arafats bedroom 248.88.
(photo credit: Courtesy)
Yasser Arafat's official Web site has posted pictures it says show the late Palestinian leader's frugal room where he slept while under Israeli siege.
The pictures show a single bed, lamp and a closet containing Arafat's iconic wardrobe: five military-style suits and four checkered black-and-white Palestinian scarfs.
Arafat lived under Israeli siege for two years at his West Bank compound, after Israel accused him of being behind a wave of suicide bombings. He died in November 2004.
His bedroom contained no windows and could only be accessed through a guard's room, precautions against possible assassination.
Arafat is buried in the West Bank compound, and the bedroom will be incorporated into a museum documenting his life.