Citations with the tag: ARAFAT, Yasir, 1929-2004
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- Arafat wins--but what happens next?
Usher, Graham // New Statesman & Society; 1/26/96, Vol. 9 Issue 387, p8
Reports on the winning of Yasir Arafat in the Palestinian general elections held on January 20, 1996. Voter turnout; Impact on the Islamist movement, Hamas; Fears over the absence of real opposition against Arafat.
- Jerusalem, crossroads of peace.
Usher, Graham // America; 2/10/1996, Vol. 174 Issue 4, p3
Editorial. Focuses on Palestinian elections and the election of Yasir Arafat as president. Arafat's focus on specific issues; Information on resumed peace negotiations with Israel; Concerns of declining Christian communities in Holy Land; Possible emigration of Palestinians to other countries;...
- The world.
Hanson, Cynthia; Zipp, Yvonne // Christian Science Monitor; 8/14/96, Vol. 88 Issue 182, p2
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- Israeli confidence in Yasser Arafat very low.
Kirkpatrick, Jeane // Human Events; 4/5/96, Vol. 52 Issue 13, p20
Looks at the reasons behind the Israeli's low confidence in Palestinian Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat. Reluctance to join efforts for arresting perpetrators of Israeli bombings; Apprehensions on outcome of concessions for peace.
- Arafat defiance.
Kirkpatrick, Jeane // Newsweek; 11/11/85, Vol. 106 Issue 20, p47
Yasser Arafat arrived in Amman last week braced for a dressing-down from Jordan's King Hussein. There was talk that Hussein, fed up after the Achille Lauro affair, was prepared to deal with Israel without the PLO. But at a news conference after the meetings, Arafat was all defiance, refusing...
- Palestinian leader.
Willey, F.; Bartholet, J. // Newsweek; 4/27/87, Vol. 109 Issue 17, p42
Yasir Arafat was once considered the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization's faction chiefs; and as representatives of eight PLO groups recently searched for the Palestine National Council, Arafat seemed ready to again emerge as first among his equals. Although the PLO seems more...
- Gaza/West Bank.
Willey, F.; Bartholet, J. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 01/09/98, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p23
Focuses on Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat who has agreed with the Palestinian Legislative Council to appoint a cabinet. Expectations of the appointments.
- Arafat is still worth bargaining with.
Hoagland, Jim // Indianapolis Business Journal; 09/01/97, Vol. 18 Issue 24, p3B
Opinion. Comments on the clout of Yasir Arafat in the Palestinian community. Political base and negotiating partners of Arafat; Popular personalities reportedly closed with Arafat.
- From Oslo to Bethlehem: Arafat's Islamic Message.
Israeli, Raphael // Journal of Church & State; Summer2001, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p423
Examines whether Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat is bound by a set of principles and whether he espouses any ideology only when it appears to him at a particular time to reflect his and his people's interest. Application given by Arafat and others of the various aspects of...
- Arafat will go to Bethlehem.
Malcolm, Teresa // National Catholic Reporter; 12/8/95, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p18
Reports on Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat's plan to participate in the 1995 Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem, Israel. Israel's redeployment of troops from Bethlehem.
- Who would succeed Arafat?
Clark, Kate // Middle East; Jul/Aug96, Issue 258, p16
Discusses the potential difficulties of finding a successor for Yasir Arafat if the event succession becomes necessary. Rumors of Arafat's ill health; Difficulty of succession due to the extraordinary power Arafat holds; Arafat's leadership methods and its stunting effect on the growth of...
- After Arafat.
Abbadi, Katherine Metres // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs; Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p44
The article focuses on issues related to the death of Palestinian Authority's President Yasir Arafat, who died on November 11, 2004, in Paris, France. Arafat's death is shrouded in mystery. Both the official biography and death certificate of Arafat list his birthplace as Jerusalem. Most sources...
- Yasir Arafat.
Abbadi, Katherine Metres // People; 12/27/93 Special Issue, Vol. 40 Issue 26, p50
Profiles Yasir Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Arafat's endorsement of a peace pact with Israel; Possibility of peace in the Middle East; Decision to make peace with Israel as a political necessity.
- Playing peace conference politics.
