For the past several weeks, a hostage situation has been unfolding in the Gaza Strip, but its not what you might expect: Two competing political factions are warring for control of the bureaucracy.

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For the past several weeks, a hostage situation has been unfolding in the Gaza Strip, but its not what you might expect: Two competing political factions are warring for control of the bureaucracy. Government workers have for months been struggling in protest and paralysis as the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas spar, upending several local agencies, including health, public works, womens affairs and, perhaps ironically, labor.

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Written on January 22nd, 2015 & filed under Gaza Strip Tags: , , , , , , , ,

For the past several weeks, a hostage situation has been unfolding in the Gaza Strip, but its not what you might expect: Two competing political factions are warring for control of the bureaucracy.

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Michelle Chen



Gaza public employees finally receive pay In the Gaza strip, public employees have finally been paid by the government after three months of waiting.

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After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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For French Jews, Hebdo attacks are just latest sign of anti-Semitism's rise (+video)


After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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For French Jews, Hebdo attacks are just latest sign of anti-Semitism's rise (+video)


After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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For French Jews, Hebdo attacks are just latest sign of anti-Semitism's rise (+video)


After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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For French Jews, Hebdo attacks are just latest sign of anti-Semitism's rise



In Line for Anne Frank preview Day in and day out, year after year, a long line can be found in front of a house on the Prinsengracht, a canal in Amsterdam. Visitors are drawn to this site…

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