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Arafat, Yasir, 1929-2004

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Personal name headingArafat, Yasir, 1929-2004
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Variant(s)Abū ʻAmmār, 1929-2004
ʻArafāt, Yāsir ʻAbd al-Raʼūf, 1929-2004
Arafat, Yasser Abdurraouf, 1929-2004
Arafat, 1929-2004
Arafat, Yassir, 1929-2004
ʻArafāt, Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Raʼūf, 1929-2004
Arafat, Jassir, 1929-2004
Arafat, Jasser, 1929-2004
Alafate, 1929-2004
Arafat, Mohammed Abdel-Raouf, 1929-2004
ערפאת, יאסר
ערפת, יאסיר, 1929-2004
ערפת, יאסר
عرافات، ياسر، 1929-2004
عرفات، ياسر
عرفات، ياسر، 1929-
عرفات، ياسر، 1929-2004
ياسر، عرفات
Arafat, I︠A︡sir, 1929-2004
Birth date19290824
Death date20041111
Place of birthCairo (Egypt)
Place of deathParis (France)
AffiliationJāmiʻah al-Miṣrīyah Fatḥ (Organization) Munaẓẓamat al-Taḥrīr al-Filasṭīnīyah Palestinian National Authority
Profession or occupationPoliticians Public officers
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Found inKiernan, T. Arafat ... c1976.
Hart, A. Arafat, terrorist or peacemaker?, 1984.
Stefoff, R. Yassir Arafat, c1988.
Jawharī, Sh. ʻArafāt wa-al-qadar, 1992: p. 163 (Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Raʼūf ʻArafāt)
Internet movie database, Jan. 30, 2006 (sometimes credited as ... Jassir Arafat)
Jasser Arafat, 2005.
Feng huang nie pan zhong de Alafate, 2004.
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)
Chelovek s tysi︠a︡chʹi︠u︡ lit︠s︡, I︠A︡sir Arafat, 2009: t.p. (I︠A︡sir Arafat)
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)