RAMALLAH, April 2, 2015 (WAFA) - Japan has Thursday announced
committing around $30 million to budget support through the World Bank for the
Palestinian Recovery and Development Plan Multi-Donor Trust Fund (PRDP-MDTF) to
support the Palestinian Authority “devastated” financial situation.
According to a press release issued by the Representative
Office of Japan to the PA, “This contribution comes in a time where any kind of
JERUSALEM, April 2, 2015 (WAFA) - The European Union and the Netherlands Thursday
announced a contribution of about $34.2 million (€31.6 million) to the Palestinian
Authority’s payment of its civil servants’ March salaries and pensions.
In a joint press release, the EU revealed that
it is making a contribution of approximately $34.2 million (€31.6 million) to
the payment of March salaries and pensions of around 68,000 Palestinian...
RAMALLAH, April 2, 2015 (WAFA) – Israeli forces early Thursday detained
four Palestinians, including lawmaker Khalida
Jarrar, after breaking into their homes across the West Bank, said
witnesses and a local activist.
An Israeli force, comprising of
about 60 soldiers and intelligence officers, detained lawmaker Jarrar, who is a
member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), after
breaking into and ransacking her homes...
RAMALLAH, April 2, 2015 (WAFA) – Palestine’s fresh membership of
the International Criminal Court (ICC) coupled with remarks expressed by
President Mahmoud Abbas on the ongoing freeze of tax revenues by Israel hit the
front page headlines of Palestinian dailies.
The three dailies reported that Palestine has officially become a
member of the ICC, as the 123 of state parties.
Covering Palestinian officials’ remarks on this development,...