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Alarm Bells Raised after Palestinian Refugee’s Health Takes Turn for Worse North of Syria

Alarm Bells Raised after Palestinian Refugee’s Health Takes Turn for Worse North of Syria

31-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Khalil Ahmad Hawari appealed to the concerned parties and human rights institutions to broker his medical referral to Turkey due to the poor healthcare services north of Syria. Last month, Hawari, displaced from Yarmouk Camp to Deir Ballout

Contacts Held with Turkey to Enhance Situation of Palestine Refugees, Says Ambassador

Contacts Held with Turkey to Enhance Situation of Palestine Refugees, Says Ambassador

31-07-2019

Palestinian Embassador in Turkey Faed Mustafa said contacts have been held with the Turkish authorities in order to work out the situation of Palestinian refugees in Turkey, mostly those fleeing Iraq and Syria. In a press release, the ambassador said

Documentation Center North of Syria Calls on Palestinians in Aleppo’s Outskirts to Sign Up for Identity Documents

Documentation Center North of Syria Calls on Palestinians in Aleppo’s Outskirts to Sign Up for Identity Documents

31-07-2019

The Documentation Center of Palestinian Refugees in Northern Syria called on Palestinian families coming from Idlib to Aleppo’s northern suburbs to show up at the center in order to register their personal information and obtain the necessary identity documents. The

Displaced Families in AlRamadan Camp for Palestinian Refugees Appeal for Increase of Daily Water Supply

Displaced Families in AlRamadan Camp for Palestinian Refugees Appeal for Increase of Daily Water Supply

31-07-2019

Residents of AlRamadan Camp for Palestinian refugees, southeast of Syria, have called on the concerned authorities to increase water supplies allotted to the area, where a severe water dearth continues to mar civilians’ life. The residents continue to appeal to

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Launch Cry for Help from Greek Island

Palestinian Refugees from Syria Launch Cry for Help from Greek Island

30-07-2019

Some 160 Palestinian refugees from Syria who have sought refuge north of the Greek island of Rhodes have been subjected to a dire humanitarian situation in the area. The area where the camp is pitched served as a slaughterhouse for

Palestinian Refugee Khaled AlAbtah Detained in Turkey

Palestinian Refugee Khaled AlAbtah Detained in Turkey

30-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Khaled Ahmed AlAbtah has been detained in Turkey for the 7th day running. Khaled was arrested in a sweep launched by Turkish police targeting irregular migrants and non-holders of the kimlik visa card in Istanbul. His family has

UAE Contributes $50 million for Palestine Refugees

UAE Contributes $50 million for Palestine Refugees

30-07-2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced a US$ 50 million contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to support the vital and life-saving services provided by the Agency to over

Summer Camp Held for Palestine Refugees South of Turkey

Summer Camp Held for Palestine Refugees South of Turkey

30-07-2019

Khayra Ummah charity has embarked on the second phase of AlQuds Summer Camp II in Kilis and Gaziantep, south of Turkey. A similar move carried out in Osmaniye attracted 750 Palestinian and Syrian children. The event is co-sponsored by the

Heavy Shelling Rocks Civilian Homes in Idlib

Heavy Shelling Rocks Civilian Homes in Idlib

19-07-2019

Three Palestinian families survived air raids launched by the Syrian government forces on Friday on AlKousour neighborhood, in Idlib, north of Syria. Speaking with AGPS, survivor Mohamed Udai said that at 09:00 a.m. four missiles hit his home and

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Drinking-Water Scarcity

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Drinking-Water Scarcity

19-07-2019

Residents of Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria, said drinking water in the area has been contaminated by sewage, causing it to become foul and salty. The residents attributed the crisis to the poor sewerage and unrepaired water

Palestinian Doctor Nizar Kassab Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

Palestinian Doctor Nizar Kassab Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

19-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Nizar Jawdat Kassab has been secretly jailed in Syria for the seventh year running. Nizar, a genitourinary surgeon, was arrested at a government checkpoint pitched near Yarmouk’s entrance on December 16, 2012. Palestinian medics and relief activists have

