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Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

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Prime Minister says has no desire for an altercation with Gaza's Hamas rulers after the Islamic militant group warned of violence if power to the territory is reduced.

Netanyahu said today the electricity supply to is an internal Palestinian issue. He added that "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 says his West will stop paying to provide electricity to

Hamas warned of new violence yesterday if power is cut.

The electricity distribution company says it has not been informed of complying with Abbas' move, but warned of "serious deterioration" if cuts go into effect.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel has no desire for an altercation with Gaza's Hamas rulers after the Islamic militant group warned of violence if power to the territory is reduced. 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. The Gaza electricity distribution company says it has not been informed of Israel complying with Abbas' move, but warned of "serious deterioration" if cuts go into effect. Prime Minister says has no desire for an altercation with Gaza's Hamas rulers after the Islamic militant group warned of violence if power to the territory is reduced.

Netanyahu said today the electricity supply to is an internal Palestinian issue. He added that "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 says his West will stop paying to provide electricity to

Hamas warned of new violence yesterday if power is cut.

The electricity distribution company says it has not been informed of complying with Abbas' move, but warned of "serious deterioration" if cuts go into effect.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Netanyahu: No interest in escalation over Gaza power spat

Prime Minister says has no desire for an altercation with Gaza's Hamas rulers after the Islamic militant group warned of violence if power to the territory is reduced.

Netanyahu said today the electricity supply to is an internal Palestinian issue. He added that "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 says his West will stop paying to provide electricity to

Hamas warned of new violence yesterday if power is cut.

The electricity distribution company says it has not been informed of complying with Abbas' move, but warned of "serious deterioration" if cuts go into effect.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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