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Ahmed Majdalani

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  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1956
  • Age: 60
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Ahmed Majdalani is a Palestinian politician, university professor and researcher. A former Palestinian government minister, he currently serves as Secretary-General of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF) and teaches at Birzeit University.

Majdalani was born to Palestinian parents in Damascus, Syria in 1956. He enrolled in the Social Sciences Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria, where he graduated with a PhD in political economics.
Majdalani is a member of the Palestinian National Council and the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). In 1998, he served as the Director-General of Arab and International Relations for the Palestinian National Authority.

On 12 August 2009, following the death of Samir Ghawshah five days prior, Majdalani became Secretary-General of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF) after being elected by his party colleagues. Afterward, he stated that his goals were to strengthen Palestinian democratic institutions and encourage elections that would end the strife between Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, and Fatah, the dominant Palestinian faction in the West Bank.

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