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Akram Rajoub

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1963
  • Age: 59
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Akram Jubran Jabr Rajoub (Abu Omar; 1963 in Dura - ) is a Palestinian politician and military officer who holds the position of Governor of Jenin Governorate.


Childhood and educational attainment

He was born in the town of Dura, Hebron district, where he grew up and was educated in its schools. In 1981, the Israeli army arrested him for a period of 10 years in prison, during which he moved between several prisons. He was arrested again after his release to spend 4 years in captivity. Major General Rajoub holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Al-Quds Open University in 2013, a master’s degree in national defense, in addition to a diploma in national resource management from the Royal Jordanian National Defense College 2013-2014. He is fluent in Arabic and Hebrew.


practical life

Rajoub joined the Preventive Security Service in 1994 as Director of Operations for the South District, which includes Hebron and Bethlehem, then as Deputy Director of Tulkarm District, Deputy Director of Bethlehem District, and Deputy Director of Ramallah District.


In 2001, he served as the director of the Jericho and Al-Aghwar region until 2006, and from 2006-2008 as the director of the Nablus region, then Rajoub was appointed in 2008 as the director of the Ramallah region until 2011. The Ministry of the Interior, who is responsible for the senior officers course, the middle leadership course and the founding leadership course until mid-2013. On May 31, 2014, a presidential decree was issued appointing him as governor of the Nablus governorate to succeed Jibrin al-Bakri, and he was elevated to the rank of major general.


On December 4, 2016, Rajoub won the elections for the Palestinian Revolutionary Council, which was held during the Seventh Conference of Fatah, and became a member of it.


He was appointed governor in 2018 for Jenin Governorate.


personal life

Rajoub is married and has five children.




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