YASSER ARAFAT

**FILE** Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat, inspects the bomb damage in the Arab University area of West Beirut in this Aug. 2, 1982 file photo following a heavy bombardment by the Israeli's the day before. Arafat, who triumphantly forced his people's plight into the world spotlight but failed to achieve his lifelong quest for Palestinian statehood, died Thursday Nov. 11, 2004 at age 75. (AP Photo/Mourad Raouf)