Taysir Khalid, also spelled as Tayseer Khaled, is a member and politburo member of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP), who was a member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization until 1993, when he resigned in protest against the Oslo Accords. He was the party's candidate for the Palestinian presidential election in 2005. He gained 3.4% of the vote.
Khalid was born on 19 January 1941 in Qaryut, Mandatory Palestine, near Qabalan and as-Sawiya. His father Ahmad was a peasant who had four sons, Abbas, Jameel, Ahmad and Taysir. He also had three daughters, Yosra, Myassar, and Nawal, who now lives in Amman/Zarqa, Jordan.
- Rubin, Barry (2001). The Transformation of Palestinian Politics: From Revolution to State-Building. Harvard University Press. pp. 217, 251. ISBN 978-0-674-00717-8.
- Banks, Arthur S.; Thomas C. Muller; William Overstreet (2008). Political Handbook of the World 2008. CQ Press. p. 1523. ISBN 978-0-87289-528-7.
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