Information and opinion about Yasser Arafat, the first President of the Palestinian National Authority.
ABC News - Yasser Arafat Was Symbol of Palestinian Struggle
Provides biography of the one-time terrorist who became the leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Links to other news, commentary and reactions to his death.
Aljazeera.Net - Profile: President Yasir Arafat
Perspective from the Arab world on the Palestinian leader's life, especially his accomplishments.
BBC News - Obituary: Yasser Arafat
Presents a collection of key stories, world reactions, analysis of Palestine's political future, a video look back and photo gallery.
CNN.com - Special Report: Yasser Arafat (1929 - 2004)
Retrospective of the President of Palestine includes a timeline, Palestine's history, quotations, photo gallery, audio and links to additional material.
Encyclopaedia of the Orient - Yassir Arafat
A brief biography and timeline.
Guardian Unlimited - Obituary: Yasser Arafat
Reviews of the Palestinian leader's life, focused on his relationships with the political leaders of Israel, the United States, and other Arab countries.
Jewish Virtual Library - Yasser Arafat
Photograph and brief biography, from the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise.
NobelPrize.org - Yasser Arafat
Official site of the Nobel Foundation presents a biography of the Palestine leader and his Nobel lecture, translated from the Arabic text by D. Karara. Includes bibliography.
PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat's First Appearance at the United Nations
Donald Neff writes on the 20th anniversary of Arafat's first appearance at the United Nations on November 13, 1974. Includes recommended reading list. From the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.
Times Online - Life and Times of Yassir Arafat
Timeline of important events in the life of the Palestinian leader.
Washington Post - Yasser Arafat 1929-2004
Review of his dream for self-determination and statehood for the Palestinian people, which he did not live to see. Includes narrated slide show, timeline, and discussions.
Wikipedia - Yasser Arafat
Includes hyperlinked encyclopedia entry includes his personal and political biography with quotes and bibliography.
Yasser Arafat's Nobel Lecture
Full transcript of his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Oslo on December 10, 1994.