refugee camps

Jordan Arrests Suspect After Deadly Attack at Palestinian Camp

AMMAN, June 6 – Jordanian authorities arrested a suspect after an attack on Monday at a Palestinian refugee camp that killed three security officers and two others, state television and an official said. Initial investigations suggested the attack at the intelligence department’s office at the Baqaa camp was an “individual and isolated act”, Jordanian government

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Two Palestinians Shot Dead During Israeli Army Operation in a Refugee Camp

By Maher Abukhater RAMALLAH – Two Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli forces early on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to ram their cars into the soldiers during an army operation in Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem. Residents said the Israeli forces entered the camp to arrest activists shortly after midnight. In the process, Israeli soldiers

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GEN LOST

A quiet tragedy is unfolding for the children of jordan’s refugee camps By Maysa Zureikat For 14-year-old Omaymah Hoshan, a Syrian refugee, education remains a priority. The young girl attends a school for Syrian refugees in the Za’atari camp in the northern Mafraq governorate of Jordan. “I look forward to completing my studies and becoming

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Les Misérables

Are aid agencies in Lebanon profiting off the back of refugees? BY Martin Jay Huddled under makeshift ‘tent houses’ nestled in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley, Syrian refugees are braced for a winter of bitter cold. Night falls on land bequeathed by the United Nations, where the tents are pitched. But the organisation itself appears to be

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