Syria

Watch: Poetic short film set to Darwish's "In Damascus"

Nostalgic footage accompanied by recording of poet reciting tribute to the Arab capital.

The Month in Pictures: October 2014

6 November 2014

A monthly roundup of photographs documenting Palestine, Palestinian life, politics and culture, and international solidarity with Palestine.

Golan activists condemn “suspicious visits” by “racist” Israeli politicians

Syrians in the occupied Golan Heights have issued a public statement calling for locals to resist visits by Israeli politicians.

The legendary piano of Yarmouk

Someday the Palestinians and Syrians who survived the war will tell stories about what happened in the besieged refugee camp. This is one of them.

By recognizing “State of Palestine,” Sweden could harm Palestinians

The trappings of “statehood” and “state” recognition, however well intentioned, will not restore usurped Palestinian rights.

New Palestinian films showing in Toronto starting Saturday

Get a sneak preview of this year’s Toronto and Boston Palestine film festivals.

Palestinians fleeing Syria charged $400 per month to rent garages in Beirut

Moe Ali Nayel
Beirut
18 September 2014

Children of many Palestinian refugees face being denied education over the coming school year.

Hundreds, many from Gaza, murdered at sea by smugglers

The few survivors say their ship was deliberately rammed by the very men who were supposed to be escorting them to safer lands.

Israel invests millions in occupied Golan Heights settlement college

Since the violence broke out in Syria in March 2011, Israel has tried to exploit the situation in order to strengthen its occupation of the Golan Heights.

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