Algeria pledges $100 million in aid to the Palestinians

Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune pledged $100 million in aid to the Palestinians, as Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas visited Algiers on Monday.

Tebboune said at a joint press conference that the funding was "in keeping with Algeria's revolutionary history and the entire Algerian people's commitment to support the just Palestinian cause under all circumstances."


Algeria is set to host an Arab League summit in March 2022.


Tebboune said Monday that Algeria plans "to put the Palestinian cause at the center of this important event."


Algeria’s television reports also said that Tebboune plans to host Palestinian factions for talks.