Foreign Affairs Minister of the Palestinian National Authority

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The Foreign Affairs Minister of the Palestinian National Authority is in charge of Palestine's foreign relations. In June 2006, Israel attacked the ministry's office in Gaza City twice. The attacks were in response to the capturing of an Israeli soldier just weeks before.[1][2]

List of Foreign Ministers (2003–present)[edit]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Party
1 Nabil Shaath 0c182 8694.jpg Nabil Shaath
(b. 1938)
April 2003 February 2005 Fatah
(Palestine Liberation Organization)
2 Coat of arms of the Palestinian National Authority.svg Nasser al-Qudwa
(b. 1953)
February 2005 March 2006 Fatah
(Palestine Liberation Organization)
3 Coat of arms of the Palestinian National Authority.svg Mahmoud al-Zahar
(b. 1945)
20 March 2006 18 March 2007 Hamas
4 Coat of arms of the Palestinian National Authority.svg Ziad Abu Amr
(b. 1950)
18 March 2007 17 June 2007 Independent
5 Salam Fayyad (cropped).jpg Salam Fayyad
(b. 1952)
June 2007 July 2007 Third Way
6 Riad Al-Maliki.jpg Riyad al-Maliki
(b. 1955)
July 2007 Incumbent Independent
7 Coat of arms of the Palestinian National Authority.svg Muhammad Awad
(b. 1960)[3]
May 2011 September 2012 Hamas
Ismail Haniyeh.jpg Ismail Haniyeh
(b. 1963)[4]
September 2012 2 June 2014 Hamas

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Israeli Airstrike Collapses Palestinian Foreign Ministry Building in Gaza City". Fox News. 2006. Retrieved 2007-11-10. 
  2. ^ "Israel strikes Palestinian Authority Foreign Ministry in Gaza". CNN. 2006. Archived from the original on 2007-11-14. Retrieved 2007-11-10. 
  3. ^ Foreign Minister of the Palestinian National Authority of the Government in the Gaza Strip
  4. ^ Acting Foreign Minister of the Palestinian National Authority of the Government in the Gaza Strip

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