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178 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Missing in War-Torn Syria

178 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Missing in War-Torn Syria

31-12-2019

178 Palestinian residents of Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, have gone missing in Syria since the outburst of the conflict. Updated data by AGPS indicates that 331 Palestinian refugees, including 37 women and girls, have gone missing since the outbreak of

Palestinians Refugees Continue to Defy Traumatizing Weight of Syria Warfare

Palestinians Refugees Continue to Defy Traumatizing Weight of Syria Warfare

31-12-2019

Hundreds of displaced Palestinian refugees in/from Syria have achieved success stories, despite the traumatic upshots wrought by the daily scenes of bloodshed and destruction across the embattled Syrian territories. This includes scores of refugee students who have obtained the highest

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Demand Urgent Action by Power Ministry

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Demand Urgent Action by Power Ministry

31-12-2019

Representatives of AlSabina town and its refugee camp visited on Monday the office of the Electricity Ministry in Damascus and updated Syrian officials on the frequent power outages rocking the area. Engineer Nidhal Karmousha vowed to take the necessary steps

Palestinians among 107 Irregular Migrants Arrested by Turkish Coast Guard

Palestinians among 107 Irregular Migrants Arrested by Turkish Coast Guard

31-12-2019

The Turkish Coast Guard arrested on Sunday 107 irregular immigrants in the Turkish Aegean province of Aydin as they attempted to illegally disembark on Greek islands. Turkish Coast Guard also intercepted a rubber boat carrying 31 migrants onboard in Kuşadası

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

Fuel Supplies Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

31-12-2019

The Palestinians of Syria Commission for Relief and Development handed over fuel supplies to 188 Palestinian families displaced from Yarmouk and Khan Eshieh refugee camps to the northern Syrian province of Idlib. The move makes part of the “Be Their

Proposed Rehabilitation Plan Seeks to Alter Demographic Character of Yarmouk Camp

Proposed Rehabilitation Plan Seeks to Alter Demographic Character of Yarmouk Camp

30-12-2019

Reports have emerged on social media networks about a new organizational plan for Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Damascus, which aims at altering the camp’s demographic identity. A Palestinian engineer published a copy of the new plan on his

Debris Clearance Ongoing in AlHajar AlAswad

Debris Clearance Ongoing in AlHajar AlAswad

30-12-2019

Debris clearance works have been ongoing around the main access road of AlHajar AlAswad neighborhood, south of Damascus, in an attempt to smooth civilians’ movement across the area. The move will reportedly pave the way for the launch of reconstruction

5 Members of Liwaa AlQuds Battalion Killed in Syria

5 Members of Liwaa AlQuds Battalion Killed in Syria

30-12-2019

Liwaa AlQuds armed group, affiliated with the Syrian government forces, announced the death of five gunmen in Deir AlZor, east of Syria. Another military commander was injured. The group said a military vehicle was destroyed in a mine blast in

Palestinian Group Engaged in Pro-Govt Battles in Syria’s Idlib Province

Palestinian Group Engaged in Pro-Govt Battles in Syria’s Idlib Province

30-12-2019

The Free Palestine Movement, affiliated with the Syrian government, said on its Facebook page, that it has been taking part in military operations alongside the Syrian government forces in Idlib’s suburbs, in northern Syria. The group said that it has

Displaced Palestinian Families Evacuated from Lebanon’s AlRashidya Refugee Camp

Displaced Palestinian Families Evacuated from Lebanon’s AlRashidya Refugee Camp

29-12-2019

A number of Palestinian families from Syria have been evacuated from their homes in AlRashidiya refugee camp, south of Lebanon, after heavy rains brought severe flooding on their tents and substandard residential facilities. Activists said the rain storm forced at

Trash Mounds Piled Up in AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Trash Mounds Piled Up in AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

29-12-2019

Residents of AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Rif Dimashq, continue to speak up against the trash mounds piled up across residential alleyways and access roads, resulting in bed smells. Civilians said stacks of garbage have not been cleared for

Extrajudicial Executions Ongoing in Syrian Gov’t Prisons, Warns Rights Group

Extrajudicial Executions Ongoing in Syrian Gov’t Prisons, Warns Rights Group

29-12-2019

The Syrian Commission for Releasing Detainees said the Syrian government continues to carry out arbitrary executions based on illicit court verdicts. Head of the commission, lawyer Fahd Moussa, told AlQuds AlArabi that recently the Syrian government authorities ruled for transferring

Relief Items Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

Relief Items Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

29-12-2019

The Palestinians of Syria Commission for Relief and Development handed over urgent aids, including fuel and meals, to 300 displaced Palestinian families in Idlib’s outskirts, north of Syria. Six makeshift tents were also installed by the charity. Hundreds of Palestinian

Palestinians from Syria Shorn of Basic Rights in Egypt

Palestinians from Syria Shorn of Basic Rights in Egypt

28-12-2019

Palestinian refugees who fled war-torn Syria have been subjected to a fragile legal status in Egypt, where they are treated as foreigners rather than asylum-seekers fleeing war-stricken zones. Palestinians from Syria in Egypt have been denied the right to legal

Homes Flooded by Rain Downpours in Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestine Refugees

Homes Flooded by Rain Downpours in Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestine Refugees

28-12-2019

Displaced Palestinian families in AlSabina refugee camp, in Damascus, have voiced deep concerns over the upshots of the heavy rains that swamped residential neighborhoods in an area that has been grappling with poor infrastructure and hackneyed sanitation networks. Pictures and

8 Palestinian Residents of Rukn Aldeen Community Killed in War-Torn Syria

8 Palestinian Residents of Rukn Aldeen Community Killed in War-Torn Syria

28-12-2019

Eight Palestinian refugees from Rukn AlDeen community, in Damascus, were pronounced dead since the outbreak of the conflict in Syria. The list of victims includes four Palestinian refugees who were tortured to death in jail. Prior to the outbreak of

Palestinian Refugee Ubaida Alyan Secretly Jailed in Syria for 5th Year

Palestinian Refugee Ubaida Alyan Secretly Jailed in Syria for 5th Year

28-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Ubaida Alyan, aged 24, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government lock-ups. Alyan was kidnapped by the government troops stationed in AlZahira, in Damascus, on March 31, 2014. AGPS kept record of the names of 1

