A legal entity, established in 1994, by which Palestinians govern the parts of the Gaza Strip and West Bank that are not attached to Israel. Although divided on several issues, the leadership of the Palestinian Authority is committed to the establishment of a Palestinian state, which, it expects, will grow out of the Palestinian Authority. (See Yasir Arafat, Oslo Accord.)
Rehabilitation services from the palestinian authority focus on financial support for former prisoners.
A different enmity comes from Ghassan Khatib, director of government media for the palestinian authority.
One is that the palestinian authority is trying to prevent confrontations in the West Bank, for now.