Dr. Mansour Abbas, the head of the United Arab List or Ram Party, is a dentist by profession. He was born in the northern part of Israel.
Ram’s party chief Dr Mansoor Abbas (AFP)
The situation in Israel was very odd for a few weeks. The reason was the country’s ongoing war with Hamas. Because of this, violent clashes were witnessed between Arab and Jewish communities in many parts of the country. However, now something is going to happen in Israeli politics, which has not happened since its formation in 1948. In fact, giving the example of national unity, such a government is about to be formed, in which there will be parties with right-wing, centrist and left-wing ideologies, an Arab party will also play a major role in this. The specialty of this coalition government will be that the cooperation of every party will be necessary to run it.
According to the BBC report, Leader of the Opposition Yair Lapid informed President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday to garner enough support for government formation. Hours later, Israeli journalist Anshel Pfeffer tweeted, “Whatever happens in the days leading up to the trust vote, this is a historical picture.” An Arab-Israeli leader and the leader of a Jewish-nationalist party are signing an agreement to join the government together. He shared a picture with this tweet. In this, Mansoor Abbas, the head of the Arab Party, Ra’am, is seen along with right-wing leader Naftali Bennett of the Yamina Party. Apart from this, Yer Lapid of centrist Yash Atid is also involved in this.
Who is Mansoor Abbas?
Dr. Mansour Abbas, the head of the United Arab List or Ram Party, is a dentist by profession. He was born in the northern part of Israel. From his youth, he became active in politics. In addition, he has also been the chairman of the Arab Students Committee at the Hebrew University. Apart from being a politician, Abbas is still studying. Abbas is currently studying at the University of Haifa to pursue a master’s degree in political science. Mansoor Abbas has also been the vice president of the branch of the Islamic movement.
Abbas, who comes from the northern part of Israel, also has a hold in the southern part of the country. This was the reason that this time in the elections held in Israel, Abbas’s party Ram got the public support of the people in the southern parts. In this way, his party made a place in the Parliament, putting an end to all those speculations. Let us tell you that according to Israeli election rules, any party has to get a minimum of 3.25 percent of the vote to be included in the parliament.
Mansoor Abbas is a principled leader
Abbas is recognized as a principled leader in Israeli politics. Those close to him say that the mild-mannered Abbas sticks to his doctrinal values. For this he is ready to pay any price. Abbas believes that if the Arab population in Israel is to develop, its mainstream leader must join hands with the Jewish Party. During the election, the Arab leaders opened a front against Abbas for openly saying this statement.
Arab parties fight together to prevent splitting of votes during elections. But due to Abbas’s statement, the rest of the Arab parties refused to include his party in the coalition in the last election. At the same time, Abbas had also made full preparations. Even before the campaign began, Dr. Abbas announced that his party was ready to work with any mainstream Jewish party if elected to parliament, which agreed to its conditions for the progress of the Arab people. Go
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