ferengi74656 said:I think most of you know that Yasser Arafat has been in a French hospital for a few days. Today I heard on the radio that he was in a coma, and that there were some reports that he was already dead. Any thoughts on this?
He's dead. Don't you people know how to use google? The link below was the very first result.ferengi74656 said:I think most of you know that Yasser Arafat has been in a French hospital for a few days. Today I heard on the radio that he was in a coma, and that there were some reports that he was already dead. Any thoughts on this?
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has died after slipping into a coma on Wednesday at a French military hospital.
http://wcbs880.com/mideast/mideast_story_308195111.htmlParis - Palestinain leader Yasser Arafat has been declared brain dead, reports Israeli TV, citing French sources.
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/497284.htmlCLAMART, France (CBS) Several French and Israeli media reports say Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has died.
However, French doctors have issued a statement that he is still alive.
Sources at the French military hospital where Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat has been receiving treatment on Thursday denied reports that the 75-year-old Arafat has died, but described his medical state as "complex."
"Mr. Arafat is not dead," Christian Estripeau, a spokesman for the Percy
Military Training Hospital in Clamart outside Paris, told a news conference in a brief statement.
DanGeo23 said:this is thier "don't bomb us" attempt at relations with Muslims.... they are mad at France about the religious headgear ban..
Black September's most well-known operation was the "Munich massacre", the kidnapping and killing of Israeli athletes during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
Other actions attributed to Black September include:
December 1971: attempted assassination of Jordan's Ambassador to London, Zeid Al Rifai.
February 1972: sabotage of a West German electrical installation and a Dutch gas plant.
May 1972: hijacking of a Belgian Sabena airplane flying from Vienna to Tel Aviv.
March 1 1973: attack on the Saudi Embassy in Khartoum, killing the American chargé d'affaires J. Curtis Moore, the American ambassador, Cleo Noel, and the Belgian chargé d'affaires, Guy Eid.