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1st President of the Palestinian National Authority from 1994 to 2004 who founded the Fatah political party and spent much of his rule fighting Israel. He was often denounced by fellow Islamists and PLO members for too readily conceding to Israeli demands when he participated in negotiations with them.
His younger brother, Fathi Arafat, was the founder of the Palestine Red Crescent Society.
How did Yasser Arafat die?
Yasser Arafat's death was caused by hemorrhagic stroke.
|Cause of death||Hemorrhagic Stroke|
|Age of death||75 years|
|Birthday||August 24, 1929|
|Death date||November 11, 2004|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I call on all the countries of the world, especially the donor countries, to speed up their contributions so that the Palestinian people may overcome their economic and social problems and proceed with reconstruction and the rebuilding of infrastructures.Yasser Arafat
Our law is a Jordanian law that we inherited, which applies to both the West Bank and Gaza, and sets the death penalty for those who sell land to Israelis.Yasser Arafat
Whoever stands by a just cause cannot possibly be called a terrorist.Yasser Arafat
I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter’s gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.Yasser Arafat
The Palestinians, whose national cause guards the gates of Arab-Israeli peace, look forward like their Arab brethren to that comprehensive, just, and lasting peace based on ‘land for peace’ and compliance with international legitimacy and resolutions.Yasser Arafat