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15 killed in Syria car bombing


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed in Syria Saturday when a booby-trapped car exploded at a restive suburb of Damascus in the evening, Xinhua reported.It was ... Read more...

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Russia to give $2 mn for Palestinian refugees


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will allocate $2 million to the UN agency in charge of providing aid to the Palestinian refugees in 2013, the Russian Foreign Ministry said ... Read more...

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UAE’s RCA distributes sacrificial animals in Syria


November 7th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 7 (IANS/WAM) The Red Crescent Authority (RCA), in coordination with the UAE Embassy in Damascus, distributed sacrificial animals here on Eid-ul-Zuha Monday.UAE's leading charity organisation, the RCA's programme ... Read more...

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12 Arabs killed for violating Golan Heights truce line


June 5th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Israeli military killed 12 Arabs, including a child, and wounded at least 220 when they tried to storm the ceasefire line in the Golan ... Read more...

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Israel rebuffs Obama’s 1967 borders call


May 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected US President Barack Obama's call for Israel's 1967 borders to be taken as the starting point for ... Read more...

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UN chief urges restraint from Israel, Arab sides


May 16th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 16 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for restraint from all sides in Israel and Lebanon and urged them to refrain from "provocations", Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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UN agency holds Gaza’s first-ever marathon


May 6th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, May 6 (IANS) About 1,500 professional and amateur runners took part in the first-ever Gaza Marathon in a bid to raise fund for a UN agency that helps Palestinian ... Read more...

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Palestinian negotiators deny Al-Jazeera report on Mideast peace compromise


January 24th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 24 (ANI): Palestinian negotiators have denied an Al-Jazeera TV report that claimed that the Palestinians were prepared to compromise over two of the toughest issues, Jerusalem and refugees, during peace ... Read more...

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Palestinian President Abbas UN, EU to draft new peace plan


January 1st, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 1 (ANI): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has urged Middle East power brokers to draft a new peace plan for the region that could help revive failed U.S.-backed negotiations with Israel.Malaysia's ... Read more...

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UAE pledges $1 mn for Palestine refugees


December 8th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will give $1 million to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help in its efforts to improve the condition of the Palestinian refugees, ... Read more...

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NYT analysis believes Israel-Palestine talks a non-starter


August 21st, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
There is little confidence and possibly close to none on either the Israeli side or the Palestinian side about the Obama administration's ability to reach a comprehensive Middle East deal within the ... Read more...

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UAE charity gives $60 mn for Palestinian refugees


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 22 (IANS/WAM) A charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is implementing aid projects worth 224 million dirhams (about $60 million) for Palestinian refugees. The Red Crescent Authority (RCA) is building ... Read more...

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United States to make additional $55 million contribution for Palestinian refugees


March 13th, 2010 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States will make an additional contribution of $55 million for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), ... Read more...

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United States contributes $40 million for Palestinian refugees


February 5th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The United States made a contribution of $40 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the U.S. ... Read more...

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UAE funds rehabilitation of Palestinian refugees


November 13th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) would fund a project for the development of the Neirab Palestinian refugee Camp in the Syrian city of Aleppo, WAM news agency reported ... Read more...

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India enhances contribution for Palestinian refugees


October 13th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India has decided to increase to $1 million its contribution to the United Nations agency working with Palestinian refugees. A statement of the ministry of external affairs ... Read more...

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Palestinian refugees protest against UNHCR in New Delhi


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 22 (ANI): A group of Palestinian refugees staged a sit-in protest on Tuesday in front of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNHCR) office in New Delhi.The refugees, ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia rejects Obama’s call for step-by-step peace with Israel


August 1st, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug. 1 (ANI): Rejecting the Obama administration's call to resume peace talks with Israel, Saudi Arabia has said that its relations will not improve with the Jewish state unless it ... Read more...

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UAE, UN agency discuss ways to help Palestinians better


July 28th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 28 (IANS) The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) and its UN partner in humanitaran projects in the Palestinian territories have decided to accelerate their joint projects in the conflict-ridden ... Read more...

