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.
Much of the money has been transferred to Hamas agents in the PA, who are directed from the Gaza Strip.
Netanyahu said Israel had no choice due to the humanitarian issues impacting Gaza.
Three suitcases filled with $15 million in cash – were driven into Gaza from Israel via the Erez Crossing late Thursday personally by Qatar’s envoy, Mohammad al-Emadi.
The agreement is contingent upon continued “calm” at the border.
The Palestinian Authority may not let the fuel trucks into Gaza.
Benjamin Netanyahu has been reluctant to establish Israeli sovereignty in the liberated territories, so complaints regarding the broadcasts should be addressed to him.
Qatar sent Israel – via the United Nations – enough money for six months’ worth of increased fuel for Gaza’s power plant.
The same sources suggest Argentina, which hopes to host the 2030 World Cup, was reluctant to upset the Arab voting bloc inside FIFA.
Last week, Qatar attended the Gaza Conference hosted by the White House, as did Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Israel.
Hamas didn't tell the workers, who went unpaid for five months,that the Qatari grant didn’t have anything to do with employees’ salaries.
Today the Jordanian airbase is operating at “four to five times what the space was originally intended to support.”
It should be noted that on Thursday, only a few days after the PR deal with Qatar was announced, President Donald Trump said he would be willing to mediate between Qatar and its Arab foes.
"We reserve the right to respond to anyone who is working on the internationalization of the holy sites,” said Saudi Arabia.
Egypt pledged to ease movement across the borders, “address humanitarian cases,” and supplying Gaza with electricity.
'Just because the situation is ugly, and the wars are ugly, it's not our fault.'
The largest US air base in the Middle East, where all the US-led strikes against ISIS originate, with 8,000 US military personnel, is in Qatar.
Qatar is an important patron of Hamas, though Iran may soon replace them in that role.