Arab Money

Arab Money

A slang term for tax free money, especially money procured illegally. The term is highly derogatory.
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"The American administration is suggesting a plan that is based on Arab money, to kill Palestinian national aspirations," Fatah said, referring to the American plan that includes $50 billion in Palestinian aid to be raised from Arab states.
Azzam Huneidi, deputy head of Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood, the country's main opposition said: "The economic plan is the sale of Palestine under the banner of prosperity in return for peace and with no land being returned … A deal with Arab money."
The mere mention of Arab money, of Khaled being related to Sheikh Mansour, Manchester City's owner, is enough to send pulses racing amongst Geordies.
Closer to home, it also changed Pakistan forever as this country under Gen Zia's watch became a key player in the so-called jihad, fuelled by American and Arab money. Regional geopolitics would never be the same while Pakistan's political, social and religious fabric would undergo changes that still reverberate.
After all, the generous Arab money that has been flown into the country is owing to such a need, which the country will repay in towing certain lines in the Middle East.
Saudi and Persian Gulf Arab money have been absolutely essential in creating and arming ISIL and Al-Qaeda.
Arab money is actually in America's grip and cannot affect Trump's decisions as Arabs thought.
Mohammed ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Egypts former vice president who now lives in self-imposed exile, suggested Arabs do have options, including radically reducing the billions of Arab money flowing to America and a radical downsizing of diplomatic, military and intelligence relations with the U.S.
While the fall in sterling has drawn Arab money into the UK property market - its investment appeal does not always equate to being an attractive place to live and work - especially with such a clouded economic outlook arising from Brexit.
As expected, today's Arab money has the capacity to influence Turkish foreign policy.
I hope you haven't become one of those green-eyed monsters who would have preferred the Arab money to have gone to a team you support.
With that Arab money, mostly the Saudi riyal, the American strategists laid out a chain of seminaries in Pakistan to produce the fanatics for their proxy war in Afghanistan.
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