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Qatar Donates Fuel for Gaza Power Station

A tanker delivers fuel at the Gaza power plant in Nuseirat, in the central Gaza Strip on October 9, 2018. - Trucks carrying Qatari-bought fuel entered the Gaza Strip on October 9 to help power the Palestinian enclave's only power station. An agreement reached between the United Nations, Qatar, Israel …
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The Times of Israel reports: Qatari-bought fuel arrived at the Gaza Strip’s only power station after entering through Israel on Tuesday in a bid to alleviate conditions in the Palestinian enclave, a Hamas spokesman and sources said.

The delivery could help ease months of protests and clashes along the border between Israel and Hamas-run Gaza, which has been under a crippling Israeli blockade for more than a decade.

But it was met with criticism by officials close to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, whose rival administration was not involved.

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