Yasser Arafat was born in
Jerusalem-Palestine in 1929.
substitute officers of the Egyptian Army and fought against the tri-aggression
on Egypt, 1956.
engineering from king Fuad university/ Cairo.
in his youth, the Palestine National Movement as
represented by the League of Palestinian Students in 1944 and Chaired it
"Fatah" together with
brothers in the fifties and was declared its spokesman in 1968.
in Chief of the forces of the Palestinian Revolution.
the General Assembly of the United Nations in New York.
many awards for peace:-
Curie Gold Medal-World Peace Council.
Ph.D. from Jamaat Islamiya in Haidar Abad, India.
the heroic battle against the invasion of Lebanon and the battle of
steadfastness during the siege of Beirut by the Israeli forces.
1984 and April, 1987:
Reelected Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation
Organization by the 17th, 18th and the 19th sessions of the Palestine National
the socialist Group of the European Parliament.
the Declaration of Independence and the
establishment of an Independent Palestinian State.
Addressed the UNGA, which convened in Geneva to hear him because the then US
Secretary of State denied Chairman Arafat an entry Visa to the US to address the
UNGA in New York . Addressed the Security Council in Geneva on February. May
1990 for the same reason.
the Palestinian peace initiative for establishing peace in the Middle East.
Following that, on 14 Dec. 1988, the US Administration led by President Reagan
decided to open a substantial dialogue with the PLO in Tunis.
Chosen President of the
State of Palestine by Central Council of the PLO and elected as such by the
Palestine National Council directly on 15 Nov. 1988.
and directed the policy of “peace of the braves” that culminated in the
signing of the Palestinian Israeli Declaration of Principles at the White House,
Washington, 13 September 1993.
on 12 Oct. 1993:
By the Central Council of the PLO to
be the President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).
President of Palestine Economic
Council for Development and
Arafat is vice – Charmin of NAM and the permanent Vice-Chairman of the
Organization of Islamic Conference.
Awarded Felix Houphouet Boigny Peace Prize.
Received Laureate Nobel Peace price.
Awarded Prince of Sturias
28 Sept, 1995: Signed Oslo agreement with the then Israeli Prime minister, Mr. Rabin, and witnessed by the U.S.A. and Russia.
Elected as President to the PNA
in general election.
23 Oct. 1998: He signed "Wye River" memorandum with the former Israeli prime minister, Mr. Netanyaho.
Awarded an honorary Ph.D. in
Business Administration from the Masstricht University of Holland.
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