After Hamas took over the Palestinian government, Western countries cut off most aid. Without that help, the Palestinian government is having trouble paying its bills and its workers. How have things changed since Hamas took power?
Omar Al-Rifai, Palestinian living in the West Bank; civil servant in the Palestinian Interior Ministry
Mohammad Chatb, Palestinian living in the Gaza Strip; relief worker, father of eight children
Saed Saify, Palestinian living in Ramallah; software engineer for Global Software Services, a partner with the American high-tech company
Tala Karkar, student at Bethlehem University