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Hamas OKs Israel, Qatar agreement on grants for humanitarian purposes

The Ministry of Social Affairs in Gaza announced the beginning of payments from Qatar to about 100,000 needy families in the Gaza Strip.

By TAL LEV RAM
26/01/2019
A member of the Taliban holds a flag in Kabul, Afghanistan
Senior Taliban leader expected to join talks with U.S. in Qatar shortly

The peace talks, initially slated for two days, are continuing despite Taliban representatives staging a brief walkout on Friday over differences with US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.

By REUTERS
26/01/2019
A Palestinian Hamas-hired civil servant displays U.S. Dollar banknotes
Qatari envoy says grant to fund 'humanitarian' projects in Gaza

In an implicit criticism of Israel, the Qatari diplomat said: "There are other parties that are exploiting the humanitarian aid for the internal elections and to score political points."

Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani speaks during Doha Forum in Doha, Qatar, D
Germany approves export of weapons systems to Qatar

Approval of the sale comes amid a halt in all weapons sales to Qatar's rival Saudi Arabia imposed by Berlin after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

By REUTERS
24/01/2019
A Palestinian Hamas-hired civil servant receives her salary paid by Qatar, in Khan Younis
Hamas refuses Qatari cash after Israel allows third transfer of funds

Islamic Jihad, the second largest group in the Gaza Strip after Hamas, voiced support for the Hamas move and called for the continuation of the weekly demonstrations near the border with Israel.

Cabinet approves transfer of Qatar’s $15 million to Hamas in Gaza

Qatari envoy Mohammed El-Amadi arrived in Jerusalem on Wednesday in an effort to resolve the crisis and sway Israel to release the funds.

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Netanyahu to Hamas: ‘If you escalate, the response will be destructive’

His comments came after sniper fire from Gaza lightly wounded an IDF officer along the Gaza border on Tuesday.

23/01/2019
Palestinian riots in the Beit Hanoun area of the Gaza Strip.
Former Shin Bet head: Israel should go through with Qatari funds transfer

Qatari fund transfer talks started again after an IDF soldier was lightly wounded by a terrorist's fire.

By MAARIV ONLINE
23/01/2019
Qatar invests $500 m in Lebanese bonds to bolster economy

Lebanon has one of the world's highest levels of public debt compared to GDP and stagnant growth.

By REUTERS
21/01/2019
A Palestinian Hamas-hired civil servant displays U.S. Dollar banknotes
Qatar to send delayed $15 million payment to Gaza

Qatar hopes the aid will ease conditions and restore stability, part of efforts to bolster its international standing amid a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf neighbors.

By REUTERS
20/01/2019
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