Palestinian mob shouting

South Australia in the Middle East

Just like a certain Australian state, Gaza is powerless and angry about it.

CNN reports:

Gaza’s only power plant has run out of fuel, leaving 2 million residents of the coastal enclave with only four hours of electricity a day in what the UN cautions could be the tipping point to making Gaza “unlivable.”

The Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza blame each other for the energy shortage.

The power generating authority in Gaza says it cannot afford to buy more fuel for the plant – mostly because of taxes imposed by the Palestinian Authority. The Palestinian Authority claims that the Hamas officials in Gaza are simply incapable of running the plant efficiently.

Read the full blog post by Tim Blair at The Daily Telegraph.