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Extended-confirmed-protected edit request on 8 August 2019Edit

Add category: Category: Arab nationalists Scarsdale.vibe (talk) 07:45, 8 August 2019 (UTC)

  Not done: There is already Category:Palestinian Arab nationalists. Alduin2000 (talk) 18:43, 12 August 2019 (UTC)

The information about marriage is misleading on Arafat's page, but it's neutral and informative on Suha's page.Edit

Arafat's page says: "During their marriage, Suha tried to leave Arafat on many occasions, but he forbade it.[23] Suha said she regrets the marriage, and given the choice again would not repeat it.[23][24]"

The reader can only imagine why she wanted to leave him, e.g., perhaps because he was treating her badly, limited her freedoms, and she didn't love him. However, this is very misleading.

Source materials and Suha's page explain why she wanted to leave by adding just a few more crucial words: "During her marriage, she tried to leave Arafat on many occasions to escape the gossip aimed at her, but was not permitted to.[13] In interviews after her late husband's death on 11 November 2004, Suha has stated she loved the Palestinian leader but views her marriage to Arafat as a mistake, due to her becoming a political target."

The framing on Arafat's page does not look neutral, because it omits crucial information and reveals only the information that puts him in a bad light. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Przemyslslaw (talkcontribs) 20:36, 17 September 2019 (UTC)

Incorrect Spelling of MoneyEdit

Under the subject 'Financial Dealings' , the 4 line has the word "Monies". Somebody with sufficient editing privileges please change it. Abmangr (talk) 21:48, 27 November 2019 (UTC)

Extended-confirmed-protected edit request on 13 June 2020Edit

Please change "Arafat established a Palestinian police force, named the Preventive Security Service (PSS), that became active on 13 May." to "Arafat established a Palestinian police force, named the Preventive Security Service (PSS), that became active on 13 May 1994." to improve clarity. Pedipalped (talk) 23:24, 13 June 2020 (UTC)

  DoneJonesey95 (talk) 23:36, 13 June 2020 (UTC)

Yasser Arafat as a terrorist leaderEdit

The opening summary should have an indication that Yasser Arafat is considered by many Israelis and people around the world as a terrorist. Mrakawie (talk) 08:19, 21 August 2020 (UTC)


What the charter says, according to one translation, is eradication of Zionist economic, political, military and cultural existence. The phrasing eradication of Israel goes beyond that. It also calls for the liberation of Palestine, but for some reason that phrasing is left out. Wonder what the reason is. nableezy - 01:17, 13 October 2020 (UTC)

Given the lack of response, and given this is not an article on the Fatah charter, I am changing it back. nableezy - 13:43, 14 October 2020 (UTC)
Coward ;) Arminden (talk) 19:33, 15 October 2020 (UTC)
Im sorry, what? nableezy - 00:43, 19 October 2020 (UTC)
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