(October 18, 2013) A European Union auditor says billions of dollars in foreign aid to the Palestinian government has been squandered or lost to corruption.
(November 16, 2004) The Palestinian Authority has approached American investigators to trace bank accounts, stocks, bonds and real estate owned by the late Yasser Arafat and his close relatives and aides, Arab News has learned.
(November 16, 2004) The question of Yasser Arafat’s enigmatic funds is now developing into a full-fledged storm, the consequences of which could have an impact on the war on terrorism and its outcome.
(November 14, 2004) In his four decades as Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat ran a murky financial empire that includes far-flung Palestine Liberation Organization investments in airlines, banana plantations and high-tech companies, and money hidden across the globe.
(November 11, 2004) During his years as head of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation, experts say, large amounts of money donated, or raised through business and taxes, were paid directly into accounts in Mr Arafat’s own name.
(November 12, 2004) Estimates of the Palestinian leader’s wealth vary from next to nothing to half a billion dollars.