2008–09 Gaza Strip aid

Bulgaria to Provide Humanitarian Aid for Afghanistan, Yemen and Syria

The Bulgarian government approved the provision of humanitarian aid for Afghanistan, Yemen and Syria. The aid totalled to EUR 300,000, provided from the approved funds of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs budget for official development support and humanitarian aid, the government information service announced, quoted by Focus News Agency.

Turkey says stands behind promise for $200 million aid to Palestine

Attacks by opposition parties against the government over its perceived failure to keep its promises of assistance to the Gaza Strip appear to have prompted a top Turkish agency to list in detail the country's assistance to Gaza, which has long been strangled by blockades, war and poor governance.