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Amina Abbas

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1942
  • Age: 80
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Amina Abbas Um Mazen (born in 1942), nicknamed Amina Khaled Mustafa Al Fanous, is the first lady of Palestine since her husband, Mahmoud Abbas, was elected President of the State of Palestine on January 15, 2005.


her life

Amina Al-Fanos and Mahmoud Abbas married in 1958, and they had three children: Mazen in 1960, Yasser in 1962 and Tariq in 1966. Mazen Abbas is the eldest son. He was born in Qatar, where the family lived, and ran a construction and real estate company there until he died on June 16 2002 in Qatar after a heart attack at the age of 42 years. While Yasser Abbas is their second son, he was named after Yasser Arafat. Tariq Abbas is the youngest son. Yasser and Tariq own a number of companies and projects, and they are classified as businessmen.


Amina Abbas is rarely seen in the local and international media. She had represented the State of Palestine at the second conference of the Arab Women Organization, which was held in the UAE in 2008. On November 12, 2008, Abbas said: “There are more than 100 women and girls in Israeli prisons and detention centers, in addition to 11,000 Palestinian prisoners and detainees. Their families suffer from deprivation, poverty, and the absence of loved ones, and this tragic and inhumane situation for women and the Palestinian family requires the international community to work to end this oppression and torment.”


On February 28, 2012, she co-sponsored with the wife of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Amina Erdogan, a charitable donation campaign for the victims of the earthquake in the Turkish city of Van.a




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