Readers of The Jerusalem Post have their say.
Palestinian Authority asks World Bank to monitor Jewish state’s policy of withholding tax transfers over PA payments for attacks against Israelis.
As Khaled Abu Toameh and Tovah Lazaroff reported in The Jerusalem Post this week, the PA is on the verge of financial collapse.
Monthly safety net agreed to again but there’s still no guarantees.
It’s high time for change. The Palestinian people deserve leaders who will give them not only jobs, healthcare and electricity, but sound governance – not bullets and incitement.
World Bank: Trade with outside world needed to improve economy.
Invited by the French, the meeting comes amid frosty ties between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
A possible successor for PA President Mahmoud Abbas said democratic institutions and elections are a must.
Indonesia has long been a supporter of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Current donor efforts to prop up the Palestinian economy, while well intentioned and much needed, are no substitute for the internal participatory systems of transparency and accountability.