Ziad Hab al-Reeh (Minister of Interior)

General Ziad Hab al-Reeh (زياد هب الريح) has headed Preventive Security (PS) since August 2006. PS acts as the Palestinian Authority‘s internal intelligence agency. In January 2022, he became minister of interior in the government of prime minister Mohammad Shtayyeh. Hab al-Reeh is also a member of Fatah‘s Revolutionary Council.

Hab al-Reeh was born in Jenin and has been a long time Fatah activist in the West Bank – dating back to before the First Intifada.