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international / israeli attacks / news report Wednesday September 10, 2014 20:30   image 1 image
Israeli forces, during the recent offensive on the the Gaza Strip, used one of UNRWA's schools in the region as a military base, according to a UN offical. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / human interest Wednesday September 10, 2014 19:39   image 1 image
The story of 4-year-old Shima is surely as horrifying as that of any child who lived through the recent conflict in Gaza. Listening to the details recounted by her father, Ibrahim, one can only wonder that she survived the 50 days of intense fighting. read full story / add a comment
international / gaza siege / news report Tuesday September 09, 2014 21:49   image 1 image
Pernille Ironside, Chief of the UNICEF field office in Gaza has staed that “UNICEF and its partners will be playing a full part in the longer-term reconstruction of schools and the rest of the education infrastructure in Gaza," stressing that it “would require donors to step forward with the necessary funds.” read full story / add a comment
international / gaza siege / news report Monday September 08, 2014 16:04   image 1 image
Commissioner General for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), Pierre Krähenbühl, at the Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo, declared that Israel should stand accountable for its violations against Palestinian civilians. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Sunday September 07, 2014 23:05   image 1 image
“The World Health Organization (WHO) appeals for US $40 million for medicines and medical supplies for the Ministry of Health in Gaza has achieved a response rate of 45%, considering both medical supplies delivered and those in the pipeline, as reported by the Ministry of Health up to September 3,” the World Health Organization stated in a Sunday press release. read full story / add a comment
international / palestinian politics / news report Saturday September 06, 2014 18:26   image 2 images
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, in a new three-day visit to Cairo this weekend, is scheduled to attend a meeting with foreign ministers of the Arab League. In addition, a delegation of Palestinian lawyers is set to engage in conference, next week, to discuss Israeli war crimes committed during its recent offensive on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Saturday September 06, 2014 16:43   image 1 image
In a speech to be delivered tomorrow (Sunday), to Arab League Foreign Ministers in Cairo, UNRWA’s Commissioner General, Pierre Krahenbuhl, will ask for 47 million dollars for 4 weeks emergency work in Gaza. read full story / add a comment
international / international politics / news report Friday September 05, 2014 16:44   image 1 image
US permanent representative to the United Nations, Samantha Power, has implied that Washington will block any resolution in the Security Council to pass Palestinian initiatives which aims to end the Israeli occupation in the West Bank within three years. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Thursday September 04, 2014 18:45
More than 22 thousand, including individuals and organizations from different parts of the world, have signed an online petition against the nomination of Stephen Harper, the Prime Minister of Canada, for the Nobel Peace Prize. read full story / add a comment
international / international politics / news report Thursday September 04, 2014 16:27   image 1 image
Palestinian negotiators met with US Secretary of State John Kerry for over two hours of "constructive" talks concerning future relations with Israel, said a US official. read full story / add a comment
international / human rights / news report Wednesday September 03, 2014 13:30   image 1 image
UNRWA Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, says that the reconstruction process of Gaza may take over a decade, if the current blockade on the Gaza Strip is not lifted. read full story / add a comment
international / peace process / news report Wednesday September 03, 2014 13:07   image 2 images
Major General of the Palestinian Intelligence Service, Majed Faraj, along with the head of the Palestinian negotiation team, Saeb Erekat, traveled to the United States to meet Secretary of State John Kerry. read full story / add a comment
international / non-violent action / news report Wednesday September 03, 2014 09:45   image 1 image
Two New Jersey senators were the subject of a protest, last Tuesday, which called for an end to what they termed “a blank check for Israel's crimes”. 13 of the dozens of protesters who participated in the action were arrested for an act of civil disobedience by staging a sit-in at the office. read full story / add a comment
international / israeli settlement / news report Tuesday September 02, 2014 14:11
Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations, has joined international figures in publicly denouncing Israel's recent announcement that it will confiscate approximately 1,000 acres of Palestinian-owned land near the illegal Gush Etzion settlement area. read full story / add a comment
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