Some of the plots to kill the Palestinian Liberation Organization leader sound like action-movie scenes.
Comparisons of Israel to the Nazis, now deemed to be anti-semitic by some officials, are actually helpful. And Zionists have never hesitated to compare their opponents to Nazis. Prime Minister Menachem Begin compared Yasser Arafat in Beirut to Adolf Hitler in his bunker. Show More Summary
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Tens of thousands of Gaza Palestinians marked the 13th anniversary of the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat's death on Saturday for the first time since the Islamic Hamas group seized the territory a decade ago.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians gathered in Gaza on Saturday to commemorate the death of veteran leader Yasser Arafat in the first such memorial in the Hamas-run territory since 2007. The anniversary event was billed as a show of national...Show More Summary
Invoking Yasser Arafat and his own niece Smadar Elhanan, killed by a suicide bomber, Miko Peled calls on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to release Issa Amro, who has almost singlehandedly defended an occupied Palestinian neighborhood of Hebron from Jewish colonists.
An Israeli military order granting official administrative status to Jewish settlers in Hebron violates the 20-year-old Hebron agreement struck between Yasser Arafat and Benjamin Netanyahu. "This order is against everything we’ve made...Show More Summary
Highlights of this day in history: The D-Day invasion of World War II; Israel invades Lebanon to drive out Yasser Arafat; Remains of fugitive Nazi doctor Josef Mengele exhumed in Brazil; First drive-in theater opens in Camden, N.J. (June 6)
An auction house due to sell autographs by the likes of Mikhail Gorbachev and Yasser Arafat in Spain has pulled the lots after a Belgrade museum claimed they were stolen from the mausoleum of Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito. The pages,...Show More Summary
Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the removal of the sign from an Israeli Arab village.
Israel's interior ministry says an Arab town that named a street after the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has removed the sign bearing his name. Ministry spokesman Barak Seri says … Click to Continue »
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday not to allow a street in an Arab Israeli town to be named after late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, promising new legislation if needed. The small Arab Israeli town of Jatt recently inaugurated...Show More Summary
Israel's prime minister has vowed to change a street name in an Arab town honoring the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday before a cabinet meeting that … Click to Continue »
The deceased Cuban leader and PLO chief Yasser Arafat enjoyed close relations and shared anti-imperialist ideology.
A new museum showing off Arafat's arsenal will not exactly encourage Palestinians to live in peace with Israel.
Days after the 12th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leaders descended into new recriminations over who may have been involved in the demise of the former president. Coming two weeks before a meeting that is expected...Show More Summary
GAZA (Reuters) - Days after the 12th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leaders descended into new recriminations over who may have been involved in the demise of the former president.
Project which began in 2010 and cost $7m opens in Ramallah on the 12th anniversary of the Palestinian's leader's death.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The battle for Palestinian statehood consumed Yasser Arafat's life and a new museum in his name puts the nature of that fight front and center - the sub-machine gun on his desk, the AK-47 assault rifle in the corner, the pistol at his side.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday he knows who killed Yasser Arafat as he marked the 12th anniversary of the former leader's death but stopped short of giving a name. Speaking in front of thousands, Abbas said "you ask...Show More Summary