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Comment: An exciting new initiative leads the way on pressuring academic institutions into divesting from companies that are complicit in the continued colonisation of Palestine, writes Malia Bouattia.

A Palestinian teenager was left with neck injuries after a knife attack in East Jerusalem, as tensions continue to flare ahead of Israel's planned annexation of the West Bank.

Thousands of Palestinians stranded by coronavirus appeal for repatriation

Amr Salahi

Thousands of Palestinians stranded by coronavirus appeal for repatriation

Thousands of Palestinians, most of them students, have been left stranded and out of pocket around the world as Arab countries refuse them leave to cross through to enter Palestine

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

Dalal Yassine

Erasing Palestinian refugees: Trump and the Nakba at 72

Comment: Seventy-two years after the Nakba, Israel and the United States continue to deny the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their ...

In Lebanon, pandemic provides no respite from anti-Palestinian racism

Kareem Chehayeb

In Lebanon, pandemic provides no respite from anti-Palestinian racism

The decision to bar Palestinians from returning to Lebanon amid a repatriation drive highlights entrenched discrimination in the country.

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

A UN agency launches an appeal for coronavirus aid to Palestine, and Iranians have been urged to take the outbreak 'seriously'. This is today's coronavirus news.

The New Arab & agencies

UN agency for Palestinian refugees launches coronavirus appeal

The UNRWA has appealed for $93.4 million for the next three months to provide food and cash assistance to vulnerable Palestinians.

Finbar Anderson

Coronavirus heightens mental health crisis in Lebanon's Palestinian camps

Amid a rapidly deteriorating economy and Covid-19 restrictions, Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon are facing a mental health crisis.

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Lebanon confirms its first case at a refugee camp, Turkish medics criticise government over health worker deaths and other stories in today's ...

First Covid-19 case in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp: UN

The New Arab & agencies

First Covid-19 case in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camp: UN

A Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon has been put on lockdown after the first case of coronavirus was confirmed.

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US to give Palestine $5 million in coronavirus aid

The US has announced that it will provide aid to the Palestinian Authority in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19.

Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon brace for coronavirus

The New Arab & agencies

Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon brace for coronavirus

Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Lebanon, living in poor conditions and suffering from discrimination, are bracing for an outbreak of ...

US senators push to restore aid to Palestinians

The New Arab

US senators push to restore aid to Palestinians

A group of US senators called on the Trump administration to restore aid to the Palestinians, as the West Bank and Gaza Strip deal with mounting ...

What the coronavirus outbreak means for Palestinian refugees

Yara Hawari

What the coronavirus outbreak means for Palestinian refugees

Palestinian refugees are among some of the most vulnerable in the Middle East to the coronavirus pandemic.

Qatar announces $150 million aid to coronavirus-hit Gaza

The New Arab

Qatar announces $150 million aid to coronavirus-hit Gaza

Qatar has earmarked some of the funds to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, which the UN has warned could be disastrous in the besieged Gaza Strip.

The New Arab

Hamas confirms first two coronavirus cases in blockaded Gaza

Palestinian authorities in Gaza confirmed the first two coronavirus cases in the blockaded strip on Sunday.

The New Arab & agencies

UN chief names new head of Palestinian refugee agency

The UN has appointed a new chief for its crisis-stricken Palestinian refugees agency.

Muhammad Shehada

Coronavirus means Israel controls life and death in Gaza

Comment: Israel's blockade already compromises the functioning of Gaza's healthcare. A global pandemic could bring it to breaking point, writes ...

Ramona Wadi

Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution

Book Club: Nadia Yaqub's Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution delves into the political dynamics of Palestinian film.

Lebanon mustn't use Trump's 'deal' to continue mistreating Palestinians

Imad K. Harb

Lebanon mustn't use Trump's 'deal' to continue mistreating Palestinians

Comment: Lebanon must put solidarity with Palestinians, and their right of return at the heart of efforts to support refugees and resist Trump's ...

Rose Worden

How Sudan is ingratiating itself with Trump through Israel

Comment: Despite fierce public opposition, leaders in Sudan, Morocco and Tunisia know their path to the US lies through Israel, writes Rose ...

<em>UNRWA</em> appeals for funding after Deal of the Century

Abby Sewell

UNRWA appeals for funding after Deal of the Century

Dispatch: The UN Palestine refugees agency has pled for funding after the unveiling of the controversial Deal of the Century, which calls for ...

Squandering the Palestinian right of return

Ramona Wadi

Squandering the Palestinian right of return

Comment: The absence of demands that prioritise the Palestinian right of return as a political right will adversely affect the struggle of all ...

Palestinians declare 'Day of Rage' following Trump’s farcical deal

The New Arab

Palestinians declare 'Day of Rage' following Trump’s farcical deal

Demonstrations have erupted across the West Bank and Gaza against the deal presented by Trump which robs Palestinians of land and rights, ...

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