Omar Mukhtar Street is Gaza City's main street. The street is named after the leader of the resistance to Italian colonization of Libya. Originally the street was named after Ottoman governor Jamal Pasha but renamed after the end of the Ottoman rule over Palestine in 1917.
The Palestinian Authority is the semi-official, self-governing Palestinian body established in May 1994 in accordance with the Israel-PLO Declaration of Principles on behalf of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
The stamp is part of a series of two stamps issued in 2000, commemorating the state visit of Yasir Arafat to Germany.