The following story has moved as this week’s Monday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
ISRAEL-50 YEARS LATER-PALESTINIAN REFUGEES — Abdullah Abu Massoud is the white-bearded patriarch of a Palestinian refugee family that now spans five generations. He was displaced by war twice, and has spent the past 50 years living in a refugee camp in Jordan. The plight of Palestinians uprooted by Israeli-Arab wars is one of the world’s longest-running refugee crises, and hundreds of thousands of Palestinians are being displaced yet again by escalating regional conflicts. By Karin Laub. SENT: 1,900 words, photos, video. An abridged version is also available. Eds: This is the second story in the 50 Years Later series marking Israel’s capture of the West Bank and east Jerusalem in 1967.