Less than a week ago, the US government announced to Congress that aid package would total $75 million

US President Joe Biden's administration plans to unveil an aid package of some $150 million to the Palestinians, according to people familiar with the matter, reported Reuters.

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Since coming into office, the administration has sought to roll back or undo almost all of former President Donald Trump's policies, including toward the Palestinians. 

The State Department is expected to shortly announce the aid, which will mostly be disbursed through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), as the administration attempts to repair the relationship with the Palestinians that crumbled in mutual enmity under Trump. Read more at i24