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Mahmud Abbas

Mahmud Abbas is the President of Palestine. A member of the Fatah party, he has been president since 2005.

Abbas has been a member of Fatah, the party founded by Yasser Arafat, since 1961. He was among the first members to call for talks with moderate Israelis. He has a reputation as a pragmatist and enjoys a favorable reputation in the West. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content on Mahmud Abbas.