Media Mention via Al-Araby Al-Jadeed

One year of failed unity in Palestine

Alaa Tartir, program director at Al-Shabaka says "Western and Gulf aid helped in entrenching, sustaining and subsidising the divide between Hamas and Fatah, which is harmful for the Palestinian people and their struggle for self-determination. It also created a cheap Palestinian internal divide," he said, while stressing that aid is only "one component" of the process that led to the deal, citing regime change in Egypt as another factor.

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