Yasser Arafat

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Noun1.Yasser Arafat - Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
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Hamas and Fatah had been opposing each other over a border dispute post death of Yasser Arafat, former chairman of Palestine Liberation Organisation.
Reuters) GAZA CITY: Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza marked the 13th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat on Saturday.
RAMALLAH, November 11, 2017 (WAFA) -- The three Palestinian Arabic dailies highlighted in their Saturday issue different subjects on their front page with al-Quds and al-Hayat al-Jadida focusing on the thirteenth anniversary for the death of Yasser Arafat and al-Ayyam reporting on the Israeli army crackdown on the weekly anti-occupation protests.
GAZA, Safar 12, 1438, Nov 12, 2016, SPA -- Days after the 12th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leaders descended into new recriminations over who may have been involved in the demise of the former president, Reuters reported.
On November 11 he was shot in the head during confrontations with the Israeli occupation forces on the day that marked the anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat.
Summary: Ten years after the death of Yasser Arafat, and the situation for Palestinians is at its direst in years, and any hope of unity between different factions appears a mirage.
Our efforts are ongoing…to find out who stands behind the death of Yasser Arafat and who has the technical and scientific means for this.
Now, a new investigation into the 2004 death of Yasser Arafat is being opened on the flimsy claims of his widow Suha, who cites an al-Jazerra investigation suggesting Arafat was poisoned to death with radioactive polonium-210.
A MURDER inquiry has been launched into the death of Yasser Arafat, it emerged yesterday.
They appeared in the extensive coverage of new developments about the 2004 death of Yasser Arafat.
In an address to the Palestinian leadership timed to mark seven years since the death of Yasser Arafat and the 23rd anniversary of the declaration of independence, Abbas vowed to push ahead with efforts to cement a landmark unity deal between Fatah and Hamas.
His remarks underscore the troubles facing a party in decline since the death of Yasser Arafat, its co-founder, in 2004.