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Jibril Rajoub (Arabic: جبريل رجوب‎, born 1953) is a Palestinian political figure. He was the head of the Preventive Security Force in the West Bank until being dismissed (along with the force's chief in Gaza, Ghazi Jabali) in 2002. He was elected to the Fatah Central Committee at the party's 2009 congress. He also leads the Palestinian Football Federation and the Palestine Olympic Committee.

Rajoub was born in the town of Dura, near Hebron. In 1970 he was sentenced to life in prison for throwing a grenade at Israeli troops. Rajoub was deported to Lebanon in 1988 for his activities in the first intifada.

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