Hamas to Israel: $15 Million Each Month or Things Get Really Bad

www.jewishpress.com | 10/28/2018 | Staff
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The Hamas leadership has issued an ultimatum to Israel on Saturday whereby it must transfer $15 million in cash every month, to prevent further escalation, Israel’s Channel 2 News reported Saturday night. Hamas insists that the first payment must be done by Thursday.

The money in question is provided by Qatar to the Palestinian Authority, which normally uses it to pay the salaries of its employees in the Gaza Strip. But PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has been manipulating the payments process in an attempt to dominate the Hamas government, with the result being that some 25,000 pro-PA Gazans are often not getting paid.

Document - Hamas - Leader - Yahya - Sinwar

In a document sent by Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar to Egypt, he demands that Israel transfer the Qatari money to pay the salaries in Gaza in cash to Hamas by Thursday this week, or Hamas would intensify the Friday riots at the Gaza border fence – and force the IDF to kill even more Arab youths.

When Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, back in 2007, Abbas ordered the civil and security employees there not to report to their jobs if they wished to continue to receive...
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