TITLE

Mideast: Arafat reconciles but peace isn't secure

AUTHOR(S)
Batrawi, Walid
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;8/12/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 36, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The handshake at the Mukata' ah— known also as Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's compound— came not between Arafat and an Israeli Prime Minister but between Arafat and his own Prime Minister. That handshake in Ramallah, the Palestinian town in the West Bank under Israeli occupation, came to end what observers described as the most critical time for Arafat during which his presidency seemed at stake. It ended also in withdrawal of the resignation by Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmad Qurei'a, who had declared he would quit after the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the military wing of Arafat's Fatah ruling party, abducted senior Palestinian officials accused of corruption.
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14132224

 

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