U.N. strike stokes Palestinian refugee protests

By Reuters | Thu, 9 Jan 2014 12:23 PM
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JALAZOUN, West Bank, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Residents of a Palestinian refugee camp burnt tyres and closed roads in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Thursday in protests stemming from a month-long strike by local employees of the U.N. refugee agency.

Scores of youths from the Jalazoun refugee camp blocked a main road north of the de facto Palestinian capital of Ramallah to vent their anger ...

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