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Only Arafat Knew Where the Money Was!

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posted on Nov, 5 2004 @ 08:42 AM
Hah, Yasser gets the last laugh!

Billions in his private Swiss account and only he knows the code.

Billions of dollars from private donations that was to go to the Palistine people has been diverted to Arafats personal account.

No one in the Palistine Administration can access the account!!!

As I have stated in the past on ATS, this man is a theif, a terrorist, and a murderer. And It looks like he will go to his grave with the peoples money and there is no way to get it back!

RAMALLAH — Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat is clinically dead. He was 75 years old.

Israeli and Palestinian officials said Arafat died on Thursday in a military hospital in Paris. They said Arafat was deemed clinically dead, but is still attached to life support systems on the insistence of his wife, Suha

The problem is that Arafat is still the only Palestinian official who can pay the bills. And it is unclear who, if anyone, has access to the estimated $2-3 billion in his personal Swiss bank accounts, according to a report in the current edition of Even his wife is said to be unaware of how to access the funds.

posted on Nov, 5 2004 @ 08:46 AM
got any other links to some articles?
the one you posted looks abit dodgy

posted on Nov, 9 2004 @ 08:59 AM
Just an update from an earlier post which was disgarded as trash.
here is a AP report on the story.

As I posted earlier, Arafats cash is missing or gone. And the way it looks the cash is going to Suha.

November 8, 2004, 11:42 PM EST

JERUSALEM -- In his four decades as Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat has run a murky financial empire that includes far-flung PLO investments in airlines, banana plantations and high-tech companies, and money hidden in bank accounts across the globe.

Jaweed al-Ghussein, a former PLO finance minister, told The Associated Press it was worth $3 billion to $5 billion when he quit in 1996. No one will say how much it's worth now -- some estimates say as little as a few million. But as 75-year-old Arafat fights for life in a hospital near Paris, Palestinians fear that what's left will disappear or be pocketed by Arafat cronies.

posted on Nov, 9 2004 @ 02:52 PM
Yassirs cash is going to his wife, not the palistine people!

This is going to get very interesting, she want the cash for herself and the PLO wants the cash to run the gov or they say.


As the soap opera continues to play out on what is presumed to be the deathbed of Yassir Arafat, analysts have speculated that there may be financial motives behind the behavior of Arafat’s wife, Suha. It has been speculated that Madame Suha may be trying to broker some sort of deal over the control of Arafat’s fortune, conservatively estimated to be between one and five billion US dollars.

Suha was a 27-year-old Christian at the time she married 61-year-old Yassir Arafat in 1990. Although she ostensibly converted to Islam in 1990, that conversion appears to be somewhat in doubt.

According to a 2001 article by Danny Rubenstein in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, “Suha was quoted in several interviews as saying that she had only accepted Islam for ‘diplomatic purposes.’ In recent years, she has been seen attending the Christmas mass in Bethlehem, and according to Palestinian gossip, she was extremely angered at the reception in Bethlehem for Pope John Paul II, where the pontiff's address was interrupted by the sound of the muezzin summoning the Muslim worshipers to prayer.”

The validity of Suha’s conversion to Islam, and Islamic law regarding inheritance may in fact be at the foundation of the melodrama being acted out in Paris.

Reports that Suha attempted to convince Yassir Arafat to sign a will before he lapsed into a coma further lend credence to this theory.

Islamic inheritance law is somewhat complex but basically inheritance is governed according to the following guidelines.

When a Muslim dies, the following sequence of events is mandated by Islamic sharia:

1. payment of funeral expenses

2. payment of his/her debts

3. execution his/her will

4. distribution of remaining estate amongst the heirs according to Sharia

Islamic law mandates distribution of the estate as follows.

There are many restrictions as to who can and who cannot inherit. First, illegitimate and adopted children have no rights of inheritance whatsoever, and most Islamic scholars agree that Christians do not have the right to inherit from a Muslim

According to the Qu’ran, the following heirs have the right to inherit from a Muslim:

(Three other categories who can inherit have been designated by Islamic jurists, but these do not apply in the case of Arafat because his grandparents are no longer living, and he has no grandchildren.)

Female heirs inherit one-half of the share to which male heirs are entitled.

In the case of Arafat, both of his parents are dead; he has no son. Arafat’s living heirs are his wife Suha, his daughter, and his brother Dr. Fathi Arafat. (Fathi Arafat is currently being treated in a Cairo hospital for terminal cancer; if Fathi Arafat dies first, then his heirs will not stand to inherit from Yassir Arafat. Only if Yassir Arafat predeceases Fathi Arafat will Fathi’s family stand to inherit part of their uncle’s estate through their father.) Of the original 7 Arafat children, only Fathi and Yassir are still alive; their sister Yusra died last year; another syster, Inam is buried in Khan Younis refugee camp. Another brother is buried in Gaza.

posted on Nov, 9 2004 @ 03:54 PM
So even though Arafat is a vegetable his finances can go to the appropriate places without a will? Maybe Arafat wasn't planning on following Islamic law. Anyways Arafats refusal to name a succesor and his refusal to give the money to the palestinians shows you his true character. Arafat, the man who used a naive Muslim population in an attempt to get his own family run business otherwise known as an Arab country.

posted on Nov, 10 2004 @ 09:36 AM
As I have stated in my previous posts,
Yassir Arafat is a Theif, a Terrorist and should have been in prison or dead.

The world and the Palistinian people will be better off with him dead!

Now the story is this, Arafat stole Billions of dollars from the people he was to protect and serve, instead he stashed away money that was to be used to help his people build a new country and home, but instead he used it to fund a pig as a wife and promote his crimes against humanity.

These past 2 weeks since Arafat fell ill has been a smoke screen! Its all about the money.

My predictions is this, once Arafat is dead, the money will turn up missing!

November 10, 2004

Tuesday, November 11, Suha Arafat’s French lawyers and former Palestinian prime minister Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), struck a deal. It fixed the Palestinian Authority’s financial obligations to Yasser Arafat’s widow and let him finally die unambiguously and in peace at the end of a morbid tug of war between his wife and Palestinian Authority leaders.

But this did not happen immediately. The confusion surrounding Arafat’s condition for eleven days – officially alive, unofficially dead – was to be sustained a little longer – mainly to save Mrs Arafat’s face.

The settlement allowed a funeral to be arranged on “Orphan Friday” of Ramadan, November 12 (as DEBKAfile reported earlier) – unless a new crisis pops up. Our sources have seen some of the principle terms of the Palestinian accord with Suha Arafat.

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