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Attacking UNRWA’s education system risks the lives of students - opinion

Criticizing books used in UNRWA schools only questions the few resources available to Palestinian children.

By GWYN LEWIS
24/10/2020
Heritage Day for the Palestinian People celebrated in El Oskopia High School places Palestine on the

MEPs call on EU Commission to defund Palestinian hate education

A cross-party group of Members of the European Parliament have called upon the commission to stop funding Palestinian education until antisemitism is purged from textbooks.

A Palestinian girl looks out of a classroom window as she attends a lesson

UK MPs demand answers on botched inquiry into Palestinian education

Translation errors include a well-known Palestinian phrase for rock-throwers, “the Children of the Stones,” being mistranslated as “children stones,” with no indication as to what this might mean.

European parliament

MEPs push EU to reconsider funding to terror-linked Palestinian NGOs

Parliamentarians "insisted that the Commission should thoroughly verify the use of Union funds by third party entities to ensure no funds are allocated to any cause or form of terrorism."

An UNRWA-run school in Rafah, Gaza

15 policy challenges for the new head of UNRWA

The appointment of Swiss diplomat Phillipe Lazzarini as the new head of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency is a window of opportunity for donor nations, which oversee UNRWA policy.

In health crisis, virtual world saves Palestinian education, business

With coronavirus lockdown, public, private sectors turn to remote communication

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
24/03/2020
A Palestinian refugee gestures as he takes part in a rally against Bahrain's economic workshop for U

Qatar donates further $20.7 million to Palestinians in Syria

The donation brings this year's total up to $40 million, to be spent on education and health services.

Investigators surround the body of a suicide bomber following an explosion near the Sbarro pizzeria

Palestinian teen suicide bomber honored with plaque at Bethlehem school

Ayyat al-Akras was just 17 when she blew herself up in Jerusalem, killing two and injuring 28, near a supermarket in Jerusalem on March 29, 2002.

Palestinian kids display their textbooks

Norwegian lawmakers want Palestinian aid frozen over incitement

If implemented, it would spell the loss of $24 million in funding for the Palestinian Authority.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
06/12/2019
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