Mahmoud Abbas, also known as Abu Mazen, is the Secretary General of the PLO Executive Committee.
Electronic Intifada - By Topic: Mahmoud Abbas
Ongoing collection of profiles, news stories, analysis and commentary about the President of the Palestinian Authority, elected in 2005. Includes transcripts of speeches.
Guardian Unlimited - Profile: Mahmoud Abbas
Biography of the first Palestinian Prime Minister, written after his resignation.
Wikipedia - Mahmoud Abbas
Hyperlinked encyclopedia article provides the Fatah politician's personal and political biography.
ABC News - Commentary: Action Needed to Bolster Abbas
Review of the summit meeting between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in Egypt with a recommendation that the United States and Israel engage and offer more than compliments and encouragement. (February 09, 2005)
CNN.com - Who is Mahmoud Abbas?
Palestinian election officials on Monday declared Mahmoud Abbas the president-elect of the Palestinian Authority, beginning a new era after the death of his predecessor, Yasser Arafat. (January 10, 2005)
NPR - All Things Considered: Looking Ahead to Mahmoud Abbas' Leadership
NPR's Melissa Block talks with Khalil Shikaki, director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, about the outlook for the new Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (January 10, 2005)
CBS News - Mahmoud Abbas: Peaceful Pragmatist
Profile of the Palestinian President and his promising prospects for achieving peace with Israel. (January 09, 2005)
BBC News - Profile: Mahmoud Abbas
Biography of the Palestinian Authority's prime minister from May 2003 until his resignation almost four months later. (March 07, 2003)