forcibly Transferred to AlBal Camp

23-04-2019

Reporting from Idlib province, an AGPS news correspondent said the local council in I’zaz city, in Aleppo’s northern outskirts, transferred, in partnership with the Turkish charity AFAD, some 80 Syrian and Palestinian families, who were displaced from southern Damascus, from

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail

23-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Saleh Mansour Saleh Shakosh, a resident of Khan Eshieh Camp, died under torture in Syrian state prisons, where he had been locked up for 10 months. His family found out that he died on March 9, 2016 after

Palestinian Child Disappears from Jaramana Camp

Palestinian Child Disappears from Jaramana Camp

23-04-2019

Three-year-old Palestinian child Teym Samer Jamil Surur, a resident of Sakhnin Street in Jaramana Camp, in Rif Dimashq, has gone missing since April 18. His family continues to appeal for information over his condition and whereabouts. At least 323 Palestinian

Palestinian Sculptor from Syria Honored in Algeria

Palestinian Sculptor from Syria Honored in Algeria

23-04-2019

Palestinian sculptor and artist Zaki Salam won the Mohamed Khada Prize for Fine Arts in Algeria in its fourth edition. The ceremony was held in Mostaganem province, in the northwest of Algeria. Honor guests from Egypt, Morocco, Iraq, Palestine, and Syria were in

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Wins 5th Place at German Bodybuilding Contest

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Wins 5th Place at German Bodybuilding Contest

23-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Jihad Husam Joudeh won the fifth place in the German Junior Bodybuilding Championship held on April 13 in Frankfurt. The contest was supervised by international coach Ibrahim AlJoudeh (called Abu Abdullah) and Palestinian refugee from Syria Shadi Ahmed

5 Years since 1st Palestinian Woman Was Tortured to Death in Syria Jail

5 Years since 1st Palestinian Woman Was Tortured to Death in Syria Jail

22-04-2019

AGPS continues to sound the alarm over the brutal torture tactics pursued by the Syrian authorities across penal complexes in the war-stricken country. According to AGPS database, the first Palestinian woman who died under torture in Syrian state jails is

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead in Syrian Desert

Palestinian Refugee Pronounced Dead in Syrian Desert

22-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Ihab Salim Heifawi was fatally shot by ISIS militias near AlSakhna region, in the Syrian desert, pro-government sources in Syria have reported. AGPS documented the death of 730 Palestinian refugees as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces

Property-Theft Attempts Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Property-Theft Attempts Ongoing in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

22-04-2019

A flock of vehicles has been caught stealing iron from destroyed buildings and copper from abandoned homes in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus. Over recent years, pro-government militias have been raking through evacuated homes in Yarmouk and holding

323 Palestinian Refugees Missing in War-Torn Syria

323 Palestinian Refugees Missing in War-Torn Syria

22-04-2019

323 Palestinian refugees, including 37 women and girls, have gone missing since the outbreak of the Syrian warfare, AGPS has found out. Most of those who have disappeared in the country are residents of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south

Short Movie Reflects Brutal Torture Perpetrated in Syrian Jails

Short Movie Reflects Brutal Torture Perpetrated in Syrian Jails

21-04-2019

A short film made by a Palestinian family that was deported from Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus, to France has unveiled the torture tactics pursued behind Syria’s prison bars. The film came onboard Ciné Palestine Festival, held in

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Prison

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Prison

21-04-2019

AGPS documented the death of Palestinian refugee Mohamed Abdul Hamid Ismail, aged 21, in Syrian government prisons. Mohamed, a resident of Haifa Street in Yarmouk Camp, reportedly breathed his last on March 17, 2014. During his first sixth months in

Rally Held in Khan Eshieh over US Bilateral Moves

Rally Held in Khan Eshieh over US Bilateral Moves

21-04-2019

Dozens of Palestinian refugees took to the streets of Khan Eshieh Camp, in Rif Dimashq, to protest the US President Donald Trump’s biased positions and statements regarding occupied Jerusalem and the occupied Golan Heights. The rally-goers spoke out against underway