Chesnoff, R.Z. // U.S. News & World Report; 8/26/91-9/2/91, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p33
Presents an interview with Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Yassir Arafat concerning the Palestinian delegation to the Middle East peace conference. Considers the following subjects: who speaks for the Palestinians; The importance of the peace talks; What happens if there is no...
- Who pays Arafat?
Duffy, Brian; Chesnoff, Richard Z. // U.S. News & World Report; 4/26/93, Vol. 114 Issue 16, p46
Presents a special report on the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and its leader Yassir Arafat. The question posed by Hani al-Hassan on the state of PLO finances at a meeting of the PLO's Central Council in May 1992; How Arafat is the only one who knows about the finances; Peace talks;...
- Death by a thousand cuts.
Lief, Louise; El-Tahri, Jihan // U.S. News & World Report; 12/27/93-1/3/94, Vol. 115 Issue 25, p35
Examines how the erratic behavior of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yassir Arafat is threatening hopes for Mideast peace. How his tactics are systematically alienating PLO members, alarming international aid donors and planting the seed of his own demise; His methods which have...
- The `new' Arafat now finds lots of options.
Prusher, Iiene R. // Christian Science Monitor; 12/2/96, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p5
Reports that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat is finding creative ways to capitalize on troubled Arab-Israeli relations, and fortify his power. His transformation from Palestinian terrorist to peacemaker; Meetings set up with Jews; Hebron's confidence in Arafat.
- Arafat urges Clinton to adopt Bush line.
Prusher, Iiene R. // World & I; Jan93, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p145
States that PLO leader Yasser Arafat has urged President-elect Bill Clinton to adopt outgoing President George Bush's peace plan. Plans for Middle East talks to resume in Washington on November 9, 1992; Assumption in the Arab world that Clinton will follow a more pro-Israeli line.
- Palestinian prexy.
Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report; 4/24/89, Vol. 106 Issue 16, p21
Report on Yasir Arafat's recent selection as the first President of a future Palestinian state. Analysis.
- Third and long for Arafat.
Goodman, H. // U.S. News & World Report; 10/3/88, Vol. 105 Issue 13, p41
Discusses Yasir Arafat's tough political choices in leading the Palestine Liberation Organization. Palestinian demands put hard choices on the PLO. Options. INSET: Arafat's sometime friends..
- Yasir Arafat's eloquent silence.
Duffy, B.; Makovsky, D. // U.S. News & World Report; 6/11/90, Vol. 108 Issue 23, p16
Reports that on the heels of an attempted terrorist speedboat attack on a beach full of holiday bathers north of Tel Aviv, Yasir Arafat had no word of condemnation, no promise of reprisal, nothing to say.
- Such good friends.
Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report; 6/18/90, Vol. 108 Issue 24, p18
Reports that Yasir Arafat has promised to help the Nicaraguan Sandinistas recapture power and has named a veteran PLO member, who works as a Nicaraguan diplomat in Europe, to serve as liaison between the two groups.
- Arafat says, `Who? Me?'
Fenyvesi, C. // U.S. News & World Report; 7/2/90, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p17
Reports that Chairman Yasir Arafat denies responsibility for the attempted landing by Palestine Liberation Organization terrorists on a Tel Aviv beach and for last December's incursion into the Negev by a five-man squad that was intercepted and wiped out by the Israelis.
- The good news in bad news.
Zuckerman, M.B. // U.S. News & World Report; 11/25/91, Vol. 111 Issue 22, p86
Editorial. Discusses how the real signal of hope for the Middle East lies in the reaction of the Palestine Liberation Organization's (PLO) Yassir Arafat and Syria's President Hafez Assad. Why the reaction between the two is so negative; Economicpressures for peace bear on Israel, Jordan and...
- Video evidence.
Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report; 9/27/93, Vol. 115 Issue 12, p21
Comments on a video tape which was made at a meeting of the Palestinian leadership in Amman in July 1993. How Palestine Liberation Organization chairman Yassir Arafat, though in the minority, spoke up strongly for reconciliation with Israel; Viewing of the tape by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak...
- Points of entry.
Fenyvesi, Charles // U.S. News & World Report; 11/8/93, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p29
States that Israeli officials are concerned that the return of Yassir Arafat to Palestine may become a combination of media spectacular and security nightmare. Arafat undecided whether to make his homecoming by crossing over the Allenby Bridge to Jericho or by traveling via the Gaza Strip and...
