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Dennis Ross shares a secret about Yasser Arafat

The Boston Globe - ‎Apr 16, 2016‎
According to Ross, late Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat was fascinated with “The Golden Girls,” the NBC sitcom starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and Estelle Getty.

Affaires sensibles

France Inter - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Aujourd'hui, retour sur la venue de Yasser Arafat, président de l'OLP (Organisation de Libération de la Palestine) à Paris, le 2 et 3 mai 1989. Yasser Arafat © Reuters - 2015. En décembre dernier, l'Assemblée Nationale a voté la reconnaissance de l ...

Abu Ghosh, Arab town known for warm ties to Zionism, to get Yasser Arafat center

The Times of Israel - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
... town of Abu Ghosh, known for a history of friendly relations with Jews and Zionism, is to initiate construction on Wednesday of a cultural center in honor of a Palestinian figure revered among Arabs but deeply unpopular among many Jews, Yasser Arafat.
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Revisiting the Jordan option

Ynetnews - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Palestinian aversion to setting a defined government was best seen with Yasser Arafat and his colleagues in the PLO, who were drawn to the idea of national liberation after absorbing the theory in Soviet universities.
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What Gazans need

Hurriyet Daily News - ‎14 hours ago‎
Gaza has many problems. Yet when the United Nations asked nearly 16,000 displaced Gazan households in April what type of information they wanted more of, they responded with some predictable things, like updates on checkpoint crossings, the security ...

Israelis cannot 'end the occupation' on their own

Canadian Jewish News (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Further planned withdrawals were stymied when then-PLO chairman Yasser Arafat failed to live up to his part of the agreement to provide peace and security to Israel.
Peace treaties that don't bring peace

Abu Ghosh, ville arabe connue pour ses relations chaleureuses au sionisme, accueillera le centre Yasser Arafat

The Times of Israël - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
... pour son histoire de relations amicales avec les juifs et le sionisme, va commencer mercredi la construction d'un centre culturel en l'honneur d'une figure palestinienne révérée par les arabes mais très impopulaire chez la plupart des juifs, Yasser ...

Is Abbas using Big Brother policy to threaten opponents?

Al-Monitor - ‎16 hours ago‎
Abbas had taken over the presidency after winning in the 2005 elections and succeeding Rawhi Fattouh who was speaker of the PLC and interim president of the PA in the wake of Yasser Arafat's sudden death. Abbas has been president ever since, and no ...

Did the Arabs Betray Palestine? – A Schism between the Ruling Classes and the Wider Society

CounterPunch - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
I became aware that Palestinians were suddenly 'hated' in Egypt because of Yasser Arafat's stance in support of Iraq at the time.

Hosni Mubarak Fast Facts

KITV Honolulu - ‎11 hours ago‎
In attendance are: President Bill Clinton, Yasser Arafat, Ehud Barak, King Abdullah, Javier Solana, and Kofi Annan. November 22, 2000 - Egypt recalls its ambassador from Tel Aviv in protest of West Bank air strikes by Israeli forces.
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Hamas beats Fatah in student elections at West Bank university

The Times of Israel - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A spokesman for the university said that the Hamas-linked Islamic Wafaa' won 25 seats on the council, followed by the Fatah-affiliated Martyr Yasser Arafat Bloc, which won 21 seats. The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) won five seats.

Tim Steller's Political Notebook: Conspiracy theories fly as legislators talk Israel

Arizona Daily Star - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“He tried to connect Yasser Arafat to La Raza, and the Muslim Brotherhood with Muslim student associations.” Finchem made specific mention of the existence of Hezbollah training camps in northern Mexico and alleged “some connection between Hezbollah ...

Wafaa' Islamic Bloc Wins Majority in Birzeit University Student Council Elections

Palestine News Network - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Wafaa' Islamic Bloc, from Hamas movement, won 25 out of 51 seats in the Birzeit University Students Council elections, held on April 27, 2016.

The Gandhi Of The Right

Outlook India - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It was from the representative of the PLO, who conveyed to me the best wishes of Yasser Arafat. A few minutes later I had a visitor: General Rehavam Ze'evi, known by his nickname Gandhi, an extreme rightist, came to see me.
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As support widens for Jewish prayer on Temple Mount, should we fear apocalyptic consequences?

The Times of Israel - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
All hell broke loose Tuesday on the Temple Mount as two white-clad Jewish men prostrated themselves in an overt act of worship. Face down on the ground, the men were immediately surrounded by a mix of Border and Israel Police - and an encroaching ...
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Ted Cruz picking Carly Fiorina as his running mate? It's a gambit bound to fail

Los Angeles Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Many regarded Jackson as anti-Semitic because he had embraced Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat and had referred to New York City as “Hymietown.
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Singaporean PM honors Arafat, but names 'Temple Mount'

Arutz Sheva - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Lee also posted on Facebook pictures from his visit to Arafat's grave, and wrote, "Palestinians revere Mr Yasser Arafat, their first President, as the founder of the Palestinian movement. So when I visited the Palestinian Territories yesterday I paid ...

Did the Arabs Betray Palestine? - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
I became aware that Palestinians were suddenly “hated” in Egypt because of Yasser Arafat's stance in support of Iraq at the time.
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Israelis Happy That Obama's Almost Gone

Israel Today - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Everyone knows that the current Israeli and American governments don't get along very well. And the Obama Administration's hostility toward Jerusalem only seems to be increasing in its waning days.

Israelis look to Rabin - archive

The Guardian - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Bill Clinton standing between PLO leader Yasser Arafat (R) and Israeli prime minister Yitzahk Rabin (L) after the signing of the Israel-PLO Oslo Accords in 1993.