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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'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
Abbas says he is "dedicated" to Palestinian terrorist prisoners: "even if we are left with just one penny, we will pay it to those heroes who we must protect"
The PA President demanded that Palestinians "give aid to the prisoners, as they are our people’s most important cause" while saying that the terrorists will "not be abandoned, and we will defend them"
Feb 8, 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
Taxing the 22,000 Palestinian millionaires just 3% would solve the Palestinian budget deficit
PA Daily column states that there are roughly 20,000 Palestinian millionaires, and if taxed at 3% each, they could raise $3.5 billion per year for the PA, who would thus be able to solve their financial deficit and fund public services
Jan 23, 2022
Money donated to establish a new Palestinian hospital is being kept in a "special bank account" while the project is "frozen"
Suspicions arise as donations collected to establish the Khaled Al-Hassan Medical Centre for Cancer Treatment and Bone Marrow Transplants are yet to be used or even seen
Jan 15, 2022
After millions of dollars were donated to the PA for a hospital which was never built, Hamas demands – "where is the money?"
The PA raised over $12 million in donations for the Khaled Al-Hassan Hospital for Cancer and Bone Marrow Transplants only to claim years later that "there isn’t enough money to establish it” – Hamas has their doubts
Jan 15, 2022
After millions of dollars intended for building a new hospital disappear into the hand of the PA, Palestinians demand "Ask the PA government where the donations went!"
Over $12 million and 10 million NIS were collected by the PA to build a new cancer hospital, but the project was "frozen" and the funds were never returned – now "speculations have arisen" and Palestinians are "raising questions regarding the f ate of their donations"
Jan 14, 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
PA suffering "most difficult economic situation in years" due to aid cuts and "unfair" Israeli anti-terror deductions
PA prime minister tells Norwegian envoy that PA is struggling with the worst economic situation “in years,” due to “the lack of external aid” and Israel’s Anti “Pay-for-Slay” Law which deducts Palestinian terror salaries
Nov 12, 2021
UN report describes Palestinian economy as "dire", calling on "Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and the international community" to help address these financial issues
As Palestinian economy deteriorates, UN "calls for coordinated response," including "cessation of settlement activity and settler-related violence, demolitions, evictions, and Israeli security operations"
Nov 12, 2021
PA official reveals that "2021 is the worst year for the public treasury since the establishment of the PA," largely due to a lack of foreign funding
PA prime minister’s advisor discloses that the PA is only receiving 10% of the foreign aid promised to them for 2021, and that an undisclosed portion of the remaining European aid will be allocated to paying PA salaries
Oct 24, 2021
Germany pledges 100 million euros to the PA, despite the fact that this money could be used to fund terror
Ignoring the PA's regular payment of terrorists' salaries, Germany signs an "agreement of cooperation" to give the PA massive amounts of funding over next two years for various projects, including "projects in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including Jerusalem"
Sep 16, 2021
"All of the PLO’s budget comes from the PA Ministry of Finance", admits PA prime minister
Shtayyeh admits that the PLO gets all their money from the PA, and claims that Israeli loan of $150 million is "money we are entitled to," while comparing "just" $30 million of aid from the world bank with $140 million from the EU
Sep 6, 2021