28 Palestinians Killed in Pro-Gov’t Battles in Syria

28 Palestinians Killed in Pro-Gov’t Battles in Syria

19-07-2019

28 Palestinian refugees died as they fought alongside popular committees affiliated with the government forces. Most of the casualties are residents of Yarmouk Camp in Damascus and Handarat and AlNeirab refugee camps, in Aleppo. Shortly after the outburst of the

6 Palestinian Migrants from Syria Caught by Turkish Coast Guard

6 Palestinian Migrants from Syria Caught by Turkish Coast Guard

18-07-2019

Six Palestinian migrants were caught by the Turkish coast guard on Wednesday, July 17, off Bodrum coast, as they attempted to illegally enter Greece. Activists said six refugees, including four members of the same family, have been detained in Izmir

Rocket Slammed into Palestinian Refugee Home in Aleppo

Rocket Slammed into Palestinian Refugee Home in Aleppo

18-07-2019

A missile hit the home of Palestinian refugee Raed Saber in Nile Street, in Aleppo, north of Syria, resulting in material damage. Recently, several mortars unleashed from Aleppo’s western suburbs, considered a buffer zone under the Russian-Turkish agreement struck in

Road Connecting Palestinian Refugee Camps North of Syria Collapses

Road Connecting Palestinian Refugee Camps North of Syria Collapses

18-07-2019

The road connecting Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps, in northern Syria, has collapsed due to water floods from Efrin River and the poor infrastructure in the area. Displaced Palestinian families taking refuge in the area have appealed to the

Elderly Palestinian in Need of Urgent Heart Surgery

Elderly Palestinian in Need of Urgent Heart Surgery

18-07-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Abdul Majid Abu Kharaj, who was displaced from Yarmouk Camp to Lebanon’s AlBekaa Valley, was transferred to a hospital following a heart attack that struck his vulnerable body. Medics said he is in need of an

One Year Passes By since Palestinian Photojournalist Niraz Sa’id Died in Syrian Jails

One Year Passes By since Palestinian Photojournalist Niraz Sa’id Died in Syrian Jails

18-07-2019

Palestinian photographer Niraz Sa’id, from Yarmouk Camp, died one year ago under torture in Syrian government jails, where he had been detained for three years. Niraz Sa’id was kidnapped on October 2, 2015 by Syrian government forces and dragged to

Cash Aids Delivered to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Cash Aids Delivered to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

18-07-2019

In Lebanon, UNRWA has transferred cash aids for the Palestinians from 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. Nearly 28,000

New Report by AGPS Underscores Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

New Report by AGPS Underscores Situation of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

17-07-2019

The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) issued a new report entitled “Asylum-Seeking Journey in Lebanon by Palestinians from Syria”. The 93-page report sheds light on the humanitarian and socio-economic conditions of Palestinian refugees who fled war-torn Syria to

3 Brothers Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees

3 Brothers Injured in Motorcycle Accident in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian Refugees

17-07-2019

Three brothers sheltered in Khan Dannun Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, survived a high-speed motorcycle accident and were rushed to a local hospital for urgent treatment. The motorcyclist fled the scene. Over recent years, residents of Khan Dannun

Fires Break Out in AlAyedeen Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Hums

Fires Break Out in AlAyedeen Camp for Palestinian Refugees in Hums

17-07-2019

Fires broke out on Monday, July 15, at a fast food restaurant in AlQuds street in AlAyedeen refugee camp, in Hums. Firefighters rushed to the scene to put out the fires. Material damage was reported. Palestinians taking shelter in AlAyedeen

18 UNRWA Staff Members Killed, 28 Forcibly Disappeared in War-Torn Syria

18 UNRWA Staff Members Killed, 28 Forcibly Disappeared in War-Torn Syria

17-07-2019

To date, 18 UNRWA staff members have perished as a result of the Syrian conflict and a further 28 are missing and/or detained. UNRWA said victims were killed as a result of shelling, sniper attacks, bullet fire, abduction, or blasts

92 Palestinians Cold-Bloodedly Executed in Syria

92 Palestinians Cold-Bloodedly Executed in Syria

16-07-2019

92 Palestinian refugees have been subjected to extra-judicial executions since the outburst of Syria’s warfare until July 16, 2019, according to AGPS data. The list includes 17 members of the Palestine Liberation Army who were killed just one month after

