Yasser Arafat

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


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Abu Amar was Al-Nusra's commander in Jabal al-Has region, the websites said, adding that Abu Amar had recently participated in clashes with Ahrar al-Sham.
The Abu Amar troupe was made up of young classmates, a group of five Palestinian university students, studying in Sana'a, who lived together in one dormitory.
Abu Amar fixed the parameters, and no one among us can accept less: a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital, the June 4, 1967 borders, limited 1:1 swaps of territory, the removal of all settlements from our territory, an agreed solution of the refugee problem with a symbolic return of some tens of thousands.
Abu Amar, 31, has been living in the same building for 20 years and has seen all the changes in the neighbourhood.
Sipping tea around a table, Abu Amar and his friends note that the terrorist superstar was a mere city hall clerk and completely non-religious before a sudden immersion in Islam.
You witnessed two things today," said a man carrying his daughter under a hail of bullets, "our mourning the martyrdom of Abu Amar and our frustration with this life that Israel forces us to live.
Relevant report said last week that Mohammad Ramadhan al-Hajji nom de guerre Abu Amar al-Hasi, the commander of Jeish Osama affiliated to Al-Nusra Front, was killed by gun fire of unidentified raiders in Southern Aleppo.
A Palestinian Muslim from Jerusalem's Old City, who called himself Abu Amar, said he has been sending bread, vegetables and water up to the former patriarch, hauling it up by rope, for almost three years.
The barley is gone and with it the cattle feed," said Abu Amar.
He looks at old documents, land deeds dating back to 1931 and 1942, and his grandmother shows him an old key -- the key of her house in the village of Ras Abu Amar, now somewhere in Israel.
The letters are addressed as to an eminent rabbi: "Dear Abu Amar (Arafat's Arabic name), may you live a long and happy life.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Top commander of Ahrar al-Sham Abu Amar al-Omar was dismissed by the terrorist group's Council on Wednesday after the terrorist group sustained repeated defeats in battle with rival militants.
Ahrar al-Sham Commander Abu Amar al-Omar had previously threatened that if Tahrir al-Sham attacked their positions, his forces would retaliate in alliance with other militant groups.
The sources said that Top Commander of Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at Abu Mohammad al-Joulani and his counterpart in Ahrar al-Sham Abu Amar al-Omar were in the meeting and after more than 10 hours of talks they ordered the agreed details to their forces.
The army soldiers, backed up by the country's fighter jets, continued their anti-terrorism operation near al-Qaboun and in a region between al-Qaboun and Western Harasta, and killed Commander of Brigade 17th of Jeish al-Islam terrorist group, nom de guerre Abu Amar al-Qeis.
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