Asked in Nobel Prize Winners
Why did Yasser Arafat win The Nobel Peace Prize in 1994?
The Nobel Peace Prize 1994 was awarded jointly to Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East. ...
Asked in Israel, Palestinian Territories
Did Yasser Arafat hate Israel?
Given that he spent 29 years (1964-1993) committed to the destruction and elimination of Israel and was generally antagonistic towards Israel for the remaining years of his life, it is a good guess to say that Yasser Arafat hated Israel. ...
Was Yasser Arafat the cause of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?
No. The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict existed prior to Yasser Arafat's involvement with the PLO. However, Yasser Arafat was one of the individuals most responsible for the numerous terrorist actions perpetrated by the Palestinians in their quest to achieve statehood as well as one of the strongest advocates for the Palestinian People. ...