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HH: Arafat’s final weeks

saturday 24th november 2018, 3.32-3.41pm, on bbc world service radio

the history hour (presented by max pearson) includes …

Arafat’s final weeks

including interview with …

• former palestinian diplomat leila shahid 


Witness: Yasser Arafat

last thursday morning (november 22nd), 8.50-8.59am, on bbc world service radio
leila shahid: the last days of yasser arafat (interviewed by louise hidalgo) (in the witness series)

“• Leila Shahid was the Palestinian ambassador to France in 2004, and was with Yasser Arafat during his final days.
French doctors treating him at the military hospital in France where he died said Arafat had an unidentified blood disorder and gave the cause of death as a stroke. Since then there have been allegations that he was poisoned.”


HARDtalk (archive)

available anytime (as podcasts, 24 minutes, 11MB each):
bbc 24’s HARDtalk, downloadable at

194 interviews are currently available, back to january 2012 (more…)

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