#8 Lynn. Suha just took Tunisian/French citizenship - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • bimmer
    • 15.02.07 | 21:57 (IST)

    Nablus-born Christian, raised Greek Orthodox. Daughter of wealthy Oxford-educated banker Daoud Tawil & inflammatory journalist Ramonda Tawil. Educated at Sorbonne. Met former confirmed bachelor Arafat in Amman. Was 'economic adviser' to Arafat in Tunis. Married when he was 61, she 27. Visited Gaza refugee camps in luxury blue BMW. In food drive for Iraqi children under sanctions, had every outgoing box stamped 'a gift from the first lady of Palestine.' 10 year old daughter Zahwa has Palestinian amusement park named in her honor. Nickname in Palestinian press: Miss Moneybags. Who she admires: Hillary Clinton. Friends: Shapari Khashoggi, Queen Rania of Jordan. Wears: Louis Féraud, Christian Louboutin. (When Arafat sat next to Catherine Deneuve at dinner, Suha had to explain who she was. ) Arafat fortune estimated $300 million (Forbes), $1.3 billion (Mossad), $4.2 billion (IMF).

    from the article: Hamas ministers resign to pave way for Fatah-Hamas coalition
    First published 00:00 15.02.07 | Last updated 00:00 15.02.07
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