September 2021


  • Hussein Al-Sheikh, Head of the Palestinian Civil Affairs Authority, announced on 31 August that the process to upgrade to 4G in the West Bank has been approved by the Israeli Government.
  • Benny Gantz, the Israeli Minister of Defence, announced on 19 August agreement with the State of Qatar and the United Nations on a mechanism to transfer Qatari aid to the Gaza Strip.
  • Nasri Abu Jaish, the Palestinian Minister of Labour, announced on 23 August the Council of Ministers’ approval of the decision to raise the minimum wage from NIS 1,450 ($452) to NIS 1,880 ($586) per month, starting January 2022.
  • The Al-Quds index reached 573.6 points on the last day of trading in August 2021, a decrease of 0.8% from the previous month.