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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Since that war a decade ago, Fatah, led by the secular heirs of Yassir Arafat, has run the West Bank, headed the internationally recognised Palestinian Authority and been responsible for all negotiations with Israel.
He is famous for crossing the lines during the Siege of Beirut to meet Yassir Arafat on 3 July 1982, the first time the Palestinian leader ever met with an Israeli.
He also provided security for President Aristide in Haiti, President Jimmy Carter, Prince Charles, Yassir Arafat, Imelda Marcos and others.
Meanwhile, Ze'ev Kam criticized in a video published on July 19 on NRG website Arab member of the Knesset Yousef Jabarin, who said that Israel assassinated former leader Yassir Arafat.
Yassir Arafat and Fatah won with 87% of the vote, reflecting the popularity of Palestinian self-determination.
RAMALLAH (TAP) - The Palestinians are coordinating with Russia, as well as Swiss and French experts, on the exhumation of late President Yasser Arafat, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Sunday in a speechto commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the death of Palestinian Leader Yassir Arafat.
Leaders like Mao Tse Tung, Mandela, Castro, Yassir Arafat, Jalal Talabani and Barzani were charged with terrorism, but time proved them not terrorists", he elaborated.
The specifics of his narration are far too kind to Yassir Arafat and Arafat's dismissal of the proposal offered in the waning days of the Clinton administration.
He and Clinton blamed Yassir Arafat for the failure at Camp David.
A serious look back at the 17 years since Yassir Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin shook hands on the White House lawn is revealing.
9 %) of the Palestinians miss the departed Palestinian President Yassir Arafat.