Palestinian Newborn Needs Urgent Treatment in Lebanon

Palestinian Newborn Needs Urgent Treatment in Lebanon

16-07-2019

A displaced Palestinian family who fled Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, to Wadi AlZina, in Lebanon’s southern city of Sidon, have appealed to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations along with the Palestine Liberation Organization and humanitarian institutions to

Denmark Grants Palestinians from Syria Political Asylum

Denmark Grants Palestinians from Syria Political Asylum

16-07-2019

The Danish Immigration Service announced its decision to provide Palestinians from Syria with political asylum rather than humanitarian asylum, on conditions that they carry UNRWA registration cards or other documents proving that they are recognized as Palestinian refugees by UNRWA

Free Medical Day Held in Syria’s Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Free Medical Day Held in Syria’s Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees

16-07-2019

Free checks-ups were carried out by AlBirr Charity in Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees as part of a medical day staged by a group of pediatricians, orthopedists, gynecologists, and general practitioners. Dozens of patients reportedly received free medical prescriptions and

Two Palestinian Refugees from Syria Detained by Israeli Police for 26 Hours

Two Palestinian Refugees from Syria Detained by Israeli Police for 26 Hours

15-07-2019

Two Palestinian refugees from Syria with Swedish citizenship documents were released 26 hours after they were detained at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. The refugees’ relatives told AGPS that they were both detained as they attempted to enter the occupied Palestinian

Activists Call for Urgent Action to Save Displaced Palestinians in Greece

Activists Call for Urgent Action to Save Displaced Palestinians in Greece

15-07-2019

Activists have launched calls for serious action to protect displaced migrants taking refuge in Exarcheia neighborhood, in downtown Athens, following a decision by the government of Greece to evacuate buildings sheltering migrant families. In a letter to the concerned NGOs

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Abdullah Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2013

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Abdullah Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2013

15-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Ali Abdullah, born in 1986 in Nawa city, south of Syria, and raised in AlSabina refugee camp, in Rif Dimashq, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syria’s state-run prisons for the sixth consecutive year. Mohamed was

Humanitarian Condition in Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Exacerbated by Stray Dogs

Humanitarian Condition in Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Exacerbated by Stray Dogs

15-07-2019

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, continue to raise 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

Palestinian Refugee Garners Highest Score in Syria’s Secondary School Exams

Palestinian Refugee Garners Highest Score in Syria’s Secondary School Exams

14-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Ahmed Malek Warda, sheltered in AlRaml camp, in Latakia, has snatched the first rank after he got full marks in his secondary school exams.  A number of Palestinian students garnered excellent marks at secondary school exams (main

Over 22,000 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Granted Swedish Citizenship

Over 22,000 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Granted Swedish Citizenship

14-07-2019

Palestinian activists in Sweden said more than 22,100 Palestinian refugees from Syria have obtained Swedish citizenship until the end of 2018. Referring to studies and statistics conducted by the Swedish Migration Office, the activists said as many as 14

Military Parade Held by Pro-Gov’t Squad in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp for Palestine Refugees

Military Parade Held by Pro-Gov’t Squad in Syria’s Yarmouk Camp for Palestine Refugees

14-07-2019

A military show was organized by the Free Palestine Movement, affiliated with the Syrian government, at the Arabic Club in Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus. Dozens of gunmen and military commanders along with representatives of the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) were

Palestinian Refugee Aymen Atiyeh Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Aymen Atiyeh Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

14-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Aymen Mohamed Atiyeh, born in 1971, has been locked up in Syrian government prisons for six consecutive years, after he was kidnapped on October 10, 2013. His family continues to appeal for information about his condition and whereabouts

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Hums Hostilities

Palestinian Refugee Killed in Hums Hostilities

13-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Fahd Salim AlSaadi, born in 1970, died as he fought alongside the Syrian government forces against ISIS militias in Hums desert. Fahd’s body was dispatched to Yarmouk Camp on Saturday. He was laid to rest in Yarmouk’s New