Vigil to be Held in Gaza over UNRWA Apathy

Vigil to be Held in Gaza over UNRWA Apathy

21-04-2019

The committee to follow up on Palestinian refugees from Syria in Gaza called for a mass-participation in a vigil set to be held on Sunday outside of the UNRWA office to protest delays in shelling out rental allowances for Palestinian

Syria-Based Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Abject Conditions

Syria-Based Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Abject Conditions

20-04-2019

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq continue to rail against the poor sanitation networks and improper sewage disposal as a result of frequent blackouts and maintenance works in the area. The displaced families warned of the

Turkey Lifts Movement Restrictions on Palestinian, Syrian Refugees

Turkey Lifts Movement Restrictions on Palestinian, Syrian Refugees

20-04-2019

The Turkish Migration Office has reportedly lifted the ban slapped on the intercity movement of Syrian migrants and Palestinian refugees fleeing war-torn Syria. Activist Yousef Mala said the ban was lifted in Ankara. Arab Turkey news website said Bursa and

5 Palestinians Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Gov’t Jails

5 Palestinians Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Gov’t Jails

20-04-2019

Five Palestinians have been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian state prisons, four among whom identified as members of the Daoud family. The four family members are: Nour Ahmad Daoud, born in 1987, a resident of AlHajar AlAswad area, and the

Vigil Held in AlShabiba Refugee Camp in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli Jails

Vigil Held in AlShabiba Refugee Camp in Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli Jails

20-04-2019

A rally was staged on Thursday in AlShabiba refugee camp in I’zaz, north of Syria, by the Palestinians of Syria Commission for Relief and Development, in cooperation with the Association of Displaced Palestinians in and around I’zaz area. The vigil

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Lebanese Security Forces

Palestinian Refugee Arrested by Lebanese Security Forces

19-04-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Abdullah Hasan Atiyeh, born in 1972, was arrested by the Lebanese security forces on April 17. The reasons for his detention remain ambivalent. Abdullah fled the embattled Yarmouk Camp in war-torn Syria to AlMiya wa Miyah

Missing Palestinian Family from Syria Spotted in Turkey

Missing Palestinian Family from Syria Spotted in Turkey

19-04-2019

A Palestinian woman from Syria and her two children were found seven days after they had disappeared from Istanbul, on April 11, on their way to Greece via the Turkish borders. Nahla Mohamed Alyan and her two kids—Mohamed Ayman Daouah

Palestinian Refugee Fadi Teym Secretly Jailed in Syria for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Fadi Teym Secretly Jailed in Syria for 8th Year

19-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Fadi Ahmad Teym, born in 1985, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons, where he has been locked up for eight years running. Fadi was arrested by Syrian security forces on December 25, 2012, in

Free Medical Campaign Launched South of Lebanon

Free Medical Campaign Launched South of Lebanon

19-04-2019

Lebanon Center for Volunteer Work – Lebanese-Emirati Mobile Clinics is about to embark on a free medical campaign on Sunday 21. Medical diagnosis will be provided to patients with diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. Medicines are also slated to be handed

On Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, AGPS Calls on Syrian Authorities to Unearth Fate of Victims of Forced Disappearance

On Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, AGPS Calls on Syrian Authorities to Unearth Fate of Victims of Forced Disappearance

18-04-2019

AGPS calls on the Syrian government to disclose the fate of hundreds of Palestinians forcibly disappeared in state-run dungeons. AGPS believes that the arbitrary internment of Palestinian refugees in war-torn Syria amounts to a war crime. Many reports issued by

107 Palestinian Women Secretly Jailed in War-Torn Syria

107 Palestinian Women Secretly Jailed in War-Torn Syria

18-04-2019

Dozens of Palestinian women and girls have been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian government dungeons, where scores of others died as a result of torture. AGPS kept account of the secret detention of 107 Palestinian women and girls sheltered in

Rally Held in AlNeirab Camp to Mark Palestinian Prisoner’s Day

Rally Held in AlNeirab Camp to Mark Palestinian Prisoner’s Day

18-04-2019

A rally was staged by the residents of in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo, in solidarity with Palestinian detainees in Israeli occupation jails. The rally-goers spoke up for the prisoners’ cause and called on the international community to

