Refugees

Gazan child drown to death as immigrants’ boat capsizes

TURKEY, PALESTINOW.COM -- A boat, filled with immigrants capsized off the coast of Bodrum resort town, northwest of Turkey, leading to the death two children, including a Palestinian child from Rafah, in the southern part...

Trump ends all funding for UNRWA

PALESTINOW.COM -- The United States is ending all funding for the UN's Palestinian refugee agency, the US State Department says. It described the organisation, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (Unrwa), as "irredeemably flawed". The US...

2/3 of Gaza population are refugees

GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- Almost 1.9 million Palestinians live in the Gaza Strip, making almost 40% of the total Palestinian population in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip, and two thirds of them are...

Palestinians are the largest refugees population in the world: World Refugee Day

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics released a statement Wednesday to mark the occasion of World Refugee Day. The report stated that Palestinians make up the world’s largest refugee population, with around...

60 Palestinian refugees arrested while fleeing Yarmouk camp

DAMASCUS, PALESTINOW.COM -- Nearly 60 Palestinian refugees were detained after fleeing the embattled Syria’s Yarmouk refugee camp as the Syrian government escalates its ongoing military operation in southern Damascus. The Action Group for Palestinian Refugees in...

20 Palestinian refugees in Yarmouk died in heavy airstrikes

YARMOUK, PALESTINOW.COM -- Around 20 civilians have been killed in week-long regime airstrikes on the Yarmouk Camp, a district of capital Damascus, according to local sources on Tuesday. Several people were injured in the attacks, the...