In this March 1, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a meeting of the Fatah Revolutionary Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File)
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The Palestinian Authority said Tuesday it had not paid salaries to employees in the Gaza Strip due to "technical" issues, amid an ongoing split with the territory's rulers Hamas.Monday PA employees in the West Bank received their monthly salaries but those in Gaza did not, raising fears President Mahmoud Abbas was cutting the payments to increase pressure on Hamas.The PA has continued paying its tens of thousands of employees in Gaza despite the fact that most have not worked since Hamas seized control of the territory in 2007, in a near civil war with Fatah, Abbas's party which dominates the Palestinian Authority.
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