Palestinian Refugee Detained by Syria’s Security Forces

Palestinian Refugee Detained by Syria’s Security Forces

13-07-2019

A Palestinian refugee was arrested by Syrian government forces south of Syria over allegations of involvement in shooting attacks targeting government checkpoints. The refugee was arrested by the air intelligence forces on the access road between Daraa and Da’el some

Trash Mounds Piled Up in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Trash Mounds Piled Up in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian Refugees

13-07-2019

Residents of Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, continue to rail against the mounds of trash accumulated across civilian neighborhoods and around the main access roads to the camp, resulting in bed smells and the spread of life-threatening

30 Palestinians Honored in Sports Event Held in Rif Dimashq

30 Palestinians Honored in Sports Event Held in Rif Dimashq

13-07-2019

More than 20 Palestinian players showed up in a ceremony celebrating the end of the Olympic Sports Weeks in Jaramana Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq. The event included competitions in chess, table tennis, and karate, among other sports

Over 2,440 English Reports Released by AGPS about Palestinians of Syria

Over 2,440 English Reports Released by AGPS about Palestinians of Syria

13-07-2019

AGPS calls on researchers, journalists, and activists to pop in its official website and scan its daily reports issued both in English and Arabic about the situation of Palestinian refugees in and from war-torn Syria. Some 2,442 English reports

1,488 Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria Appeal for Urgent Action by UNRWA

1,488 Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria Appeal for Urgent Action by UNRWA

12-07-2019

Palestinian refugees displaced from Yarmouk Camp and Khan Eshieh, south of Damascus, urged UNRWA to take on its responsibility regarding over 1,488 families taking shelter in northern Syria. The families called for the need to provide them with much-needed

Palestinian Students Achieve Outstanding Results in Syria

Palestinian Students Achieve Outstanding Results in Syria

12-07-2019

A number of Palestinian students garnered excellent marks at secondary school exams (main session) for the scientific and literary branches across the Syrian territories. The results were released by the Syrian Ministry of Education on Wednesday, July 10. Palestinian student

Palestinians among 70 Migrants Caught by Turkish Coast Guard

Palestinians among 70 Migrants Caught by Turkish Coast Guard

12-07-2019

80 irregular migrants were detained by the Turkish security forces on Wednesday, July 10, across Bodrum region, overseeing the Aegean Sea, as they attempted to illegally enter Greece. Turkish security sources said the migrants are from Palestine, Syria, and Lebanon

Committee of Displaced Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Meet with Hamas Delegation in Sidon

Committee of Displaced Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Meet with Hamas Delegation in Sidon

12-07-2019

Representatives of the Committee of Displaced Persons from Syria met with the chief of Hamas Refugee Affairs office, Abu Ahmad Fadl, at his office in Sidon, on July 9. The delegations discussed the abject conditions endured by displaced Palestinians from

Psychological Support Activities Held for People with Special Needs in Jaramana Camp

Psychological Support Activities Held for People with Special Needs in Jaramana Camp

12-07-2019

Psychological support activities were held by the Community Development Center in Jaramana refugee camp for elderly people and persons with special needs. The four-day event makes part of ongoing attempts to help the Palestinian refugee community in and from Syria

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Detained at Istanbul Airport

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Detained at Istanbul Airport

11-07-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Mohamed Ajlani Younes, born in 1991, told AGPS that he has been detained at Istanbul’s new airport for more than two weeks over allegations of illegally attempting to enter the Turkish territories. A couple of weeks

7 Years since Massacre against PLA

7 Years since Massacre against PLA

11-07-2019

July 10, 2019 marks the seventh anniversary of a massacre perpetrated against the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) by unidentified perpetrators. On July 10, 2012 anonymous militias kidnapped 16 PLA fighters on their way back from a military site in Misyaf

UNRWA Hands Over Cash Aids to 3,900 Palestinian Families from Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA Hands Over Cash Aids to 3,900 Palestinian Families from Syria in Lebanon

11-07-2019

UNRWA has delivered financial aids, donated by the EU Trust Fund (Madad) to 3,900 Palestinian families who fled war-torn Syria to Jordan. In its “Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal 2019”, UNRWA said that 30% of Palestinian refugees from Syria

