UN agency for Palestinian refugees requests more donations to bridge huge deficit

The head of the United Nations entity tasked with assisting millions of Palestinian refugees said today that the agency faced a projected deficit of $63 million this year and urged donors in the region, whom he said have been generous in the past, to increase their assistance.

Young Palestinian refugee wins UN film competition

A short film based on the story of a Palestinian refugee family returning to their ruined home in a conflict-ravaged camp in Lebanon was today declared the winner of a film competition organized by the United Nations to mark World Refugee Day.

Football legend Lilian Thuram visits UN education project for Palestinian children

The former star French footballer Lilian Thuram today visited the occupied Palestinian territory in support of an education programme funded by his country through the United Nations relief agency for refugees living in the area.