- Is this the new Yassir Arafat?
Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report; 11/15/93, Vol. 115 Issue 19, p88
Comments on Yassir Arafat, chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, and his main concerns for the future. The tasks that lay ahead for him; His main concern of money; His desire to make the agreement work; Seeks a paramilitary force of 25,000; Apparent goal is to establish an early...
- Arafat plays the compromiser.
Yalowitz, G. // U.S. News & World Report; 9/26/88, Vol. 105 Issue 12, p38
Discusses how Yasir Arafat, head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, is working to hash out compromises for disagreements over strategy and goals which threaten to destroy a Palestinian drive toward statehood and a Mideast peace settlement. Problems; Pressure.
- Palestinian self-rule takes shape as Arafat balances friends, foes.
Fletcher, Elaine // Christian Science Monitor; 2/10/95, Vol. 87 Issue 53, p1
Profiles Yasser Arafat, president of the Palestinian Authority. His political accomplishments; His popularity among Palestinians including some members of the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas; Challenges from internal unrest.
- Arafat's role.
Fletcher, Elaine // Newsweek; 10/21/1985, Vol. 106 Issue 17, p36
Though he cast himself as the deliverer of the Achille Lauro, each day the evidence grew that he was implicated in the crime. The botched hijacking was an apt symbol of Arafat's declining fortunes. He is still the only man who can maintain any pretense of unity within the PLO, but the Israelis...
- Donors give Arafat aid.
Dam, Julie K.L.; Lai, Sinting // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 12/12/94, Issue 50, p17
Reports that 22 countries and three international organizations agreed to accelerate aid to Palestinian leader Yasir Arafat and his Palestinian Authority.
- Arafat's dangerous ploy.
Dam, Julie K.L.; Lai, Sinting // Time; 10/15/1990, Vol. 136 Issue 16, p55
Discusses the problems arising because of the refusal of the Palestine Liberation Organization's leader Yasir Arafat to condemn Iraq's conquest of Kuwait. Infuriated Arab backers; Kuwait and Saudi Arabia cut off funds; Thousands of Palestinians lose their jobs on the gulf; Political squeeze;...
- Assurances from Arafat.
Dam, Julie K.L.; Lai, Sinting // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 12/19/94, Issue 51, p12
Reports on Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) Chairman Yasser Arafat's promise to act against Palestinian extremists bent on derailing the Israel-PLO peace process. Acknowledgement of Israeli security concerns.
- Gaza/West Bank.
Dam, Julie K.L.; Lai, Sinting // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest; 5/15/1998, Vol. 42 Issue 20, p10
Presents news briefs from across Gaza/West Bank. Conference to be hosted by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat; Visit of Arafat to Algiers; Indication that the meeting will be attended by president of the European Commission Jacques Santer.
- Promises, broken and kept.
Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // U.S. News & World Report; 04/20/98, Vol. 124 Issue 15, p72
Editorial. Reports on the number of United States senators who have written to US President Clinton regarding the actions of Yasser Arafat. How Arafat has continued to attack Israel; Reasons why the government of the United States does not try to stop Arafat.
- The ultimate survivor.
Zuckerman, Mortimer B. // Time; 4/20/1992, Vol. 139 Issue 16, p29
Recounts last week's crash-landing of Yasser Arafat's Russian-built turboprop plane during a sandstorm over the Libyan desert. The chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization survived with only minor injuries, while three crewmen were killed. Officials in Washington said they did...
- A letter to Yasir Arafat.
Rosensaft, M.Z. // Newsweek; 12/11/1989, Vol. 114 Issue 24, p14
Opinion. Tells why one of five American Jews who met with Yasir Arafat and other Palestine Liberation Organization leaders last year is disenchanted with Arafat and the public pronouncements he's made.
- Can Arafat survive his latest blunder?
Dickey, C. // Newsweek; 3/25/1991, Vol. 117 Issue 12, p26
Details how PLO Chairman Yasir Arafat's stance in recent situations has left him in a controversial position. He was a conspicuous guest at the last Party Congress of Romania's Nicolae Ceausescu. His congratulatory message to China's leadership after the Tiananmen Square massacre; His...
