Biography - A Short Wiki
1st President of the Palestinian National Authority from 1994 to 2004 who founded the Fatah political party and spent much of his rule fighting Israel. He was often denounced by fellow Islamists and PLO members for too readily conceding to Israeli demands when he participated in negotiations with them.
His younger brother, Fathi Arafat, was the founder of the Palestine Red Crescent Society.
How did Yasser Arafat die?
|Cause of death||Hemorrhagic Stroke|
|Age of death||75 years|
|Birthday||August 24, 1929|
|Death date||November 11, 2004|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited, which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza, and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis.Yasser Arafat
The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.Yasser Arafat
How can I shave in the midst of guerrilla warfare? On battlefields, we have no facilities for shaving, and that was why I first grew my beard.Yasser Arafat
The Arabs are looking forward to developing their region, which the long years of war had prevented from finding its true place in today’s world, in an atmosphere of democracy, pluralism, and prosperity.Yasser Arafat
Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.Yasser Arafat