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PLO member: Congress members who called to stop aid following unity government between Fatah and Hamas “are more extreme than the Israeli right”
“Eighty-eight US Parliament (i.e., Congress) members from the Republican and Democratic parties have demanded that US President Barack Obama halt the transfer of US aid money to the PA in response to the formation of the [Fatah-Hamas] national unity government. An open letter to Obama from the...”
Jun 14, 2014
Denmark and France finance UNRWA documentary of the Nakba ("the catastrophe," referring to the establishment of Israel)
Official PA TV newsreader: “UNRWA has launched a new project to document the history of the Nakba (i.e., ‘the catastrophe,’ Palestinian term for the establishment of the State of Israel) of our people using photos and video clips, financed by two countries: Denmark and France.” Official PA TV...
Jun 10, 2014
British aid to PA from 2011-2015 exceeds 550 million dollars
“[PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah… praised the extraordinary relations that unite Palestine and Britain, as British aid for the years 2011-2015 is expected to exceed 550 million dollars, all of which will be divided up into budgetary aid, humanitarian aid, and support for development...”
Jun 5, 2014
World Bank approves additional $40 billion grant to PA
Taken from Wafa's English site "The World Bank Board of Directors approved a $40 million grant to support the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) strategic reform priorities, Tuesday said a press release issued by the World Bank. 'A sustainable fiscal position and strong public financial management..."
May 21, 2014
Germany signs €8.8 million agreement with Palestinians
From Wafa News Agency's English website: "RAMALLAH, May 7, 2014 – Jerusalem Water Undertaking and the German Government signed Wednesday a €8.8 agreement to support the water loss reduction Program. The agreement was signed by Minister of Planning Mohammad Abu Ramadan, Head of Water Authority..."
May 7, 2014
EU countries contribute €16.4 million to the PA's payment of salaries
The following article appeared on WAFA's English website: "Today the European Union has contributed approximately €16.4 million to the payment of the April salaries and pensions of approximately 70,000 Palestinian civil servants and pensioners of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank and..."
May 6, 2014
USAID launches company together with Palestinian universities
“The US Agency for International Development, USAID, in cooperation with four local universities, has launched the Ibdaa company to support entrepreneurs through research and development initiatives between the universities and the private sector, with a 300,000 dollar financing...”
Apr 14, 2014
Muslims destiny to exterminate Jews, in post by student group at USAID-funded Palestinian university
The Facebook page of the National University’s Islamic student group of An-Najah University in Nablus, a school funded by USAID, called for murder of Jews posting this picture of a religious Jews hiding in fear and the Islamic source from the Hadith that the PA interprets as anticipating the...
Mar 30, 2014
USAID provides aid to Palestinian universities
“The US Agency for International Development, USAID, celebrated the completion of the training of 29 expert Microsoft software instructors today, Saturday. The agency [USAID] has worked these past few months to establish four Microsoft academies, in cooperation with An-Najah National...”
Mar 29, 2014
PA opposes US budget committee's decision to condition US aid to PA on cessation of incitement
“The [PA] government has expressed its opposition to the US Congress budget committee’s [decision] to condition its support of the law for the continuation of American aid to the PA on the cessation of PA incitement against Israel, and to make the new American aid law contingent on a special,...”
Feb 26, 2014
PA-funded Prisoners' Club: Israelis taught international donors everything about PA salaries for prisoners
Qadura Fares: "Our second message is directed to the EU, international organizations and to the UN. They know by heart what the Israelis taught them. This is a disgrace. The Israelis (i.e., PMW reports) taught them and explained to them that the PA pays such and such canteen [amount] and pays such..."
Feb 17, 2014
Japan contributes $62.2 million (including funds from the World Bank, UNRWA, UNDP and UNICEF) to the PA
“The Government of Japan has decided to contribute 62 million dollars to the Palestinian people. This contribution is one of the forms of Japanese aid to the peace talks between the two sides, for the purpose of establishing a just, inclusive and sustainable peace in the future, based on the...”
Feb 12, 2014
EU donates €11 million for PA salaries and pensions
Headline: “The European Union grants 11 million euros to pay [PA] salaries and pensions” “Yesterday [Dec. 5, 2013] the European Union donated approximately 11 million euros to pay the November salaries and pensions of approximately 71,000 Palestinian government employees and pensioners in the...”
