- Supporters of General Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz celebrated his victory, driving through the capital, hanging out of cars and waving campaign posters.
- Abdel Aziz Al-Rantisi says the reopening of talks meets the need of Hamas for further resistance against Israel, but their commitment to a truce remains unchanged.
- Abolfotouh MA, Abdel Aziz M, Badawi IA, Alakija W. Impact of a one-day antismoking program on male secondary-school adolescents in southwestern Saudi Arabia. Am J Prev Med 1997; 13: 151-152.
- “Israel will pay a very heavy price for this act,” a senior Hamas official, Abdel Aziz al-Rantissi, told Reuters after Hamad was killed.“We will definitely respond very painfully.
- In the eyes of the law, Aziz was not yet guilty.