is the main provider of basic services – education, health, relief and
social services – to 5 million registered
refugees in the Palestine Middle East.
the Agency started working in 1950, it was responding to the needs of
of the registered
refugees, more than 1.4 million, live in 58 recognized refugee camps in Palestine , Jordan , the Lebanon , the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including Syrian Arab Republic East Jerusalem.
Nusseibeh, told the BBC that the fabricated atrocity stories about Deir Yassin were "our biggest mistake," because "Palestinians fled in terror" and left the country in huge numbers after hearing the atrocity claims.
As the signatories seem to be under the impression that all Israeli attacks on Arab villages were unprovoked, I strongly recommend that they visit Arab villages, which remained neutral in 1948 such as the flourishing
- Article 7: protection and free access to the Holy Places
8: demilitarization and UN control over
9: free access to
- Article 11: calls for the return of refugees
recognition has thereby been given to the historical connection of
the Jewish people with
and to the grounds for reconstituting their national home in that country; Palestine
- Whereas the Principal Allied Powers have also agreed that the Mandatory should be responsible for putting into effect the declaration originally made on November 2nd, 1917, by the Government of His Britannic Majesty, and adopted by the said Powers, in favor of the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people,