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Energy crisis in Gaza deepens as Egypt stops smuggling of fuel into the strip

Egypt stops smuggling of fuel into Gaza Strip resulting in semi-shutdown of Gaza power station.
Israel has recently approached senior officials in the Palestinian Authority offering to sell the PA enough diesel oil to keep the power plant operating, but the Palestinians are refusing.Hamas also rejects Egypt fuel offer.


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Published: 02.18.12



Gaza is suffering a major energy crisis. Since Tuesday and in the midst of plummeting temperatures Gaza's power station has been operating for onl

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Added: Feb-18-2012 Occurred On: Feb-18-2012
By: aydeo
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Tags: Gaza Strip, Energy crisis, Egypt, Smuggling, Fuel, Hamas, Rockets
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