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Said K. Aburish

Said K. Aburish

Sector : Cultural Figures , Writers

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1935
  • Age : 81
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Said K. Aburish (1 May 1935 - 29 August 2012) was a Palestinian-Egyptian journalist and writer.
Born to a Palestinian father and Egyptian mother, Aburish attended school in Jerusalem and Beirut. He returned to Beirut in the 1950s as a reporter for Radio Free Europe and the London Daily Mail.

Over the years, Aburish has written extensively about the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, and his works on the subject include Cry Palestine, Children of Bethany and The Forgotten Faithful: The Christians of the Holy Land.
Aburish has written a trio of biographies regarding three of the most prominent Arab presidents, Nasser: The Last Arab, Arafat: From Defender to Dictator and Saddam Hussein: The Politics of Revenge. Aburish has also been a strong critic of the Saudi royal family, most notably in the book The Rise, Corruption and Coming Fall of the House of Saud.

Aburish, Said K.: Children of Bethany: The Story of a Palestinian Family, Indiana University Press 1988. I
Aburish, Said K.: Cry Palestine: inside the West Bank, Bloomsbury, London 1991.
Aburish, Said K.: The Forgotten faithful: the Christians of the Holy Land, Quartet, London, 1993. 
Aburish, Said K.: Rise, Corruption and Coming Fall of the House of Saud, Bloomsbury, London, 1994. 
Aburish, Said K.: A Brutal Friendship: The West and the Arab Elite, Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1997. 
Aburish, Said K.: Arafat: From Defender to Dictator, Bloomsbury Pub. Ltd. (UK), 1998. 
Aburish, Said K.: Saddam Hussein: The Politics of Revenge, Bloomsbury Pub., New York, U.S.A., 1999. 
Aburish, Said K.: Nasser: the Last Arab, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, New York 2004. 


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