News Wrap: Palestine blames Israel in 2004 death of Yasser Arafat…
At least six people were killed and 80 wounded Monday, when gunfire erupted at a Fatah memorial rally for Yasser Arafat in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Yasser Arafat was buried Friday in a marble and stone grave in the West Bank compound where he has spent the last few years of his life under virtual house arrest.
Palestinians are mourning the passing of their leader, Yasser Arafat, who died early Thursday morning in a Paris hospital at the age of 75.
One day after being moved to intensive care at a French military hospital, Palestinian President Yasser Arafat fell into a coma as his health continued to deteriorate, Reuters reported Thursday.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who fell seriously ill this week, was flown to Paris for medical treatment Friday.
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat decided on Monday to name a new security chief in Gaza rather than fill the post with his cousin, a move that sparked a weekend of clashes between rival Palestinian factions.
Yasser Arafat nominated Ahmed Qurei for the position of Palestinian prime minister Sunday, one day after former Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas resigned.
The Palestinian parliament approved Yasser Arafat's new cabinet Tuesday, dampening an internal demand that Arafat share power and institute sweeping reforms in his leadership base.
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