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Unity, Palestinian Style

Palestinian 'unity' takes less than two weeks to crumble; Qatar agrees to pay Gaza salaries despite highest per-capita aid rate in world
Palestinian government workers gather to receive salaries, June 5, 2014

Palestinian government workers gather to receive salaries, June 5, 2014
Photo Credit: Wissam Nassar/Flash 90

Less than two weeks after the Palestinian Unity Government made international headlines, Fatah and Hamas forces have taken to facing off around Judea and Samaria and the Gaza Strip.

In Gaza, Hamas police reportedly beat back government workers who had approached ATM machines in order to withdraw monthly salaries that were paid by the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority. Local government workers, employed by Hamas, hadn’t been paid.

Despite the highest per-capital foreign aid account in the world, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh made arrangements with the Emir of Qatar to pay the latest wage patent for Gaza civil servants, who have not been paid since March.

Nether Qatar nor Hamas would say how much Qatari money would be needed to prop up the Palestinian Authority this time. More than 110,000 people, or approximately 5 percent of the accepted population number for Gaza, are on the government payroll.

In Judea and Samaria, Palestinian Authority arrests of Hamas operatives have reportedly continued unabated since the Palestinian Unity Government agreement was signed.

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27 Responses to “Unity, Palestinian Style”

  1. Sounds like “Utopia” may not be working too well.

  2. Paul W. Howe says:

    Just leave thm alone they will have their civil war…

  3. Tick toc to a Palestinian civil war.

  4. Gene Strong says:

    With any luck they will destroy themselves.

  5. David Brooks says:

    “Why talk of peace between Arab and Jew when there isn’t even peace between Arab and Arab?” Rav Meir Kahane (הי”ד)

  6. The more they fight each other, the less time they will have to fight Israel. So, let them fight it out.

  7. just read your bible you all: enemies of Israel always are turned against each other to kill, to fight. See Syria, Egypt, Lebanon war, Iraq…

  8. Is Hamas secretly working with Zionists

  9. Sure,..peaceful. ah ha

  10. this is good sounds like 2007 round 2

  11. Moha Hassan says:

    **** Hamas the let *******s like you to talk> Jew Boy. Hamas are real sons of bitches and so are you.

  12. this is thier unity they kill one another

  13. I HOPE THERE KILL EACH OTHER.
    EVIL MOTHER****ERS

  14. Tony Mark says:

    So Nu what’s new ?

  15. Tony Mark says:

    The Hamas was beating the **** put of Gaza residents the day of their” Nakba”.
    Nakba in Palestinian means ” let’s knock the **** out of each other”

  16. Will the real Palestinians who live there please bring tear gas so you can get your money and the rest can cry about it!

  17. David Cohen says:

    Israel is not going away. A free, Democratic and Jewish State will prevail. Get used to it Anti-Semites.

  18. Uzi Kattan says:

    What drugs are you taking pendejo?

  19. You have to laugh at them. If they had brains they’d be dangerous lol

  20. wdid netanyahu give the new palestinian govt money the same day formed pendejo

  21. Working out well! Europeans are correct again-lol- and Israel is safe!

  22. they should kill each other.

  23. Isn’t it amazing how God causes these fools to turn on themselves, it’s really biblical.

  24. David Bryan says:

    Typical. They fight amongst themselves more than they do with everyone else. You can’t fix Stupid.

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