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Ahmad Shukeiri
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Ahmad Shukeiri

Ahmad Shukeiri (1908 - 1980), also al-Shuqayri, or Shukeiry, was the first Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Image File history File links Ahmad-Shuqeiry. ... Image File history File links Ahmad-Shuqeiry. ... The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (Arabic Munazzamat al-Tahrir Filastiniyyah منظمة تحرير فلسطينية ) is a political and paramilitary organization of Palestinian Arabs dedicated to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state to consist of the area between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, with an intent to destroy Israel. ...


Shukeiri was born in Lebanon to a Palestinian father (Sheikh As'ad Shuqeiry, 1860-1940, MP for Acre elected at the Ottoman Parliament in 1908 and 1912[1]), and a Turkish mother. After studying law in Jerusalem, he became a member of the Syrian delegation to the United Nations from 1949 to 1951. The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... An acre is an English unit of area. ... Jerusalem and the Old City. ... Main articles: League of Nations & History of the United Nations The term United Nations was coined by Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II, to refer to the Allies. ...


He then became assistant Secretary General for the Arab League from 1950-1956, Saudi ambassador to the United Nations from 1957 to 1962, and first Chairman of the PLO (Palestinian Liberation Organization) 1964-1967. He was succeeded as Chairman by Yasser Arafat. A large number of international organizations and other bodies have a secretary general or secretary-general as their chief administrative officers or in other administrative capacities. ... Flag of the League of Arab States The Arab League or League of Arab States (Arabic: جامعة الدول العربية), is an organization of Arab states - compare Arab world. ... Main articles: League of Nations & History of the United Nations The term United Nations was coined by Franklin D. Roosevelt during World War II, to refer to the Allies. ... The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (Arabic Munazzamat al-Tahrir Filastiniyyah منظمة تحرير فلسطينية ) is a political and paramilitary organization of Palestinian Arabs dedicated to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state to consist of the area between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea, with an intent to destroy Israel. ... Yasser Arafat (Arabic: ياسر عرفات‎) (August 4 or August 24, 1929 – November 11, 2004), born Mohammed Abdel-Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini (محمد عبد الرؤوف القدوة الحسيني) and also known by the kunya Abu `Ammar (أبو عمّار), was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (1969–2004); President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) (1993–2004); and a...


Shukeiri died in Amman. Amman (Arabic عمان ʿAmmān), the capital of the Kingdom of Jordan, is a city of more than 1. ...

Preceded by:
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Chairman of the Palestinian Liberation Organization
1964–1967
Succeeded by:
Yasser Arafat
(interim)

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