Israel sends Palestinians over $1 billion in financial dues: minister

Israel has released more than $1 billion in funds withheld from the Palestinian Authority, a Palestinian minister said on Wednesday, two weeks after coordination between the sides was renewed. “The #Israeli government transfers all financial dues of the clearance to the account of the #Palestinian Authority, amounting to three billion and 768 million shekels,” civil affairs minister Hussein al-Sheikh wrote on Twitter. He was referring to taxes, including customs duties, that the Jewish state collects on behalf of the PA. In May, the Palestinians stopped coordination with Israel, with PA leader…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly