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Gaza Power Crisis Eases as Qatar Donates $12 Million to Buy Fuel
An electricity crisis that has caused protests and unrest in the Gaza Strip eased on Monday after Qatar donated $12 million to buy fuel for the Palestinian enclave's lone power plant, officials said.
For weeks, Gaza's population of 2 million has been making do with barely a few hours a day of electricity - less than half its usual supply.
The Energy Authority run by the enclave's governing Hamas Islamist group said the Qatari-funded fuel would power a third generator at the...