Fatah Al-Intifada Officer Survives Assassination Attempt in Rif Dimashq

Fatah Al-Intifada Officer Survives Assassination Attempt in Rif Dimashq

18-04-2019

A member of the Palestine Liberation Movement (Fatah Al-Intifada), affiliated with the Syrian government, survived an assassination attempt after a bomb detonated inside his car, leading to the amputation of his left leg, a couple of days ago. A source

Rocket Hits Palestinian Family’s Home in Aleppo

Rocket Hits Palestinian Family’s Home in Aleppo

18-04-2019

The family of Palestinian refugee Raed Saber Abdul Hadi, displaced from Handarat Camp, survived a deadly shelling, after a rocket fell on their home in Nile Street, in Aleppo, resulting in heavy material damage. Syrian police said opposition forces targeted

Activists Appeal for Release of Palestinian Family from Syria in Turkey

Activists Appeal for Release of Palestinian Family from Syria in Turkey

17-04-2019

In appeals published on her Facebook page, Palestinian activist Fatima Jaber urged Palestine’s Ambassador to Turkey, the human rights NGOs, and all concerned institutions to join forces in order to pressurize the Turkish authorities to release a Palestinian family from

Palestinian Refugees Raise Concerns over Uncontrolled Arms-Possession in AlBadawi Camp

Palestinian Refugees Raise Concerns over Uncontrolled Arms-Possession in AlBadawi Camp

17-04-2019

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families sheltered in AlBadawi Camp, in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, have launched cries for help over the security mayhem rocking the area due to the uncontrolled circulation of weapons. On Monday, a Syrian national

A family appeal for information over Palestinian refugee Ahmad Darwish

A family appeal for information over Palestinian refugee Ahmad Darwish

17-04-2019

A Palestinian family continues to appeal for information over the fate of Palestinian refugee Ahmad Faysal Darwish, who has been secretly locked up in Syrian state prisons for the sixth consecutive year. Ahmad, a resident of AlHajar AlAswad, in Rif

Residents of AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees Garner 11 Medals at Aleppo’s Karate Championship

Residents of AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees Garner 11 Medals at Aleppo’s Karate Championship

17-04-2019

Members of Haytham Melhem Club, from AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees, won 11 medals as part of Aleppo’s Karate Championship held on April 12 and 13 in AlAssad Sports Arena, the 2nd largest indoor sports hall in Aleppo. Dozens of

Cash Aids Transferred to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Cash Aids Transferred to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

17-04-2019

UNRWA has delivered cash aids to the Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon via ATM cards. Every Palestinian family from Syria received a rental allowance of $100 and a food allowance worth 27$ per every refugee. Some 28,000 Palestinian refugees

Over 1,748 Palestinian Refugees Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jails

Over 1,748 Palestinian Refugees Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jails

16-04-2019

AGPS has been deeply concerned about the upsurge in the number of Palestinian victims of torture and enforced disappearance in Syria. Over 1,748 Palestinian refugees have been secretly held in Syrian government dungeons since the outburst of deadly hostilities

Palestinian Refugee Samir Kasem Mohamed Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Samir Kasem Mohamed Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 8th Year

16-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Samir Kacem Mohamed, born in 1985, has been secretly locked up in Syrian government prisons for over eight years running. Samir was kidnapped on November 11, 2011 near AlHamed Mall, in Daraa. His condition and whereabouts have been

10 Members of Liwaa AlQuds Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

10 Members of Liwaa AlQuds Pronounced Dead in War-Torn Syria

16-04-2019

Liwaa AlQuds battalion, affiliated with the Syrian government forces, has mourned the death of 10 fighters in AlBadiya, in Deir AlZor, in shootouts against ISIS militias. On April 14, Liwaa AlQuds mourned the death of Emad Zakaria Jamou, Mohamed Yehya

Stray Dogs Sway AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Stray Dogs Sway AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

16-04-2019

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, have raised concerns over their children’s safety as packs of stray dogs have been spotted in and around the camp. The refugees have appealed to the concerned authorities and NGOs