Saudi Arabia Contributes $2 Million for Palestine Refugees

Saudi Arabia Contributes $2 Million for Palestine Refugees

11-07-2019

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has contributed an additional US$ 2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of Palestine refugees. The contribution will go towards the Agency’s

Palestinian Teachers Honored in Aleppo

Palestinian Teachers Honored in Aleppo

11-07-2019

The General Union of Palestinian Teachers paid tribute to a plethora of Palestinian instructors in Aleppo. Dozens of Palestinian teachers have been killed; scores of others have been tortured to death in Syrian state prisons; and dozens more have been

450 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Launch Cry for Help from Greek Island

450 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Launch Cry for Help from Greek Island

10-07-2019

450 Palestinian refugees from Syria who have sought refuge in AlKaroura camp, set up on the Greek island of Chios, have been subjected to a dire humanitarian situation in the poorly-equipped tents. The refugees denounced the absence of vital services

UNRWA: 30% of Palestine Refugees from Syria in Jordan Highly Vulnerable

UNRWA: 30% of Palestine Refugees from Syria in Jordan Highly Vulnerable

10-07-2019

UNRWA said that 30% of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) are highly vulnerable. In its “Syria Regional Crisis Emergency Appeal 2019”, UNRWA said that 31 per cent of recorded PRS are members of female-headed households, which increases their vulnerability. Due

Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria’s AlAkkad Neighborhood Sound Distress Signals

Displaced Palestinian Families in Syria’s AlAkkad Neighborhood Sound Distress Signals

10-07-2019

Palestinian families taking shelter in AlAkad neighborhood, in Khan Dannun Camp, said they have been denied their rights to vital facilities as the concerned authorities and UNRWA continue to consider their area an unrecognized zone. A resident said authorities do

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Secretly Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Omar Hejazi Secretly Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

10-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Omar Yakoob Hejazi, born in 1975, has been locked up in Syrian government prisons for the seventh year running. Hejazi, a resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, was kidnapped by the Syrian government troops on the Lebanese-Syrian

3,987 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead since 2011

3,987 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Pronounced Dead since 2011

09-07-2019

AGPS has documented the death of 3,987 Palestinian refugees in Syria, including women and children, since 2011, as a result of war-related incidents. According to AGPS data, 1,977 died until June 2019, up from 1,953 victims until

PLO Envoy Meets with UNRWA’s Syria Director

PLO Envoy Meets with UNRWA’s Syria Director

09-07-2019

Director-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Anwar Abdul Hadi met on Monday with the UNRWA director of Syria operations Michael Amania at the agency’s head office in Mezzeh, in Damascus. Both parties discussed the most practical ways to enhance

Water Crisis Rocks Deir Ballout Camp for Palestinian Refugees North of Syria

Water Crisis Rocks Deir Ballout Camp for Palestinian Refugees North of Syria

09-07-2019

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families north of Syria continue to launch cries for help over their tragic living conditions in the poorly-equipped Deir Ballout Camp, north of Syria, saying an acute water crisis has made the situation far worse. The

Summer Camp Held for Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Summer Camp Held for Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

09-07-2019

The International Association of Palestinian Teachers announced the launch of the fourth edition of “We Learn Happily for Palestine” summer camp, held in cooperation with the Lebanese ex-education Minister, Abdul Raheem Murad, and the International Association of Palestinian Institutions. 200 Palestinian students

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Wins Chest Contest

Palestinian Refugee from Syria Wins Chest Contest

09-07-2019

Palestinian teen from Syria Mohamed AlJaafari won the first place at the chess competition staged by the Palestinian Chess Federation on Friday, July 5, on the occasion of the Palestine Olympics Day in AlBadawi refugee camp, in Lebanon. Mohamed fled

Hundreds of Palestine Refugees Threatened with Refoulement in Greece

Hundreds of Palestine Refugees Threatened with Refoulement in Greece

08-07-2019

The Immigration Department of Greece announced its decision to force refugees who have obtained Greek visas since July 31, 2017 out of their homes and shelters. Rents will be shelled out via European funds and the refugees’ allowances will be

