Thursday, July 18, 2019

Qatar is becoming Gaza’s only reliable donor, but the massive cash influx is still only a band-aid

OPINION: One recent morning, Mohsen Khoweisheq was one of hundreds of desperately low-income Palestinians queuing outside Gaza City’s central post office, waiting to receive a $100 bill from the Qatari government. “I don’t know how I’d survive my upcoming days if I didn’t receive this money,” says the 34-year-old father. “Great thanks to Qatar for the money. These hundred dollars has brought me some peace of mind.” Read More