Where Did Tens of Millions of Dollars of Palestinian Assets Disappear To?

(Ha'aretz) Avi Issacharoff - The Fatah central committee convened recently to discuss the disappearance during the 1970s of huge sums of the organization's money and other holdings. Yasser Arafat transferred tens of millions of dollars of assets to dozens of activists including real estate located in Iraq, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. The financial management of Fatah at the time was primarily in the hands of Arafat himself, and there is almost no documentation regarding what was distributed and to whom.

2010-05-13 08:20:40

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