Palestinian Authority: Israeli Restrictions Cost $4.35 Billion Per Year

In a new report, the Palestinian Authority (PA) reports that Israel’s “non-security restrictions” on the Palestinian economy costs the PA at least $4.35 billion annually. Without these restrictions they say they would have a considerable surplus and would not be dependent on foreign aid.

Read more on what the PA calls the “cheapest occupation in the world” at the Independent

Author: Jason Ditz

Jason Ditz is senior editor of