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Alrowwad celebrates 20 years of arts and culture in Aida
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Alrowwad celebrates 20 years of arts and culture in Aida

The Association of Pioneers for Culture and Arts in Aida refugee camp celebrated 20 years of arts and culture classes with the opening of their new building Sunday night. Director General of Pioneers Association for Culture and Arts, Dr. Abdel-Fattah Abu Sorour, hailed the construction of the new building as the next step in Alrowwad’s...

First Palestinian-themed museum in the US showcases art, culture and history
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First Palestinian-themed museum in the US showcases art, culture and history

The first Palestinian-themed museum in the United States that opened on Sunday in Woodbridge, on the outskirts of New Haven in Connecticut, showcased Palestinian art, culture and history. The “Palestinian Museum U.S.”, as it was called, includes work by Palestinian artists from all over the world in celebration of Palestinian diversity, culture and history. The...

Event Canceled A Bethlehem Christmas on the Hill
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Event Canceled A Bethlehem Christmas on the Hill

In light of the White House’s official remarks made this afternoon, (December 5, 2017) that President Trump will deliver a statement tomorrow, possibly announcing a different US policy on the status of Jerusalem, we greatly regret to inform you that the planned reception, ‘A Bethlehem Christmas on the Hill,’ tomorrow, December 6, 2017 will unfortunately...

Al Quds Festival
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Al Quds Festival

The PLO General Delegation to the US participated in the مهرجان القدس 2017 Al-Quds Festival on Sunday November 12, 2017. At the festival H.E. Ambassador Husam Zomlot delivered a speech emphasizing the significance #Jerusalem has to Palestine’s national identity. The Al-Quds Festival, included music, Debkah dance, art, a children’s program, and traditional #Palestinian cuisine.

42 years since Land Day, Palestinians still enduring destruction, displacement
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42 years since Land Day, Palestinians still enduring destruction, displacement

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) said on Thursday that 42 years since Palestinians in Israel demonstrated against Israeli seizure of their land and lost six of their young people shot dead by Israeli forces, the Palestinian people continue to endure destruction, displacement and humanization. In March 1976, the Israeli government announced its decision to expropriate...