Palestinian government

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The Palestinian government is the official government of the State of Palestine. The ruling power is currently split into two separate administrations. The first is Fatah-dominated Palestinian government of 2013, which had been ruling the West Bank areas A and B and had been generally related as the legal representative of the State of Palestine (and previously, the Palestinian National Authoity); from 2013 it is officially referred as the Government of the State of Palestine. The other is the Hamas government of 2012, which is ruling the Gaza Strip.

History[edit]

The following organizations have claimed or executed authority over the people in the past:

PNA governments[edit]

Palestinian National Authority (1994-2012) was an interim administrative body established by the PLO pursuant to the Oslo Accords of 1993, which exercised limited control of populated areas of the West Bank. Listed below are the executive organs of the PNA cabinets:

Split of Fatah and Hamas[edit]

Since June 2007, Fatah government has exercised authority in Ramallah, West Bank, and has been recognized as the official government of the Palestinian National Authority, while Hamas administration took control in the Gaza Strip, and exercised control of that territory after it ousted Fatah PNA representatives in 2007.

Executive organs[edit]

State of Palestine government[edit]

Since the upgrade of Palestine to the status of non-member observer state, a new Palestinian government was appointed in June 2013.

Hamas Authority in Gaza Strip[edit]