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Yasser Arafat Institute: There are many proofs that Arafat was poisoned by Israel
PA TV program Topic of the Day. Topic: Anniversary of Arafat's death. Guests: Chairman of the Yasser Arafat Institute, Nasser Al-Qidwa, and Deputy Secretary of the Popular Front, Abd Al-Rahim Malouh. Al-Qidwa: "There is a belief among all of us – among the Palestinian people and, I think, also..."
Nov 11, 2011
Yasser Arafat Institute: “We are convinced of Israel’s responsibility for poisoning Arafat”
Live broadcast of ceremony in Ramallah marking seventh anniversary of Arafat's death, organized by Yasser Arafat Institute. Nasser Al-Qidwa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Yasser Arafat Institute: "Today, we are watching together an obligatory old-new artistic performance, which once..."
Nov 10, 2011
Head of the Palestinian National Council: “Israel has killed, and still kills, anyone who believes in peace”
Head of the Palestinian National Council, Salim Al-Za'anoun, on President Abbas' speech at the UN. He first stated that the speech brought the Palestinian cause into the heart of every free person, then began to demonize Israel: "Israel has killed, and still kills, anyone who believes in peace. It..."
Sep 25, 2011
PA TV broadcasts interview with writer whose book recounts the “assassination of President Yasser Arafat”
PA TV news report on panel discussion held by the Jordanian Writers' Association. The panel discusses a book by media personality and writer Haitham Zu'aiter, Moments of My Life in Palestine. Zu'aiter: "I had an opportunity to visit Palestine. I wrote down these testimonies and memories, as well as..."
Aug 30, 2011
Member of Parliament Barghouti: Israel assassinated Yasser Arafat
Headline: “During speech at the Ninth Annual Conference of Palestinians in Europe, Barghouti: the national reconciliation agreement [between Fatah and Hamas] paves the way for freedom, dignity, independence and return” “Member of Parliament (Legislative Council) and Secretary General of the...”
May 8, 2011
Ma'an independent Palestinian news agency: British forensic experts showed Arafat was poisoned
"The special advisor to Yasser Arafat said Monday that he will soon release new information on the death of the late president. In an interview with Ma'an Radio, Bassam Abu Sharif said research conducted by British forensic experts had revealed that Arafat was poisoned with thallium. New..."
Jan 10, 2011
Former advisor to Arafat: British toxicologist confirms that Arafat was poisoned
Headline: “Produced from rare seaweed – Abu Sharif: President Arafat was assassinated using Thallium poison, a dangerous liquid with no color, smell or taste” “Personal advisor to the late President Yasser Arafat, Basam Abu Sharif, has disclosed the results of an analysis (conducted over several...”
Jan 10, 2011
PLO cultural festival: Jews killed Jesus and Arafat
Boy 1: "Father, father the Elder )Arafat). Why did it happen this way? Why did it happen this way? Death chose you, and you did not complete the path." Boy 2: "Do not ask why it happened this way. Yesterday they (i.e., the Jews) crucified Jesus; today they poisoned the father, the Elder (Arafat)."...
Dec 31, 2010
Former PA PM Qurei says cause of Arafat’s death is not certain
Film: ”A Few Meters’ Distance,” on the last part of Arafat’s life Former PA Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei: “The moment you attach to someone the blame for the death of Yasser Arafat, it carries a heavy price; therefore, one must not say something that is not certain.” Note: This segment was originally...”
Nov 11, 2010
"We were convinced from the outset" that Israel poisoned Arafat
Live broadcast of main ceremony marking 6th anniversary of Arafat’s death: Nasser Al-Qidwa, head of the Institute for Commemoration of Arafat: “We shall not forget Yasser Arafat’s death as a Shahid (Martyr), and we will not tire of insisting on the need to obtain the final piece of evidence of the...”
