UNRWA: No Staff Member in Hamas Politburo in Gaza

The United Nations Agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has “neither uncovered nor received” evidence that a staff member was elected to Hamas politburo in Gaza. “Allegations have been circulating in conventional and social media networks about an UNRWA staff member being elected to political office in Gaza,” said UNRWA spokesperson Christopher Gunness in a press […]

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Khan Al-Ahmar: ‘Thousands of Families Live in Fear of Demolitions at Any Moment’

By Palestine Chronicle Staff United Nations officials in Palestine conducted a visit to Khan Al-Ahmar, a Palestinian community in occupied East Jerusalem that Israel plan to evacuate. The United Nations Relief and Work Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) issued a press release yesterday in which it stated the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Aid […]

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Study: ‘Israel is Poisoning Palestine’ and Children Are First Victim

Palestinians in the West Bank are facing serious human rights violations and increasing food insecurity as a result of the use of toxic pesticides in illegal settlements, a fact-finding mission, cited by MEMO, has revealed. A joint research project carried out by the Arab Group for the Protection of Nature (APN) and the PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) found that the […]

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Israel Closes Jerusalem-area Palestinian Elementary School for ‘Incitement’

Israeli authorities on Thursday closed a Palestinian elementary school for boys in the town of Sur Bahir in the central occupied West Bank Jerusalem district over alleged “incitement”. Head of the school Luay Jamal Bkirat told Ma’an that Israeli intelligence officials summoned him and the school’s financial manager Nasser Hamed for interrogation at an Israeli […]

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Countering The Palestinian Nakba: One State For All – Book Review

Reviewed by Rifka Al-Amya (Eid, Haidar (Ed.). Countering The Palestinian Nakba: One State For All. Noor Publishing: Bahnhofstrabe, Germany. 2017.) World attention has been captured by Donald Trump’s unthoughtful statement about the one state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a precedent in American intervention in the Middle East. Never has any American president mentioned the […]

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B’tselem: Hour Away from Tel Aviv, Gaza Lives without Electricity

By Palestine Chronicle Staff B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories published a grim report regarding Gaza’s protracted electricity problem. The Gaza Strip suffers from major power outages worsening the coastal enclave’s already terrible situation in winter. The report read, “Gazans have been suffering severe power shortages for a decade, […]

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