80-Year-old Palestinian Woman Homeless in Lebanon

80-Year-old Palestinian Woman Homeless in Lebanon

27-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Umm Khaled, aged 86, has gone homeless in the Lebanese territories, to which she fled from war-torn Syria. Umm Khaled, who used to take shelter in Syria’s Yarmouk refugee camp, has been left on her own in an

UNRWA Delivers Winter Allowances to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

UNRWA Delivers Winter Allowances to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

27-12-2019

UNRWA has disbursed winter allowances to displaced Palestinian refugees from Syria in Lebanon. Concerned refugees living in areas higher than 500 meters above sea level received a sum of 565,000 Lebanese pounds each. Those sheltered in areas lower than

Palestinian Refugee Injured in Mine Explosion in Syrian Desert

Palestinian Refugee Injured in Mine Explosion in Syrian Desert

27-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Shadi Hadid, from Liwaa AlQuds group, affiliated with the Syrian government forces, was injured after a mine went off in the Syria Desert. He is a resident of AlNeirab refugee camp, in Aleppo. Nearly 7,000 gunmen are

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Baltaji Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Mahmoud Baltaji Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

27-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Subhi Baltaji, born in 1965, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons for the fourth consecutive year. A resident of Aleppo province, north of Syria, Mahmoud was arrested in July 2015 as he attempted

Palestinian Refugees Take Part in Qudsaya Workshop

Palestinian Refugees Take Part in Qudsaya Workshop

27-12-2019

The Danish Red Cross and the Charity Commission for Relief of Palestinian People concluded a vocational training program in Qudsaya area, in Rif Dimashq. Over 20 female Palestinian refugees joined the event. Some 6,000 Palestinian families displaced from Yarmouk

Winter Storm Loulou Brings Severe Flooding on Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

Winter Storm Loulou Brings Severe Flooding on Palestinian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

26-12-2019

Winter storm Loulou rocking the Lebanese territories has brought heavy rain and strong wind to Lebanon, causing severe flash flooding and high winds in areas where thousands of Palestinian refugees have sought shelter. Palestinian refugees camps, including AlRashidiya, home to

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Drinking-Water Scarcity

Daraa Camp for Palestinian Refugees Grappling with Drinking-Water Scarcity

26-12-2019

Residents of Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria, said they have been enduring an acute dearth in drinking water since early April 2014. Civilians said maintenance works have been carried out by the local water company to repair

UN: Only 1% of Stranded Migrant Children in Greek Camps Go to School

UN: Only 1% of Stranded Migrant Children in Greek Camps Go to School

26-12-2019

Only one percent of some 12,000 migrant children stuck in limbo in desperate conditions at refugee camps on Greek islands have had access to school, the UN said Monday. "Out of 12,000 children on the islands, only one

Switzerland Resumes Funding for Palestine Refugee Agency

Switzerland Resumes Funding for Palestine Refugee Agency

26-12-2019

Switzerland said on Friday it had resumed aids to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the New Arab news site has reported. Switzerland was among a number of countries that suspended

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Dies under Torture in Syrian Jail

Elderly Palestinian Refugee Dies under Torture in Syrian Jail

25-12-2019

Special sources told AGPS that an elderly Palestinian refugee has been tortured to death in Syrian government prisons, where he had been held for years. AGPS has kept his name secret at his family’s request. His death brings the toll

Free Palestine Movement announced the death of one of it

Free Palestine Movement announced the death of one of it's members

25-12-2019

The Free Palestine Movement announced the death of Palestinian refugee Ahmad Mohamed Khatab on December 22 as he fought alongside Syrian government forces in Salma town, in Latakia outskirts.

Palestinians Refugees Arrested in Southern Damascus Sweep

Palestinians Refugees Arrested in Southern Damascus Sweep

25-12-2019

A number of Palestinian young men were arrested in an abrupt arrest campaign launched by the Syrian security forces on Monday south of Damascus province. The arrests were carried out on account of compulsory military conscription. According to Sawt AlAsima

Palestinian Refugees in AlNeirab Camp Appeal for Gas, Fuel Supplies

Palestinian Refugees in AlNeirab Camp Appeal for Gas, Fuel Supplies

25-12-2019

Palestinians taking refuge in AlNeirab Camp in Aleppo, north of Syria, have launched urgent appeals for gas and fuel supplies needed for cooking and heating. The residents said local markets have run out of Gas and fuel, slamming the unequal

Palestinians from Syria in Brazil Facing Dire Conditions

Palestinians from Syria in Brazil Facing Dire Conditions

25-12-2019

Hundreds of Palestinian refugees from Syria who have reached Brazil as they rummaged around for a safe shelter have gone through tough conditions. The refugees have reportedly been denied access to the local labor market and the right to relief

244 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Jails

244 Palestinian Residents of Yarmouk Camp Secretly Locked Up in Syrian Jails

24-12-2019

244 Palestinian residents of Yarmouk Camp, south of Damascus, have been secretly held in Syrian dungeons. The list includes 23 women. AGPS continues to urge the Syrian authorities to reveal the condition and whereabouts of hundreds of Palestinians who have

Khan Dannun Camp Subjected to Dire Humanitarian Conditions

Khan Dannun Camp Subjected to Dire Humanitarian Conditions

24-12-2019

Residents of Khan Dannun Camp have been enduring abject living conditions as a result of the price leap, lack of basic services, and water and power blackouts. Civilians said they have been deprived of life-saving healthcare services due to the

Japan Contributes over US$ 11 Million for Palestine Refugees

Japan Contributes over US$ 11 Million for Palestine Refugees

24-12-2019

The Government of Japan signed on Saturday two contribution agreements amounting to 1,214,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately US$ 11.15 million) with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The

Winter Aids Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Greek Camps

Winter Aids Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Greek Camps

24-12-2019

Shaghaf volunteering foundation distributed food parcels and winter garments to displaced Palestinian families taking refuge in Vathi camp, set up on Samos Island, and in another camp set up on Leros Island. As a freezing winter season is around the

