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News and updates about Palestinian refugees

Palestinian Authority:

'We will demand right of return, reparations from Israel'

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated today that Palestinian refugees have an inalienable right to return to their homes and to compensation.

'We will demand right of return, reparations from Israel'

Palestan and UNRWA: Trying to cancel the Jewish People

Do not pin your hopes on historical and contemporary facts. Jews can only survive when they do not accept the slightest disrespect from the hordes of hateful, jealous, and misguided creatures who call for their destruction. Op-ed.

Palestan and UNRWA: Trying to cancel the Jewish People

Palestinian PM:

'Our goal is allowing refugees to return'

The newly appointed Palestinian Prime Minister has written to PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to formally accept the responsibility for forming a new government.

'Our goal is allowing refugees to return'

Let the refugees go!

Gaza has a long coast line. A Gaza refugee boat rescue could be mobilized to allow civilians, if they so choose, to board and receive financial help to resettle in other places. This is not unprecedented, it is quite common. Op-ed.

Let the refugees go!

PA chairman:

'There is no solution except for return of refugees'

“Palestinian Presidency”, headed by PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas, denounces what it calls Israel's “oppressive campaign” against UNRWA.

'There is no solution except for return of refugees'

PA forces deploy in 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Lebanon

Palestinian Arab security forces replace gunmen who occupied Ain Al-Hilweh camp since fighting broke out in late July.

PA forces deploy in 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Lebanon

Lebanon:

UNRWA postpones school year at 'Palestinian refugee camp'

United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees cites presence of armed groups at the Ain Al-Hilweh camp for its decision.

UNRWA postpones school year at 'Palestinian refugee camp'

After latest fighting:

New ceasefire declared in Lebanese 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Previous ceasefires at the Ain Al-Hilweh camp near Sidon had collapsed within hours.

New ceasefire declared in Lebanese 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Ain Al-Hilweh:

Truce crumbles, fighting between Palestinian factions resumes

Six were killed in fighting between Fatah and Islamist factions mere days after a ceasefire was announced.

Truce crumbles, fighting between Palestinian factions resumes

Lebanon:

'Immediate ceasefire' declared in 'Palestinian refugee camp'

The ceasefire at Ain Al-Hilweh camp does not last long, as clashes break out again after several hours.

'Immediate ceasefire' declared in 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Lebanon:

Four dead in latest clashes in 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Three fighters and civilian killed in renewed clashes at Ain Al-Hilweh refugee camp, on the outskirts of Sidon.

Four dead in latest clashes in 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Lebanon:

Clashes resume in 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Sidon

The Ain Al-Hilweh camp was just weeks ago rocked by deadly fighting between Fatah supporters and Islamists.

Clashes resume in 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Sidon

Due to presence of gunmen:

UNRWA suspends service in Lebanon 'refugee camp'

UN agency for “Palestinian refugees” suspends all its services in Lebanon's largest “Palestinian refugee camp” near Sidon.

UNRWA suspends service in Lebanon 'refugee camp'

UN officials:

Militants still occupying UNRWA school in Lebanon 'refugee camp'

UN officials say militants are still occupying UNRWA school in Lebanon’s largest “Palestinian refugee camp”, two weeks after clashes there.

Militants still occupying UNRWA school in Lebanon 'refugee camp'

Lebanese Interior Minister:

'Situation in Palestinian refugee camp has stabilized'

Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi says situation in Ain Al-Hilweh camp in Sidon has stabilized following days of fighting.

'Situation in Palestinian refugee camp has stabilized'

Arab countries ban travel to Lebanon due to Palestinian violence

The UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and others warn citizens not to travel to Lebanon amid clashes between Palestinian factions in Sidon.

Arab countries ban travel to Lebanon due to Palestinian violence

Lebanese PM to Abbas:

'End the fighting in the Palestinian refugee camp'

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati tells PA chairman the army may have to intervene in Ain Al-Hilweh camp near Sidon.

'End the fighting in the Palestinian refugee camp'

Lebanon:

Fighting in 'Palestinian refugee camp' leaves 11 dead

UNRWA says three days of fighting in Ain Al-Hilweh camp have left at least 11 dead and dozens wounded.

Fighting in 'Palestinian refugee camp' leaves 11 dead

Lebanon:

At least five killed in fighting in 'Palestinian refugee' camp

At least five dead and seven wounded in fighting which broke out after Fatah general killed by Islamists.

