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Topic - Palestinian Government
Palestinian government is currently split into two separate administrations. The first is Fatah-dominated Palestinian government of June 2007, which is ruling in the West Bank and is generally related as the legal representative of the Palestinian National Authority. The other is the Hamas government of 2012, which is ruling the Gaza Strip. - Source: Wikipedia
Earlier this week, the Obama administration once again blamed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for stalling the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Top administration officials said Israel's planned settlement expansion was "especially damaging" and "counterproductive" to forging a lasting peace.
Jordan's King Abdullah II paid a rare visit to the West Bank on Thursday in a show of support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' successful bid for U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state.
Israel on Sunday roundly rejected the United Nations' endorsement of an independent state of Palestine, announcing it would withhold more than $100 million collected for the Palestinian government to pay debts to Israeli companies.