Palestinian factions dispute fate of Gaza employees

Palestinian girls at their family’s house in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip

Palestinian girls at their family’s house in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip

Masked Palestinian gunmen from the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, a military wing of Hamas, commemorate the 29th anniversary of their group, in Gaza City, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.

In a statement, Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhum said the government call for former employees to return to their jobs was "in violation of a 2011 reconciliation deal in Cairo" between Palestinian factions.

Meanwhile, Hamas politburo member Khalil al-Hayya said on Monday that during his meetings with Fatah officials in Cairo, his movement had asked for concurrent elections for the presidency, parliament and national assembly, to be held before the end of next year.

A legal committee is looking into the situation of the government employees as part of the national reconciliation process as per the agreement signed between Hamas and Fatah party in Cairo on October 12.

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In April, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas adopted a number of punitive measures as a way of piling pressures on Hamas to relinquish its control of Gaza.

Hamas and Fatah remain split on implementation of reconciliation agreement.

Palestinian media reports revealed that a ministerial delegation from the Palestinian government would come along with the Egyptian delegation and the Palestinian Cabinet would convene on Tuesday in Gaza.

On Saturday, the head of PA civil affairs, Hussein al-Sheikh, told Palestinian TV that Hamas has been preventing the Palestinian Authority (PA) government from taking charge in Gaza.

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Sheikh said the PA has also struggled to assert full authority over Gaza's border crossings, which were handed over to the PA on November 1.

Hamas, which is considered a terrorist organization by the United States and the European Union, has fought three wars with Israel since 2008.

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