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US Mideast envoy pushes for comprehensive peace


July 26th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus /Tel Aviv, July 26 (DPA) US special envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell pushed a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal Sunday, as he met separately with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in ... Read more...

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Recognition of Israel as Jewish state key to peace with Palestine: Netanyahu


July 13th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 13 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said that Palestine must recognise Israel as a Jewish state, and give up its demand to resettle the descendents of Palestinian refugees ... Read more...

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42 million people uprooted in 2008, says UN report


June 16th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 16 (DPA) Some 42 million people were displaced in 2008, having been forced to flee their homes due to conflict or persecution, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Palestinians reject Netanyahu’s terms for two-state solution


June 15th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv (Israel), June 15 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's terms for a two-state solution, has been rejected by Palestinian leaders, who felt the Middle East peace process would be ... Read more...

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Saudi King tells Obama to impose solution for Middle East conflict


June 8th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, June 8 (ANI): Saudi leader King Abdullah has urged US President Barack Obama to impose a solution on the Middle East conflict if necessary.During Obama's visit to Riyadh last ... Read more...

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Pope supports Palestinian state


May 13th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bethlehem, May 13(DPA) Pope Benedict XVI expressed strong and unequivocal support for a Palestinian state Wednesday, as he arrived in Bethlehem in the West Bank. The pontiff, greeted by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, ... Read more...

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Israel admits use of white phosphorus in Gaza offensive


April 23rd, 2009 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 23 (DPA) The Israeli military made mistakes during its December offensive in Gaza, which caused civilian deaths, but did not deliberately fire at civilians, Israel's deputy chief of army staff ... Read more...

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Blast kills senior Palestinian official in Lebanon


March 23rd, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, March 23 (DPA) A Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) official and four of his bodyguards were killed Monday when a roadside bomb targeted their convoy near a Palestinian refugee camp in southern ... Read more...

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UNRWA giving political cover to Hamas, says Israeli official


February 25th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb. 25 (ANI): The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) is systematically providing political cover to Hamas, a senior government official said, while lashing out at the agency for passing ... Read more...

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Hamas also responsible for Gaza destruction: EU aid commissioner


January 26th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Jan 26 (DPA) European Union (EU) Aid Commissioner Louis Michel who is touring Gaza sharply criticised Israel Monday for the massive destruction he saw around him, but said Hamas also ... Read more...

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Ban arrives in Gaza to assess destruction


January 20th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Gaza City, Jan 20 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon crossed into Gaza Tuesday, becoming the highest-ranking foreign official to assess first-hand the damage of three weeks of deadly and destructive ... Read more...

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Palestinian refugees in Delhi face humanitarian crisis


January 18th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Palestinian refugees in the Indian capital say they are facing tough conditions and lack of resources is even preventing them to send their children to schools."We are ... Read more...

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Israeli troops pull out of Gaza City, 23 bodies found


January 16th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza City, Jan 16 (DPA) Medical officials found 23 bodies in Gaza City's southern Tel el-Hawa neighbourhoods Friday, as Israeli ground troops pulled out of the city and withdrew back to its ... Read more...

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UN central compound in Gaza hit


January 15th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Jan 15 (DPA) The central United Nations compound in the Gaza Strip has been hit in the fighting between Hamas and the Israeli military Thursday, UN officials said.A fire nearby is ... Read more...

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UN suspends all Gaza activities after driver is killed


January 9th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Jan 8 (DPA) The UN agency for Palestinian refugees, United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), said it was suspending all its activity in the Gaza Strip after one of its ... Read more...

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Fighting in Gaza resumes after lull


January 8th, 2009 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Gaza, Jan 8 (DPA) Fighting in the Gaza Strip resumed shortly after the expiration of a three hour lull Israel initiated Wednesday afternoon to allow Palestinians to restock on basic supplies, ... Read more...

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