Hint: Ariel Sharon.
The Czech government sought to smooth relations with Arab nations after Muslim organizations protested President Milos Zeman’s statements linking Islam to a deadly terrorist attack in Brussels.
The corpse of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed next week to investigate allegations he was poisoned, a senior Palestinian official said.
The remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat were exhumed today as part of a probe into allegations he was poisoned.
As Munib R. Masri leads visitors around his domed palace, gray-uniformed servants tend the manicured grounds, a Roman-style amphitheater and a glassed-in winter garden perched atop Mount Gerizim, the biblical Mount of Blessings.
A Swiss medical report into Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s death that may support a poisoning theory is more “soap opera than science,” an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said today.
The head of the Palestinian panel investigating the death of Yasser Arafat blamed Israel for his poisoning and vowed to find out exactly what happened.
Nelson Mandela, the freedom fighter who emerged from 27 years in prison to become South Africa’s first elected black president and a global symbol of reconciliation, has died. He was 95.
The grave of Yasser Arafat in the West Bank town of Ramallah has been closed to the public prior to the exhumation of his remains by foreign medical teams, a Palestinian official said today.