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Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) chairman Yasser Arafat (C), surrounded by his advisers, including Salah Khalaf aka Abu Iyad (behind Arafat, smiling), addresses media 29 August 1990 in Paris after his meeting with French Premier Rocard. Abu Iyad, who was born to a middle-class family in Jaffa in 1933, was later put in charge of security and intelligence, including counter-intelligence, of PLO. Abu Iyad was assassinated in January 1991 by what PLO sources identified as a bodyguard of the PLO leader Abu al-Hawl, who was also assassinated that night. Reports suggested that the gunman belonged to Abu Nidal's organization, although the PLO has never investigated the assassination. AFP PHOTO PIERRE GUILLAUD (Photo credit should read PIERRE GUILLAUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) chairman Yasser Arafat (C), surrounded by his advisers, including Salah Khalaf aka Abu Iyad (behind Arafat, smiling), addresses media 29 August 1990 in Paris after his meeting with French Premier Rocard. Abu Iyad, who was born to a middle-class family in Jaffa in 1933, was later put in charge of security and intelligence, including counter-intelligence, of PLO. Abu Iyad was assassinated in January 1991 by what PLO sources identified as a bodyguard of the PLO leader Abu al-Hawl, who was also assassinated that night. Reports suggested that the gunman belonged to Abu Nidal's organization, although the PLO has never investigated the assassination. AFP PHOTO PIERRE GUILLAUD        (Photo credit should read PIERRE GUILLAUD/AFP/Getty Images)