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Tension at Al-Aqsa compound as Muslim, Jewish festivals overlap

Tension at Al-Aqsa compound as Muslim, Jewish festivals overlap

"Thousands of Palestinians on Sunday gathered at the mosque for the first day of the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. The day coincided with the Jewish holiday of Tisha B'Av, which typically sees an increase in Jewish visitors to the holy site. A large numbers of Palestinians had gathered at the gates of the compound following reports that the police would allow Jewish visitors to enter the site."

Over half a million girls and boys will go back to UNRWA schools for the new Scholastic Year 2019-2020

Over half a million girls and boys will go back to UNRWA schools for the new Scholastic Year 2019-2020

"UNRWA operates 709 elementary and preparatory schools in its five fields of operation, including eight secondary schools in Lebanon, providing free basic education for over 530,000 Palestine refugee children. Pupils in UNRWA schools follow the host countries’ national curricula and textbooks, which the Agency enriches to encourage the development of critical thinking skills, empathy and tolerance."

UN official: Need to invest in education in Palestine

UN official: Need to invest in education in Palestine

"International scholars are important to universities throughout the world. Their unique perspectives, emanating from different cultures and places, enrichen intellectual conversations among students and faculty. International scholars help orient local students toward global citizenship, and in turn those students help visiting scholars to understand their host country and culture better."

Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine

Israel Systematically Blocks International Scholars From Reaching Palestine

"International scholars are important to universities throughout the world. Their unique perspectives, emanating from different cultures and places, enrichen intellectual conversations among students and faculty. International scholars help orient local students toward global citizenship, and in turn those students help visiting scholars to understand their host country and culture better."