Palestinian Authority

The Palestinian Authority is the official governing body of the Palestinian territories and is recognized by all countries that recognize a Palestinian state.

Based in Ramallah, it is currently run by President Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah Party. 

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Escalating tensions between Fatah, Hamas will impact post-war Gaza

Hamas has recently ramped up efforts to maintain its influence in Gaza post-war, targeting Palestinian Authority actors within the territory.

PA security forces to join upcoming terror campaigns, Palestinian analyst warns

Citing Fatah officials, Palestinian analyst Akram Al-Natsheh predicted that PA security forces would join in the next wave of terror.

Israeli embassies on high alert, IDF chief warns of Iran retaliation

Rocket sirens blare across Ashkelon, Netivot, across Gaza border • Netanyahu: Israel is operating against Iran in attack and defense

The challenges awaiting the Palestinian Authority's new cabinet

Without honest and urgent international support for the Palestinian government, no one should expect Dr. Mustafa to turn copper into gold.

By ELIAS ZANANIRI/THE MEDIA LINE
04/04/2024
 People gather in support of Palestine, in Tehran, May 19, 2021

'Our blood will not be exploited': Fatah attacks Iran over West Bank chaos

The statement from Fatah came as the Palestinian Authority has asked the United Nations Security Council to vote this month to make it a full UN member.

By REUTERS
03/04/2024
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a Security Council meeting at the United Nations i

Palestinian Authority demands full state recognition in letter to UN

Given Hamas’s October 7 attack, the PA’s UN liaison, Riyad Mansour, contends that now is the time to reapproach full Palestinian member-state status.

By THE MEDIA LINE STAFF
03/04/2024

Revitalize the PA: Palestinians need new leaders, not new governments

Only a new and fresh leadership committed to reforms, democracy, and transparency has a chance of leading the Palestinians toward a better life.

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH , THE GATESTONE INSTITUTE
03/04/2024
 Activists dressed as Hamas terrorists protest against UNRWA outside their offices in Jerusalem

Israel-Hamas War Day 180: What is going on in Gaza, Lebanon?

Gantz calls for elections in September • PA demands statehood

Palestinians want April vote for full United Nations membership

An application to become a full UN member needs to be approved by the Security Council - where the United States can cast a veto - and then at least two-thirds of the 193-member General Assembly.

By REUTERS
01/04/2024

Antisemitic, terror lauding ministers form part of new, 'revitalized' Palestinian Authority

New expose by watchdog PMW reveals new officials’ history of vile antisemitic rhetoric and commendation of terrorist murderers

01/04/2024
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