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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The Jusoor International Communications Group held a concert on the ruins of the home of the Abu Amar family, which was bombed by Israeli warplanes during the latest round of attacks on May 4-6.
SDF's security forces arrested Commander of Thowar al-Raqqa Brigade Abu Amar in the town of Ein Issa in Northern Raqqa.
It was headed by two men whose names meant very little then to the Israeli intelligence--Khalil al-Wazir, "Abu Jihad", and Yasir Arafat, "Abu Amar".
A Palestinian band, calling themselves Abu Amar (the common name for deceased Palestinian president Yasir Arafat), started to take part in national celebrations, public occasions, graduations and wedding ceremonies.
The second man, Saeed Nagy Saeed Abu Amar, also held fake Egyptian ID card, registered to an address in the Al-Arish region of North Sinai.
We must be united to make it true," said Dalia Abu Aker, a 16-year old descendant of a refugee from Ras Abu Amar village, to the west of Jerusalem, who resides with her family in the West Bank refugee camp of Aldihishi.
Abu Amar, 31, has been living in the same building for 20 years and has seen all the changes in the neighbourhood.
Heavily bearded father Abu Amar drives his recycling truck, assisted by young son Abu Bakr Al Azzam.
Abu Amar begins the film looking like an Arab Francis Ford Coppola, a larger-than-life extrovert with a bushy beard.
"La Allah ila Allah wa Ahu Amar habib Allah." There is no God but God and God loves Abu Amar.
Zubeidi told the FT: "With Abu Amar [Arafat], I could be confident that I could handle resistance to the Israeli occupation knowing that he was taking care of the political work.
The slain fighter was identified as Imad Abu Amar, aged 22.

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