American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Arafat, Yasir also Yasser Originally Mohammed Abdel-Raouf Arafat (As Qudwa al-Hussaeini). 1929-2004. Leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization who in 1996 was elected the first president of the Palestinian Authority, the newly formed Palestinian self-rule government. He shared the 1994 Nobel Peace Prize.
- n. Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
“NABIL ABURANI, ARAFAT SPOKESMAN: And he promised President Clinton to think the proposal in -- with his leadership, and that's what President Arafat did the last two days.”
“But Israel says the actual target is what it calls Arafat's "terrorist infrastructure.”
“They have NINE! and one of them [Arafat] is a murderer (Allahu Akbar, indeed!)”
“[…] He was blunt and truthful, when lying was a job description in Arafat's apparatus.”
“Arafat is the one who invented airline hijacking for terror purposes.”
“Obama to Kissinger and Arafat is a bit much don't you think?”
“An imaginary state, like that declared by Arafat, is a lot easier to found.”
“The violence that ebbed in the months following the death of Arafat is on the rise again; suicide bombings have returned to Israel as settlements continue to encroach on”
“Secondly, I was interested in Arafat because I have spent a good part of my career writing about con artists.”
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