Nov 11, 2010
Former Arafat advisor: Israel poisoned Arafat
Film: ”A Few Meters’ Distance,” on the last part of Arafat’s life Bassam Abu Sharif, former advisor to Arafat: “The certain information that I have is that [Israeli Minister of Defense at the time, Shaul] Mofaz spoke with [former Israeli Prime Minister] Sharon as follows: ‘This is the chance to be...”
Nov 11, 2010
Former Supreme Religious Justice: Arafat’s thin blood before death proves he died of poisoning
“[Arafat] didn’t suffer from any of the diseases of old age, such as blood pressure, diabetes, or atherosclerosis. The President did not suffer from any illness. The acute deterioration of his death in this rapid manner proves that he died of poisoning, in addition to the severe thrombocytopenia...”
Nov 9, 2010
Chairman of Yasser Arafat Institute: "We are convinced Israel assassinated Arafat"
“Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Yasser Arafat Institute, Nasser Al-Qidwa, said yesterday that the museum of the late Shahid (Martyr) Yasser Arafat, which is now operative, represents the stages of the national memory. Speaking to WAFA, he said that the museum will be completed before the...”
Nov 8, 2010
PA TV: Israel assassinated Arafat
At the anniversary of the outbreak of the PA’s five-year terror campaign (Intifada) a PA TV reporter said: “[Israel] laid siege to the Presidential residence again and again. The battle was ignited and the confrontation became increasingly frequent. Eventually, one of the bloodiest incidents was...”
Sep 28, 2010
PLO official: Israel killed Arafat with poison
Khaled Mismar, member of the PLO's Palestinian National Council: "[In 2003] Israel, with the support of the new American administration of President Bush, imposed an oppressive siege on our symbol, the late Yasser Arafat, until they got him with poison, since they weren't able to kill him using..."
Aug 10, 2010
PLO cultural festival in presence of PA Minister of Culture: Jews killed Jesus and Arafat
Boy 1: "Father, father the Elder [Arafat]. Why did it happen this way? Why did it happen this way? Death chose you, and you did not complete the path." Boy 2: "Do not ask why it happened this way. Yesterday they crucified Jesus; today they poisoned the father, the Elder [Arafat]."
Jun 4, 2010
Fatah official: Israel poisoned Arafat
Sultan Abu Al-Einein, Member of the Fatah Central Committee, speaking at an official Fatah-PLO ceremony for the anniversary of Arafat's death held in Beirut in Lebanon and broadcast live on PA TV, said the following: "They [Israelis] killed the Shahid (Martyr) Yasser Arafat by poisoning, under the..."
Nov 15, 2009
Arafat assassination decided on highest political level in Israel
Nafa al-Hasan, political commentator and academic: "The decision [by Israel] to assassinate was made at the most senior political level in Israel, as we saw with Abu Jihad [head of military wing of PLO] and Yasser Arafat and many others."
Aug 30, 2009
PA MP Dahlan: Israel killed Arafat to abuse Fatah
Muhammad Dahlan, MP and senior Fatah leader: "I think that we're at the end of a process of abuse of the [Fatah] movement. Israel started it with the ruining of the Fatah movement and the ruining of the Palestinian Authority and its institutions, and the killing of Chairman Yasser Arafat."
Jul 22, 2009
Arafat's wife backs accusation of Israel killing Arafat
PA TV news: "Suha Arafat said, in a telephone interview to PATV, that the information conveyed by Kaddumi is baseless, tantamount to, as it were, a vindication of Israel for its responsibility for assassinating the Shahid (Martyr) Yasser Arafat."
Jul 20, 2009
PLO: Israel killed Arafat
Yasser Abd-Rabbo, Secretary of the PLO Executive Committee: "The [PLO] Executive Committee believes that such statements [by Kaddumi] dishonor first and foremost our leader, the great Shahid (Martyr) Yasser Arafat, and his death as a Shahid at the hands of the Israeli occupation." Official...
Jul 19, 2009