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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A YOUNG Irish woman was trapped in Yassar Arafat's beseiged compound for a terrifying 24 hours, after rushing to the aid of victims inside.
The strikes follow the attacks on Palestinian leader Yassar Arafat, right, this week.
That point was driven home during the NCEW's '81 Middle East tour, led by fearless John Zakarian, when we had a midnight interview with Yassar Arafat in a Beirut apartment.
President Clinton placed the failure to conclude peace squarely on Yassar Arafat's rejection of the Israeli proposal, which included a capital in Jerusalem; some shared religious sovereignty over the Temple Mount, return of the strategic Jordan Valley, and 93% of the Palestinian territories.
Its moves follow an appeal by Palestinian Authority President Yassar Arafat to Commission President Romano Prodi for the cargo facility to be up and running as soon as possible.
Weaving in and out of the sometime-surreal story line are Yassar Arafat, arms deal fiascoes and divorce court.
Part of the commissions paid by the Israelis is "often channeled into an unaudited fund controlled by Yassar Arafat himself."(4)
Indeed, even Yassar Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin, Anthony de Klerk, and Nelson Mandela have recognized the need to negotiate and compromise with their deadliest foes.
But it is obvious that it is Yassar Arafat and his faction of Fatah, the PLO key organization, that will decide.
All sides have expressed their continuing support for the agreement and President Yassar Arafat in particular has called for a ceasefire and return to negotiations.
SHEIK ON IT: Bertie Ahern and Palestinian leader Yassar Arafat at yesterday's meeting in Dublin
Di Stefano was happy to tell the world of his relationships with Saddam Hussein, Yassar Arafat and, of course, Arkan, who led the feared Serbian Tigers.