Shafik Hout



Age: 77


Summary: founding member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and close aide to Yasser Arafat (d. 2004) who fell out with the late Palestinian leader over the 1993 peace accords with Israel, but resigned that year in protest against the Palestinian-Israeli agreements.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: January 13, 1932


Died: August 2, 2009


Location: Beirut, Lebanon