Small country is at the head of the Persian Gulf?
Kuwait is at the head of the Persian Gulf.
Yasir Arafat was the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization(PLO) since 1968 and of the Palestinian Authority since 1994. He supported Saddam Hussein during the Persian Gulf War but is generally recognized as a moderate within the Palestinian Leadership. He shared the Nobel Prize for peace in 1994.
It's location at the head of the Gulf of Aden, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, and the "bottle neck" as the Gulf of Aden meets the Red Sea gives it a strategic importance to whoever controls the country. The Iraq War and the government's continuing cooperation with the US in the 'War on Terror' are proving increasingly unpopular with most Yemenis. So we are hearing of "Terror" plots from within the…