Palestinian Refugees Stranded on Greek Island Appeal for Urgent Humanitarian Action

Palestinian Refugees Stranded on Greek Island Appeal for Urgent Humanitarian Action

23-12-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria trapped on the Greek island of Samos have launched distress signals over their alarming humanitarian condition. An AGPS reporter said the refugees have been crammed in overcrowded and unequipped refugee tents and denied access to vital

Palestinian Boy from Syria Wins Best Player Award from Swedish Soccer Club

Palestinian Boy from Syria Wins Best Player Award from Swedish Soccer Club

23-12-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Taher Salah Talal was granted the Best Player Award in Helsingborg football club in Sweden. Ahmas was raised in Syria’s Khan Eshieh camp for Palestinian refugees. Dozens of displaced Palestinian refugees have achieved success stories, despite

Palestinian Refugee Amjad Mootassem Held in Syrian Jail for 5th Consecutive Year

Palestinian Refugee Amjad Mootassem Held in Syrian Jail for 5th Consecutive Year

23-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Amjad Mahmoud Mootassem has been held in Syrian government prisons for the fifth year running. Mootassem was arrested by Syrian security forces in November 2014 from AlMasna’ area, on his way back from Lebanon. He is a resident

Relief Aids Distributed to Palestinians from Syria South of Turkey

Relief Aids Distributed to Palestinians from Syria South of Turkey

23-12-2019

Khayra Ummah Organization handed over food aids to Palestinian families from Syria in the southern Turkish city of Osmaniye as part of the “Warmth and Peace” winter aid campaign for 2019. Relief officers said the food baskets were donated by

Palestinian Ex-Detainee Ahmad Khamis Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison for 6th Month

Palestinian Ex-Detainee Ahmad Khamis Held in Syrian Gov’t Prison for 6th Month

22-12-2019

Palestinian ex-prisoner Ahmad Khamis, who had been released from Israeli jails as part of an Israel-Russian swap deal, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syria’s state-run prisons for the 6th consecutive month. Sometime earlier, informed sources told AGPS that

Displaced Palestinian Woman in Lebanon Appeals for Urgent Treatment

Displaced Palestinian Woman in Lebanon Appeals for Urgent Treatment

22-12-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Izdihar Taleb Helal said she has been left without medical treatment for three months and has been unable to purchase much-needed medicines. Izdihar was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent a double mastectomy (she had both

Workshop Held by UNRWA Student Parliament in Beirut

Workshop Held by UNRWA Student Parliament in Beirut

22-12-2019

On November 23, UNRWA’s 22 newly elected members of the third Agency-wide Student Parliament (ASP), representing all of the Agency’s fields of operation – Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, came together for a four-day

Aids Handed Over to Expectant Women in Aleppo’s Handarat Refugee Camp

Aids Handed Over to Expectant Women in Aleppo’s Handarat Refugee Camp

22-12-2019

Volunteers from the Palestinian Red Crescent, in cooperation with the Danish Red Cross, distributed maternity backs for expectant mothers and newborns in Handarat camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo. Palestinian refugees in Handarat Camp, in Aleppo, have been grappling with

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Call for Urgent Aid Delivery by UNRWA

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Call for Urgent Aid Delivery by UNRWA

21-12-2019

A vigil was staged by the Association of Displaced Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon outside of the office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Refugees and activists railed against the

Palestinian Students Honored in Damascus

Palestinian Students Honored in Damascus

21-12-2019

The General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees paid tribute to a number of Palestinian students in Damascus who garnered the highest scores at their academic institutions. During a ceremony held on Thursday, speakers stressed the key role played by Palestinian

Palestinian Brothers Ahmad and Muhammed Awad Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jail

Palestinian Brothers Ahmad and Muhammed Awad Enduring Mysterious Fate in Syrian State Jail

21-12-2019

Palestinian brothers Muhammed and Ahmad Awad have been secretly locked up in Syrian government prisons for the seventh year running. Muhammed, born in 1986, was arrested in Hama city on December 26, 2013. Ahmad, born in 1985, was arrested on

Palestinian Scholar Abdul Rahman Mohamed Ghuneim Passes Away

Palestinian Scholar Abdul Rahman Mohamed Ghuneim Passes Away

21-12-2019

Palestinian writer and scholar Abdul Rahman Muhammad Ghuneim, member of the Palestinian National Council and president of the Palestinian Writers and Journalists Union in Syria, died at the age of 75. Ghuneim was born in 1944 in the Palestinian village

Charcoal Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Turkey

Charcoal Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Turkey

21-12-2019

Khayra Ummah Organization distributed charcoal supplies donated by the Indonesian association KNRP to a number of displaced Palestinian families from Syria in the Turkish province of Antakya. The move comes as part of the “Warmth and Peace” winter campaign launched

150,000 Palestinian Refugees Fled War-Torn Syria, Says AGPS on Int’l Migrants Day

150,000 Palestinian Refugees Fled War-Torn Syria, Says AGPS on Int’l Migrants Day

20-12-2019

AGPS documentation team found out that over 150,000 Palestinian refugees have fled the Syrian territories, where 650,000 Palestinians used to take shelter prior to the outburst of the deadly warfare. Over 60% of Palestinians from Syria have undergone

Palestinian Boy Wins Silver Medal at Damascus Short Story Competition

Palestinian Boy Wins Silver Medal at Damascus Short Story Competition

20-12-2019

13-year-old Palestinian boy Majd AlDeen Kamal Eid, raised in AlSabina refugee camp, won the second prize of the so-called “My Story” competition for the best realistic short story held as part of a Damascus festival. Majd received the silver prize

Greece to Push Back 10,000 Migrants to Turkey

Greece to Push Back 10,000 Migrants to Turkey

20-12-2019

Greece announced its intent to push back some 10,000 migrants to Turkey, amid heavy criticism leveled by human rights NGOs at the southeastern European country over mistreatment of new comers. Greece is predicting up to 100,000 asylum-seekers to

