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last updated Jan. 23, 2010 8:48 PM (EST+7)
Ahmed Majdalani
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Palestinian politics Palestinian Popular Struggle Front PPSF PLO Wall economy
Ahmed Majdalani, a member of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF), serves as minister of labor in the thirteenth Palestinian government. He was appointed by PA President Mahmoud Abbas and on May 19, 2009 he was officially sworn in. He also served as a minister without portfolio, in charge of the issues concerning the Wall, in the ninth Palestinian government between February 2005 and March 2006.

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Positions
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Central Council member / Head of Palestinian Planning Center
Ministry of Labor, Minister
Palestinian Authority Cabinet, Minister of Labor
Palestinian Authority Cabinet, Minister of State
2005 - 2007
Palestinian Popular Struggle Front (PPSF) (Nidal Front) Politburo, Committee member
- Present
0Photos
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Sept. 18, 2012 0:00 AM (EST+7)
Youth burn tires in Ramallah price protests
Sept. 11, 2012 0:00 AM (EST+7)
Palestinians demonstrate to end factional divisions, Ramallah
Feb. 17, 2011 0:00 AM (EST+7)


0Multimedia
Al-Haq: Virtual tour of the Wall in the West Bank
Al-Jazeera Int: Town sees rare Palestinian unity
AP: Smugglers already breaking through Egypt`s wall


0Other People
Mahmoud Abbas
Hatem Abdel Qader
Hisham Abdel Rizeq


0Related Resources
"Israel to keep major settlement," BBC, March 14, 2006
“The calm before the storm?” al-Ahram Weekly
Abbas shuffles PLO Executive Committee, ousts Qaddoumi, Maan News, September 12, 2009


0Backgrounders
Bethlehem
Bilin
Cairo talks



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Majdalani was born in 1956 in Damascus. He holds a PhD in political economy from the social sciences academy in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is a member of the Palestine National Council (PNC) and head of the Palestinian Economists Association. He works as a lecturer of philosophy at Birzeit University and is a researcher who has written for many publications.
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