- Did he really survive?
Dickey, C. // Newsweek; 4/20/1992, Vol. 119 Issue 16, p49
Contends that Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) chairman Yasir Arafat's recent brush with death may force him to confront the thorny issue of appointing a successor. The PLO's concern about its future; Lack of access to the organization's funds.
- Arafat talks: Marriage, peace and the plane crash.
Clifton, T. // Newsweek; 5/4/1992, Vol. 119 Issue 18, p40
Describes how Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yasir Arafat survived a plane crash that claimed the lives of his three-man crew. Assertion that until the crash he was beginning to seem politically irrelevant; Mr. Arafat's recent marriage; Prospects for his political future.
- Arafat plays rope-a-dope.
Bartholet, Jeffrey; Dickey, Christopher // Newsweek; 1/17/1994, Vol. 123 Issue 3, p26
Considers the pressures mounting on PLO leader Yasir Arafat. His successes when he appears to be on the verge of defeat; The tidbits that the Israelis continue to toss him; Last week's deal on economic cooperation between the PLO and Jordan; Why Arafat is under fire from Yitzhak Rabin, King...
Kort, Michael G. // Handbook of the Middle East; 2002, p245
This article describes prominent people, places, events, and terms in the Middle East. Yasir Arafat is the President of Palestinian Authority. Islamic fundamentalism is a reaction to Western influences that have been growing since the early 19th century. Tripoli is Libya's capital which was...
- Arafat in the storm.
Allman, T.D. // Vanity Fair; May94, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p116
Interviews Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) chairman Yasser Arafat. Opinion about the effect of the peace process between Israel and PLO; Evaluation of Yitzhak Rabin's leadership; Dream for the Palestinians; Political attitude; Political ideology; Arafat's relation with the powers in...
- Death of a Conflict?
Allman, T.D. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition; 12/16/2004, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p2
Presents information on the effect of the death of leader Yassir Arafat on the Middle East.
- Steering Arafat.
Allman, T.D. // Christian Science Monitor; 1/24/96, Vol. 88 Issue 40, p20
Looks at the political position of Palestine leader, Yasser Arafat in relation to the first-ever Palestinian elections. What Arafat's undertaking in order to win; Process of wresting control from a colonial power; Details.
- Arafat victory doesn't equal real reconciliation.
Finkelstein, Norman G. // Christian Science Monitor; 1/31/96, Vol. 88 Issue 45, p19
Opinion. Looks at some of the factors that contributed to the victory of Yasser Arafat, in the 1995 Palestine elections. How Arafat benefits from being the leader of the `modern Palestinian revolution'; Palestinians' patronage, and illusion about Arafat; Arafat rated as a master of political...
- The rights of women in the future state of Palestine: An interview with Yasser Arafat conducted...
Sabbagh, Suha // Arab Studies Quarterly; Spring93, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p107
Interviews Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) chairman Yassir Arafat. Mother's influence in development; Perception of the historical role of Palestinian women; Rank or position occupied by a woman in the structure of the PLO; Islamic law preventing women from occupying certain positions...
- For Palestinian women, Arafat's pals only-rule won't do.
Connell, Dan // Christian Science Monitor; 3/27/95, Vol. 87 Issue 83, p1
Part 2. Reports on the challenge by Palestinian women to PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat's Palestinian Authority. Details of the start of gender issue; Conferences on women's rights.
- After Arafat.
Venter, Al // Middle East; Nov98, Issue 284, p17
Discusses possible contenders to succeed Yasser Arafat, chairman of Pakistan Army, such as Abu Ala, Mahmoud Abbas, Faruq Qaddumi and Georges Habash. Background information on the contenders; Details on the contenders achievements; Public's reaction to the contenders.
- YASSIR ARAFAT: BEHAVIORAL AND STRATEGIC ANALYSIS.
Kimhi, Shaul; Even, Shemuel // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 2003, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p363
This paper is a behavioral and strategic analysis of Palestinian Chairman, Yassir Arafat. The research is qualitatively compiled, using broad samples of behavior, referring to thoughts, feelings, and actions that have been reported in the media over a long period of time and in different...