Detergents Distributed in Refugee Camps North of Syria

Detergents Distributed in Refugee Camps North of Syria

20-12-2019

The IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation distributed on Wednesday children detergents to a number of displaced families in Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps, in Efrin, north of Syria. Hundreds of Palestinian and Syrian families who have been forcibly deported to

Palestinian and Syrian Families Flee Deadly Shelling in Northern Syria

Palestinian and Syrian Families Flee Deadly Shelling in Northern Syria

19-12-2019

Dozens of Palestinian and Syrian families have fled Idlib and nearby zones due to the heavy air strikes launched by Syrian and Russian fighter jets. Over the past week, Syrian and Russian forces have carried out daily air strikes on

PA Presidents Contributes $250,000 Million to Damascus Hospital

PA Presidents Contributes $250,000 Million to Damascus Hospital

19-12-2019

Director-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Political Department, Ambassador Anwar Abdul Hadi, updated the director of the Palestinian Red Crescent in Syria, Atef Ibrahim, on the decision of the Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas to buy medical equipment

Debris Clearance Kick-Started South of Damascus

Debris Clearance Kick-Started South of Damascus

19-12-2019

Head of AlHajar AlAswad city council Khaled Khamis announced the launch of debris clearance works on the main access road of AlHajar AlAswad neighborhood, south of Damascus, in an attempt to smooth civilians’ movement across the area. Khamis said the

Palestinian Refugee Kadri Ismail Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Govt for 4th Year

Palestinian Refugee Kadri Ismail Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Govt for 4th Year

19-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Kadri Subhi Ismail, aged 49, has been held in Syrian government prisons since June 18, 2015. Kadri, a resident of Aleppo province, was kidnapped by Syrian security forces as he passed through a checkpoint in Yarmouk refugee camp

615 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

615 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

18-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Mohamed AlSirsawi, aged 50, has died under torture in a Syrian prison. His family was updated on his death a few days ago. He was a resident of Yarmouk refugee camp, in Damascus. Mohamed’s death brings the toll

Palestinian Refugee Talal Nizar Kilani Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

Palestinian Refugee Talal Nizar Kilani Forcibly Disappeared in Syria

18-12-2019

The family of Palestinian refugee Talel Nizar Kilani, born in 1971, continues to appeal for information over the condition and whereabouts of their missing relative. A resident of AlMansoura Street in Yarmouk Camp, in Damascus, Talal disappeared in 2012 on

Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Facing Water/Power Blackouts

Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees Facing Water/Power Blackouts

18-12-2019

An acute water/power crisis continues to rock AlSabina Camp for Palestinian refugees in Rif Dimashq. The residents said they have been forced to stay up all night until water is pumped into the area due to power blackouts. The residents’

Winter Clothes Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Turkey

Winter Clothes Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Families in Turkey

18-12-2019

UNRWA has transferred cash aids for the Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon via ATM cards. Every Palestinian family from Syria received a rental allowance of 150,000 Lebanese Pounds (LP) and a food allowance worth 40,000 LP per every

Cash Aids Transferred to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

Cash Aids Transferred to Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon

18-12-2019

Khayrah Ummah Association handed over winter clothes to Palestinian families from Syria in the Turkish city of Bursa as part of the “Warm and Peace” winter campaign launched by the charity. Volunteer campaigners said blankets and winter clothes were distributed

7 Years On, Tragic Traces of ‘Mig Massacre’ Still Present in Yarmouk Camp

7 Years On, Tragic Traces of ‘Mig Massacre’ Still Present in Yarmouk Camp

17-12-2019

December 16, 2019 marks the seventh anniversary of the so-called “Mig Massacre”, also known as “Abdul Kader AlHusaini massacre”, in reference to the onslaughts launched by the Syrian fighter jets on Abdul Kader AlHusaini Mosque, in Yarmouk camp for Palestinian

Qatar, UNRWA Sign US$ 20.7 Million Agreement for Palestine Refugees

Qatar, UNRWA Sign US$ 20.7 Million Agreement for Palestine Refugees

17-12-2019

The Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) signed an agreement on Sunday under which the State of Qatar will contribute US$ 20.7 million to

Lighting Improvement Project Launched in Neirab Camp for Palestine Refugees

Lighting Improvement Project Launched in Neirab Camp for Palestine Refugees

17-12-2019

A so-called “Nawerha Initiative” has been launched as part of the Shams Project kick-started in AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo, to enhance lighting across residential alleyways. A campaigner said the move comes as a result of the frequent

Palestinian Author Ahmad Jamil AlHasan Passes Away

Palestinian Author Ahmad Jamil AlHasan Passes Away

17-12-2019

Palestinian writer Ahmed Jamil AlHasan died on Sunday, December 15, in Damascus, at the age of 63. The writer was born in 1957, in the village of Sila Al-Harithiya, in Jenin. He had pursued his studies in the Jenin refugee

Palestinian Refugee Tents Swamped by Heavy Rain on Greek Island

Palestinian Refugee Tents Swamped by Heavy Rain on Greek Island

16-12-2019

Palestinian refugees taking shelter on the Greek island of Kos said their tents have been uprooted and others have fallen apart as torrential downpours have swamped refugee camps set up on the island. Pictures and videos circulated on social media

Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped With Gas Shortage

Syria’s AlHusainiya Camp for Palestinian Refugees Gripped With Gas Shortage

16-12-2019

Dozens of cash-strapped families in AlHusainiya refugee camp, in Rif Dimashq, said they have been deprived of gas supplies needed for cooking and heating. A resident said civilians have to line up for hours daily to try to get a

UN Delegation Visits Aleppo’s AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

UN Delegation Visits Aleppo’s AlNeirab Camp for Palestinian Refugees

16-12-2019

Representatives of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) showed up in AlNeirab camp for Palestinian refugees, in Aleppo. The UN delegation, led by UNFPA’s Fabrizia Falcione, gained a closer look at the work mechanisms of Shams Project, which has been operating

Austria Contributes EUR 2 Million to Support Palestine Refugee Agency

Austria Contributes EUR 2 Million to Support Palestine Refugee Agency

16-12-2019

The Government of Austria on Tuesday signed an agreement amounting to EUR 2 million with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s 2019 Syria Regional Crisis Emergency