At least five killed in fighting in 'Palestinian refugee' camp

UNRWA:

'More support is needed for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon'

“Palestinian refugees” in Lebanon reside in special residential neighborhoods, have limited work options and are refused citizenship.

'More support is needed for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon'

Refugees for perpetuity

President Biden, in his great concern for Palestinian Arab rights, missed the most acute human rights problem in the area. Op-ed.

Refugees for perpetuity

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Hamas spokesman: No one cares about Palestinian refugees

According to the official, Palestinians have been displaced for 70 years while the world is 'up in arms' over Ukraine.

Hamas spokesman: No one cares about Palestinian refugees

Hamas blames Fatah for deaths of its members in Lebanon

Hamas officials claim rival Fatah is responsible for deaths of three of their members in a “Palestinian refugee camp” in Tyre.

Hamas blames Fatah for deaths of its members in Lebanon

Lebanon: Gunfight at 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Gunfight breaks out in camp for “Palestinian refugees” in Lebanon during funeral of Hamas member.

Lebanon: Gunfight at 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Hamas: Oxygen bottles, not weapons, exploded in Lebanon

Hamas denies explosions in Palestinian “refugee camp” in southern Lebanon were caused by ammunition blowing up.

Hamas: Oxygen bottles, not weapons, exploded in Lebanon

Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

Italy will donate $1.2 million to UNRWA to support “Palestinian refugees” in Lebanon.

Italy to donate $1.2 million to support 'Palestinian refugees'

'Palestinian refugees' in Lebanon protest sovereignty

Arabs listed as "Palestinian refugees" say Palestinian Arabs will remain united in face of Israeli sovereignty plans.

'Palestinian refugees' in Lebanon protest sovereignty

Hamas: 'Palestinian refugees' are leaving Lebanon

Senior Hamas official says there's a decline in the number of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon due to pressure by local authorities.

Hamas: 'Palestinian refugees' are leaving Lebanon

'March of the Return' on the Lebanese border?

Palestinian organization proposes holding rallies along Lebanese border with Israel to force the international community to take action.

'March of the Return' on the Lebanese border?

A Palestinian 'intifada' in Lebanon

Riots in Palestinian "refugee camps" in Lebanon in protest against the government's decision to act against foreign workers.

A Palestinian 'intifada' in Lebanon

Lebanese campaign targets foreign workers

Hamas asking Lebanese authorities to cancel policy against foreign workers, which could harm Palestinian Arabs living in the country.

Lebanese campaign targets foreign workers

Lebanon: No to naturalization of 'Palestinian refugees'

Lebanese Foreign Minister: "Palestinian refugees" must return to "Palestine".

Lebanon: No to naturalization of 'Palestinian refugees'

Lebanon refuses to grant citizenship to 'Palestinian refugees'

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister says his country will never agree to grant Lebanese citizenship to so-called "Palestinian refugees".

Lebanon refuses to grant citizenship to 'Palestinian refugees'

Report: Jared Kushner working to close UNWRA

Jared Kushner is working to discover true number of refugees, close UNRWA, report says.

Report: Jared Kushner working to close UNWRA

Erekat: No to reduction in number of 'refugees'

PA officials oppose any change in the definition of "Palestinian refugees" as part of Trump administration's peace efforts.

Erekat: No to reduction in number of 'refugees'

'Palestinian refugees' leaving Lebanon en masse

Half the "Palestinian refugees" in Lebanon have emigrated abroad. Hamas official fears the phenomenon will affect the "right of return".

'Palestinian refugees' leaving Lebanon en masse

Liberman: Allow 'Palestinian refugees' to live in PA areas

Defense Minister suggests “Palestinian refugees” could be allowed to return to Judea and Samaria. Bennett: We will not allow it.

Liberman: Allow 'Palestinian refugees' to live in PA areas

Report: 1,000 Palestinian Arabs have fled from Syria to Gaza

Nearly 3,500 Palestinian Arabs have been killed in Syrian Civil War. Nearly 80,000 flee to Europe. 1,000 flee to Gaza.

Report: 1,000 Palestinian Arabs have fled from Syria to Gaza

New Arab city in Israel refuses to take in UNRWA 'refugees'

"Refugee suffering" carries no weight with city developers.

New Arab city in Israel refuses to take in UNRWA 'refugees'

Jordan sentences man who attacked 'Palestinian camp' to death

Jordanian court sentences a man to death for killing five intelligence agents in a Palestinian Arab “refugee camp” in June.