Displaced Families Denied Return to Yarmouk Camp, Gov’t Officers Allowed In

Displaced Families Denied Return to Yarmouk Camp, Gov’t Officers Allowed In

08-07-2019

Sources close to the Syrian government said security forces have allowed military officers and their families who used to live in Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, to re-enter the camp and retrieve their homes and property. Civilians have, however, been denied

Palestinian Refugee Haytham Naji Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2014

Palestinian Refugee Haytham Naji Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2014

08-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Haytham Hamouda Naji, born in 1969, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government dungeons for five years running. Naji was kidnapped by pro-government troops on August 28, 2014, as he distributed foodstuff in AlRijah Square, in

UNRWA Launches Palestinian Olympics in Lebanon

UNRWA Launches Palestinian Olympics in Lebanon

08-07-2019

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) launched the 11th Palestiniadi (Palestinian Olympics) with the support of the European Union Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU‘MADAD’ Fund, for

Over 50 Persons Catch Mosquito-Borne Diseases in Deir Ballout Camp for Palestine Refugees

Over 50 Persons Catch Mosquito-Borne Diseases in Deir Ballout Camp for Palestine Refugees

07-07-2019

Paramedics at the mobile clinic in Deir Ballout Camp, north of Syria, kept record of over 50 cases of mosquito-borne diseases among civilians taking shelter in the area. A paramedic attributed the phenomenon to the spread of mosquito bites which

UNRWA Announces Launch of Student Registration in Daraa Camp

UNRWA Announces Launch of Student Registration in Daraa Camp

07-07-2019

UNRWA has announced the launch of free registration processes at its Syria schools for Palestine refugees taking shelter in Daraa Camp, south of Syria. Registration was opened up on June 30 and will be closed on July 18. 525 students

Palestinian Refugee Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

07-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Tamim, aged 58, has been locked up in Syrian government dungeons since August 3, 2013. Mahmoud was a resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus. His condition and whereabouts remain unidentified. AGPS documented the

Greece-Bound Migrant Boat Intercepted by Turkish Coast Guard

Greece-Bound Migrant Boat Intercepted by Turkish Coast Guard

07-07-2019

11 Syrian and Palestinian migrants have been detained by the Turkish coast guard off Mugla seashore, as they attempted to illegally disembark in Greece. The Turkish coast guard spotted the Greece-bound inflatable ship off Bodrum coast, in Mugla. The migrants

Activists Launch Campaign to Push for Civilians’ Safe Return to Yarmouk Camp

Activists Launch Campaign to Push for Civilians’ Safe Return to Yarmouk Camp

06-07-2019

Activists have embarked on a so-called “I’ll Be Back Home” campaign in an attempt to urge concerned authorities to reconstruct Yarmouk Camp and allow displaced Palestinian families to safely return to their homes. The campaigners called on the concerned families

10,000 ATM Cards Distributed by UNRWA to Registered Palestine Refugees in Syria

10,000 ATM Cards Distributed by UNRWA to Registered Palestine Refugees in Syria

06-07-2019

UNRWA has handed over 10,000 ATM cards to Palestinian refugee registered with the agency across Syria in an attempt to smooth cash-aid delivery. Informed sources said that on July 11, 2019, text messages will be sent to the refugees

35 Members of Fatah AlIntifada Group Killed in Syria’s Warfare

35 Members of Fatah AlIntifada Group Killed in Syria’s Warfare

06-07-2019

AGPS documented the death of 35 Palestine refugees affiliated with Fatah AlIntifada group, as they fought alongside the Syrian government forces across the war-torn country. The list includes gunmen who died in fierce shootouts with ISIS and AlNusra Front in

2 Palestinian Brothers Honored in Lebanon’s Burj Barajneh Camp

2 Palestinian Brothers Honored in Lebanon’s Burj Barajneh Camp

06-07-2019

The Amal Club in Burj AlBarajneh refugee camp, in Beirut, paid tribute to two Palestinian brothers from Syria—Beshr Mazen Yousef and Aws Mazen Yousef—for their good conduct and the outstanding results they achieved during the school year. The two children

Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria Lash Out at PLO & UNRWA

Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria Lash Out at PLO & UNRWA

05-07-2019

Displaced Palestinian families in northern Syria continue to rail against their tragic living conditions in the poorly-equipped Deir Ballout Camp. The refugees leveled heavy criticism at UNRWA and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), along with other concerned NGOs, for failing

Palestinian Refugee Shot Dead in Aleppo

Palestinian Refugee Shot Dead in Aleppo

05-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Ibrahim Reda Samara was fatally gunned down at Saadullah AlJaberi square, in Aleppo, as he tried to defend a woman harassed by pro-government militias. Ibrahim, a resident of AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo, is a volunteer at Liwaa AlQuds

Palestinian Girl Goes on Hunger Strike in London over Regime Attacks North of Syria

Palestinian Girl Goes on Hunger Strike in London over Regime Attacks North of Syria

05-07-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Shadha Abu Weddou joined a hunger strike launched by a group of activists in London and other parts of the world to speak up against the abrupt killing of civilians north of Syria. Shadha announced her

Palestine Refugees to Undergo Free Medical Checks in Lebanon

Palestine Refugees to Undergo Free Medical Checks in Lebanon

05-07-2019

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society at Haifa Hospital, in partnership with American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA) announced the arrival of a group of American internists to carry out free medical checks for concerned patients on July 5. Palestinian refugees

AGPS & PRC Underscore Calamitous Situation of Palestinian Women in Syria at UNHRC

AGPS & PRC Underscore Calamitous Situation of Palestinian Women in Syria at UNHRC

04-07-2019

The Palestinian Return Centre (PRC) and the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria (AGPS) have spoken up against the human rights abuses perpetrated against Palestinian women taking refuge in war-torn Syria. Speaking during a session attended by the International Commission

Kurdistan Authorities Allow Palestinian Family from Syria to Enter Erbil

Kurdistan Authorities Allow Palestinian Family from Syria to Enter Erbil

04-07-2019

Authorities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq lifted a ban on the family of Palestinian refugee Fadi Khaled Nasrullah to enter Erbil city, after they were caught by the Turkish authorities on June 27, 2019, and detained for one day

Efforts Ongoing in Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugee to Repair Power Network

Efforts Ongoing in Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugee to Repair Power Network

04-07-2019

The Power Company in Daraa Camp has embarked on repair works to rehabilitate the electricity network which was severely damaged in the warfare. Over recent years, Palestinian refugees taking shelter in Daraa Camp kept appealing to the concerned authorities to

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Enduring Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Enduring Dire Conditions

04-07-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon continue to sound alarm bells over their ambivalent legal status and the inhospitality shown by local authorities. Palestinian refugees from Syria are reported to lack legal status in Lebanon. The absence of a specific

Palestinian Refugee Salim AlMaw’ed Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

Palestinian Refugee Salim AlMaw’ed Secretly Jailed in Syria for 6th Year

04-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Salim Mohamed AlMaw’ed has been locked up in a Syrian government dungeon for the sixth consecutive year. Salim was arrested at the Yarmouk Camp checkpoint on May 22, 2013. His family continues to appeal for information. AGPS documented

AGPS: 17 PLA Gunmen Missing in Syria since 2011

AGPS: 17 PLA Gunmen Missing in Syria since 2011

03-07-2019

AGPS kept record of the mysterious disappearance of 17 members of the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) since the outbreak of the Syrian warfare in 2011. Several PLA affiliates have been kidnapped by the different warring parties at government-run checkpoints. Others

Palestinian Refugee Released after 8 Years in Syrian Gov’t Jails

Palestinian Refugee Released after 8 Years in Syrian Gov’t Jails

03-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Fatah Hamouda, sheltered in AlRaml Camp in Latakia, was released on Monday from a Syrian government prison, where he had been held for eight years. Mohamed had been locked up in Sednaya military prison, before he was

Palestinian Refugee Held in Syrian State Jail for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Held in Syrian State Jail for 7th Year

