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us: Arafat, Yasir, 1929-2004



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    • us: Abū ʻAmmār, 1929-2004
    • us: ʻArafāt, Yāsir ʻAbd al-Raʼūf, 1929-2004
    • us: Arafat, Yasser Abdurraouf, 1929-2004
    • us: Arafat, 1929-2004
    • us: Arafat, Yassir, 1929-2004
    • us: ʻArafāt, Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Raʼūf, 1929-2004
    • us: Arafat, Jassir, 1929-2004
    • us: Arafat, Jasser, 1929-2004
    • us: Alafate, 1929-2004
    • us: Arafat, Mohammed Abdel-Raouf, 1929-2004
    • us: ערפאת, יאסר
    • us: ערפת, יאסיר, 1929-2004
    • us: ערפת, יאסר
    • us: عرافات، ياسر، 1929-2004
    • us: عرفات، ياسر
    • us: عرفات، ياسر، 1929-
    • us: عرفات، ياسر، 1929-2004
    • us: ياسر، عرفات
    • us: Arafat, I͡Asir, 1929-2004
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    • found: Kiernan, T. Arafat ... c1976.
    • found: Hart, A. Arafat, terrorist or peacemaker?, 1984.
    • found: Stefoff, R. Yassir Arafat, c1988.
    • found: Jawharī, Sh. ʻArafāt wa-al-qadar, 1992: p. 163 (Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Raʼūf ʻArafāt)
    • found: Internet movie database, Jan. 30, 2006 (sometimes credited as ... Jassir Arafat)
    • found: Jasser Arafat, 2005.
    • found: Feng huang nie pan zhong de Alafate, 2004.
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, May 10, 2006 (Yasser Arafat; b. Mohammed Abdel-Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husseini, Aug. 4 or 24, 1929, Cairo; d. Nov. 11, 2004, Clamart, near Paris; also known as Abu ʻAmmar; co-founder and chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, 1969-2004; president of the Palestinian National Authority, 1993-2004)
    • found: Chelovek s tysi͡achʹi͡u lit͡s, I͡Asir Arafat, 2009: t.p. (I͡Asir Arafat)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed November 17, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Arafat, Yasir; Muhammad 'Abd al-Rahman 'Abd al-Ra'uf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husayni; political figure, government official (foreign), Palestinian leader; born 24 August 1929 in Cairo, Egypt; studied civil engineering at the Egyptian University, Cairo (1950-1956); chair of the General Union of Palestinian Students; founded a clandestine group called Fatah (1959); launched Fatah's first military operation (1965); took control of PLO (1968-1969); led the PLO to accept political negotiation with the aim of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza (1988); led the PLO to accept the canonical document Announcement of the Palestinian Independent State; renounced terror and accepted Security Council Resolution 242 (November 1967) (1988); accepted Oslo Agreement (1993); the effort to broaden the Oslo process under the brokerage of President Bill Clinton failed at Camp David (2000) and Taba (2001); he lost control and was besieged by Israel in his compound in Ramallah for over two years, secluded and frustrated; died 11 November 2004 in Paris, France)
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