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Palestinians warned about economy

July 25th, 2012 Comments off

The World Bank says the recent economic growth in the Palestinian Territories is unsustainable because of its heavy reliance on foreign aid.
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Palestinian Authority suspends plans to raise taxes (Reuters)

January 29th, 2012 Comments off

Reuters – The Palestinian Authority announced on Sunday it was suspending plans to raise income tax that have sparked widespread protests but said it was still seeking ways to cut costs in 2012 to plug a gap resulting from lower-than-expected foreign aid revenues.
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Republicans move bill to restrict aid to Pakistan

July 27th, 2011 Comments off

U.S. President Barack Obama's intent to provide more aid to Pakistan has come unstuck with Republicans in the House of Representatives proposing a foreign aid bill that would restrict Obama's authorit
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House bill targets aid to Pakistan (AP)

July 26th, 2011 Comments off

AP – House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a foreign aid bill that would restrict President Barack Obama’s authority on providing U.S. taxpayer dollars to Pakistan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority while cutting money for international organizations.
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House panel weighs bill restricting foreign aid (AP)

July 20th, 2011 Comments off

AP – A House panel on Wednesday pushed ahead on a bill to block U.S. assistance to Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon, Yemen and the Palestinian Authority unless the Obama administration reassures Congress that they are cooperating in the war on terrorism.
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‘No foreign aid for you!’

July 18th, 2011 Comments off

Haiti versus Israel (and Mubarak)

January 21st, 2010 Comments off

“”But consider this: in fiscal 1998 Haiti received $106 million from the U.S, the No. 9 nation among foreign aid recipients. Ten years later, it didn’t even make the top 15 list. Compare that to the more than $5 billion paid out to Israel and Egypt.”” (thanks Sarah)

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Zuma intervenes in Zimbabwe row

August 28th, 2009 Comments off

South African president says coalition must resolve odds to win vital foreign aid.
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