Since 2007, the Gaza Strip has been de facto governed by Hamas, which claims to represent the Palestinian National Authority and the Palestinian people.
Who controls the West Bank and Gaza Strip?
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.
What government controls Gaza?
Both administrations – the Fatah government in Ramallah and the Hamas government in Gaza regarded themselves as the sole legitimate government of the Palestinian National Authority....Governance of the Gaza Strip.Hamas Government in GazaOverviewMain organCabinetMinistries12HeadquartersGaza City5 more rows
Why is Gaza separated from the West Bank?
Israel captured the Gaza Strip from Egypt in the Six-Day War in 1967. In 2007, Hamas expelled the rival party Fatah from Gaza. This broke the Unity Government between Gaza Strip and the West Bank, creating two separate governments for the Occupied Palestinian Territories.