palestinian economy

PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas, Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh (third left) and oth
Palestinian Authority PM: Israel Wants to Destroy Our Economy

Palestinian Authority asks World Bank to monitor Jewish state’s policy of withholding tax transfers over PA payments for attacks against Israelis.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
13/05/2019
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
Palestinian shortsightedness

As Khaled Abu Toameh and Tovah Lazaroff reported in The Jerusalem Post this week, the PA is on the verge of financial collapse.

Hebron
Arab League again seeks to rescue Palestinian Authority economy

Monthly safety net agreed to again but there’s still no guarantees.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
24/04/2019
Palestinian children hold models depicting the Dome of the Rock during a protest against U.S. Presid
Replace incitement with sound government

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.

09/04/2018
U.N. opens $539m. humanitarian appeal to help prevent Gaza catastrophe

World Bank: Trade with outside world needed to improve economy.

Israeli, Palestinian ministers hold rare meeting amid criticism

Invited by the French, the meeting comes amid frosty ties between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

Senior Abbas adviser denies Israel's accusations of slay-for-pay terror

A possible successor for PA President Mahmoud Abbas said democratic institutions and elections are a must.

By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
16/01/2018
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Indonesia to allow tariff-free import of some Palestinian goods

Indonesia has long been a supporter of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

By REUTERS
20/12/2017
A STREET in Ramallah. The Palestinian economy is suffering.
Even economic peace requires PA reform

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.

24/10/2017
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