This Doesn't Happen In Israel ...
The Palestinian government says work will cease in all government offices a day after its headquarters in Ramallah were stormed by protesters.Fighting for a cause doesn't trump working for a living, as thousands of Palestinians are finding out. Maybe next time they'll elect a reall government.
The Hamas-led administration said the suspension also followed "attempts to kidnap officials".
The statement does not say when work will be resumed or what steps may be taken to keep the government running.
Deadly gun battles started in Gaza on Sunday after a pro-Hamas militias moved to quell protests about unpaid wages.Civil servants, including security forces seen as loyal to the Fatah faction, have been protesting about not receiving full salaries from the Hamas-led government. (BBC)
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