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26 July 2010
Celebrity YouTube film maker Matt Harding, whose film “Where the Hell is Matt?” secured over 30 million internet hits, has made a flying visit to Gaza as a guest of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).
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24 July 2010
Thousands of children in Gaza today bounced simultaneously six thousand basket balls, doubling the previous Guiness Book of World Records record set in 2007.
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23 July 2010
7,500 children in Gaza today simultaneously bounced as many basketballs, putting them on track to set their second world record in two years as part of the Gaza Summer Games.
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07 July 2010
Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Paavo Väyrynen has granted 1.5 million Euros in financial support to the Gaza Summer Games 2010, a children's event organised by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.
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23 June 2010
Winners of the King Abdullah II Award for Physical Fitness were honoured on 26 May during a special ceremony held at Al Hussein Sports City. More than 453,000 students aged between nine and 16, including 10,200 from 30 UNRWA schools, took part in the royal imitative.
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14 June 2010
A boisterous crowd cheered on the Latakia girls’ softball team as they brought home their final base runner to secure themselves as the victors of the 2010 Softball Championship.
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08 June 2010
Hussein Deeb's life has been one of struggle both on and off the field, as the child of refugees who had to flee from their native Palestine. For Deeb, his whole life has been "on the run", even if it is only to score one of the many goals he is famous for.
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29 May 2010
Five hundred Palestinian refugee school children flooded the streets of Yarmouk Camp in Damascus on the morning of 18 April, running under the ‘VIVICITTA 2010’ banner of solidarity, integration, human rights, and environmental protection.
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17 May 2010
The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee continued its ambitious “Generation Amazing” initiative by partnering with UNRWA to renovate football facilities and launch football development community programmes for youngsters in Yarmouk Palestine refugee camp in Damascus, Syria.
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14 May 2010
"I cannot put into words the joy I'm feeling," declared Shaden, a 6th grader from Jordan's largest refugee camp, Baqa'a. Shaden was part of a group of 200 UNRWA schoolchildren in Jordan who starred in a concert by Dutch composer Merlijn Twaalfhoven on 17 April.
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