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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|
The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.Yasser Arafat
The Arabs are looking forward to developing their region, which the long years of war had prevented from finding its true place in today’s world, in an atmosphere of democracy, pluralism, and prosperity.Yasser Arafat
I assure you, Ladies and Gentlemen, that we shall discover ourselves in peace more than we have with war and confrontation, as I am sure that the Israelis, in turn shall find themselves in peace more than they have found it in war.Yasser Arafat
Peace, for us, is an asset and in our interest. It is an absolute human asset that allows an individual to freely develop his individuality unbound by any regional, religious, or ethnic fetters.Yasser Arafat
I would like to congratulate my partners in peace – Mr. Yitzhak Rabin, the Prime Minister of Israel, and Mr. Shimon Peres, the Israeli Foreign Minister – on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.Yasser Arafat