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Yasser Arafat (Muhammad 'Abd Ar-Ra'uf Al-Qudwah Al-Husayni)

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Biography

Cairo, Egypt
Yasir Arafat was born Rahman Abdul Rauf Arafat al-Qudwa al-Husayni on August 24, 1929. Although he was raised in Cairo, Egypt, he always considered himself a Palestinian. In the late 1940s while a student in Egypt, he became an ardent Arab nationalist and adopted the name Yasir, after Yasir al Birah, a famous Arab resistance leader. When Arafat as 14, he was involved in gunrunning for Arab guerrillas in Gaza, a task he continued to perform during the Arab-Israeli War of 1948. After the war, Arafat entered Cairo University where he received a degree in engineering in 1955. Read more...

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Dancing Arabs 2014

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Va, vis et deviens 2005

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50 y más 2005

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Last Laugh '04 2004

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Verder dan de maan 2003

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Les dix 2003

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Underground 1995

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Peter's Friends 1992

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Palme 2012

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