Osama al-Fara

Osama al-Fara (اسامه الفرا) was born in Khan Younis (southern Gaza) in 1961. He was appointed to Fatah’s Revolutionary Council in 2009 but lost his position during the party’s seventh General Congress in 2016.

He served as mayor of Khan Younis between 1996 and 2006, then subsequently as governor between 2006 and 2014.

Al-Fara was a candidate on Mohammed Dahlan‘s ‘Future’ list running in the cancelled 2021 legislative elections.