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Germany, PA sign cooperation agreement

$117 million agreement will see German investment in areas under PA control.

Germany, PA sign cooperation agreement

World Bank: PA economy in deep crisis

In new report, World Bank says Palestinian Authority faces financing gap that could top $1.8 billion.

World Bank: PA economy in deep crisis

PA 'prime minister' blames Israel for financial woes

Mohammed Shtayyeh says PA's financial crisis caused by Israel offsetting terrorist salaries from PA tax funds.

PA 'prime minister' blames Israel for financial woes

Netanyahu insists on transferring millions to PA

Report: Israel transferred money to PA in order to prevent economic collapse, but the PA is unwilling to accept the money.

Netanyahu insists on transferring millions to PA

UN asks for donations for PA

United Nations urges donor states to provide $350 million in aid for the Palestinian Authority in 2019.

UN asks for donations for PA

PA receives millions for Area C Arabs

PA receives aid from several European countries and UNDP meant to help the Palestinians' "steadfastness".

PA receives millions for Area C Arabs

UN appeals for $547 million in aid to PA

UN launches appeal for $547 million to help 1.6 million Palestinian Arabs. The PA continues to spend its budget on terrorist salaries.

UN appeals for $547 million in aid to PA

Saudis delay transfer of money to PA

PA says Saudi Arabia has failed to transfer its monthly financial aid for seven straight months.

Saudis delay transfer of money to PA

World Bank calls on donors to help PA

World Bank says international donor support is a must to maintain the PA's budget-cutting achievements.

World Bank calls on international donors to help PA

Report: Congress delaying aid to PA

PA says Congress members are delaying $159 million in aid in an effort to pressure the PA to relaunch negotiations with Israel.

Report: Congress delaying aid to PA

PA confirms economic talks with Israel

PA Finance Minister confirms he met Israeli counterpart Kahlon to discuss an economic agreement to boost the PA economy.

PA confirms economic talks with Israel

Report: Israel to assist PA economically

Kahlon reportedly putting together a series of economic measures to help alleviate the pressure on the Palestinian population.

Report: Israel formulating economic assistance plan for PA

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.

Saudi Arabia Increases Financial Aid to the PA

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.

IMF Calls for Donor Support for PA Territories

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.

Abbas Threatens Israel Over Frozen Tax Revenues

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.

Kerry Concerned Over 'Viability' of Palestinian Authority

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.

IMF: Gaza War Pushed PA Economy to Recession

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.

Saudi Arabia Gives the PA $60 Million

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.

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA Over ICC Bid

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.

Boycott? PA Reports Increase in Imports from Israel

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.

PA Wants to Drill for Oil in Judea and Samaria

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.

Financial Crisis? PA Planning Airport and Railway

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.

IMF: Failure of Peace Talks Will Further Hurt PA Economy

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

PA Chairman blames Israeli "occupation" for his entity's difficult economic situation.

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

Israel, PA Agree to Resume Economic Cooperation

Finance Minister Yair Lapid and PA counterpart agree to resume economic times frozen since November.

Israel, PA Agree to Resume Economic Cooperation

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.

Sweden May Slash its Aid to the PA

PA Official: The Financial Crisis is Getting Worse

The PA is $4.2 billion in internal and external debt, announces its deputy prime minister.

PA Official: The Financial Crisis is Getting Worse

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.

Kerry's Plan for PA Economy Receives Cool Reception

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.

Kerry Announces Plan to Boost PA Economy

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.

U.S. Quietly Unblocks Financial Aid to PA

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.

International Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing PA

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.

PA Asks the World: Help Our Failing Economy

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.

IMF Warns Over PA Economy in New Report

Saudis Offer More Money to Cash-Strapped PA

Saudi Arabia will contribute $20 million each month to the Palestinian Authority, a Saudi official says.

Saudis Offer More Money to Cash-Strapped PA

PA to Receive $100 Million from Saudi Arabia

The Palestinian Authority, facing its worst financial crisis ever, will receive financial assistance from Saudi Arabia.

PA to Receive $100 Million from Saudi Arabia

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.

Abbas Warns of Hardships for PA Without Arab 'Safety Net'

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.

Arab League Chief to Visit Ramallah, Discuss 'Safety Net'

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.

Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA, Charges Fayyad

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.

PA Government Workers Go on Strike

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.

Fayyad Urges Arab Nations to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'