Jordan sentences man who attacked 'Palestinian camp' to death

Three killed in 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Syria

Three killed and another five injured in airstrikes targeting the Khan al-Shih neighborhood southwest of Damascus.

Three killed in 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Syria

Jordan arrests suspect in attack on 'Palestinian refugee' camp

Jordanian security forces arrest a suspect in the attack on a security office in Baqaa, near Amman.

Jordan arrests suspect in attack on 'Palestinian refugee' camp

UNRWA head, 1953: Arab leaders care not if refugees live or die

Ex-Israeli ambassador compiles a list of sound bites that explain the background of the "Palestinian refugees."

UNRWA head, 1953: Arab leaders care not if refugees live or die

PA official: Palestinian 'refugees' to return - to Israel

PLO official claims Palestinian Arabs are really 'refugees living in the Palestinian state' in bizarre logic to take Israel from the Jews.

PA official: Palestinian 'refugees' to return - to Israel

Chinese dissident artist finds Gazans leaving for Europe

Ai Weiwei films in Gaza as part of his global refugee crisis documentary, while lamenting 'long history' of 'Palestinian refugees.'

Chinese dissident artist finds Gazans leaving for Europe

A fifth of Syria's 'Palestinian refugees' have fled

UNRWA reports around 120,000 Palestinians have fled to Europe, as well as Asia and Latin America.

A fifth of Syria's 'Palestinian refugees' have fled

Sweden forks over $8 million for 'Palestinian refugees'

Swedes announce UNRWA aid, after last year giving $45 million. UN body, previously linked to incitement, demands $817 million.

Sweden forks over $8 million for 'Palestinian refugees'

Palestinian UNRWA revolt reaches Judea-Samaria

After 'refugees' in Lebanon shut offices over no more free health care, new protest is to block UNRWA cars and facilities over cash card.

Palestinian UNRWA revolt reaches Judea-Samaria

'Palestinian refugees' shut UNRWA for ending free healthcare

For two days straight Palestinians in Lebanon shutter UNRWA offices in protest of no longer having 100% of treatment funded by UN.

'Palestinian refugees' shut UNRWA for ending free healthcare

Watch: Why are there still Palestinian refugees?

Prager University video posted Monday reveals the sordid truth about the longest lasting refugee population in world history.

Watch: Why are there still Palestinian refugees?

End the 'Palestinian Refugee' Gravy Train in the 'West Bank'

End the 'Palestinian Refugee' Gravy Train in the 'West Bank'

Open letter to UN Amb. Samantha Power as she visits Jerusalem

Open letter to UN Amb. Samantha Power as she visits Jerusalem

Israel abuses refugees? Look closer at the rest of the world

New study reveals that, while foreign countries claim Israel abuses Palestinian refugees, they treat own refugees worse.

Israel abuses refugees? Look closer at the rest of the world

Palestinians have become Obsessive “Tragedy Tourists”

Palestinians have become Obsessive “Tragedy Tourists”

Palestinian War: Thousands of 'Refugees' Displaced in Lebanon

UNRWA reports up to 3,000 displaced as 'refugee camp' gun battles between Fatah and Jund al-Sham spin out of control.

Palestinian War: Thousands of 'Refugees' Displaced in Lebanon

Lebanese 'Palestinian Camp' Embroiled in Faction Gunbattles

Apparently one-sided 'ceasefire' declared by Fatah after Jund al-Sham tries to assassinate its security chief in 'refugee camp.'

Lebanese 'Palestinian Camp' Embroiled in Faction Gunbattles

Hamas Threatens UNRWA With Violence

Hamas calls UNRWA bankruptcy leading to school closure a 'political game,' threatens that situation may 'spin out of control.'

Hamas Threatens UNRWA With Violence

Bankrupt UNRWA Could Close 'Palestinian Refugee' Schools

With $101 million deficit, UNRWA announces it may have to close 700 schools - several of which were used by Hamas to store rockets.

Bankrupt UNRWA Could Close 'Palestinian Refugee' Schools

Gazans Upset with UNRWA Aid to Brethren in Syria

As resources are transferred to survivors of besieged, starving Yarmouk neighborhood, protests held in Gaza against budget cuts.

Gazans Upset with UNRWA Aid to Brethren in Syria

Hypocrisy: Turkey Deports Palestinians Back to War-Torn Syria

NGO reports that Turkey forced nine Palestinians to return to Syria after they were arrested while trying to flee to Greece.

Hypocrisy: Turkey Deports Palestinians Back to War-Torn Syria