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Abbas to Stop Funding Electricity in Hamas-Run Gaza: Israel.

The Palestinian self-rule government in the West Bank told Israel on Thursday that it will stop paying for the electricity Israel sells to the Gaza Strip as tensions between the territory's Islamic militant Hamas rulers and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas intensify. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to ...

- Voice of America - US

Palestinian Authority pulls the plug on Israeli electricity to Gaza.

The Palestinian Authority and Hamas, who controls the enclave, are in a bitter power struggle, as the Trump administration is expected to be more sympathetic to Israel.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

The Palestinian Authority is turning up the pressure on Hamas and cutting Gaza's electricity.

Thomson ReutersGAZA - With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new U.S. administration more sympathetic to Israel, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to turn the screw on the Hamas group that has kept Gaza out of his control for a decade. Abbas's Western-backed Palestinian Authority on ...

- Business Insider - US

Hamas opens fire on IDF force near Gaza border; no casualties.

April 27, 2017, 11:44 AM A force of IDF troops operating along the border fence across from southern Gaza was targeted by gunfire on Thursday morning. The shooting did not cause any Israeli casualties or damage. The IDF spokesman's office said IDF tanks returned fire. According to Palestinian media reports, the IDF boosted ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricity.

GAZA - With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new U.S. administration more sympathetic to Israel, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to turn the screw on the Hamas group that has kept Gaza out of his control for a decade.

- Reuters - US

IDF attack in Gaza after force shot at.

IDF tank shoots at and destroys Hamas post in Gaza, after IDF force shot at near Gaza border fence.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricity.

With the prospect looming of a Middle East peace initiative by a new U.S. administration more sympathetic to Israel, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to turn the screw on the Hamas group that has kept Gaza out of his control for a decade

- The Daily Star - LB

Palestinian Authority halts its payments for Israeli electricity for Gaza: Israel.

JERUSALEM - The Palestinian Authority told Israel on Thursday it will no longer pay for the electricity Israel supplies to Gaza, Israeli officials said, a move that could lead to a complete power shutdown in the territory whose two million people already endure blackouts for much of the day.

- Reuters - US

Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza: Israel.

Israel says it was told by the Palestinian self-rule government in the West Bank that it will stop paying for electricity Israel sells to the Gaza Strip.

- FOX News - US

Palestinian Authority halts its payments for Israeli electricity for Gaza: Israel.

The Palestinian Authority told Israel Thursday it will no longer pay for the electricity Israel supplies to Gaza, Israeli officials said, a move that could lead to a complete power shutdown in the territory whose two million people already endure blackouts for much of the day

- The Daily Star - LB

Abbas to Hamas: Give us Gaza or you're on your own.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will direct an ultimatum for Islamic movement Hamas that rules Gaza in his upcoming speech, a report on Israeli website Walla has claimed. According to Palestinian affairs analyst Avi Issacharoff, the last line in Abbas's speech – sche Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

Gaza power cuts causing humanitarian crisis: World Bank

Constant fuel shortages and insufficient infrastructure have brought about a "humanitarian crisis" for Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, the World Bank said Thursday

- The Daily Star - LB

Gaza power cuts causing humanitarian crisis: World Bank

Hamas and Abbas's Palestinian Authority are in constant dispute over payment, leading to constant shortages The post Gaza power cuts causing humanitarian crisis: World Bank appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats

Gaza's ruling Hamas movement says it will not be cowed by threatened funding cuts, signaling escalating tensions between the militant group and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

- FOX News - US

Isreali official: A confrontation with Hamas over electricity crisis may be imminent

Flickr/Israel Defense ForcesConcerns in the IDF are mounting that masses of Gazans will converge on the border fence with Israel if a threat by the c to stop paying for Hamas's use of electricity goes into effect next week.The supply of fuel for the Strip has been a source of dispute between the PA and Hamas since the ...

- Business Insider - US

Hamas to unveil updated charter next week

Reports say new Hamas charter will recognize pre-1967 borders, but not Israel.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip " Gaza's ruling Hamas movement says it will not be cowed by threatened funding cuts, signaling escalating tensions between the militant group and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.Abbas has threatened...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Failing Gaza: undrinkable water, no access to toilets and little hope on the horizon

Palestinians in Gaza remember a time when almost everyone could drink clean water from the tap. Now less than four percent of fresh water is drinkable and the surrounding sea is polluted by sewage. Yet the international community is failing to do enough to protect the health and dignity of almost 2 million people who have ...

- Oxfam International - UK

Islamic State car bomb kills four tribesmen at Sinai checkpoint

An Islamic State suicide bomber attacked a tribal checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday, killing four members of a powerful local tribe and wounding others, Egyptian security officials said. They say the attacker, driving a car filled with explosives, struck a checkpoint near the town of Rafah that was manned by ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Failing Gaza: undrinkable water, no access to toilets and little hope

Source: Oxfam Country: occupied Palestinian territory Less than four percent of fresh water is drinkable and the surrounding sea is polluted by sewage. The international community is failing to do enough to protect the health and dignity of almost 2 million people, says Oxfam.Palestinians in Gaza remember a time when almost ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

'Hamas is the most explosive threat to Israel'

Senior IDF officer briefs reporters on security threats, says Hezbollah bigger threat, but Hamas more immediate.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hamas: The New Charter That Isn't

It is worthwhile to note that, contrary to what is being published in many media outlets, Hamas is NOT changing its Charter, which explicitly calls for the elimination of Israel. The document goes on to clarify that even if Hamas accepts a Palestinian

- Hudson New York - US

Hamas loses out as Palestinian hunger strike benefits Fatah

Hamas prisoners have chosen not to join the hunger strike led by the currently imprisoned PLO leader Marwan Barghouti, making both the PLO and Barghouti look good.

- Al-Monitor - EG

High court extends period for party primaries by a week

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 - The High Court in Malindi has ordered that the nomination deadline for the ongoing political party primaries be extended by five days. The directions were given by Justice Weldon Korir Monday after certifying an application by a Non-Governmental Organisation as urgent. In the suit, the Angaza ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

EXCLUSIVE – Gaza Jihadist: World Entering 'New Age of Conflict' With Islamic State

The West is entering a new age of conflict' with the Islamic State, while the terrorist group will also not hesitate to continue acting against Arab countries, Abu Abdullah Almuhajer, a jihadist currently living in the Gaza Strip, claimed in an interview.

- Breitbart - US

How New is the New Hamas Charter?

The Arab states that reject Israel today forget that they themselves would not exist without the Mandate system – a point seldom if ever acknowledged in public forums where the legitimacy of Israel is debated. If there is any Palestinian desire for a

- Hudson New York - US

Red Cross nurse in the line of fire

Gail Corbet digs a woman from the rubble of a bomb-blasted building in Gaza. Another Palestinian victim of the 50-day war in 2014. 

- Stuff - NZ

PA blames Israel for domestic violence

PA claims Israel's violation of human rights' and siege' of Gaza are responsible for recent rise in domestic violence.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Plight of Palestinians spans five generations

As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the creation of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.

- The Daily Star - LB

Gazan Palestinian loses UN position over ties to Hamas

, A Palestinian Gazan is no longer employed by a United Nations Agency for Palestinian refugees after it was discovered that he was elected to the leadership of the terrorist group Hamas. Agency leaders did not tell media who inquired over the weekend whether Suhail al-Hindi resigned or was fired from the U.N. Relief...

- JTA - US

Quit or fired? UN employee with alleged Hamas links out

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says a Gaza staffer suspected of being elected to the Islamic militant Hamas group's leadership no longer works for the agency. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

Saudi Committee for Palestinian People Relief Constructs 302 Housing Units in Gaza 2 Riyadh

Saudi Committee for Palestinian People Relief Constructs 302 Housing Units in Gaza 2 Riyadh...

- MENAFN - JO

Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

Gaza is gone. Palestine is gone... It's over. For 50 years, they are saying, peace, peace. We are tired of the words'.

- The Hindu - IN

Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

BY KARIN LAUB As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip. As an adult, Abu Massoud was displaced again when Israeli forces captured Gaza, along with the West Bank and east Jerusalem, in 1967. He escaped to Jordan,

- Ya Libnan - US

Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the creation of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.

- FOX News - US

Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

JERASH CAMP, Jordan " As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.As an adult, Abu Massoud was displaced again when Israeli forces captured...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations

JERASH REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan " As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the creation of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.As a young man, Abu Massoud was displaced again when Israeli...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN Gaza staffer out after allegations of Hamas ties

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says a Gaza staffer suspected of being elected to the Islamic militant Hamas group's leadership no longer works for the agency.

- FOX News - US

'There will be no Palestinian state without Gaza'

PLO leader says stability, security, and peace in the Middle East are dependent on ending the Israeli 'occupation.'

- Arutz Sheva - IL

UN Gaza staffer out after allegations of Hamas ties

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip " The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees says a Gaza staffer suspected of being elected to the Islamic militant Hamas group's leadership no longer works for the agency.Agency spokesman Chris...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinian Jihadist Claims Islamic State Planning to Encircle Israel's Borders

The Islamic State group is determined to move closer to Israel's borders, Gaza-based Palestinian jihadist and IS supporter Abou Baker Almaqdesi claimed to Breitbart Jerusalem.

- Breitbart - US

Gazans Protest Against 'Massacre of Salaries' by the Palestinian Authority

Tens of thousands of Gazans are condemning the Palestinian Authority's salary cuts of public and security employees.

- Global Voices - US

Library train brings books to Gaza children

A train serving as an library visits children in the Gaza Strip to encourage reading and learning.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Dead Israeli soldier's mum says she's now 'an enemy of the state'

Prime Minister Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered the fullest public account to date of his thinking during the 2014 Gaza war during an emotionally charged session in the Knesset's State Control Committee on Wednesday, where angry, bereaved relatives ch All rights reserved © The Jerusalem Post 1995 - 2017

- Albawaba - UK

Hamas terrorists 'crawling through the tunnels'

Hamas threatens Israel, says it is prepared to liberate "Palestinian land".

- Arutz Sheva - IL

PA faces backlash after slashing Gaza salaries

The Palestinian Authority's move to cut a chunk out of its Gaza employees' salaries is being met with anger amid concerns that the real motive behind the decision is more political than financial.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Hamas continues abuse of soldiers' families

Terrorist group releases video of 'poem' by Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul' saying that Israel abandoned them.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Gaza's only power plant has shut down. Who will pay the bill?

Two million Gazans swelter amid warnings of an even greater crisis as the weather gets warmer.  

- Washington Post - US

Israel: Gaza sisters smuggled explosives labeled medicine

JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities say two Palestinian sisters from Gaza were caught smuggling explosives hidden in containers labelled as...

- Townhall.com - US

Israel: Gaza sisters smuggled explosives labeled medicine

JERUSALEM " Israeli authorities say two Palestinian sisters from Gaza were caught smuggling explosives hidden in containers labelled as medicine into Israel for use in attacks.The Shin Bet security agency says the women had...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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