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Suha Arafat (born Suha Daoud Tawil) is the widow of former Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat.

Suha was born in Jerusalem on 17 July 1963 into an affluent Christian family who lived in Nablus and then Ramallah (both cities under Jordanian rule at the time). Suha's father Daoud Tawil, an Oxford-educated banker, was born in Jaffa (now part of Tel Aviv). Daoud Tawil had business... more »

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  • ''I have told my husband that if he denies women equality, I will be in the vanguard of women on the streets, protesting outside his office in the new Palestinian state.''
    Suha Tawil (b. 1963), Palestinian feminist. As quoted in the New Yorker, p. 83 (May 16, 1994). Tawil, a strong-willed Christian feminist, was marr...
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