Winter Clothes Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Students in Syria

Winter Clothes Handed Over to Displaced Palestinian Students in Syria

16-12-2019

The General Authority for Palestinian Arab Refugees, in partnership with UNRWA, distributed 175 boxes comprising winter clothes for displaced Palestinian schoolchildren in Sahnaya, in Rif Dimashq. Hundreds of families displaced from Yarmouk refugee camp and other areas around Damascus have

85 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Land on Greece Islands since Early December

85 Palestinian Refugees from Syria Land on Greece Islands since Early December

15-12-2019

Palestinian refugees continue to risk their lives onboard Greece-bound boats, fleeing war-torn Syria among other tension-stricken countries. An AGPS reporter said 85 Palestinian refugees from Syria have disembarked on such Greek Islands as Chios, Samos, and Mytilene. Greece reportedly deported

UNRWA Aids for Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Delayed

UNRWA Aids for Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Delayed

15-12-2019

The Association of Displaced Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon said UNRWA’s winter allowances will be shelled out after December 17, 2019. The association attributed the delay to unexpected problems in banking emissions. No official statement has been released by UNRWA

Mismanagement Allegations Emerge against UNRWA Office in Syria

Mismanagement Allegations Emerge against UNRWA Office in Syria

15-12-2019

Residents of Daraa camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Syria, accused UNRWA staff of mismanagement and nepotism. In a letter emailed to AGPS, the residents said signs of unfair recruitment procedures have emerged at UNRWA’s Daraa office as members of

UN Extends Mandate of Palestine Refugee Agency for 3 Years

UN Extends Mandate of Palestine Refugee Agency for 3 Years

15-12-2019

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has passed the final vote to renew the mandate of the UN Palestine refugee agency for another three years, amid an ongoing probe into alleged mismanagement issues and strong opposition by the US and

5 Palestinian Refugees Assassinated in Syria’s AlMuzeireeb Town in 2019

5 Palestinian Refugees Assassinated in Syria’s AlMuzeireeb Town in 2019

14-12-2019

Palestinians taking shelter in AlMuzeireeb town, in Daraa’s western outskirts, south of Syria, have expressed deep concern over the security situation in the area as reports of assassination attempts have been on the rise. In 2019 alone, five Palestinian refugees

Palestinian Refugees Rally Outside of UNRWA Office in Lebanon

Palestinian Refugees Rally Outside of UNRWA Office in Lebanon

14-12-2019

Dozens of Palestinian refugees from Syria rallied on Friday outside of the office of UNRWA director of operations in AlBadawi refugee camp, in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli to urge the Agency to adopt an emergency plan in favor

21% of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Jordan Hold Syrian Travel Documents

21% of Palestinian Refugees from Syria in Jordan Hold Syrian Travel Documents

14-12-2019

An AGPS report titled “Palestinians from Syria in Jordan” and issued on December 3 said that 21% of Palestinian refugees who fled Syria to Jordan carry Syrian travel documents, 56% carry Jordanian documents, while 22% hold Palestinian travel documents. The

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Omar Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Govt

Palestinian Refugee Mohamed Omar Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Govt

14-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Mohamed Omar, aged 53, has been secretly locked up in Syrian government penitentiaries for over six years in a row. The detainee was kidnapped by the Syrian security forces on July 18, 2013, near the Hums-based AlAydeen Camp

Cash Aids Transferred to Palestinian Orphans in Lebanon

Cash Aids Transferred to Palestinian Orphans in Lebanon

14-12-2019

AlSaraa Association, in partnership with Friends of AlAqsa Association and Hilwan Group, distributed orphan allowances to Palestinian children from Syria taking refuge in Lebanon. The transferred sum covers aids for September and October months. Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon continue

Palestinian Official:  Families’ Return to Yarmouk Camp Hinges on National Unity

Palestinian Official: Families’ Return to Yarmouk Camp Hinges on National Unity

13-12-2019

Education chief in Yarmouk Camp Walid AlKurdi said the return of displaced families to their homes in Yarmouk Camp requires unified positions by national Palestinian factions. In statements posted on his Facebook account, AlKurdi urged Palestinian political leaders to combine

Relief Campaign for Palestinians of Syria Launched in Lebanon

Relief Campaign for Palestinians of Syria Launched in Lebanon

13-12-2019

AlWafaa European Campaign launched a so-called “sos4refugees” relief campaign to provide urgent humanitarian assistance for Palestinians taking refuge across the Lebanese territories. The campaigners said the move will be launched as of December 16, urging all concerned persons and parties

Rights Group: Syrian Authorities Transfer Dozens of Prisoners to Sednaya Military Prison for Extrajudicial Trials

Rights Group: Syrian Authorities Transfer Dozens of Prisoners to Sednaya Military Prison for Extrajudicial Trials

13-12-2019

Nophotozone organization said dangerous pieces of information released by reliable sources have revealed that the Syrian authorities dragged dozens of prisoners from different penal complexes, including Adra, to Sednaya military prison in order to subject them to extra-judicial trials before

Handicrafts Exhibition Held in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

Handicrafts Exhibition Held in AlSayeda Zeinab Camp

13-12-2019

Palestinian activists held an exhibition of handicrafts in AlSayeda Zeinab Palestinian refugee camp, in Rif Dimashq. Representatives of Palestinian factions and Palestinian refugees attended the opening ceremony. AlSayeda Zeinab Camp, held by the Syrian government forces and their affiliated popular

Palestinian Refugees Rally inside UNRWA Office in Lebanon

Palestinian Refugees Rally inside UNRWA Office in Lebanon

12-12-2019

A number of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) and the Committee of Palestinians from Syria held a sit-in inside the office of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in AlBadawi camp, north of Lebanon, calling on

Reconstruction Plan Announced in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Reconstruction Plan Announced in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

12-12-2019

Syria’s Prime Minister Imad Khamis said that the organizational plan for Yarmouk refugee camp and Qaboun area will be announced at the beginning of 2020. In a meeting held on Thursday, December 10, Khamis pointed out that the rehabilitation plans

