IMF Tells PA: Loan Request Denied

In a sign of how close the Palestinian Authority is to fiscal ruin, the IMF has denied a $100 million bridge loan via Israel.Gabe Kahn, 7/2/2012, 5:49 PM

PA Facing 'Worst Financial Crisis' Ever, Says Minister

The Palestinian Authority government is facing its “worst financial crisis” since its establishment, its labor minister says.Elad Benari, 7/2/2012, 5:44 AM

Gaza Banks in Currency Crisis

Gaza banks are answering withdrawal requests with multiple currencies, leading to an exchange rate crisis for local residents.Gabe Kahn, 5/14/2012, 10:56 PM

PA to Open Duty Free Shop in Jericho

Palestinian Authority planning to open a duty-free shop in Jericho, near the Allenby Bridge crossing.Elad Benari, 5/2/2012, 2:15 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

Abbas: Hamas Unity Deal 'Frozen'

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said unity with Hamas is going nowhere; and issued 'demands' for financial support to the Arab League.Gabe Kahn, 3/29/2012, 4:31 PM

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 Wants Money More Than Peace

The PA is more than willing to talk about revenue building measures even as it refuses to come to the table to negotiate peace.Gabe Kahn., 3/22/2012, 5:39 PM

EU Contributes Funds to Upgrade Crossing into Gaza

EU contributes 13 million euros to upgrade the Kerem Shalom crossing through which goods enter Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/21/2012, 5:45 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

PA Prime Minister: No Aid Means Reduction in Expenses

PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad says his government will reduce expenses if donor countries fail to pay aid they pledged to the PA.Elad Benari, 3/18/2012, 6:30 AM

New PA Threat: End Cooperation With Israel

The latest PA threat is to downgrade ties with Israel and cease security cooperation as the PLO rededicates itself to "resistance."Gabe Kahn., 12/21/2011, 9:01 PM

PA Corruption Probe: Maybe, Maybe Not

Ramallah's vaunted corruption probe proves to be more politics than principles as lawmakers say it all depends on unity talks with HamasGabe Kahn., 12/21/2011, 7:48 PM

Second PA Minister Indicted in Corruption Probe

Ramallah's ongoing corruption probe continues to cast doubts on popular claims that the PA is 'ready for statehood.'Gabe Kahn., 11/29/2011, 9:48 PM

Fayyad Warns: No Tax Money - No More PA

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad: If Israel doesn't transfer our tax money, we will fail financially and cease to exist.Elad Benari, 11/25/2011, 12:14 AM

Cabinet Votes to Maintain PA Funds Freeze

The Netanyahu government has decided to maintain its deep freeze on $100 million in monthly tax revenue transfers to Ramallah.Gabe Kahn., 11/14/2011, 4:36 PM

Report: PA Expects Israeli Funds to Resume

Officials in Ramallah don't believe Netanyahu's decision to freeze tax revenue transfers will be long lived.Gabe Kahn., 11/11/2011, 10:08 AM

Finance Ministry: PA Funds Not Delayed

Contrary to reports Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz had blocked NIS 380 million to the PA officials say the money will be "on time." Gabe Kahn., 8/31/2011, 8:14 PM

PA Gets EU Bailout

The EU and Sweden step in to save the PA from yet another financial crisis.Maayana Miskin, 8/12/2011, 9:28 AM