A joint statement by the US and Qatar on Friday on the strategic dialogue raised tensions in the Palestinian Authority and there is a growing understating that Qatar is becoming an important link in the implementation of American policy.
The designation has been criticized by some, including Al Jazeera Media Network, as being part of the newly signed Abraham Accords with Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
The PA has refused to accept tax funds collected by Israel for the PA.
And that may be the true benefit of the Abraham Accord, and why President Donald Trump who pushed for it may deserve the Nobel Peace prize for real.
Hamas announced this past Monday that ceasefire “understandings” were reached to end the hostilities with the Jewish State, brokered by the Qatari envoy.
Israeli officials believe Qatar is delaying the funds transfer for fear of being accused by the international community of supporting a terrorist organization and facing subsequent sanctions.
On Sunday, a bundle of balloons with an attached suspicious package was discovered in Moshav Tidhar near Ofakim in southern Israel.
Secretary Pompeo believes peace with Taliban will succeed if they cooperate with the Afghan government.
“These countries aim, via these promises [steps], to come closer to the US, although they know that the deal will be opposed by the majority in the Arab League," Bin Jassim tweeted his speculation.
The announcement came on the same day that a balloon bomb landed near the central Israeli city of Beit Shemesh.
This week, Al-Emadi visited the enclave to supervise the donation of 22 fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.
Some 800 – 1,000 of the families receiving the funds belong to the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ military wing.
Judging by the positive reaction to the Trump plan across the Western-affiliated Middle East, everybody who is anybody has already jumped on the American bandwagon.
Over the years and to this day, almost all the Balad MKs and their family members have worked for the Association for Arab Culture.
Al-Quds reported a dispute between Israel and Hamas over the list of beneficiaries of the Qatari aid.
A month ago, al-EAmadi arrived in Gaza with $15 million in cash. Qatar recently also pledged to grant Gaza $180 million.
Al Jazeera news network ran a clip declaring Israel the biggest winner of the Holocaust, and then compared Israel to Nazis.
Israel has already begun to implement the understandings with Hamas by extending the Gaza fishing zone to 15 nautical miles last Friday and opening the border crossings.
“As of now, we only know that he is planning to oversee the distribution of funds to poor families. We will not know any other details until after he arrives.”
Israel is complying and the situation in Gaza is returning this morning to the routine of the days before the sudden attack a week ago Saturday.
While Hamas and the PA are half a billion dollar richer, Israel, with a growing budget deficit of more than 3% and counting, is licking its wounds.
Qatari envoy to Gaza Mohammad al-Emadi is reportedly planning to hand out cash to needy Arab families in Gaza again, according to reports late...
The problem is that Hamas is not interested in diverting its efforts to positive channels, such as working to provide services to its population.
According to rumors, the new peace plan includes handing the new PA government—whether as a fully realized state or something less than that—the eastern part of Jerusalem to be turned into its future capital.
It's clear that once Qatari funds are in Hamas coffers, the violence and number of rioters at the border likewise grows exponentially.
There's little doubt that an all-out Israeli pounding of the Gaza Strip would add a few seats to the Likud party.
“The Palestinian people would never be subject to blackmail by Israeli officials to promote electoral campaigning.”
Qatari envoy Mohammed El-Amadi traveled to Jerusalem and then Gaza on Wednesday to defuse the tensions between the two sides.
Israeli warplanes also subsequently struck targets at a Hamas terrorist training camp in Gaza.
Also, on Friday, four rioters were killed in clashes with IDF forces at the Gaza border. At least 40 were injured.