Ahmed Qurei

Prime Minister of Palestine (2003 - 2006)

Ahmed Ali Mohammed Qurei (or Qureia; Arabic: أحمد علي محمد قريع, Aḥmad ʿAlī Muḥammad Qurayʿ), also known by his Arabic kunya Abu Alaa (أبو علاء, Abū ʿAláʾ) (March 26, 1937 – February 22, 2023) was a former Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority. He was speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council. He was a senior leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).[1][2]

Ahmed Qurei
Qurei (right) with Colin Powell, 2004
Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority
In office
24 December 2005 – 29 March 2006
PresidentMahmoud Abbas
Preceded byNabil Shaath (Acting)
Succeeded byIsmail Haniyeh
In office
7 October 2003 – 18 January 2005
PresidentYasser Arafat
Mahmoud Abbas
Preceded byMahmoud Abbas
Succeeded byNabil Shaath (Acting)
Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council
In office
7 March 1996 – 7 October 2003
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byRafiq Al-Natsheh
Personal details
Born(1937-03-26)26 March 1937
Abu Dis, Mandatory Palestine
Died22 February 2023(2023-02-22) (aged 85)
Political partyFatah

References change

  1. "BBC NEWS | Middle East | Profile: Ahmed Qurei". news.bbc.co.uk. 12 November 2003.
  2. Pike, John. "Ahmed Qurei [Abu Ala]". www.globalsecurity.org.