Yasser Arafat
Aug05

Yasser Arafat

Mohammed Yasser Abdel Rahman Abdel Raouf Arafat al-Qudwa ( Arabic: محمد ياسر عبد الرحمن عبد الرؤوف عرفات‎‎; 24 August 1929 – 11 November 2004), popularly known as Yasser Arafat (Arabic: ياسر عرفات‎ , Yāsir `Arafāt) or by his kunya Abu Ammar (Arabic: أبو عمار‎ , ‘Abū `Ammār), was a Palestinian leader. He was Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO),President of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), and leader...

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George Habash
Jul29

George Habash

George Habash (Arabic: جورج حبش‎) also known by his laqab “al-Hakim” (Arabic: الحكيم‎ — the wise one or the doctor) (2 August 1926 – 26 January 2008) was a Marxist and Palestinian Christian who founded the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. Habash served as Secretary-General of the Palestine Front until 2000, when ill health forced him to resign.

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Sheikh Ahmed Ismail Hassan Yassin
Jun06

Sheikh Ahmed Ismail Hassan Yassin

Sheikh Ahmed Ismail Hassan Yassin (1937 – 22 March 2004)[1] (Arabic: الشيخ أحمد إسماعيل حسن ياسين‎ ash-shaykh Aḥmad Ismāʻīl Ḥasan Yāsīn) was a Palestinian imam and politician. He was a founder of Hamas, an Islamist Palestinian paramilitary organization and political party.[2][3][4][5][6] Yassin also served as the spiritual leader of the organization. Hamas gained popularity in Palestinian society by establishing hospitals, education...

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