was born in 1948 in Bayt Rima, West of Ramallah. He has worked as a journalist in Beirut, Cairo, Kuwait and Amman, and lives in Amman. He published his first collection of short stories in 1972. From 1972 to 2000 he has published seven collections of short stories, and in 2002 Amman Municipality published selected short stories on the occasion of Amman being Arab Cultural Capital 2002.
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