Facing international sanctions, the Hamas-led Palestinian Authority depended on the import of large amounts of cash to pay its debts. On 14 December 2006, Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, carrying tens of millions in donations, was denied by Israel entry into Gaza via the Rafah Border Crossing.
- 25 January 2006 – present, (main phase in 2007)
- Reconciliation process:, Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip, New Palestinian Government in the West Bank, appointed by Mahmoud Abbas, Reconciliation agreement signed May 2011, Doha agreement signed 2012, Renewed political crisis in March–April 2012, Strong increase of tensions in 2013, Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal in April 2014, Unity government sworn in in June 2014, Implementation of unity government control in Gaza due date
Jun 23, 2018 · Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated Saturday in the occupied West Bank to demand the Palestinian Authority lift punitive measures against the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, an AFP reporter said. Demonstrators in Ramallah chanted "scrap the sanctions!" during protests against the Palestinian Authority, organised by civil society groups. The Ramallah-based administration has introduced a series of ...
Jul 11, 2017 · The Palestinian Authority and Hamas have also been wrangling over Hamas’ relationship with Egypt and the steps Cairo is prepared to take to ease life for residents of Gaza. The enclave has been subject to major restrictions on the movement of people and goods over Gaza's borders not only by Israel but also by the Egyptians.
- Jack Khoury
Dec 30, 2020 · The move is intended to express support for the Palestinian Authority, which demands that Hamas recognize the PA's full sovereignty over the Gaza Strip.
Dec 30, 2019 · The continued split between the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Ahmed warned, is designed to consolidate de facto Hamas rule in Gaza and prevent the establishment of an independent Palestinian state.
Jun 23, 2018 · A Palestinian waves his national flag as he takes part in a protest calling for a lift of the sanctions on Gaza Strip, in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated Saturday in the occupied West Bank to demand the Palestinian Authority lift punitive measures against the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, an AFP reporter said.
From left in front row, Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar, Head of Palestinian General Intelligence Majid Faraj, Head of the Hamas political bureau Ismail Haniyeh, PA Prime Minister Rami ...
Mar 22, 2018 · Abbas explained that the Palestinian Authority wants to receive all of the official powers held by Hamas in Gaza immediately. Gaza is a pressure cooker that is about to explode at any moment. Abbas intends to fasten down the lid, but this will not prevent the explosion. The Hamas leadership reckons that the explosion will occur very soon.
Apr 28, 2018 · Gaza's ruling Hamas group blamed Palestinian Authority officials on Saturday for the attempted assassination in the enclave of Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on March 13.