PA Adds 20,000 Hamas Workers To Payroll In Bid To Revive Stagnant Reconciliation


Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah announced on Saturday that the Ramallah-based government would add 20,000 Hamas employees in Gaza to its 2018 budget in an attempt to advance a stagnating reconciliation agreement between the two rival factions.

An October 2017 agreement between the two leading Palestinian factions has been dying a slow death, with every new deadline for Islamist Hamas to hand over power in the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority (PA) missed with no progress in sight.

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