My children are Yusuf, six, and Karim, five. I don’t know exactly why, perhaps because of the bitter cold or because of the growing tension at home since the electricity shortage began, but they have wet their beds a number of times.
The electricity crisis worsened in recent weeks as funds lacked for buying fuel to power the power station. Meanwhile, there was an increase in demand during the winter.
Conditions in the Strip are so badly deteriorated, that thousands have taken to the streets against the Hamas regime. Heating up of protest against militant group may loosen its trigger finger against Israel.
The strip's power authority says the Qatari-bought diesel will double the amount of power provided to households in the coastal enclave.
The technology is being put to seemingly good uses, but some researchers disagree.
Hamas' 'tunnels have no power outages,' Israeli army says as Gaza power stations struggle to keep Strip heated.
Coordinator in the territories Maj. Gen Yoav Mordechai says Israel supplies Gaza with 122 megawatts of power and 350 million liters of fuel on an ongoing basis.
Hamas security forces fire in the air to prevent the protesters from reaching the offices of the local power utility.
The ordeal of an honest contractor to a UN agency shows the power Israel has over everyone in Gaza. Just blame Hamas.
Hamas and PA blame each other for electricity crisis that has left Gaza with power only 3 hours a day.