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Qatar to donate $1,000 to each
Palestinian family whose home
was destroyed in Gaza

Jerusalem Post, by Khaled Abu Toameh

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/17/2014 1:22:04 PM

Qatar announced on Saturday that it has decided to donate $1,000 to each Palestinian family whose house was destroyed during Operation Protective Edge. Sources in the Gaza Strip reported on Sunday that the number of houses that were completely destroyed during the war is 797. Palestinian Deputy Social Affairs Minister Omar al-Dari told Safa News Agency that the ministry would distribute the money coming from the Qatari Committee to Rebuild the Gaza Strip this week. He said that the $1,000 would go to families whose houses were completely destroyed during the war. “The government committee in Gaza will supervise the distribution

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel, 8/17/2014 1:24:55 PM     (No. 9969248)

The going rate for cardboard in Toiletastan?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 8/17/2014 1:45:36 PM     (No. 9969274)

FTA: “The government committee in Gaza will supervise the distribution of such help

So isn´t this really donation to hamas?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 8/17/2014 2:09:37 PM     (No. 9969303)

Wow, that´s probably more than those places are worth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lalo, 8/17/2014 2:11:22 PM     (No. 9969306)

Thanks for the hoot, #1!

I don´t see why #2 objects to Qatar doing this. I think it´s brilliant. Seems like having decent homes could take the wind out of a few Pali sails for sure, especially their womens´, with something to lose by continued fighting. Of course, probably nothing will stop them in the end, but a novel & worthy try, sez me.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Lalo, 8/17/2014 2:16:32 PM     (No. 9969316)

Of course, I realize some of it will go to just more ammunition. I hope the media gets armies of reporters in there to document for the world exactly what they do with it.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Tlyons1, 8/17/2014 2:55:24 PM     (No. 9969359)

#1.... That´s at the level of an actual ´Twainism´!!! Now that is funny and clever!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ronnietheK, 8/17/2014 3:58:47 PM     (No. 9969415)

If our wonderful l"allies" the Qatari´s desire to help just take a few hundred thousand of these lice into their country. Now THAT´S an idea.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: tipover, 8/17/2014 4:06:53 PM     (No. 9969421)

Paying off the ones who had tunnels, bunkers and arms depots in their houses. I understand that the IDF was pretty good at hitting only real targets (however nobody´s perfect, that´s war for you).

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 8/17/2014 5:16:14 PM     (No. 9969462)

And the Qatari donation to Israelis made needy by Islamic savagery is what?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: paral04, 8/17/2014 6:05:21 PM     (No. 9969502)

How generous of those rich power mad Islamists. They push the Palestinians to throw their lives away by attacking the Israelis for them and then when their homes are blown up as a result they give them a whole $1000. Gee what fun it must be to live in Palestine and be a Muslim.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 8/17/2014 6:22:16 PM     (No. 9969536)

Uber-wealthy Qatar should be able to find this in the change jar.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/17/2014 6:28:54 PM     (No. 9969543)

Qatar splashes cash right here in the NHRA, because one of their ´royalty´ ragheads like drag racing. The Al Anabi racing team, which sponsors many professional cars all have in very large letters ´QATAR´ on them It makes me sick.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Lalo, 8/17/2014 6:54:11 PM     (No. 9969577)

Excuse the extra post, but.. I realize some of you think I am an idiot for expressing the above opinions. But you know what they say about the definition of insanity - trying the same thing over & over & getting the same results - though many probably don´t mind, and consider it the price of Israel´s survival and maybe it is. But I welcome at at least efforts at peace from whatever source.

I know.. bleeding heart!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: provide, 8/17/2014 7:19:02 PM     (No. 9969604)

There will be applications from every EBT recipient from here too.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/18/2014 12:10:18 AM     (No. 9969830)

Where was the sympathy when Israeli´s gave up their homes and farms on the Gaza Strip in the last peace talks, knowing Hamas would use it as a launching pad ?

Did Qatar offer to bring Palestinians back to their country ?

Do not forget GW signed US up to take 100,000 Palestinians.

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