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“America is the head of the snake, Blinken out” – anti-US demonstration in Ramallah
The Quds News Network, which is identified with Hamas, posted this video of a protest in Ramallah against US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Israel and the PA during Hamas’ terror war against Israel: Posted text: “News coverage: A rally in Ramallah protesting the visit of American...”
Nov 5, 2023
Increase in number of refugees is cause for UNRWA's financial crisis
PA Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour: “There are a number of factors that add to the severity of [UNRWA’s] financial crisis, part of which is the rise in the number of [Palestinian] refugees, the increase of the needs, and the rise of prices due to international circumstances. Also, some of the...”
Jun 3, 2023
The EU pledges "annual basic funding for UNRWA for 2022-2024 at an annual sum of 82 million euros"
The European Union "emphasized that it is a reliable partner and main donor to UNRWA" while noting its 92 million euro donation in 2021 to UNRWA and promising to grant an additional sum of 25 million euros to the Palestinians
May 16, 2022
PA Daily subtly accuses Hamas of stealing foreign aid
Official PA Daily implicitly reports that Hamas is seizing huge deliveries of international aid meant for impoverished Palestinians, only distributing it to Hamas supporters, selling it instead of donating it, or even letting it go to waste
Apr 5, 2022
PA's 2022 budget sees an expected annual deficit of $558 million
The PA government approved the general budget for the 2022 fiscal year, which includes an anticipated $523 million in foreign aid, of which $300 million are for projects and $200 million will go to the budget, plus a deficit that will reach $558 million
Apr 1, 2022
PA employs released terrorists to justify rewards, “private and public sectors are full of [released] prisoners”
Official PA TV program From Cairo Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Qadri Abu Bakr: “I say that the prisons have been and remain schools. Many of the commanders and organization members (i.e., convicted terrorists) who left prison are currently fulfilling important roles in the PA...”
Mar 30, 2022
"We oppose having conditions placed on European aid" - PA Prime Minister demands that the EU not delay their aid donations
Prime Minister Shtayyeh tells the EU that the PA "rejects conditional aid" and to "preserve the true partnership" between the EU and PA, the EU must continue to send large donations of money, some of which will fund terrorist salaries, without any conditions or delays
Mar 25, 2022
PA Minister "completely opposes" aid money to Palestine unless it is unconditional
After the EU suspended their donations to the PA on the basis that the PA will not change their terror-inciting curriculum, PA Minister of Foreign Affairs "emphasized that conditional funding is unacceptable" and "embarrasses them"
Mar 21, 2022
PA Prime Minister lies to American Envoy that the PA's financial problems are a result of "unjust Israeli theft of our money"
As well as blaming Israeli deductions of terror salaries for all the PA's financial difficulties, Prime Minister Shtayyeh spreads libellous claims about Israel to American Envoy, including that "Israel has destroyed" the peace process, while begging the US Statesman to "stop the Israeli measures against our people"
Mar 15, 2022
Despite deficit of $1 billion, PA says "We are in financial trouble, not a crisis, and we will be able to overcome it"
PA Minister of Finance reassures media that despite a $700 million "gap" in the PA's budget, "the PA refuses to submit to pressures and blackmail attempts" from Israel to encourage the cessation of terror salaries
Feb 4, 2022
PA sends a "message of official protest" to the Dutch government over the Netherlands' decision to stop funding Palestinian terror
After the Dutch Government stopped funding the PFLP terror organization, the PA "expressed shock and chagrin over the decision," which "constitutes acceding to systematic incitement campaigns by extremist Israeli right-wing organizations against Palestinian civil society”
Jan 11, 2022
While Europe and foreign countries continue to pay millions towards PA projects, Prime Minister Shtayyeh says no one will fund PA salaries
PA Prime Minister admits that the Palestinian financial crisis forces them to rely on foreign powers to help pay the 920 million shekels worth of PA salaries, but no country is coming to their aid
Nov 30, 2021