Category: Palestine

India-Israel to sign pact on double tax avoidance

India and Israel will sign a double taxation avoidance pact and explore ways to ramp up engagement in diverse sectors during President Pranab Mukherjee’s three-day historic visit to the Jewish state, the first by an Indian Head of State, beginning tomorrow, reports NDTV. Ahead of his visit, Israel said the… – Continue reading

International organizations poised to impact presidential race

With a new candidate seemingly entering the race for president each week, national attention is understandably focused on American politics. But while Americans spare little mind for the goings-on of international organizations, their activities not only have significant impact around the world, but could also play a role in the… – Continue reading

Israel to stop withholding Palestinian tax revenues

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding as punishment for the Palestinians’ application to join the International Criminal Court. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said the decision was made following the recommendation of Israel’s security establishment and because of humanitarian… – Continue reading

PNA wants Israel to release tax revenue dues soon

RAMALLAH, March 16 (Xinhua) — A senior Palestinian National Authority (PNA) official on Monday expressed hope that its tax revenue dues, which has been withheld by Israel since early January, would be released soon. Reyad al-Malki, PNA foreign affairs minister, said: “so far, we haven’t received any indication that Israel… – Continue reading

Interview: Israeli withholding of Palestinian tax dues leads to total security collapse: official

RAMALLAH, March 2 (Xinhua) — The Israeli withholding of Palestinian tax revenue dues would lead to full security deterioration in the Palestinian territories, a senior Palestinian official warned on Monday in an exclusive interview with Xinhua. Mohamed Mustafa, deputy prime minister of the Palestinian unity government and the minister of… – Continue reading