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US to provide $5 million in aid to PA

US to provide $5 million in aid to PA

Trump administration will give $5 million in humanitarian assistance to help PA hospitals cope with coronavirus.Elad Benari, 17/04/2020 05:27
Israel transfers 120 million shekels to PA

Israel transfers 120 million shekels to PA

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon signed the transfer of part of PA tax money over fear that coronavirus would worsen PA's economy.Elad Benari, 23/03/2020 05:30
PA to receive more than 1 billion shekels from Israel

PA to receive more than 1 billion shekels from Israel

PA to receive a transfer of 1.5 billion shekels from Israel amid dispute between the sides over payments to terrorists.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/10/2019 22:16
Greenblatt calls on donor countries to reconsider aid to PA

Greenblatt calls on donor countries to reconsider aid to PA

Outgoing US envoy: Hamas and the PA are squandering opportunities to ensure better lives for Palestinians.Ben Ariel, 27/09/2019 04:37
World Bank: PA economy in deep crisis

World Bank: PA economy in deep crisis

In new report, World Bank says Palestinian Authority faces financing gap that could top $1.8 billion.Elad Benari, 19/09/2019 06:14
Arab League reaffirms safety net for PA

Arab League reaffirms safety net for PA

Arab League reaffirms a pledge to pay $100 million a month to the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 24/06/2019 06:39
PA 'prime minister' blames Israel for financial woes

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.Elad Benari, 07/06/2019 06:25
Greenblatt to PA: Take responsibility for your economy

Greenblatt to PA: Take responsibility for your economy

US envoy responds to PA cabinet leader who claimed in interview that the PA is on the verge of collapsing.Elad Benari, 06/06/2019 00:35
PA delegation meets with Kahlon

PA delegation meets with Kahlon

PA delegation met Finance Minister in attempt to reach understandings that would allow the transfer of tax revenues collected by Israel.Ben Ariel, 15/05/2019 06:33
EU accepts Israeli request to aid PA

EU accepts Israeli request to aid PA

EU foreign policy chief says EU will provide €22 million in humanitarian assistance to PA.Nitsan Keidar, 01/05/2019 02:35
Israel asks world to donate to PA

Israel asks world to donate to PA

Israel reportedly interested in pressuring Abbas to accept tax revenues despite offsetting of terrorists' salaries.Elad Benari, 30/04/2019 05:55
PA accuses US of pressuring Arab states to stop financial aid

PA accuses US of pressuring Arab states to stop financial aid

PA “foreign minister” says PA is looking for legal ways to stop US pressure on Arab states to stop their financial aid to the PA.Ben Ariel, 12/02/2019 05:20
UN asks for donations for PA

UN asks for donations for PA

United Nations urges donor states to provide $350 million in aid for the Palestinian Authority in 2019.Elad Benari, 18/12/2018 05:07
Saudi Arabia increases financial aid to PA

Saudi Arabia increases financial aid to PA

Saudi government announces increase in financial aid to the Palestinian Authority.Dalit Halevi, 23/02/2018 03:07
UN appeals for $547 million in aid to PA

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.Elad Benari, 20/12/2016 04:13
Saudis delay transfer of money 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.Dalit Halevi, 01/11/2016 04:44
Britain suspends aid to PA over terror funding

Britain suspends aid to PA over terror funding

Britain suspends millions of pounds in aid payments to the PA amid concerns the money is ending up in the hands of terrorists.Ben Ariel, Canada, 07/10/2016 22:12
World Bank calls on donors to help 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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2016 06:43
Report: Congress delaying aid to 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.Elad Benari, 21/03/2016 05:44
PA confirms economic talks with Israel

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.Elad Benari, 24/02/2016 05:14
Saudi Arabia Increases Financial Aid to the 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.Ben Ariel, 28/07/2015 03:14
State Dept. ;Concerned' Over PA Electricity

State Dept. ;Concerned' Over PA Electricity

State Department spokeswoman expresses concern over the IEC temporarily cutting off power in the PA because of its huge debt.Ben Ariel, 24/02/2015 04:46
Abbas Threatens Israel Over Frozen Tax Revenues

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, 23/02/2015 01:16
Kerry Concerned Over 'Viability' of PA

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, 22/02/2015 06:19
Sweden Announces Aid Package to 'Palestine'

Sweden Announces Aid Package to 'Palestine'

Recognizing "Palestine" comes with responsibilities, says Swedish PM as he announces a multi-million-euro aid package for the PA.Elad Benari, 11/02/2015 05:13
Iraq Donates $28 Million to the PA

