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Nabil Mahmoud Amr

Nabil Mahmoud Amr

Sector : Media , Directors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1947
  • Age : 69
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Born in Dura in 1947; holds a Law degree from Damascus University and a Diploma in Media and Radio Broadcasting from Cairo University; Fateh-RC member; former PLO Ambassador to Moscow from 1988-93; founder and editor-in-chief of Al-Hayat Al-Jadida newspaper from Nov. 1994; Director of the PA Radio & TV Authority; member of the Palestinian Writer’s Union; media advisor to PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat; was for ten years the Director of Voice of Palestine radio; elected PLC member (Fateh) for the Hebron district in the Jan. 1996 elections; from Aug. 1998, PA Minister for Parliamentary Affairs until his resignation in May 2002, calling for PA reforms; signed the 2001 joint Israeli-Palestinian declaration “No to Bloodshed, No to Occupation, Yes to Negotiations, Yes to Peace;” member of the Palestinian negotiation team; became Min. of Information in the cabinet of PM Mahmoud Abbas on 30 April 2003; Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy in 2004; was shot and wounded by a sniper while in his house in Ramallah in July 2004 in what is believed to be related to internal Fateh clashes; received treatment in Germany; ran unsuccessfully in the 2006 PLC elections (Fateh, Hebron district); author of several articles and books, incl. Testimonies from the Battlefield, chronicling the war in Beirut, 1000 Days in Moscow, chronicling the fall of the former Soviet Union and The Days of Siege and Love. Appointed Ambassador to Egypt in June 2008, and resigned in August 2009.


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