Zakaria al-Agha (born 1942) (Arabic:زكريا الاغا) also known as Abu Ammar is a member of Fatah's central committee and Palestine Liberation Organization-Executive Committee and the leader of Fatah in Gaza Strip.
Al-Agha was born in Khan Yunis in 1942. He received his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, from Cairo University, in 1965. In 1971 he received a specialization in internal medicine. He was Chief of inner diseases Section in Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis 1974-1987. He was then Chief of inner diseases Section in Ahli Hospital in Gaza 1989-1993.
- Founding member of the Arab Medical Society of the Gaza Strip 1977.
- Treasurer of the Medical Association of Arab 1978-1984.
- Chairman of the General Medical Arabia 1985-1992.
- Secretary General of the Council for Higher Education in Jerusalem 1985-1992.
- Association member Blood Bank, Gaza since its inception until now.
- Member of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society.
- Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Al-Azhar University 2002-2005.
- A member of the Palestinian national liberation movement(Fatah) since 1967.
- A member of the Fatah Central Committee since in 1992 till now.
- Accredited of Fateh movement in the Gaza Strip since 1993-2005.
- Member of the Executive Committee of the PLO 1996-till now.
- Take a head of the national and international relations of the PLO.
- UNHCR Chief of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
- A member of the Palestinian delegation tripartite axis of the former American Secretary of State James Baker's side of the late Faisal Husseini, Hanan Ashrawi 1991 (before negotiations in Madrid).
- Negotiator member of the Palestinian delegation at the Madrid and Washington, 1991-1993.
- First Minister of Housing in the first government formed by PNA 1994- 1995.
Arrests and detentions
- arrested several times between 1970 -1990
- prevented from traveling outside the Gaza Strip from 1981-1990.
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