2 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Syrian Desert Shootouts

2 Palestinian Refugees Killed in Syrian Desert Shootouts

15-04-2019

Palestinian refugees Mohamed Yehya Hajaj and Ahmed Yehya Hajaj were killed as they fought alongside Liwaa AlQuds forces, affiliated with the Syrian government, against ISIS militias in Beir Ali, south of AlMayadeen, east of Syria. Both casualties were residents of

Palestinian Refugee Ekab Ekab Held in Syrian State Jail for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ekab Ekab Held in Syrian State Jail for 8th Year

15-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Ekab Mamdouh Ekab has been held in Syrian government jails for seven years running. Ekab, from Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria, was kidnapped from AlKashef neighborhood in Daraa on May 2, 2012. He is the

Palestinian Children Join Scouting Activities in AlRaml Camp

Palestinian Children Join Scouting Activities in AlRaml Camp

15-04-2019

Leisure activities were held by the Jaffa Scouts Association for Palestinian children in Latakia Camp. Children joined hiking activities, choreographies, and games staged as part of the event. A cleansing campaign was carried out by the participants. The situation in

Germany Contributes US$ 10.1 Million to UNRWA in Support of Palestine Refugees

Germany Contributes US$ 10.1 Million to UNRWA in Support of Palestine Refugees

15-04-2019

Germany’s contributed a sum of US$10.1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The donation will help provide important assistance in the areas of education, health care, relief and

4 Women Among 7 Palestinians Arrested by Syrian Gov’t Forces South of Damascus

4 Women Among 7 Palestinians Arrested by Syrian Gov’t Forces South of Damascus

14-04-2019

Seven Palestinian refugees from Yarmouk Camp were arrested by Syrian government forces in Yalda town, south of Damascus. According to Zaman AlWasl news site, the seven arrestees were summoned to questioning by the local reconciliation committees, before they were arrested

Israeli forces Strike Gov’t Sites in Syria

Israeli forces Strike Gov’t Sites in Syria

14-04-2019

Syrian state media said the Israeli army carried out an air strike on military targets near the city of Masyaf in western Hama province overnight Friday-Saturday. Syria’s official state news agency SANA said Israel Air Force jets fired missiles while

Civil Registration Office Opened in AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Civil Registration Office Opened in AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

14-04-2019

The General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees announced on Saturday the launch of a civil registration office in AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq. AlSabina Camp used to provide shelter to nearly 25, 000 Palestinian refugees, prior to

UNRWA: Strategic Dialogue Held in Stockholm to Boost Refugee Funds

UNRWA: Strategic Dialogue Held in Stockholm to Boost Refugee Funds

14-04-2019

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallström on Friday hosted a ministerial strategic dialogue in Stockholm to discuss sustainable ways to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near

Palestinians from Syria Denied Family Reunification in Germany

Palestinians from Syria Denied Family Reunification in Germany

13-04-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian families from Syria who have sought shelter in Germany have sounded distress signals over delays in the family reunification process, which they said often lasts for over three years. Hundreds of Palestinian refugees from Syria in Germany

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian Gov’t Jail

13-04-2019

AGPS documented the death of Palestinian refugee Mohamed Omar AlSahli, from Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, under torture in Syrian state prisons. Mohamed, a father of five, reportedly died on December 30, 2013. AGPS kept record of the death of

Palestinian Refugee Hazem Abu Ajaj Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Hazem Abu Ajaj Secretly Held in Syrian Prison for 6th Year

13-04-2019

Palestinian young man Hazem Ahmad Abu Ajaj, born in 1972, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state jails for the sixth consecutive year. Hazem was arrested at the Batikha checkpoint on his way out of Yarmouk Camp in

Palestinian Migrants Disappear Off Turkish Coast

Palestinian Migrants Disappear Off Turkish Coast

12-04-2019

A number of Palestinian migrants from the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip and Syria have gone missing west of the Turkish seashore, onboard a Greece-bound vessel, since March 27, 2019. Activist Ahmad AlShabarawi said six Palestinians have disappeared. The names that figure

Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Exacerbated by Security Mayhem

Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Sudan Exacerbated by Security Mayhem

12-04-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees from Syria in Sudan have raised concerns about their fate in light of the security turmoil rocking the Sudanese territories following the military coup d’état, ousting Omar AlBashir who ruled the country for 30 years

Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon to Be Treated by Orthopedic Surgeons

Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Lebanon to Be Treated by Orthopedic Surgeons

12-04-2019

The Palestine Red Crescent Society in partnership with the Palestine Children Relief Fund (PCRF) announced the arrival of orthopedic surgeons to provide treatment for patients, including Palestinian refugees. Patients aged below 16 years, regardless of their nationalities, will undergo medical

Palestinian Refugee Ayham Fakhri Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ayham Fakhri Held in Syrian Jail for 6th Year

12-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Ayham Fakhri Abdul Rahim, born in 1990, has been locked up in Syrian state prisons for six years running. Ayham was kidnapped by pro-government militias from Jaramana Camp, in Damascus province, in 2013. His condition and whereabouts remain

Campaign to Plant Olive Trees Kick-Started at Entrance of Yarmouk Camp

Campaign to Plant Olive Trees Kick-Started at Entrance of Yarmouk Camp

12-04-2019

Palestinian NGOs and activists in Denmark, in partnership with the Global Campaign for Return to Palestine, embarked on a campaign to plant olive trees bearing the names of Palestinians killed by the Israeli military during the Great March of Return

89% of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Living Below Poverty Line

89% of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Living Below Poverty Line

11-04-2019

UNRWA has identified Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) in Lebanon as one of the most marginalized and poorest communities in the region.  Over 80 per cent of PRS cite UNRWA cash assistance as their main source of income; about

2 Palestinian Refugees Pronounced Dead in Raging Hostilities

2 Palestinian Refugees Pronounced Dead in Raging Hostilities

11-04-2019

AlSaeka Brigade has mourned on its Facebook page the death of the Palestinian refugees Mohamed Abdul Rahman Mahmoud and Esam Samir Abdullah AlItawi, from AlSayeda Zeinab Camp, as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces. AGPS documented the death of

Japan Announces New Contribution to UNRWA

Japan Announces New Contribution to UNRWA

11-04-2019

The Japanese Embassy and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) held a ceremony in Beirut to announce a US$ 6.08 million contribution from the Government of Japan to the 2019

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Yehya Missing for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Yehya Missing for 7th Year

11-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Eid Husain Yehya, born in 1986, disappeared with his car from Nahr Eisheh in Damascus on February 12, 2012. No data has been revealed so far about his condition and whereabouts. His family continues to appeal for

Palestinian Refugee Ahmad Darwish Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ahmad Darwish Held in Syrian Gov’t Jail for 6th Year

11-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Ahmad Faysal Darwish, aged 27, has been secretly locked up in Syrian state prisons for the sixth consecutive year. Ahmad, from Yarmouk Camp, was kidnapped on February 11, 2013. His family continues to appeal for information. AGPS documented

Toll of Torture Victims in Syrian State Jails Hits 584

Toll of Torture Victims in Syrian State Jails Hits 584

10-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Yousef AlKarkati, from Daraa city, died under torture in Syrian government prisons, where he had been locked up since 2013. He reportedly breathed his last in November 2015. Youssef’s death brings the number of Palestinians who have been

Russian Military: ISIS Weapons Cache Found in Yarmouk Camp

Russian Military: ISIS Weapons Cache Found in Yarmouk Camp

10-04-2019

The Russian Military Police said a large cache of weapons that were left behind by the terrorist group ISIS was seized in Yarmouk Camp in the southern districts of Damascus city on Monday. “During a routine patrol in Yarmouk by

UNRWA Director in Syria Meets With Aleppo Governor over Situation in Palestinian Refugee Camps

UNRWA Director in Syria Meets With Aleppo Governor over Situation in Palestinian Refugee Camps

10-04-2019

Director of UNRWA projects in Syria, Michael Amania, and Aleppo’s Governor, Husain Diab, discussed during a recent meeting the situation of Palestinian refugees in Aleppo and the need to reconstruct refugee camps and rehabilitate vital facilities. Amania said UNRWA will dispatch engineers

Ceremony to Honor Orphans Held in AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Ceremony to Honor Orphans Held in AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees

10-04-2019

A celebration was staged in Latakia city by AlBer Association, in cooperation with the Palestinian Refugees Department, to pay tribute to the children and relatives of Palestinians killed in the Syrian warfare in AlAyedeen Camp. Hundreds of Palestinian refugees and

AGPS: Health Situation of Palestinian Refugees Taking Turn for Worse in War-Torn Syria

AGPS: Health Situation of Palestinian Refugees Taking Turn for Worse in War-Torn Syria

09-04-2019

The health situation of Palestinian refugees in Syria has remarkably exacerbated as a result of the unabated tensions rocking the Syrian territories since March 2011. In a report issued in April 2018, on the occasion of the International Health Day

UNRWA Delegation Visits Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refuges

UNRWA Delegation Visits Handarat Camp for Palestinian Refuges

09-04-2019

A UNRWA delegation and director of the General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees paid a visit to Handarat Camp, north of Syria, on April 8, 2019, in an attempt to keep tabs on local premises and amenities. Local activists called

Palestinians from Syria Face Dire Conditions upon Return to Besieged Gaza Strip

Palestinians from Syria Face Dire Conditions upon Return to Besieged Gaza Strip

09-04-2019

Thousands of Palestinian refugees from Syria who returned to the blockaded Gaza Strip have been enduring dire living conditions due to the 12-year-long Israeli siege and the devastating upshots of the Israeli onslaughts on the coastal enclave. The Palestinians of

Palestinian Refugee Falah AlHaras Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Falah AlHaras Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t for 7th Year

09-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Falah AlHaras, from Khan Eshieh Camp, has been secretly locked up in Syrian state prisons for the seventh consecutive year. Falah was arrested by Syrian intelligence officers on October 29, 2012. His condition and whereabouts have been shrouded

4 Staff Members of Jafra Charity Arrested by Syrian Security Forces

4 Staff Members of Jafra Charity Arrested by Syrian Security Forces

08-04-2019

Coordinator of the Jafra Foundation for Relief of Palestinian Refugees, Yasser Amayri, along with three members of the charity were arrested on Saturday by Syrian government forces, according to Palestinian activists. Jafra Foundation has been active in charity campaigns aiming

Palestinian Family Appeals for Information over Fate of 4 Missing Relatives

Palestinian Family Appeals for Information over Fate of 4 Missing Relatives

08-04-2019

The family of four Palestinians who have gone missing for years in Damascus have appealed to the concerned institutions to work on disclosing their conditions and whereabouts. Activists quoted the family as appealing for urgent action. The four missing relatives

AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Latakia Grappling with Dire Conditions

AlRaml Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Latakia Grappling with Dire Conditions

08-04-2019

Residents of AlRaml Camp in Latakia continue to sound distress signals over the dire conditions they have been made to endure in the area owing to the poor sanitation network and infrastructure. The residents raised concerns over the safety of

Art Exhibition Held by Palestinian Refugee from Syria in Berlin

Art Exhibition Held by Palestinian Refugee from Syria in Berlin

08-04-2019

An exhibition was staged on March 30 and 31 by Palestinian artist from Syria Maamoun AlShayeb in Berlin to mark the Palestinian Land Day. A number of Arab and non-Arab academics and artists, along with Arab community representatives in Germany

Nine Palestinian refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jails

Nine Palestinian refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jails

07-04-2019

Nine Palestinian refugees have been recently pronounced dead as a result of torture in Syrian government prisons. The list includes Mohamed Amayri, from Yarmouk Camp. The latter breathed his last after eight years in Syrian jails. He was kidnapped by

AGPS: 80 Palestinian Children Killed under Shelling, Crippling Siege in Yarmouk Camp

AGPS: 80 Palestinian Children Killed under Shelling, Crippling Siege in Yarmouk Camp

07-04-2019

AGPS kept record of the death of 80 Palestinian refugee children due to the unabated shelling and tough blockade imposed on Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus province. AGPS team estimates the real number of casualties to be much higher. Meanwhile

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Yousef Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Yousef Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

07-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Omar Yousef, born in 1993, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state jails, where he has been incarcerated for the 6th consecutive year. Mahmoud was arrested by Syrian government forces in mid-August 2013 in Bahdaliya

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Wins 3rd Place in U.A.E Bodybuilding Contest