UNRWA’s Acting Commissioner-General Shows Up in Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

UNRWA’s Acting Commissioner-General Shows Up in Syria’s AlSabina Camp for Palestinian Refugees

12-12-2019

Acting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Christian Saunders, paid a visit to Sabina camp in Rif Damshq, previously an embattled area to the south of Damascus to which

Palestinian Refugee Hamam Ayoub Secretly Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Hamam Ayoub Secretly Jailed in Syria for 7th Year

12-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Hamam Abdul Rahman Ayoub, born in 1989, has been enduring a mysterious fate in a Syrian state prison for the seventh consecutive year. Hamam, from AlAyedeen Camp in Hums, was kidnapped by pro-government militias in Syria as he

Wood Bundles Distributed in Refugee Camps North of Syria

Wood Bundles Distributed in Refugee Camps North of Syria

12-12-2019

The Melhem charity distributed heating wood to 1,100 displaced Palestinian and Syrian families in Deir Ballout and AlMuhammadiya refugee camps, in Efrin, in Jindires area. Hundreds of Palestinian families have been struggling for survival in the poorly-equipped Deir Ballout

AGPS: 614 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails, 329 Missing

AGPS: 614 Palestinian Refugees Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails, 329 Missing

11-12-2019

Statistics released on the international Human Rights Day, observed every year on 10 December, indicate that 4,009 Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) died of war-related incidents, including shelling, the blockade, deadly shootouts, torture, and on the migration route. At

Civil Committees for Palestinians of Syria Established in Lebanon

Civil Committees for Palestinians of Syria Established in Lebanon

11-12-2019

Activists and independent committees in Lebanon announced the launch of Civil Committees for Palestinians of Syria in Lebanon, a body that will speak up for PRS across the Lebanese territories. The newly-formed body is made up of Palestinian refugee activists

Rights Group: Palestinian Refugees Most Affected by Lebanon Unrest

Rights Group: Palestinian Refugees Most Affected by Lebanon Unrest

11-12-2019

The Palestinian Association for Human Rights (Witness), based in Beirut, said the situation of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) has sharply deteriorated due to the mass-unrest gripping the Lebanese territories. “Witness” said that after eight years of conflict, PRS continue

NGO Continues to Assist Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

NGO Continues to Assist Displaced Palestinian Families North of Syria

11-12-2019

The Commission of Palestinians of Syria for Relief and Development continues to distribute cash and in-kind aids for displaced Palestinians and orphans in northern Syria. Hundreds of Palestinian and Syrian families who have been forcibly deported to northern Syria have

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Subjected to Frail Legal Status

Palestinians from Syria in Jordan Subjected to Frail Legal Status

10-12-2019

A recent report issued by AGPS has revealed that over 18,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan can be categorized as vulnerable due to their precarious legal status and deteriorating humanitarian condition. The majority of the Palestinians from Syria

Palestinian Brothers Tortured to Death in Syrian Govt Jails

Palestinian Brothers Tortured to Death in Syrian Govt Jails

10-12-2019

AGPS kept record of dozens of cases of secret internment and fatal torture of members of same family in Syrian government prisons. One such case occurred on April 28, 2014, when three Palestinian brothers from the Hamdan family, sheltered in

Palestinian Families in Daraa’s Western Outskirts Denounce Price Leap

Palestinian Families in Daraa’s Western Outskirts Denounce Price Leap

10-12-2019

A number of displaced Palestinian families taking shelter in Tal Shehab, in Daraa’s western outskirts, continue to denounce the price hike and dire socio-economic conditions in the area. Located 17 kilometers away from Daraa’s western corners and adjacent to the

Wood Heaters Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Refugees North of Syria

Wood Heaters Distributed to Displaced Palestinian Refugees North of Syria

10-12-2019

The Melhem Charity distributed firewood heaters to about 1,100 Palestinian and Syrian families in the Deir Ballout and Muhammadiyah refugee camps in Efrin, in Jindires area, north of Syria. Dozens of families displaced from Yarmouk Camp and southern Damascus

AGPS Urges UNRWA to Enhance Services for Palestinians of Syria

AGPS Urges UNRWA to Enhance Services for Palestinians of Syria

09-12-2019

On the 70th founding anniversary of the United Nations Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), AGPS calls on the Agency to work on sustaining and enhancing its core services for Palestinian refugees in/from Syria (PRS). After

AGPS Underscores Situation of Palestinians of Syria in Berlin Conf

AGPS Underscores Situation of Palestinians of Syria in Berlin Conf

09-12-2019

The “Palestinians of Europe Conference…Past, Present, and Future” was launched on Saturday in Berlin, in line with UNRWA’s 70th founding anniversary. Speakers drew attention to the repercussions of UNRWA’s service cut and decrease in funding for the Agency on Palestinian

Palestinian Refugee and His Son Injured in Netherlands Restaurant Explosion

Palestinian Refugee and His Son Injured in Netherlands Restaurant Explosion

09-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Mahmoud Othman and his six-year-old son were injured after a restaurant exploded in the Dutch city of Kuforden. They were transferred to the Groningen city’s hospital. The explosion reportedly occurred after part of the restaurant rooftop collapsed in

Palestinian Refugee Comes 4th in Dubai Bodybuilding Championship

Palestinian Refugee Comes 4th in Dubai Bodybuilding Championship

09-12-2019

Palestinian refugee from Syria Shadi Ahmad AlFar won the fourth place in the “Mr” contest and the fifth in the 100 kgs competition as part of the Dubai bodybuilding championship staged at the Dubai Muscle Show which took place on

On Int’l Volunteer Day…Palestinian Woman Devotes Her Life to Needy People

On Int’l Volunteer Day…Palestinian Woman Devotes Her Life to Needy People

08-12-2019

After more than eight years of bloody shootouts, Palestinian volunteers and relief officers in Syria continue to face dangerous challenges and threats from all warring parties. AGPS documented the death of hundreds of Palestinian volunteers and the forced disappearance of

