Once a high-profile Palestinian resistance movement, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is today a shadow of its former self.
A Palestinian woman leaves a dress shop with her daughter as a mobile generator is seen during a power cut in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Dec. 5, 2013. Under years of Israeli sanctions, Gazan businessmen cobbled together a smuggling-fueled economy that sustained the enclave under rule by Hamas Islamists. But with the overthrow of a sympathetic Muslim Brotherhood government in Egypt tightening the blockade, many Gazans say they have never had it so tough. Short on fuel, the lone Gaza power plant has ceased to serve nearly half the 1.8 million population and patchy alternative supplies of electricity from Israel's grid have meant 12-hour blackouts every day.