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Younes Astal

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1956
  • Age: 60
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Younes was born in Khan Younis in 1956. Parliamentarian Khan Younis District.
Personal History:
 1979 - Bachelor Degree from Islamic University in Saudi Arabia
 1980 - Present - Lecturer in Islamic University in Gaza
 1986 - Masters Degree in Fiqh from University of Jordan
 1996 - PhD in Fiqh from University of Jordan 
 PhD in Sharia from Sudan
 Legal Counselor in Palestinian Islamic Bank for three years
 1997 - 1999 - Dean of Faculty of Sharia in Islamic University
 1999 - 2001 - Head of Fatwa Committee in Islamic University

Notable Quotations:
“May God bless those who touch weapons.”
--The Times, August 16, 2005
"This (the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza) is only the first step to liberating all of Palestine including Jerusalem east and west and every inch of Palestinian land from the sea to the river."
--China Daily, August 16, 2005


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