The move to cut aid to UNRWA has put at risk the survival of 60,000 Palestinians living below the poverty line, and is likely to cause major social disruption within the refugee settlements of Lebanon.
Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat and medical staff at the Al Istishari Hospital in Ramallah play down concerns about the health of 82-year-old President Mahmoud Abbas.
As many as 400 minors are in Israeli custody facing harsh prison sentences for crimes like 'stone-throwing' or being in Israel illegally. The Israeli practice of punishing minors and their families compounds the intractable nature of the conflict.
The special session of the Human Rights Council was convened after at least 60 protesters were killed by Israeli forces at the Gaza-Israel border, making it the bloodiest day for Palestinians in years.
Khaled Meshaal, former head of Hamas, sits down with TRT World to discuss the past, present and future of the Palestinian struggle, and the consequences of the deadly violence faced by the peaceful protesters at the Gaza border.
Jerusalem historical status as one of the world's most conflicted cities looks to be a fate set in stone.
It isn't really about electricity or jobs. Palestinians are fighting to return to their land. Painting the injustice that Palestinians face as primarily a humanitarian crisis ignores Israel's wider colonial project.
The seven-week long Great March of Return protests along the Gaza border have been subjected to a massacre: 107 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces. Here are the key turning points of events since the movement began on March 30:
Ebrahim Rasool, formerly an anti-Apartheid activist, turned politician and ambassador reflects on Israeli aggression against Palestinians, drawing parallels between the two experiences.
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has recalled its ambassadors to Romania, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic because these countries participated and celebrated at a reception of the US embassy which opened in Jerusalem.
Council members called for protection of unarmed Palestinians, and for Israel to cease the use of deadly force, while the US was the only council member that defended Israel.
Israeli aggression against Palestinians is rooted in fear: the fear that Palestinians have not surrendered their land, their identities, or the will to resist.
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