The United Arab Emirates will provide $15 million a month to Gaza, a Palestinian politician said Thursday, as its rulers Hamas move closer to a UAE-based rival to Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas. Mohammed Dahlan has been based in exile in the UAE since falling out with Abbas and being expelled from his Fatah movement.
A Palestinian official says dozens of Hamas activists once imprisoned by Israel did not receive their regular support payment this month from the group's political rival, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. … Click to Continue »
An official says the West Bank-based Palestinian government will stop paying for electricity in the power-starved Gaza Strip and "dry up" the flow of funds to the territory's Hamas rulers. … Click to Continue »