Tagged: Aid

EXCLUSIVE: HSBC to block donations to Palestinian aid charity Interpal News & Analysis
Peter Oborne and Jan-Peter Westad, Middle East Eye

EXCLUSIVE: HSBC to block donations to Palestinian aid charity Interpal

HSBC announced it will stop processing payments made to London-based Palestine charity organizations Interpal, a leading British charity focusing on providing relief funds to Palestinians throughout the year, but especially in the month of Ramadan.

on April 28, 2020
Israel Seeks Early Release Of US Military Funding News & Analysis
Arie Egozi, Breaking Defense

Israel Seeks Early Release Of US Military Funding

Israel is asking for its $3.8 billion in US military funding early this year. While one one of the most severe public health crises in modern history unfolds, will the Trump administration decide to expedite foreign funding to a military occupation?

on April 27, 2020
Norway pleads for more aid to help Palestinians tackle coronavirus News & Analysis
Gwladys Fouche, Reuters

Norway pleads for more aid to help Palestinians tackle coronavirus

Foreign Minister of Norway: “We need to work together to prevent this from being a bigger humanitarian and health disaster than we think it can be, especially in Gaza, but also in the West Bank."

on April 7, 2020
U.S. senators back bill to provide $3.3 billion for Israel News & Analysis
Reuters

U.S. senators back bill to provide $3.3 billion for Israel

Republican and Democratic U.S. senators introduced legislation on Thursday to provide $3.3 billion in annual aid to Israel, attempting to put into law another military funding agreement between the two countries.

on January 13, 2020
Israeli Cabinet Approves $11.5m in Funding for Security in W. Bank Settlements News & Analysis
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Israeli Cabinet Approves $11.5m in Funding for Security in W. Bank Settlements

Over the weekend, the Israeli government approved $11.5 million to go toward illegal Jewish-only settlements in the occupied West Bank. Despite being built on their land, Palestinians are barred from entering these settlements.

on December 2, 2019
US Tax Dollars Must Not Be Used to Detain Palestinian Children Op-Eds & Analysis
Betty McCollum, The Nation

US Tax Dollars Must Not Be Used to Detain Palestinian Children

Israel is a powerful nation with the most advanced and capable military in the Middle East. It is the single greatest beneficiary of American military assistance, receiving $3.8 billion, some 25 percent of its defense budget, from American taxpayers each year. The security of Israel is obviously important to the United States, with missile defense programs like Iron Dome and David’s Sling as success stories.

on December 11, 2017
The Trump Administration Has Frozen Obama’s Quiet Attempt to Send $221 Million to Palestine News Roundup
Alex Lockie & Associated Press, Business Insider

The Trump Administration Has Frozen Obama’s Quiet Attempt to Send $221 Million to Palestine

The State Department is reviewing a last-minute decision by former Secretary of State John Kerry to send $221 million dollars to the Palestinians late last week over the objections of congressional Republicans.

on January 25, 2017
As Israel Prospers, Obama Set to Give Billions More in Aid While Netanyahu Demands Even More Op-Eds & Analysis
Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept

As Israel Prospers, Obama Set to Give Billions More in Aid While Netanyahu Demands Even More

For all the chatter about animosity between U.S. President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Washington Post reports that “a senior Israeli official will arrive in Washington next week for a final round of negotiations involving the largest military aid package the United States has ever given any country and that will last more than a decade”...

on August 3, 2016
Displaced Two Years After Israel’s 2014 Attack on Gaza Videos
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Displaced Two Years After Israel’s 2014 Attack on Gaza

Two years after Israel's attack on Gaza, Palestinian families remain living in shipping containers designed as temporary shelter. Yousef Najjar and his family are still displaced after Israel destroyed his village of Khuza'a.

on July 13, 2016
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