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Netanyahu said today the electricity supply to Gaza is an internal Palestinian issue. He added that "Israel has no interest in escalation."
Gaza's 2 million residents get by with just four hours of electricity daily. In an effort to further pressure his Hamas rivals, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says his West Bank government will stop paying Israel to provide electricity to Gaza.
Hamas warned of new violence yesterday if power is cut.