Nabil Abu Rudeineh (Spokesperson)

Nabil Rudeineh (نبيل أبو ردينة), born in 1953 in Bethlehem, was regarded as a loyalist to Yasser Arafat and now as a loyalist to Mahmoud Abbas, travelling frequently with the latter. He has been a member of Fatah‘s Central Committee since June 2017.

Between August 2018 and February 2024, he served as the Palestinian Authority’s deputy prime minister and minister of information in both the governments of Rami Hamdallah and Mohammad Shtayyeh.

Rudeineh previously worked under Fatah’s deputy leader Khalil al-Wazir (Abu Jihad) until his assassination by Israel in 1988.