03-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Moad Adnan AlKhatib, sheltered in AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, has been held in government prisons since December 1, 2012. AlKhatib was a student of AlFatah AlIslami College and the Imam (preacher) of AlSahabi Zaher

Hundreds of Displaced Palestinian Families Struggling for Survival in Northern Syria

Hundreds of Displaced Palestinian Families Struggling for Survival in Northern Syria

03-07-2019

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian families have been scattered across northern Syria, where they have been taking refuge in poorly-equipped camps, after they got displaced from their homes and shelters in the warfare. According to data by the Commission of Palestinians

AGPS Launches WhatsApp Group for Palestinians from Syria in Libya

AGPS Launches WhatsApp Group for Palestinians from Syria in Libya

03-07-2019

AGPS has launched an e-group via WhatsApp for Palestinians from Syria in Libya in an attempt to help the refugees speak up for their rights and concerns. The group does not provide direct relief assistance. It seeks to transmit the

Palestinian Family from Syria to Go Homeless in Lebanon

Palestinian Family from Syria to Go Homeless in Lebanon

02-07-2019

A nine-member Palestinian family from Syria has appealed to the concerned humanitarian institutions and charities to help them pay the rental fees, after the house owner threatened to force them out. The mother, Umm Mohamed, said all family members risk

Palestinian Refugee Nour AlDeen Mahmoud Abdullah Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2014

Palestinian Refugee Nour AlDeen Mahmoud Abdullah Secretly Jailed in Syria since 2014

02-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Nour AlDeen Mahmoud Abdullah has been locked up in Syrian government prisons for five years running. He was arrested at a checkpoint in Yarmouk Camp in 2014. His condition and whereabouts have been shrouded in mystery. His family

UNRWA Denies Intending to Transfer Palestine Refugees from Syria & Lebanon to Other Countries

UNRWA Denies Intending to Transfer Palestine Refugees from Syria & Lebanon to Other Countries

02-07-2019

UNRWA in Lebanon denied emerging reports about its intent to transfer Palestinian refugees seeking shelter in Lebanon to other destinations. UNRWA said such reports are counterfeit, pledging to keep up its core essential services for Palestine refugees in its five

Palestinian Girl from Syria Snatches 1st Rank at Lebanon Secondary School Exams

Palestinian Girl from Syria Snatches 1st Rank at Lebanon Secondary School Exams

02-07-2019

Palestinian student from Syria Jala Khaled AlKhatib achieved outstanding results as part of basic education exams held at Beit Jala private school, in Siblin, in AlKharroub region, south of Lebanon. She got the first rank at the school and the

Palestinian Refugees in Greece’s Leros Island Sound Distress Signals

Palestinian Refugees in Greece’s Leros Island Sound Distress Signals

01-07-2019

A number of Palestinian and Syrian families who have sought refuge in the Greek island of Leros have been subjected to an exacerbated humanitarian situation due to the absence of vital services, including health care, housing, relief assistance, and power

Syrian Official: Rehabilitation Plan for Yarmouk Camp to Be Set Up & Executed Soon

Syrian Official: Rehabilitation Plan for Yarmouk Camp to Be Set Up & Executed Soon

01-07-2019

Yasar Abedeen, director of the General Company for Engineering Studies and Consulting, run by the Syrian Ministry of Public Works and Housing, said the company has been tasked with devising reconstruction plans for Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, and surrounding areas

Palestinian Instructors in Syria Honored

Palestinian Instructors in Syria Honored

01-07-2019

The General Union of Palestinian Teachers paid tribute to Palestinian instructors in Syria who experienced the Nakba and played a major role in enhancing the educational process of Palestinian refugee generations. The ceremony was held at the Arab Cultural Center

Palestinian Palestinian Girl Rudeina Khattab Secretly Held in Syrian State Prison for 7th Year

Palestinian Palestinian Girl Rudeina Khattab Secretly Held in Syrian State Prison for 7th Year

01-07-2019

Palestinian refugee Rudeina Muhammad Khattab, aged 29 and sheltered in Latakia, has been held in Syrian government prisons since 2012. Activists urged the international human rights institutions, particularly UNRWA and the Palestine Embassy in Damascus, to work on disclosing her