Mahmoud Abbas

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Mahmoud Abbas
(Abu Mazen)
مَحْمُود عَبَّاس
Mahmoud Abbas September 2014.jpg
2nt Preses o the State o Palestine
Assumed office
8 Mey 2005
Actin: 8 Mey 2005 – 23 November 2008[1]
Precedit biYasser Arafat
Chairman o the Palestine Liberation Organisation
Assumed office
29 October 2004
Acting: 29 October 2004 – 11 November 2004
Precedit biYasser Arafat
2nt Preses o the Palestinian Naitional Authority
Assumed office
15 Januar 2005 •
Prime MeenisterAhmed Qurei
Nabil Shaath (Actin)
Ahmed Qurei
Ismail Haniyeh
Salam Fayyad
Rami Hamdallah
Precedit biRawhi Fattouh (interim)
Prime Meenister o the Palestinian Naitional Authority
In office
19 Mairch 2003 – 6 September 2003[2]
PresesYasser Arafat
Precedit biPoseetion established
Succeedit biAhmad Qurei
Personal details
Born (1935-03-26) 26 Mairch 1935 (age 85)
Safed, Mandatory Palestine (nou Israel)
Poleetical pairtyFatah
Spoose(s)Amina Abbas
BairnsMazen Abbas
Yasser Abbas
ResidenceRamallah, Wast Bank[3]
Alma materDamascus Varsity
Patrice Lumumba Fowks' Friendship Varsity
ReligionSunni Islam[4]
 • Abbas's term as Preses expired 15 Januar 2009, syne when Aziz Duwaik haes been recognised as Preses bi the Haniyeh govrenment in the Gaza Strip, while Abbas is recognised as Preses bi the Fayyad govrenment in the Wast Bank an aw the states that recognise the unthirldom o Palestine, as well as the UN.[5]

Mahmoud Abbas (Arabic: مَحْمُود عَبَّاس‎, Maḥmūd ʿAbbās; born 26 Mairch 1935), an aa kent bi the kunya Abu Mazen (Arabic: أَبُو مَازِن‎, 'Abū Māzin), is the Preses o the State o Palestine an Palestinian Naitional Authority.[6] He haes been the Chairman o the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) syne 11 November 2004, an Palestinian president syne 15 Januar 2005 (Palestinian Naitional Authority syne 15 Januar 2005, an State o Palestine syne 8 Mey 2005). Abbas is a member o the Fatah pairty.

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  1. "PLO body elects Abbas 'president of Palestine'". Archived frae the oreeginal on 8 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-08. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help), AFP (23 November 2008): "I announce that the PLO Central Council has elected Mahmud Abbas president of the State of Palestine. He takes on this role from this day, November 23, 2008," the body's chairman Salem al-Zaanun told reporters.
  2. Profile: Mahmoud Abbas. Dan Perry, Associated Press/Guardian, 6 September 2003
  3. "Ramallah, also spelled Rām Allāh, town in the West Bank, adjacent to the town of Al-Bīrah (east) and north of Jerusalem." The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Ramallah: Town, West Bank." 29 April 2014. 15 March 2015.
  4. "World's Baha'i connect with past in Israel". WorldWide Religious News. 27 November 2006. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
  5. "'Dweik is real Palestinian president'". The Jerusalem Post. 25 June 2009.
  6. "Current talks 'last chance' for just peace with Israel, Palestinian leader tells UN". United Nations News Centre. 26 September 2013.