14 iunie 2018

In Gaza, unpaid Palestinian Authority salaries dampen Eid joy

timesofisrael.com

Some 60,000 PA employees in the beleaguered Strip reel from Ramallah's decision to cut their pay amid ongoing Fatah-Hamas feud GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AFP) — Hani al-Laham sits down to a family dinner after a long day of fasting, but he has little to celebrate as the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan approaches. Despite Laham having a monthly salary of NIS 1,700 ($475), tied to a job in the security services, the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank has repeatedly failed to pay him. He [...]