Arab League Pledges $100 Million Per Month To Palestinians To Counter Tax Revenues Held By Israel


Arab League nations have pledged to pay the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority $100 million per month to offset a budget shortfall left by Israel’s withholding of millions of dollars in tax revenues over the PA’s payments to the families of terrorists and security prisoners.

“We confirm that Arab countries will support the Palestinian state’s budget… (to) resist the political and financial pressure it faces,” the Arab League said Sunday following a meeting in Cairo.

In February, Israel approved a $138 million deduction in tax revenues it collects on behalf of the PA to counter its payments to families of Palestinians jailed by Israel for attacks against Israelis — a policy critics refer to as “pay for slay”.

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