Yasser Arafat

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Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)


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I met Abu Ammar for the first time in an office of the PLO at the Hussein camp in Amman, and the last time at a Middle East dinner gala on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2001, and wrote about the two interviews and every interview with him in between.
Abu Ammar said the "jihadists from abroad come seeking martyrdom, whereas the locals (fight) for money.
For decades the Assad regime was talking about the Palestinians' rights", said a Palestinian refugee who gave his name as Abu Ammar as he debated whether to flee with his wife and five children from the camp, on the southern edge of Damascus.
In the Gaza Strip, residents welcomed the move, with 19-year-old business student Hanaa Ayad saying it could expose those behind the death of Arafat, popularly known as Abu Ammar.
Abu Ammar, who is currently fighting with the troops loyal to Assad in the city of Aleppo, warned that his forces are struggling to cope.
But for Abu Ammar, a 43-year-old carpenter from the besieged city of Homs, it's better than home: 'We want to save ourselves,' he said.
Affectionately referred to as Abu Ammar by his people and others, Arafat was a freedom-fighter-turned-revolutionary-leader-turned-politician.
Security forces also killed Abu Ammar al-Najadi, a leader of the Islamic State of Iraq (ISI), al Qaeda's local affiliate, and seized 6.
Abu Ammar explains his reason for another wife is to have more love and passion.
I was honored, as member of the Palestinian delegation and along with late Abu Ammar (Yasser Arafat), to participate twice in the Al Quds Committee's meetings in Rabat and Agadir.
Hizbullah is not ashamed to call for the creation of Al Fakeeh legacy and the Lebanese must obey the orders of those who are pointing arms in their face just like when Abu Ammar turned Lebanon into a battle zone," Mahfoud said.
The last president the Palestinians had was Yasser Arafat, or Abu Ammar, who died four years ago.
Aided by his children Abu Ammar patrols the narrow streets of Zarqa to collect cardboard boxes and products to sell back to paper and cardboard manufacturing factories; it is Abu Ammar's way to earn a living and support his family after losing his nut shop to debts.
The military identified two of the other slain militants as Muhareb Abdul-Latif al-Jubouri's spiritual guide Sabah Hilal al-Shihawi, also known as Sabah al-Alwani and Abu Nouri; and a foreign fighter Abu Ammar al-Masri, who it said was helping with insurgent activity and infrastructure support for al-Qaeda.
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