YASSER ARAFAT COULD NOT BE REACHED FOR COMMENT: A story about Jeb Bush being in favor of amnesty, er… sorry, “comprehensive immigration reform” shouldn’t be anything new. But at the same time, the candidate seems to have been sending some mixed messages to the base over the course of his 2016 campaign. Not that long […]
Palestine decided to carry on the investigation into the death of former leader Yasser Arafat, though France called to drop the case.
PARIS (Reuters) - A French prosecutor recommended on Tuesday the closing of an investigation into the death in France of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, whose widow alleged he was poisoned.
A prosecutor sent a request to stop the investigation into the alleged murder of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
Yasser Arafat was said to be notorious for double-talk: for saying one thing to his captive audience in the Middle East, and for saying another to the West. The tone and tenor of Arafat’s “home crowd” speeches were often typically more belligerent than those intended for Western consumption.
Yasser Arafat, who headed the PLO and who was considered by many to be a terrorist before entering the peace process with Israel and winning the Nobel Prize is about to be posthumously honored with the naming of a street in France.
The long-running non-musical Palestinian theater of the absurd about who employed the poison that killed Yasser Arafat and how it was done is nearing its resolution.
Middle East Eye says: French judges re-examining the evidence surrounding the 2004 death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat have concluded their investigations, the prosecutor’s office in the Paris suburb of Nanterre said Tuesday.
I was intrigued by a very puzzling tweet (by @billmon1) which noted that Jonathan Chait had compared Benjamin Netanyahu to Yasser Arafat. I thought that a very odd comparison as they don’t seem similar to me, except for the part about participating in negotiotiations but never actually accepting a final peace agreement. But I now […]
A team of French experts has reportedly concluded that radioactive polonium found on Arafat’s clothing was of an “environmental nature” and not the cause of his death.
While many of the “suits” in the Palestinian Authority’s Fatah party, a group derived from terrorist Yasser Arafat’s Palestinian Liberation Organization, only speak in Arabic, among themselves when it comes to their true feelings about America, one Fatah central committee member shared his thoughts with RT. Show More Summary
LONDON--As President Bill Clinton tells it, Yasser Arafat wanted to wear something controversial to the White House ceremony in which Israelis and Palestinians signed the Oslo Accords in 1993: his handgun. While Clinton convinced Arafat,...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Barack Obama defiled the White House yesterday with the presence of Al Sharpton at Obama’s invitation. In terms of disgrace if not frequency, what Yasser Arafat was to the White House in the Clinton years, Al Sharpton is to the White House in the Obama years. Show More Summary
The widow of deceased Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat said that it was time for the region’s Arabs to recognize the state of Israel, and that armed struggle to eliminate the Jewish state’s existence was no longer a plausible idea. Show More Summary
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat might have converted to Christianity before his death in 2004, suggested Christian writer and speaker RT Kendall, a close friend of his. Kendall revealed that Arafat wept while watching Mel Gibson's epic "The Passion of the Christ" a decade ago, and said that he would not be surprised to see his friend in heaven.
There are a lot of controversies surrounding the Nov. 11, 2004, death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, but the subject of his religious faith was never one of them. That is, until now. In an interview published this week by a British Christian Web site, R.T. Kendall, a retired American pastor and prominent Christian writer, […]
There are a lot of controversies surrounding the Nov. 11, 2004, death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, but the subject of his religious faith was never one of them. That is, until now. In an interview published this week by a British Christian Web site, R.T. Show More Summary
Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat may have converted to Christianity before his death ten years ago, according to a prominent Christian writer and speaker. Dr RT Kendall told Premier Christianity magazine of how he struck up an unlikely friendship with Arafat and prayed with him, the Telegraph has reported. Show More Summary
For most Israelis, the late Yasser Arafat and his trademark black-and-white keffiyeh represents the embodiment of the “arch-terrorist”. But a minority in Israel look back fondly on the former Palestinian leader — who died 10 years ago this week — as the man who dared to sign...
The Islamic State took credit today for a series of explosions in the Gaza Strip that targeted Fatah officials. Explosions target Fatah officials in Gaza Strip ahead of Yasser Arafat death anniversary: http://t.co/blhV0yWCxE pic.twitter.com/EhfYJZayZh — Reuters Top News (@Reuters) November … Continue reading ?