Tag Archive for terror funding

Palestinian leaders livid after EU conditions aid on ending ties with terror groups

Palestinian leaders unite sending protest letters to European Union officials, claiming groups like Hamas are merely political parties not terror organizations, noting the EU stipulation nullifies their national “struggle against Israeli occupation,” demanding continued EU funding without restrictions.

By  Eldad Beck


The Palestinian Authority has launched a broad public political campaign to convince the European Union to rescind its decision to prohibit monetary aid to PA-affiliated organizations and institutions if it doesn’t sever all ties with terrorist groups.

“The national Palestinian campaign to reject conditional funding” has picked up steam in recent weeks, after the EU, for the first time, introduced a fundamental change to the financial aid contracts Palestinian bodies are required to sign, whereby any cooperation with terrorist organizations will result in the unilateral cessation of funding by the EU. Continue Reading »

Hamas turns to Bitcoin to hide terror funding

In its latest maneuver to evade Israeli intelligence from intercepting the funding for their terror operations, Hamas has turned to using the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, and are appealing to their supporters to exploit the benefits of anonymous funding.

By Elior Levy


The security establishment is expressing concern after the military wing of Hamas made a decision to alter its financial strategy and use the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin.

Ever since its founding, Hamas has played a cat and mouse game with Israeli intelligence agencies in an effort to conceal the complex channels that fund its operations, using various banks and currency exchangers. Continue Reading »

Report: UNICEF finances anti-Israel organizations

The watchdog group, NGO Monitor, calls for UNICEF to sever all ties with BDS groups after it transferred $1 million donated by Canada to Palestinian ‘educational’ groups that back BDS boycotts of Israel.
• The non-Governmental organization urges increased oversight on donated funds to Palestinian groups.

By Israel Hayom Staff


The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund is actively supporting anti-Israel boycotts, NGO Monitor watchdog group president Gerald Steinberg contends.

Steinberg recently revealed to members of the Canadian Parliament how money donated by their government for educational programs was being misused by organizations to which UNICEF had transferred the money and which promote the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Switzerland ends funding to Palestinian NGO

REPORT: The ‘Human Rights Intern’l Humanitarian Law Secretariat’ sounds respectable, but because they continue to finance Palestinian terrorist groups, and refuse to stop, Switzerland ended its funding and support of the West Bank NGO.




The Swiss Foreign Ministry announced that it  suspended funds and support for the Ramallah-based Palestinian NGO Human Rights International Humanitarian Law Secretariat because the organization failed to cut ties to terrorism, according to a Sunday report in the Swiss newspaper Sonntags Zeitung.

“This is an important first step in NGO funding accountability by the Swiss Foreign Ministry, and reflects the recent legislation on this issue,” Prof. Continue Reading »

Palestinian plot to circumvent Trump and Congress at the UN for additional funding


With bad press exposing extrajudicial killings in Gaza and Abbas’ ‘Pay for Slay’ to reward those who murder Israelis, Trump and congress are debating funding cuts, but the Arabs have a found a way to do an end-run around Congress and get even more than the $380,593,116 it got in 2015 – by having the UN decide how much.
– BTW, next in line, the EU gave less than half of that to the Palestinians, with a ‘mere’ $136,751,943.

By Benny Avni


On Friday, the United Nations General Assembly will vote on a resolution to change the way a Palestinian-centered agency is financed. Continue Reading »

Israel Bank Hapoalim is latest to threaten termination of ties with Palestinian banks over terror-funding




Bank Hapoalim has in recent days told the Finance Ministry it intends to sever working ties with corresponding Palestinian banks if the state does not provide overarching protection against related criminal and civil lawsuits.

PA President Abbas routinely pays terrorist & their families who kill Jews – PMW screenshot

A recent board meeting came to the conclusion that the bank is exposed to possible lawsuits if it is discovered that funds transferred to Palestinian banks ended up funding terrorist activities. Continue Reading »

Jew-Killing is Most Lucrative Palestinian Profession

The murder & attempted murder of Jews has become one of the best paying and prestigious professions in the Palestinian Authority.

By Yossi Aloni


Israel’s security cabinet is exploring ways to curb monthly stipends paid by the Palestinian Authority to Palestinian terrorists sitting in Israeli jails.

Palestinian prisoner Marwan Barghouti – Archives

The issue was again brought to the forefront as Israel sought ways to put pressure on the Palestinians to return three abducted Jewish youths, who have since been found murdered.

Data presented to the cabinet revealed that a terrorist sentenced to 10–15 years in an Israeli jail receives a salary of 6,000 shekels (USD $1,750) a month. Continue Reading »

EU, U.S. funding encourage Palestinians to kill Jews & destroy Israel

Since the EU & U.S continue to fund entities that they know openly promote acts of terror, they should be held criminally liable for crimes against humanity & accessories to war crimes.

By Guy Millière



Rival factions of Fatah and Hamas formed a new Palestinian “unity government” on June 12. The Israeli government expressed deep concern. Israel’s Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, stressed that the alliance could lead to a resurgence of terrorist acts. The European Union and current U.S. administration decided, nevertheless, to legitimize the new government.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sends televised greetings of “honor and esteem” to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, proceeding to specifically name several convicted murderers.

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A Moment of Lucidity? Norway Delays Meeting of Int’l Funding for PA

Norway explains that ‘the present situation is not conducive’ to a AHLC donor meeting, in light of the kidnapping by Palestinian Authority ‘unity partner’ Hamas.

By Ari Yashar


Norway announced Tuesday that it was delaying the meeting of an international donor group for the Palestinian Authority (PA), planned for next week, in light of the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers last Thursday by Hamas terrorists.

The Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC), which is responsible for coordinating international funding of the PA and is chaired by Norway, was set to meet in Oslo on June 25.

“The situation is not conducive to having an AHLC meeting at this point,” Norwegian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Frode Andersen told AFP. Continue Reading »

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador: The Palestinian pattern, 1st Demand then Delay, then Desert


Israel’s Ambassador to the U.N.Ron Prosor criticizes European funding to Abbas’ PA, saying: “I wonder how taxpayers in London, Luxembourg and Paris would feel knowing that they will enable Hamas to launch more rockets into Israel.”

By Daniel Siryoti, Shlomo Cesana, Yoni Hirsch & news agencies


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EU official with common sense: Europe should reevaluate funding policy to PA

European Court: Palestinians ‘lost’ €1.95 billion of aid money:

* EU aid funds terrorist, their families and pensions for convicted murders

* EU aid funds launching of missiles into civilian cities

* EU aid made 1000’s of millionaires from lack of transparency

European Parliament budget committee chairman reports, “The Palestinian Authority is the only body that receives EU funds regardless of its human rights record or economic performance.”

By Yoni Hirsch & Israel Hayom Staff


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Arab Bank: Can’t Deposit,Withdraw ‘Bonus’ Given to Released Murderers, it’s ‘Terror Money’

Arab Bank in Ramallah refuses to transfer/deposit/withdraw Israeli released terrorists’ monthly stipend from Abbas’ Palestinian Authority.

The new policy comes as bank faces terror funding lawsuits.

By Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar



A released terrorist claims that the Arab Bank in Ramallah refused to transfer the monthly salary he receives from the Ministry of Prisoners into his private account, calling the salary “terror money.”

Each of the 26 terrorists released in the second batch of “gestures” to the Palestinian Authority (PA) received a $50,000 grant. In addition, those imprisoned over 25 years received senior governmental posts with a 14,000 shekels ($4,000) monthly salary, and those imprisoned under 25 years are to receive a monthly 10,000 shekels ($2,800) stipend. Continue Reading »