Hamas refuses to let Qatar pay Gaza salaries

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh meets with Qatari envoy Mohammed Al-Emadi in Gaza City January 24, 2019. Ahmed Shaat/Courtesy of Hamas Chief Media Office/Handout via REUTERS

GAZA (Reuters) – Gaza’s dominant Hamas group refused to let Qatar send in $15 million of aid on Thursday, part of a tortuous standoff involving Israel and rival Palestinian factions that has left thousands of civil servants there short of pay. In November Qatar began a six-month, $150 million program to fund the wages and […]

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