13.08.2011 13.Aw-Elul, 5771 Wa'etchanan
Official says Hamas has "created an environment which jeopardizes the ability of non-governmental organizations to provide assistance to Gaza's most vulnerable residents."
The United States has suspended operations of the aid organizations it funds in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip because the Islamist group had demanded confidential information about their work, a US official told Reuters on Friday.
"USAID-funded partner organizations operating in Gaza are forced by Hamas's actions to suspend their assistance work. (They) were put on hold effective August 12," said the official, who is based in the region….