Man Assassinated by Unidentified Militia in Southern Syria

Man Assassinated by Unidentified Militia in Southern Syria

08-12-2019

58-year-old Ahmad Ali AlRahal was killed by anonymous gunmen in AlMuzeireeb town, west of Daraa province, south of Syria. The man was fatally shot outside of his house at the entrance to the town. The gunmen could not be identified

Palestinians from Syria Appeal for Increase in UNRWA Aids

Palestinians from Syria Appeal for Increase in UNRWA Aids

08-12-2019

Palestinian activists in Syria stressed the need to sustain and increase UNRWA's financial aids to Palestinian refugees in Syria. In posts circulated on social media, activists said that UNRWA’s intent to conduct a survey in early 2020 over whether

Palestinian Refugee Abdul Kader Alyan Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Govt for 7th Year

Palestinian Refugee Abdul Kader Alyan Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Govt for 7th Year

08-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Abdul Kader Alyan has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government dungeons, where he has been held for over seven years. Alyan, affiliated with the Islamic Jihad-Palestine, was kidnapped by the government troops from his home in

UNRWA’s Acting Commissioner General Shows Up in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

UNRWA’s Acting Commissioner General Shows Up in Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian Refugees

07-12-2019

Acting Commissioner-General of the United Nations Works and Relief Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Christian Saunders, toured Yarmouk camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus. Accompanied with a delegation from the General Authority for Palestinian Arab

Palestinian Refugee Injured in Deir AlZor Clashes

Palestinian Refugee Injured in Deir AlZor Clashes

07-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Bassam Mohamed Abdul Fattah, a resident of Handarat camp, in Aleppo, sustained severe burns after a mine left over by ISIS militias in Deir AlZor, east of Syria, went off. Bassam is a member of Liwaa AlQuds brigade

Fatah AlIntifada to Work Out Situation of Palestinians in Syria without Identity Documents

Fatah AlIntifada to Work Out Situation of Palestinians in Syria without Identity Documents

07-12-2019

Fatah AlIntifada battalion, affiliated with the Syrian government forces, called on Palestinian refugees in Syria who have not obtained official identity documents to show up at its offices and submit their demands to that end. An AGPS field reporter said

Palestinian Brothers Omar and Muntassar Ghunayem Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t for 6th Year

Palestinian Brothers Omar and Muntassar Ghunayem Forcibly Disappeared by Syrian Gov’t for 6th Year

07-12-2019

Palestinian brothers Omar and Muntassar Ahmed Ghunayem, residents of Yarmouk camp, have been enduring mysterious fates in Syrian government prisons since 2013. Omar, born in 1995, was arrested at a government checkpoint at the main entrance to Yarmouk. Montassar, born

2 Palestinian Brothers Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

2 Palestinian Brothers Tortured to Death in Syrian Jails

06-12-2019

AGPS has learned that two Palestinian brothers from Syria’s AlHusainiya camp died under torture in Syrian government prisons following years of secret detention. AGPS has kept their names secret at the request of their families. The death brings the toll

UNRWA Delegation Meets with Representatives of Displaced Palestinians in Lebanon

UNRWA Delegation Meets with Representatives of Displaced Palestinians in Lebanon

06-12-2019

Director of UNRWA operations in Lebanon Claudio Cordoni met on Wednesday with representatives of the Commission of Displaced Palestinians from Syria in Burj AlBarajneh refugee camp in Lebanon. The delegations discussed the situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and the

Ireland Contributes EUR 2.5 Million to Palestine Refugee Agency

Ireland Contributes EUR 2.5 Million to Palestine Refugee Agency

06-12-2019

Ireland has announced EUR 2.5 million contribution in funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The announcement was made shortly after a high-level Irish delegation led by the Irish

Leisure Activities Held for People with Disabilities in Khan Dannun Refugee Camp

Leisure Activities Held for People with Disabilities in Khan Dannun Refugee Camp

06-12-2019

Members of the Palestinian Red Crescent Organization in Syria organized activities for children with special needs in Khan Dannun refugee camp, in Rif Dimashq. Gifts were distributed as part of the event, held in partnership with the Danish Red Cross

Families of Missing Migrants in Turkey Appeal for Information

Families of Missing Migrants in Turkey Appeal for Information

05-12-2019

Concerns have been raised over the fate of 11Palestinian and Syrian migrants, including Palestinians from Syria, Palestinians from the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip, and Syrian nationals, who have gone missing west of the Turkish seashore, onboard a Greece-bound vessel, since March

Humanitarian Situation Gets Worse in Syria’s Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

Humanitarian Situation Gets Worse in Syria’s Khan Eshieh Camp for Palestinian Refugees

05-12-2019

Palestinian families taking refuge in Khan Eshieh camp, in Rif Dimashq, have been struggling with squalid humanitarian conditions inflicted by the eight-year long warfare. Civilians said the cost of living index in the area is eight times higher than the

Palestinian Families in Syria’s Daraa Camp Appeal for Humanitarian Action

Palestinian Families in Syria’s Daraa Camp Appeal for Humanitarian Action

05-12-2019

Humanitarian conditions have gone remarkably worse in Daraa Camp for Palestinian refugees due to the price leap, poor infrastructure, and absence of vital services. Civilians continue to rail against the mounds of trash and debris piled up in civilian neighborhoods

Palestinian Refugee Muhammad Amayri Secretly Jailed in Syria for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Muhammad Amayri Secretly Jailed in Syria for 8th Year

05-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Muhammad Amayri has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state prisons for the eighth year running. Muhammad, a resident of Yarmouk Camp for Palestinian refugees, south of Damascus, was kidnapped by the Syrian government forces on June

Winter Clothes Distributed to Palestinian Orphans in Damascus

Winter Clothes Distributed to Palestinian Orphans in Damascus

05-12-2019

The Charity Commission for Relief of the Palestinian people handed over winter garments to 120 Palestinian orphans from Yarmouk camp and other Palestinian refugee camps in Syria. The move comes as part of the group’s attempts to assist Palestinian refugees

AGPS Releases New Report about Palestinians from Syria in Jordan

AGPS Releases New Report about Palestinians from Syria in Jordan

04-12-2019

AGPS has issued a new documentary report entitled "Palestinians of Syria in Jordan". The report sheds light on the situation of Palestinian refugees from Syria (PRS) who fled to Jordan following the outbreak of the bloody conflict in March 2011

