Nasrallah slams US Lebanon envoy for acting like colonial officer, warns Israel over West Bank plans
Minister of State @NielsAnnen after today's video conference of the "Ministerial Strategic Dialogue on UNRWA" initiated by & : @UNRWA provides crucial assistance to 5.5 million Palestinian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Gaza and the West Bank. 1/2
"UNRWA works across 5 fields of operations: West Bank, incl. East Jerusalem, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon & Syria, providing critical services, at times lifesaving, that impact the lives of 5.6 million #Palestinian refugees," explains @UNRWA acting head Christian Saunders at @UNGeneva .
Lights in the darkness - Middle East. - A Palestinian hangs Christmas ornaments in the West Bank city of Hebron. - Iraqi Kurds visit the Christmas market in Arbil. - A Christmas tree in Byblos, Lebanon - The Christmas tree lighting in Jerusalem's Old City
? Israeli soldier Dvir Sorek, 19, was stabbed to death in the West Bank this morning. His yeshiva director said he found him bleeding, hugging a novel by David Grossman, Israel's great prophet of secular humanity— who lost his own son, Uri, a soldier, in Lebanon in 2006.
The UNRWA was created in 1949 to provide assistance to Palestinian refugees who were driven out of Israel after its founding. Today it supports 5 million people in the West Bank and Gaza, and in refugees camps in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.