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Wins 3rd Place in U.A.E Bodybuilding Contest

07-04-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Shadi Ahmed won the third place in a bodybuilding championship (+90 kg) held on Thursday, April 4, in Ras AlKhaimah, in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E). On December 9, 2019, Shadi, from Yarmouk Camp

AGPS: 241 Palestinian Children Killed in War-Torn Syria

AGPS: 241 Palestinian Children Killed in War-Torn Syria

06-04-2019

Statistics issued by AGPS on the occasion of International Children’s Day kept record of the death of 241 Palestinian refugee children in war-torn Syria until April 5, 2019. The data pointed out that 123 children died under shelling; 15 were

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Prison

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Prison

06-04-2019

A Palestinian refugee born in 1978 died under torture in Syrian government prisons, where he had been locked up for years. The refugee, whose name is kept secret by AGPS over security concerns, was a resident of Yarmouk Camp, south

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Raging Hostilities

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Raging Hostilities

06-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Mousa Yaser Ahmed Abu Saleh, affiliated with the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA), was pronounced dead in Syria. The casualty is a resident of AlSayeda Zeinab Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Syria. AGPS documented the death of 276 PLA

Mass-Rally Held in AlSabina Camp to Celebrate Palestinian Land Day

Mass-Rally Held in AlSabina Camp to Celebrate Palestinian Land Day

06-04-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees and NGO representatives took part in a march staged in AlSabina Camp, in Rif Dimashq, to mark the Palestinian Land Day and speak out against Trump’s statements regarding Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.  The

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jail

Palestinian Refugee Tortured to Death in Syrian State Jail

05-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Wael Adnan Dirbas was tortured to death in Syrian government prisons, where he had been locked up for years. His family found out in a document recently obtained from local authorities that their son, a resident of Yarmouk

Palestinian Refugee Ali Mahmoud Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t

Palestinian Refugee Ali Mahmoud Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t

05-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Ali Mahmoud Mahmoud, aged 33, has been locked up in Syrian state prisons since February 20, 2014. AGPS documented the incarceration of 1,739 Palestinians in Syrian state dungeons, among them women and children.

Russian Forces Recover Body Remains of Israeli Soldier in Yarmouk Camp

Russian Forces Recover Body Remains of Israeli Soldier in Yarmouk Camp

05-04-2019

The body of Israeli tank commander Sergeant First Class Zachary Baumel was flown back to Israel a few days ago. He was one of three soldiers still listed as missing in action since the Battle of Sultan Yacoub in Lebanon

Palestinian Refugees Overburdened with Costly Visa-Renewal Fees

Palestinian Refugees Overburdened with Costly Visa-Renewal Fees

04-04-2019

Thousands of Palestinian from Syria who have fled to other destinations have been unable to shell out the steep fees of visa-renewal processes in the new destinations. Renewing travel documents costs up to $300. The applicant is required to pay

Body of Syrian Republican Guard Chopped into Pieces in Yarmouk Camp

Body of Syrian Republican Guard Chopped into Pieces in Yarmouk Camp

04-04-2019

Activists said the body of a member of Syria’s Republican Guards – Fourth Division was spotted in Yarmouk Camp a few days earlier while cut into pieces. According to the activists, the casualty recently joined the Forth Division following agreement’s

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Aleppo over Trump’s Pro-Israel Statements

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Aleppo over Trump’s Pro-Israel Statements

04-04-2019

Dozens of Palestinian refugees sheltered in Handarat Camp in Aleppo took to the street on Tuesday, in response to the US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights. Over 175 families returned to Handarat Camp

Palestinian Brothers Ahmed and Mohamed Mahmoud Hamidi Secretly Jailed in Syria

Palestinian Brothers Ahmed and Mohamed Mahmoud Hamidi Secretly Jailed in Syria

04-04-2019

Palestinian brothers Ahmed Mahmoud Hamidi, born in 1992, and Mohamed Mahmoud Hamidi, born in 1983, have been held in Syrian state jails since 2014. The Palestinian brothers are both residents of Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus. Ahmad was kidnapped by

Family of Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Refugee in Syria Launches Cry for Help

