Yasser Arafat looking unhappy 370.
(photo credit: REUTERS/Mike Segar)
A Palestinian Authority minister has accused Israel of poisoning former PLO
leader Yasser Arafat in the same way Jews “poisoned Prophet Muhammad.”
video released by Palestinian Media Watch showed Mahmoud Habbash, PA Minister
for Religious Affairs, make the allegations during a recent
“Yasser Arafat died as a martyr,” Habbash said. “We never had the
slightest doubt that they [Israel] killed him. They killed him in one way or
Habbash repeated the charge that Jews had poisoned Prophet
Muhammad: “When the prophet was dying, he told Aisha [his wife]: ‘I feel the
pain of the poison I ate in Khaibar [a Jewish town].’ The poison he ate in
Khaibar. He continued to suffer from the pain until he died.”
said that Arafat was killed “the same way Prophet Muhammad was killed.
don’t think that any of us has the slightest doubt that Arafat was killed. Deep
inside we all know who killed him.”