Ghassan Shakaa (Arabic: غسان الشكعة, Ghassān Shak’ā) (born 1943) is the mayor of Nablus since October 2012, one of the largest cities in the West Bank. Another former Nablus mayor, Bassam Shaka, is his uncle. Shakaa was appointed to his position by Yasser Arafat.[not in citation given] His brother was assassinated by a still unknown group. Shakaa published an open letter in which he called for the Palestinian National Authority to restore order to his politically divided city.
- Abdullah H. Erakat, Nablus Handicrafts Project Aims for Regional Tourism The Medialine,February 24, 2014
- "West Bank mayor quits in protest". BBC News. 28 February 2004.
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