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Why is Qatar helping Hamas in Gaza?

The Palestinian Authority believes the Qatari aid to the Gaza Strip serves the interests of the US and Israel, which plan to announce the "deal of the century" that aims at separating the Gaza Strip from the West Bank.

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Qatar Fund for Development announced Oct. 11 its intent to offer financial aid and relief projects worth $150 million to the Gaza Strip, upon orders from Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Meanwhile, many Qatari associations launched a relief campaign called “Gaza Deserves a Better Life” on Oct. 7, under the auspices of the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities. The effort seeks to collect millions of dollars in humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip. The Qatar Red Crescent, the Qatar Charity, Education Above All and Silatech participated in the campaign.

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