Rees, Matt; Hamad, Jamil; Radwan, Amany; Shannon, Elaine
February 2005
Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/21/2005, Issue 7, p30
The article focuses on Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Abbas is the President of the organization Palestinian Authority. He grew up in Damascus, Syria, after his family fled when Israel was founded in 1948. He was among the first leaders of Fatah, a faction of the Palestine Liberation Organization, to negotiate with Israeli peace campaigners.


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