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Abdullah Hanna Niwas

Sector : Cultural Figures , Writers

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  • Country of residence : Syria
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1914
  • Age : 98
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Born in Jerusalem in 1914; studied at the Palestine Law Institute in Jerusalem, graduating in 1948; worked in journalism, education, and in Arab and Jordanian politics; from 1940 worked for the Arab Broadcasting Center in Jerusalem; also worked as translator (English and Arabic); was among the founders of a branch of the Ba’ath Arab Party in Ramallah in 1952 and co-founder (together with Abdullah Rimawi) of its paper Al-Ba’ath; member of the Jordanian Parliament in the early 1950s; published, together with Abdullah Rimawi, a book containing their speeches and essays, entitled Fi Sabeel Al-Ba’ath; moved to Syria in 1957; died in Damascus from a heart attack on 17 Sept. 1958


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