Category: Palestine

US State Department: Death of Palestinian Activist Nizar Banat

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: We are deeply disturbed by the death of Palestinian activist Nizar Banat and the information that has been reported regarding the circumstances of his death. We offer our sincere condolences to…

U.S. Assistance for the Palestinian People

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: As I announced yesterday, the United States is in the process of providing more than $360 million in assistance to the Palestinian people. This includes $38 million in new assistance…

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Palestinian Authority President Abbas

Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.  The Secretary and the President discussed the violence in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza, and…

The United States Restores Assistance for the Palestinians

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: The United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75 million in…

U.S. Humanitarian Assistance for the Palestinians in Pandemic

Washington, DC (STL.News) The U.S. government is pleased to announce $15 million in humanitarian assistance for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.  The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing these funds to address the most urgent, life-saving…