US strips Pakistan of $300mn in anti-terrorism aid

The Pentagon has recalled $ 300 million of aid earmarked to support Pakistan’s anti-terrorism efforts, accusing Islamabad of going soft on extremists and providing them with safe havens, Reuters reports. “Due to a lack of Pakistani decisive actions in support of the South Asia Strategy, the remaining $ 300 [million] was reprogrammed,” Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant […]

US lawmakers advance bill slashing $300mn annual aid to Palestinians

Published time: 4 Aug, 2017 04:43 Edited time: 4 Aug, 2017 04:47 The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has passed a bill that could cut roughly $ 300 million in financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority, some of which it says, is allegedly being distributed among the families of slain Palestinian attackers and prisoners tried and […]