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10 June 2012
IPS – A group of Palestinian Jerusalemites steps down from a crowded bus to let two Israeli soldiers climb aboard to check identity cards, below the aluminum roof of this newly operational checkpoint terminal.
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10 June 2012
The recent hot, dry winds made me think that summer was coming early this year. I started thinking of things like summer clothes for the kids, the joys of showering in cool water and sitting on the beach with the children, and playing in the sand
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08 June 2012
Mohammed Sahwal is 46-year-old father of ten living in Bureij camp in the Gaza strip. In 2005, Mohammed decided to start his own carpentry business, and with assistance from the YMCA, he was able to purchase all the necessary machinery to begin the project.
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24 May 2012
Resourceful and determined, Palestine refugee families have struggled over the years to keep up traditions, carve out lives for themselves, and to provide a better future for their children against tremendous odds.
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23 May 2012
In the West Bank refugee camp of Deir 'Ammar, the Agency piloted the “Citizenship Project” in co-operation with the Teacher Creativity Centre, giving young refugees the opportunity to change their own communities.
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