Dec 6, 2013
World Bank transfers a total of $1.2 billion to the PA
Headline: “An additional 24 million dollars from the World Bank to assist the [Palestinian] Authority budget” “Yesterday [Nov. 28, 2013] the World Bank transferred 24 million US dollars to the PA from the multi-donor Palestinian Reform and Development Plan Trust Fund. This fund is a multi-donor...”
Nov 29, 2013
World Bank and Britain transfer $83.8 million to the PA; the EU intends to transfer $200 million more
Headline: “83.8 million dollars from the World Bank and Britain to the [Palestinian] Authority” “The World Bank transferred a sum of 72.7 million US dollars to the PA yesterday [Sept. 3, 2013] from the multi-donor Palestinian Reform and Development Plan Trust Fund. This Trust Fund is a multi-donor,...”
Sep 4, 2013
Guest on PA TV blames US for terror groups in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya
PA TV program From the Interior episode about the American attack in Syria. Director of the Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian and Israeli studies and former Israeli Arab Parliament Member Issam Makhoul: “[We now see in Syria] the terror created by the USA in other parts of the world, and this is...”
Aug 31, 2013
Foreign minister of Norway: World won't finance Palestinian state forever
“The Norwegian Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide, said the world wouldn’t continue financing the building of a Palestinian state forever, and that unless progress was made [in the peace talks], the aid would stop. In an interview with the Israeli newspaper, The Jerusalem Post, he added that ‘in the...”
Aug 30, 2013
EU-funded NGO “resists normalization with Israel”
Headline: “During an open dialogue organized by the Sharek Youth Forum in Ramallah – young people call for punishment for those who organize normalization meetings and for those who attend them” “Young Palestinians demanded that employment sanctions and legal punitive measures be taken against...”
Aug 25, 2013
EU donates 19 million Euros towards PA salaries for May 2013
Headline: “The European Union contributes €19.2 million for [the PA’s] salaries and pensions for the month of May” “Yesterday [June 5, 2013], the European Union contributed approximately €19.2 million to pay [PA] salaries and pensions for the month of May to almost 75,000 Palestinian civil servants...”
Jun 6, 2013
International Red Cross plants trees to honor Palestinian terrorists
Headline: "150 trees named for prisoners are planted in Jenin" "The International Red Cross and the Palestinian Red Crescent, in cooperation with the Zububa Rural Council west of Jenin, yesterday planted 150 fruit trees that carry the names of the veteran prisoners jailed in the occupation..."
May 9, 2013
Palestinian Football Association supervises 19th annual tournament named after Abu Jihad, sponsored by UNDP
“The Jerusalem Al-Ansar Club has succeeded, for the 19th consecutive year, in organizing this [Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth] championship under the supervision of the central branch of the [Palestinian Football] Association.” Click to view bulletin The...
Apr 27, 2013
PMW reports prompt question in Danish parliament about PA salaries for terrorists and Danish funding
Danish Parliament, question by MP Søren Espersen to Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal: MP Søren Espersen: "The idea was really to get some control over the money we (Denmark) send [to the PA]... This is happening on a large scale in Norway at the moment. [They] are preparing a hearing on what the..."
Apr 24, 2013
19th annual football tournament named after terrorist Abu Jihad sponsored by UNDP
Headline: “Draw for the 19th Prince of Martyrs Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth.” “On Sunday, [April 21, 2013] the [group] draw for the 19th Prince of Martyrs Khalil Al-Wazir Abu Jihad Football Tournament for youth born in 1996, took place in the Al-Ansar Club offices in Jerusalem. The...”
Apr 23, 2013
Possible hearing in Norway regarding Foreign Ministry misinforming Parliament about PA salaries for terrorist prisoners
Reporter Tormod Strand: “...4,600 Palestinian prisoners are [imprisoned] in Israeli prisons, convicted of security offenses. 500 of them are [serving] lifetime [sentences] for terror-related acts.” Reporter Tormod Strand: “[NRK] Evening News has reported that these prisoners, who are being praised...”
Apr 10, 2013
Israeli TV lauds PMW for success and impact in Europe
TV hosts: "We'll continue discussing foreign affairs with Itamar Marcus who I'm already awarding a small Israel Prize, or maybe a big one... Norway has discovered that funds it gave to the PA are given to security prisoners. This information was brought to Norway's attention by PMW... And now, you..."
Apr 5, 2013