Yasser Arafat

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

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The Abu Ammar family received no government compensation for his death.
We will keep investigating until we find out who were the killers of Abu Ammar.
I knew Abu Ammar from 1967 until his death, and I want to note before I continue that the Palestinian president died in November 2004, and that the war criminal Ariel Sharon suffered a stroke in January 2006.
But Tawfiq Tirawi, the head of the Western-backed Palestinian Authority's inquiry into the death, hit back, saying: "If Hamas really cared about the death of Abu Ammar (Arafat's nom de guerre), they would allow festivities to go ahead in Gaza.
Arafat, a guerrilla leader who became the Palestinians' first president affectionately known by the nom de guerre Abu Ammar, contracted a sudden and mysterious illness while surrounded by Israeli tanks in his compound in Ramallah.
The two men were originally held by a group called Abu Ammar Brigade but were then transfered later to the custody of the Al-Farouq Brigade, Reporters Without Borders said, noting the harsh treatment they suffered in captivity.
That doesn't set well with FSA commander Abu Ammar.
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.
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.
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