A Qatari official escorts three suitcases stuffed with $15m to Gaza – report


KAN radio news reported Friday that $15m of Qatari cash in three suitcases was transferred to the Gaza Strip through the Erez crossing that morning, escorted by Mohammed al-Emadi, chairman of the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction of the Gaza Strip. This report is not confirmed. The $15m was said to be the first monthly instalment of a $90m Qatari allocation for covering the payroll of 20,000 Hamas civil servants. It was reportedly intended to  buy the de-escalation of Hamas-led violent Palestinian border rampages and other terrorist assaults on Israel. DEBKAfile: No international supervision was said provided to ensure that all the funds reached civilians and were not diverted to Hamas’ terrorist activity. Israel radio reported that Egypt and the Palestinian Authority opposed the Qatari step. The funds’ passage through Erez, if confirmed. could not have taken place without Israeli assent. In earlier DEBKAfile reporting, the payout to Hamas against its ultimatum was denounced as  “protection money” and “ransom for terror.”

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4 thoughts on “A Qatari official escorts three suitcases stuffed with $15m to Gaza – report

  • Nov 9, 2018 @ 16:03 at 16:03
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    Bad decision! Better to have allowed 15 million dollars in foods to Gaza starving people than give in to Hamas Blackmail and allow 15 million cash to Gaza Terrorists to make more missiles, tunnels and kite bombs!

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  • Nov 9, 2018 @ 17:06 at 17:06
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    Interesting, Gaza being the biggest open sky concentration camp on hearth, I am sure 15 millions won’t make much of a difference.

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    • Nov 9, 2018 @ 19:26 at 19:26
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      Any place that has Muslims as the majority demographic is a concentration camp.

      That’s why Tower Hamlets and London have become open sky sky concentration camps.

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  • Nov 10, 2018 @ 19:42 at 19:42
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    Numbers are wrong, why only 3 suitcases?
    They should have been overwhelmed with 15 suitcases!
    With 3 million dollars…

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