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  1. Yasser Arafat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Arafat was born in Cairo, Egypt. His father, Abdel Raouf al-Qudwa al-Husseini, was a Palestinian from Gaza, whose mother, Yasser's paternal grandmother ...

  2. Arafat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Arafat may refer to: People . Yasser Arafat (1929–2004), Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA)

  3. Yasir Arafat: Biography from Answers.com

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    Arafat, Yasser (1929-2004), Palestinian resistance leader and Arab statesman. Born in Cairo, Arafat moved with his family to Gaza in 1939. After becoming involved in ...

  4. Yasser Arafat - Biographical - Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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    Yasser Arafat - Biographical. Mohammed Abdel-Raouf Arafat As Qudwa al-Hussaeini was born on 24 August 1929 in Cairo**, his father a textile merchant who was a ...

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  6. Yasser Arafat | Jewish Virtual Library

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    Yasser Arafat was founder and leader of the Fatah political party and later the chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization and president of the Palestinian ...

  7. Arafat - Hajj

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    Mount Arafat which stands about 70 meters high, is a granite hill to the east of the Holy City of Makkah. It was on Mount Arafat that Adam and Eve, separated for 200 ...

  8. Yasser Arafat - IMDb

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    Yasser Arafat, Self: Yitzhak Rabin: Warrior/Peacemaker. Yasir Arafat was born Rahman Abdul Rauf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husayni on August 24, 1929. Although he was raised ...

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    Yasir Arafat , 1929-2004, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), the coordinating body for Palestinian organizations, and head of...

  1. Yasser Arafat

    • Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa, popularly known as Yasser Arafat or …
      Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa, popularly known as Yasser Arafat or by his kunya Abu Ammar, was a Palestinian leader. He was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, President of the Palestinian National Authority, and leader of the Fatah political party and former paramilitary group, which he founded in 1959. Arafat spent much of his life fighting against Israel in the name of Palestinian self-determination. Originally opposed to Israel's existence, he modified his position in 1988 when he accepted UN Security Council Resolution 242. Arafat and his …
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    1960: Abu Iyad traveled with Arafat to Kuwait in late 1960; Abu Jihad, also working as a teacher, had already been living there since 1959.
    1973: In 1973–74, Arafat closed Black September down, ordering the PLO to withdraw from acts of violence outside Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
    1989: On 2 April 1989, Arafat was elected by the Central Council of the Palestine National Council, the governing body of the PLO, to be the president of the proclaimed State of Palestine.
    1990: In 1990, Arafat married Suha Tawil, a Palestinian Christian when he was 61 and Suha, 27.
    1991: Arafat's top aide Abu Iyad vowed to stay neutral and opposed an alliance with Saddam; On 17 January 1991, Abu Iyad was assassinated by the Abu Nidal Organization.
    1994: In 1994, Arafat moved to Gaza City, one of the territories controlled by the Palestinian National Authority (PNA)—the provisional entity created by the Oslo Accords.
    2003: His support from Arab leaders tended to increase whenever he was pressured by Israel; for example, when Israel declared in 2003 it had made the decision, in principle, to remove him from the Israeli-controlled …
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