Family of Cancer-Stricken Palestinian Refugee in Syria Launches Cry for Help

03-04-2019

The family of a Palestinian refugee called Abu Yasser has appealed to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations, along with the Palestine Liberation organization and other concerned bodies, to help them secure treatment fees for an urgent surgery

UNRWA: 31% of Households of Palestine Refugees from Syria Are Female-Headed

UNRWA: 31% of Households of Palestine Refugees from Syria Are Female-Headed

03-04-2019

UNRWA said in its report “Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal 2019” that 31 per cent of recorded Palestine refugees from Syria (PRS) are members of female-headed households, which increases their vulnerability, according to the Agency’s database. In 2018, Jordan has

Child Missing in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Child Missing in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

03-04-2019

Palestinian child Zein Ahmad Taameh has disappeared from AlAmeen Street in Jaramana Camp since Monday, April 1. Ameen went missing on his way back home from Palestine School, run by UNRWA. His family continues to appeal for information. According to

Palestinian Refugees Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t

Palestinian Refugees Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t

03-04-2019

Palestinian refugees Mahmoud AlHaj Hasan, born in 1999, and Ahmad AlHaj Hasan, born in 1984, have been secretly held in Syrian state jails since 2013. Both refugees were kidnapped at a checkpoint in Hjeira town, in Rif Dimashq. Their conditions

Refugee Tents in Deir Ballout Swamped with Water following River Flood

Refugee Tents in Deir Ballout Swamped with Water following River Flood

02-04-2019

Displaced families in the Muhammadiya and Deir Ballout refugee camps in northern Syria have raised concerns about the upshots of the flooding of the Afrin river in the wake of heavy rains. Tents have been flooded with water as torrential downpours have

Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Syria Gripped with Sanitation Crisis

Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Syria Gripped with Sanitation Crisis

02-04-2019

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq continue to rail against poor sanitation networks and improper sewage disposal as a result of frequent blackouts and maintenance works in the area. The displaced families warned of the life-threatening

UNRWA: Over 60% of Palestine Refugees Displaced in Syria

UNRWA: Over 60% of Palestine Refugees Displaced in Syria

02-04-2019

UNRWA has said that of the estimated 438,000 Palestine refugees remaining inside Syria, 60% have been displaced at least once since the start of the conflict and a third have had their homes damaged or destroyed. Over 120

Palestinian Refugee Seham Shehab Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail

Palestinian Refugee Seham Shehab Secretly Held in Syrian State Jail

02-04-2019

Palestinian woman Seham Namer Shahb, born in 1972, has been locked up in Syrian government prisons for over seven years. Seham was kidnapped at a checkpoint pitched in AlBareda town in mid-January 2012. AGPS documented the detention of 1,737

Homeless Children from Yarmouk Camp Become Addicted to Glue-Sniffing

Homeless Children from Yarmouk Camp Become Addicted to Glue-Sniffing

01-04-2019

A video posted a couple of days ago on Facebook shows two children from Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees in Damascus while sniffing toxic glue, in a rising phenomenon threatening the lives of dozens of children in Syria. The bare-chested

27 Palestinians Assassinated in War-Torn Syria

27 Palestinians Assassinated in War-Torn Syria

01-04-2019

AGPS documented the death of 27 Palestinian refugees as a result of abrupt assassination in war-ragged Syria. The list includes 18 Palestinians from Yarmouk Camp, among them activists, journalists, and relief officers. The casualties are: Bahaa Saker, Namer Hasan, Feras

Palestinian Refugee Alaa Farhoud Held in Syrian Prison for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Alaa Farhoud Held in Syrian Prison for 6th Year

01-04-2019

Palestinian refugee Alaa Samir Farhood, born in 1983 in Yarmouk Camp, has been locked up in a government-run jail in Syria since November 24, 2013. Alaa was arrested in Qudsaya, in Rif Dimashq. An ex-prisoner said he had last met

Charity Distributes Aids to Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria

Charity Distributes Aids to Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria

01-04-2019

The Palestine Charity Commission handed over milk for children below six months to displaced Palestinian families in Qudsaya and Yalda towns, south of Damascus. Cash aids allotted to orphan children in Damascus have also been delivered to the concerned families