Tagged: ISIS

Palestinians Have Created a United Force to Keep ISIS Out of Their Camps News Roundup
Rebecca Collard, Time

Palestinians Have Created a United Force to Keep ISIS Out of Their Camps

When militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) took over the Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus earlier this month, Munir al-Maqdah watched carefully from the Ain al-Hilweh camp in Lebanon. Ain al-Hilweh, the largest Palestinian refugee camp in the country, had already become a favorite refuge for militants hiding from Lebanese authorities. Maqdah is head of a new elite Palestinian force aiming to maintain security in the camps and keep militants and their activities out.

on April 21, 2015
UN Urges $30 Million for Palestinian Refugees in Syria Camp News Roundup
ABC News/AP

UN Urges $30 Million for Palestinian Refugees in Syria Camp

The U.N. Security Council is calling for $30 million in emergency aid to help Palestinian refugees in the embattled Yarmouk camp in the Syrian capital. The council called for unhindered humanitarian access and protection of civilians inside the U.N. camp, now mainly controlled by Islamic State militants following heavy fighting this month.

on April 20, 2015
Palestinians flee the horror of IS atrocities in Syria News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Palestinians flee the horror of IS atrocities in Syria

After enduring two years of famine and fighting, Ibrahim Abdel Fatah said he saw heads cut off by Islamic State group extremists in the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk in Damascus. That was it. He fled and hasn't looked back. Unshaven, pale and gaunt, he has found refuge with his wife and seven children at the Zeinab al-Haliyeh school in Tadamun, a southeastern district of the Syrian capital held by the army.

on April 8, 2015
Expert Q&A: Hamas, ISIS, & Netanyahu’s Agenda Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: Hamas, ISIS, & Netanyahu’s Agenda

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech to the United Nations General Assembly today, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with award-winning Israeli journalist Gideon Levy and Mark Perry, author and expert on Hamas.

on September 29, 2014
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