Mohammad Shtayyeh named as new Prime Minister of Palestine
Published: March 11, 2019
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has officially named Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh as the new Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority. The announcement comes six weeks after Rami al-Hamdallah tendered his resignation from the post and of his unity government to President Mahmoud Abbas, underscoring the failure of Hamas and Fatah to implement a power-sharing deal. Shtayyeh is a member of the West Bank’s dominant Fatah party.
Topics: Government • Mahmoud Abbas • Mohammad Shtayyeh • Palestinian National Authority • Palestinian nationalism • Palestinian nationalists • Palestinian refugees • Politics by country • Politics of the Palestinian National Authority • Rami Hamdallah • State of Palestine