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Florida couple were finally able to return to the US after being stuck in Gaza due to Covid-19.

Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

Palestinian children in Gaza have returned to school on a reduced schedule after a five-month breakduring the Covid-19 outbreak

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Yousra Samir Imran

Desperate and trapped, Gaza's youth turn to suicide

Amid growing desperation, Gaza is in the grip of a suicide crisis.

Donors pledge $130 million to <em>UNRWA</em> for Covid-19 relief

The New Arab Staff

Donors pledge $130 million to UNRWA for Covid-19 relief

UNRWA announced that its emergency coronavirus appeal for Palestinian refugees.

The New Arab Staff

Qatar Charity donates $1.5 million to UNRWA

The contribution will assist UNWRA in the coastal enclave, whose work is conducted by 13,000 staff, most of whom are Palestinian refugees themselves.

Khalil E. Jahshan

The threat of Israeli annexation: The American dimension

Comment: The US government has transcended its traditional role as accessory to that of full partner in Israel's illegal occupation of ...

The New Arab Staff

Mother shot while carrying baby in Lebanon Palestinian camp

The woman was caught in a gun battle between drug dealers in the Shatila refugee camp in Beirut, according to a graphic video picked up by local ...

Malia Bouattia

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Comment: An exciting new initiative leads the way on pressuring academic institutions into divesting from companies that are complicit in the ...

'Israeli settler' stabs Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem

The New Arab

'Israeli settler' stabs Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem

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

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 ...

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 Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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 ...

UN agency for Palestinian refugees launches coronavirus appeal

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 ...

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.

The New Arab

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 ...

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.

Hamas confirms first two coronavirus cases in blockaded Gaza

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.

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