Renowned Palestinian Translator Saleh Almani Pronounced Dead

Renowned Palestinian Translator Saleh Almani Pronounced Dead

04-12-2019

Renowned Syrian-born Palestinian translator Saleh Almani passed away on Tuesday, December 3, in the Spanish city of Valencia at the age of 70. Almani was born in Hums province, in Syria, on 1949 and earned a diploma in Spanish literature

Palestinians from Syria with Disabilities Most Affected by Syrian Warfare

Palestinians from Syria with Disabilities Most Affected by Syrian Warfare

04-12-2019

More than 2,300 Palestine refugees with disabilities in Syria have had their lives marred by the unabated warfare and bloody strife rocking the Syrian territories. UNRWA has upon more than one occasion sounded the alarm over the tragic situation

Palestinian Refugee Ziyad Awad Forcibly Disappeared in Syria for 3rd Year

Palestinian Refugee Ziyad Awad Forcibly Disappeared in Syria for 3rd Year

04-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Ziyad Awad, from AlMuzeireeb town, south of Syria, has been secretly detained in Syrian government prisons for the third consecutive year. Ziyad was arrested by Syrian security forces on his way to receive his salary in Daraa on

Palestinian Refugee Receives International Referee Certificate

Palestinian Refugee Receives International Referee Certificate

04-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Sherif Jarwan Issa, from Khan Dannun refugee camp, received an international arbitration certificate in body building and physical strength after he attended a training course for referees held by the Syrian Arab Sports Federation for Bodybuilding between October

AGPS Underscores Situation of Palestinians of Syria at London Conference on UNRWA

AGPS Underscores Situation of Palestinians of Syria at London Conference on UNRWA

03-12-2019

AGPS concluded on Saturday a successful contribution to the one-day conference about the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), held by the Palestinian Return Centre (PRC). Titled “UNRWA at 70: Responding to

Palestinian Refugees in Turkey Denounce Swift Price Leap

Palestinian Refugees in Turkey Denounce Swift Price Leap

03-12-2019

Displaced Palestinian families from Syria have sounded distress signals over the dramatic price hike in the Turkish territories at a time when the exchange rate of the local currency has remarkably gone down. Unemployment rates among the Palestinians of Syria

Palestinian Refugees Push for Release of Forcibly Disappeared Persons

Palestinian Refugees Push for Release of Forcibly Disappeared Persons

03-12-2019

Residents of AlMuzeireeb town took to the streets on Sunday, calling on the Syrian government to release Palestinian and Syrian prisoners and disclose the fate of the victims of forced disappearance. 15 Palestinians, among them a woman, taking refuge in

Palestinian Girl Razan Omar Mustafa Secretly Held in Syrian Jail

Palestinian Girl Razan Omar Mustafa Secretly Held in Syrian Jail

03-12-2019

Palestinian refugee Razan Omar Mustafa, a resident of AlAyedeen camp, in Hama, has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian government prisons for the sixth consecutive year. Razan was kidnapped by Syrian security forces from her home on September 12

Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information over Fate of  Forcibly-Disappeared Mother

Palestinian Refugee Appeals for Information over Fate of Forcibly-Disappeared Mother

02-12-2019

The family of Palestinian refugee Shamsah Rashdan Mohamed Rashdan, aged 63, continues to appeal for information over the condition and whereabouts of their missing elderly relative along with her daughter Asia Mohamed Sa’id Kweider, 22. The mother and her daughter

Silent March Held in AlNeirab Camp to Push for Women Empowerment

Silent March Held in AlNeirab Camp to Push for Women Empowerment

02-12-2019

Members of Shams Project to Empower Women organized a silent march in AlNeirab refugee camp, in Aleppo, condemning gender-based violence and discrimination. Palestinian refugees taking part in the march spoke up for their inalienable rights and denounced the violations committed

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Hague over Int’l Community’s Silence Regarding Israeli Crimes

Palestinian Refugees Rally in Hague over Int’l Community’s Silence Regarding Israeli Crimes

02-12-2019

Palestinian refugees from Syria joined a vigil held outside of the International Criminal Court (ICC), in the Dutch city of The Hague, condemning the ceaseless Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people. The protesters called for an immediate probe into Israeli

Germany Contributes EUR 69 Million to Palestine Refugee Agency

Germany Contributes EUR 69 Million to Palestine Refugee Agency

02-12-2019

Germany has announced new multi-year project funds of up to EUR 69 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The announcement was made during a meeting of UNRWA’s Advisory Commission

Humanitarian Condition of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Deteriorating

Humanitarian Condition of Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon Deteriorating

01-12-2019

Palestinians from Syria in Lebanon continue to express deep concern over their fate in the midst of the large-scale protests sweeping the Lebanese territories for over 40 days to topple the incumbent government. Speaking with AGPS, Palestinian refugee Ali Maatouq

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Denounce Gas Dearth

Palestinian Refugees in Syria Denounce Gas Dearth

01-12-2019

Dozens of cash-strapped families in Khan Dannun refugee camp said they continue to face a mountainous journey trying to purchase supplies needed for cooking and heating purposes. A resident said civilians have to line up for hours daily to try

Palestinian Boy Becomes Chess Icon in Cyprus

Palestinian Boy Becomes Chess Icon in Cyprus

01-12-2019

Palestinian child from Syria Mohamed Ayyash has been supervising chess competitions at a sports club in Cyprus’ capital city of Nicosia. Mohamed is supervising 25 players in the club. He is the youngest chess referee in Cyprus and has obtained

Palestinian Refugee Bashar AlMuslih Secretly Held in Syrian Jails for 8th Year

Palestinian Refugee Bashar AlMuslih Secretly Held in Syrian Jails for 8th Year

01-12-2019

Palestinian activist and journalist Bashar Tayseer Muslih has been enduring a mysterious fate in Syrian state jails for the eighth consecutive year. Bashar was kidnapped, along with his cousin Ali Abdul Kareem Muslih, on January 11, 2013. He is a