Turkey agrees to help Gaza with electricity crisis Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says Turkey has agreed to his request to send fuel for Gaza's sole power plant. Thousands of Gazans have demonstrated in recent days against the constant power outages in the region. “Hamas’s leaders enjoy electricity 24/7. In contrast, the people of Gaza get only three hours of electricity a day. Hamas uses the funds collected through the electricity bills for personal interests and any military equipment.