Iraq Donates $28 Million to the PA

Iraq donates $28 million to the Arab League as part of its contribution to support the PA.Ben Ariel, 15/01/2015 06:50
Saudi Arabia Gives the PA $60 Million

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, 14/01/2015 04:16
Republican Senator's Bill Would Halt Aid to PA

Republican Senator's Bill Would Halt Aid to PA

Republican Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that would immediately halt aid to the PA until it drops its bid to join the ICC.Elad Benari, 08/01/2015 05:44
Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA

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, 06/01/2015 06:16
PA Asks for $3.8 Billion to Rebuild Gaza

PA Asks for $3.8 Billion to Rebuild Gaza

PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah says he has asked for $3.8 billion in urgent aid to help rebuild Gaza following the fighting.Ben Ariel, 24/09/2014 05:44
Qatar to Financially Help Hamas-Fatah Government

Qatar to Financially Help Hamas-Fatah Government

Arab states to help pay the wages of Gaza's public sector workers, says deputy Hamas leader.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 06/06/2014 06:07
Senators to Kerry: Condition Aid to PA

Senators to Kerry: Condition Aid to PA

Senators Kirk and Rubio call on Kerry to state that aid to PA will be cut off if unity government fails to recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 02/05/2014 05:44
Israel Begins to Implement Sanctions on PA

Israel Begins to Implement Sanctions on PA

Israel has started to deduct the PA’s debts from the tax money it collects on its behalf, and more is on the way.Elad Benari, 29/04/2014 02:44
PA Wants to Drill for Oil in Judea and Samaria

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, 19/03/2014 05:15
Financial Crisis? PA Planning Airport and Railway

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, 11/02/2014 06:44
IMF: Failure of Peace Talks Will Hurt PA Economy

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, 07/02/2014 06:16
Abbas: We Can't Pay Salaries, it's Israel's Fault

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, 13/10/2013 05:50
Electric Company Suggests: Cut Off Power to PA

Electric Company Suggests: Cut Off Power to PA

The Israel Electric Corporation has put together a list of sanctions to impose on the PA, which owes it 820 million shekels.Elad Benari, 21/06/2013 03:15
Israel, PA Agree to Resume Economic Cooperation

Israel, PA Agree to Resume Economic Cooperation

Finance Minister Yair Lapid and PA counterpart agree to resume economic times frozen since November.Elad Benari, 17/06/2013 01:15
Sweden May Slash its Aid to the PA

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, 15/06/2013 00:05
PA Official: The Financial Crisis is Getting Worse

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, 12/06/2013 06:44
'Israel is Sliding Into Total Dependence on PA'

'Israel is Sliding Into Total Dependence on PA'

Factory owners: PA deliberately cuts taxes so that Israeli industry can't compete; Bennett must intervene.Maayana Miskin, 05/06/2013 09:51
Kerry's Plan for PA Receives Cool Reception

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, 28/05/2013 06:43
Kerry Announces Plan to Boost PA Economy

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, 27/05/2013 06:14
Electric Company: PA Residents Not Forced to Pay

Electric Company: PA Residents Not Forced to Pay

Palestinian Authority Arabs who do not pay for electricity are not cut off.Maayana Miskin, 22/05/2013 14:33
PA Continues to Pay Jailed Terrorists

PA Continues to Pay Jailed Terrorists

The PA, despite complaining that it is suffering from a severe financial crisis, is continuing to pay to terrorists in Israeli prisons.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/04/2013 21:09
U.S. Quietly Unblocks Financial Aid to PA

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, 25/03/2013 04:44
Donors Progress in Raising Funds for Failing 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.Elad Benari, 20/03/2013 03:43
PA Asks the World: Help Our Failing Economy

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, 19/03/2013 05:46
IMF Warns Over PA Economy in New Report

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, 15/03/2013 06:53
Saudis Offer More Money to Cash-Strapped PA

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, 20/01/2013 06:15
PA to Receive $100 Million from Saudi Arabia

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, 17/01/2013 04:15
Abbas Warns of Hardships Without Arab 'Safety Net'

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, 04/01/2013 04:15
Arab League Chief to Visit Ramallah

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, 26/12/2012 06:15
Fayyad: Arab Countries Evading Commitment to PA

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, 24/12/2012 06:14
PA Government Workers Go on Strike

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, 20/12/2012 02:13
Fayyad Urges Arabs to Follow Up on 'Safety Net'

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, 17/12/2012 04:15