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Yasser Arafat's Widow: Time to Recognize Israel and Condemn Hamas

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

Yasser Arafat 'Found Jesus' Before He Died, Wept While Watching 'The Passion of the Christ,' Says Evangelical Friend

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.

Yasser Arafat ‘converted’ to Christianity before his death, says retired U.S. pastor

last weekNews : BlogPost

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, […]

Yasser Arafat ‘converted’ to Christianity before his death, says retired U.S. pastor

last weekNews : BlogPost

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

Claim: Yasser Arafat Converted to Christianity Before Death

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

A decade after dying, Arafat still divides Israelis

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

EXPLOSIONS IN GAZA Target ‘Moderate’ Fatah Officials – ISIS Releases Letter

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 ?

Israel Hits Gaza, Gaza Hits Israel? Shhh!

The late Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick saw all this coming. Her seminal article in the pages of Commentary Magazine in 1989—now twenty-five years old—was prophetic. "How the PLO was Legitimized" showed how Yasser Arafat's PLO ((Palestine...Show More Summary

Where are all the women peacekeepers?

Bill Clinton got the photo op handshake but, in the end, failed. So did Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter. John Kerry joins a long list of men — Yasser Arafat, Yitzhak Rabin, Ehud Barak, George Mitchell — who have unsuccessfully tried to forge peace in the Middle East. Show More Summary

Harvard students insensitive to terror victims (Guest Voice)

Harvard students insensitive to terror victims By Stephen M. Flatow/JNS.org The controversy over the Harvard University students who recently posed, smiling, at Yasser Arafat’s grave sent a shot of pain through every one of us who has lost a loved one in the terrorist attacks that Arafat and his allies have waged over the years. […]

The Yasser Arafat School of Public Relations

Dishonesty among Israel's detractors is nothing new. The late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was often condemned for "saying one thing in Arabic to his people and another thing entirely to the Western media."

Harvard Students Visit Arafat's Grave

As part of the “Harvard College Israel Trek 2014,” some of Harvard’s students recently visited the grave of former PLO terrorist Yasser Arafat. The students even posed for a photo-op next to Arafat’s grave in Ramallah. #Harvard students posing, smiling and feeling solemn at Yasser Arafat's grave today in Ramallah. Show More Summary

Abbas Accuses Rival of Murdering Arafat

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has accused one of his main rivals, Mohammed Dahlan, of involvement in six murders, and suggested that he was behind the death of former leader Yasser Arafat, reports The Jeruslaem Post. Dahlan denied the allegations. Show More Summary

Abbas Says Rival Mohammed Dahlan Killed Yasser Arafat

Forget conspiracy theories that Israel killed Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat in 2004. The PA's current president, Mahmoud Abbas, has his own theory: it was Arafat's own security chief, Mohammed Dahlan, who is now trying to challenge Abbas for the presidency. Show More Summary

Palestinian Official Says ‘Armed Resistance’ an Option If Peace Talks Fail

The Palestinian official who headed Yasser Arafat’s security force at the start of the Second Intifada is warning that armed conflict may well follow the failure of current peace talks with Israeli. “They should expect a reaction,” Jibril Rajoub tells TIME in an interview. Show More Summary

Palestinians and Arabs will not budge on Jerusalem

How similar is today to yesteryear? When US president Bill Clinton failed to move Palestine Liberation Organisation chairman Yasser Arafat on the issue of Jerusalem at the 2000 Camp David talks, he decided to turn to America's Arab allies. He...Show More Summary

Russia: Arafat's death not caused by radiation

11 months agoNews : The Newsroom

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian probe into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has found no trace of radioactive poisoning, the chief of the government agency that conducted the study said Thursday.

According to a team Russian forensic scientists, Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

According to a team Russian forensic scientists, Yasser Arafat died of natural causes, not radiation poisoning as strongly suggested by a Swiss study released last month. But the authors of the Swiss study said that the Russian report was released without the "slightest scientific argument." Read more...

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