Adly Yaish

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Adly Yaish
Arabic: عدلي يعيش
Mayor of Nablus
Assumed office
December 2005

Adly Yaish (Arabic: عدلي يعيش‎, Oɑdlí Iɑoíś) is the mayor of the Nablus Municipality (Dec. 2005–present) in the central highlands of the West Bank under the Palestinian National Authority.[1] His family are believed to have been Samaritans that converted to Islam.[2]

He is a known businessman working in automobiles trade

On 24 May 2007 he was arrested by Israeli forces.[3] He spent 15 months in prison without being charged.[4]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-02-15. Retrieved 2006-11-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  3. ^ "Israel arrests Palestinian minister of education - Israel News, Ynetnews". Retrieved 2010-02-02.
  4. ^ "CIC Scene » Globe & Mail's Patrick Martin on the Booming West Bank". Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2010-02-02.