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Saudi Arabia Increases Financial Aid to the PA

Saudi Arabia to increase its monthly aid to PA to $20 million, bringing its yearly aid to the PA budget to $60 million.Ben Ariel, 7/28/2015, 3:14 AM

IMF Calls for Donor Support for PA Territories

International Monetary Fund calls for more donor aid to support the economic recovery of the PA-assigned areas.Ben Ariel, 5/20/2015, 4:46 AM

Abbas Threatens Israel Over Frozen Tax Revenues

PA chairman tells European leaders he will stop security coordination with Israel if it continues to withhold the PA’s tax revenue.Elad Benari, 2/23/2015, 1:16 AM

Kerry Concerned Over 'Viability' of PA

Kerry warns PA may cease to exist if it does not soon receive tax revenue which has been withheld by Israel.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2015, 6:19 AM

IMF: Gaza War Pushed PA Economy to Recession

Last summer's Gaza drove the Palestinian economy into its first contraction since 2006, says International Monetary Fund.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2015, 4:13 AM

Saudi Arabia Gives the PA $60 Million

Saudi Arabia provides the PA with $60 million, covering the Kingdom's financial contribution to the PA for October, November and December.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2015, 4:16 AM

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA

The United States reviewing its annual $440-million aid package to the PA because of its effort to join the ICC, says State Department.Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 6:16 AM

PA Reports Increase in Imports from Israel

The PA has seen an increase in both importing from Israel and exporting to Israel, according to new statistics.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/28/2014, 9:36 PM

PA Wants to Drill for Oil in Judea and Samaria

PA announces tender for oil exploration, ignores the fact that the exploration area is in a region under Israeli control.Elad Benari and Dalit Halevi, 3/19/2014, 5:15 AM

Financial Crisis? PA Planning Airport and Railway

PA announces several new transportation related projects and is even seeking to expand into areas under Israeli control.Elad Benari, 2/11/2014, 6:44 AM

IMF: Failure of Peace Talks Will Hurt PA Economy

New IMF report says that success in peace talks could boost the PA’s economic growth, but failure could cause increased debt.Elad Benari, 2/7/2014, 6:16 AM

Abbas: We Can't Pay Salaries, it's Israel's Fault

PA Chairman blames Israeli "occupation" for his entity's difficult economic situation.Elad Benari, 10/13/2013, 5:50 AM

Israel, PA Agree to Resume Economic Cooperation

Finance Minister Yair Lapid and PA counterpart agree to resume economic times frozen since November.Elad Benari, 6/17/2013, 1:15 AM

Sweden May Slash its Aid to the PA

Sweden is considering slashing its aid to the PA because of a lack of progress in achieving a two-state solution, says a Swedish minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2013, 12:05 AM

PA Official: The Financial Crisis is Getting Worse

The PA is $4.2 billion in internal and external debt, announces its deputy prime minister.Elad Benari, 6/12/2013, 6:44 AM

Kerry's Plan for PA Receives Cool Reception

A $4 billion U.S. plan to boost the PA's met with a cool response as PA leaders insist on a political dimension to the stimulus.Elad Benari, 5/28/2013, 6:43 AM

Kerry Announces Plan to Boost PA Economy

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry unveils plan to boost the PA's economy by attracting $4 billion in private investment.Elad Benari, 5/27/2013, 6:14 AM

U.S. Quietly Unblocks Financial Aid to PA

The United States has quietly unblocked almost $500 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority which had been frozen by Congress.Elad Benari, 3/25/2013, 4:44 AM

Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

International donors are making progress toward finding the $1.2 billion needed to help fund the PA, officials say.Elad Benari, 3/20/2013, 3:43 AM

PA Asks the World: Help Our Failing Economy

The Palestinian Authority has urged the world to step up financial aid and press Israel to allow economic development.Elad Benari, 3/19/2013, 5:46 AM

IMF Warns Over PA Economy in New Report

The International Monetary Fund calls on Israel and the PA to help support the economy of Gaza and Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 3/15/2013, 6:53 AM

Saudis Offer More Money to Cash-Strapped PA

Saudi Arabia will contribute $20 million each month to the Palestinian Authority, a Saudi official says.Elad Benari, 1/20/2013, 6:15 AM

PA to Receive $100 Million from Saudi Arabia

The Palestinian Authority, facing its worst financial crisis ever, will receive financial assistance from Saudi Arabia.Elad Benari, 1/17/2013, 4:15 AM

