Ruhi al-Khatib

Rouhi al-Khatib (1914–1994; Arabic: روحي الخطيب‎, Ruḥi al-Khateeb) was the mayor of Al-Quds (East Jerusalem) from 1957 to 1994. Rouhi al-Khatib His term of service officially came to an end on 29 June 1967, after Israel annexed East Jerusalem and dissolved the city council of East Jerusalem. Al-Khatib did not acknowledge his dismissal, but remained in Jerusalem and continued to work as director of the […]