Who runs Palestine?
Palestinian National Authority
|Palestinian National Authority السلطة الفلسطينية الوطنية as-Sulṭa al-Waṭanīya al-Filasṭīnīya|
|• President||Mahmoud Abbas|
|• Prime Minister||Mohammad Shtayyeh|
What is the difference between Arab and Palestinian?
The term “Palestinian” The Arabs living in Palestine had never had a separate state. Until the establishment of Israel, the term Palestinian was used by Jews and foreigners to describe the inhabitants of Palestine and had only begun to be used by the Arabs themselves at the turn of the 20th century.
Is Palestine controlled by Israel?
Presently, most of the West Bank is administered by Israel though 42% of it is under varying degrees of autonomous rule by the Fatah-run Palestinian Authority. The Gaza Strip is currently under the control of Hamas.
How was Hamas created?
1987 – The founding of Hamas In 1987, several Palestinians were killed in a traffic accident involving an Israeli driver, and the events that followed–a Palestinian uprising against Israel’s West Bank and Gaza occupation–led Yassin and six other Palestinians to found Hamas as an offshoot of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.