Abbas Warns of Hardships Without Arab 'Safety Net'

PA Chairman warns that if Arab countries don't deliver on their promised 'safety net', the PA will be in a difficult situation.Elad Benari, 1/4/2013, 4:15 AM

Arab League Chief to Visit Ramallah

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi will visit Ramallah and focus on a financial "safety net" to ease the economic crisis in the PA government.Elad Benari, 12/26/2012, 6:15 AM

Fayyad: Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad calls for an urgent Arab summit to address the PA's financial crisis.Elad Benari, 12/24/2012, 6:14 AM

PA Government Workers Go on Strike

Employees of the Palestinian Authority government across Judea and Samaria start a strike over unpaid salaries. As usual, they blame Israel.Elad Benari, 12/20/2012, 2:13 AM

Fayyad Urges Arabs to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

PA prime minister Salam Fayyad urges Arab League nations to make good on $100 million a month in pledged "safety net" funds.Elad Benari, 12/17/2012, 4:15 AM

Arab League Pledges 'Safety Net' to Abbas

Representatives of the Arab League pledge to transfer a monthly sum of 100 million dollars as a “financial safety net" for PA.Elad Benari, 12/10/2012, 5:42 AM

9 Illegal Entrants Crammed into Truck Wall

Guards find nine illegal PA entrants crammed behind a false wall.Maayana Miskin, 12/7/2012, 12:35 PM

Report: Fayyad to Resign as PA's Prime Minister

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has presented a plan to form a more inclusive factional government.Elad Benari, 11/1/2012, 4:44 AM

Israel Helps PA Economy, Lets More Workers In

Israel’s latest measures to improve the PA economy include approval of construction projects, more permits, and more Gaza exports.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 6:14 AM

European Minister Blames Israel for PA Crisis

European minister blames Israel for PA's financial crisis as its finance minister warns that efforts to create a state could collapse.Elad Benari, 9/24/2012, 6:44 AM

Israel, PA Talking About Developing Gas

Israel has held talks with the PA over the development of a gas field off the coast of Gaza, says a report by the Israeli foreign ministry.Elad Benari, 9/24/2012, 12:16 AM

PA Ends Restriction on Imports from Israel

Decision is an attempt to reduce spiraling prices as transportation union says it plans new protest actions.AFP, 9/23/2012, 10:10 PM

'Arab Spring' Hits PA, Hundreds Protest in Shechem

Hundreds of protesters gather in the main square in Shechem, calling for the ouster of PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad.Elad Benari, 9/6/2012, 6:13 AM

Israel Has Removed All but 10 Roadblocks in Yesha

Only 10 roadblocks remain in Judea and Samaria after more than a hundred others have been removed as “goodwill” measure to Abbas. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/14/2012, 1:09 PM

Abbas to Ask Islamic Countries for Major Aid

PA Chairman Abbas to present Islamic countries with a multi-sector aid plan to lift the PA out of its financial crisis.Elad Benari, 8/13/2012, 6:40 AM

Is Israel Helping PA Prepare for War?

Israel is boosting the PA economy while the PA continues its incitement and enmity – which could help the PA in case of open conflict.Maayana Miskin, 8/3/2012, 11:14 AM

PA, Israel Sign Agreements on Taxes, Goods

Finance Minister Steinitz and PA Prime Minister Fayyad agree on arrangements regarding taxation and the transfer of goods.Elad Benari, 8/1/2012, 4:48 AM

World Bank Says PA Economy Unsustainable

New World Bank report says the economic growth in the PA is unsustainable and cannot support a future state.Elad Benari, 7/26/2012, 5:10 AM

Obama Bypasses Congress, Frees Aid to PA

President Barack Obama signs a waiver declaring that aid to the PA is “important to the security interests of the United States.”Elad Benari, Canada, 4/28/2012, 12:30 AM

U.S. Unblocks Aid to Palestinian Authority

Two Republicans in the House of Representatives release restrictions on the disbursement of U.S. assistance to the PA.Elad Benari, 3/25/2012, 3:47 AM

PA Denies 'Secret Economic Talks' with Israel

Israeli press reported that the Finance Ministry and the PA hope to sign a new economic agreement.Gil Ronen, 3/18/2012, 9:07 PM