Last updated: 13 August, 2011

Hamas in Gaza announces compromise on US aid

The Palestinian movement Hamas and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have reached a compromise to maintain the flow of aid, a senior Hamas official said on Saturday.

“We’ve reached a compromise with USAID through the United Nations” to allow the continuation of aid, which was suspended by Washington on Friday, the official of the Islamist movement controlling the Palestinian enclave told AFP.