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Times Staff WritersA jet carrying the coffin of Yasser Arafat arrived in Cairo today, hours after the Palestinian leader died at a French hospital from an undisclosed ailment. Pallbearers walked along a red carpet laid on the tarmac, carrying his coffin, draped in a...
Times Staff WritersYasser Arafat remained alive but in grave condition in the intensive care unit at a military hospital here, French officials said today, amid increasing confusion and unconfirmed reports that Arafat was clinically dead. Secrecy has shrouded the condition...
Special to the TimesRAMALLAH, West Bank — Mahmoud Abbas, the newly named head of the Palestine Liberation Organization, vowed today to pursue Yasser Arafat's goals of achieving a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital and securing a "right of return" for...
Tags: Israel, Religious Conflicts, Yasser Arafat, Activism, Elections
Times Staff WritersRAMALLAH, West Bank — Penned inside a half-demolished compound for the last two-and-a-half years of his life, Yasser Arafat in death was suddenly everywhere. Within hours of the news that Arafat had died in a Paris hospital, grieving Palestinians...
Tags: Israel, Health, Judges, Yasser Arafat, Gaza City
Times Staff WritersJERUSALEM — Secretary of State Colin L. Powell today began a whirl of new Middle East diplomacy, meeting with Israelis and Palestinians and declaring that he had new confidence the two sides will cooperate in the election of a Palestinian president....
Times Staff WritersWith Yasser Arafat's organs reported to be failing as he lay comatose in a French hospital, today brought a hastening drumbeat of preparations — in Jerusalem and Cairo, the West Bank and Paris — for what all seemed to believe was the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBAGHDAD, Iraq -- In the lobbies of Baghdad's luxury hotels, portraits of President Saddam Hussein, attired in a Western suit, beam serenely on clusters of foreign businessmen. Posters in the pastoral towns of northern Kurdistan portray the president...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterPARIS -- In the face of sharp criticism from rival Palestinian leaders, Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat refused Wednesday to clarify his use of an ambiguous French word that has stirred hopes of progress toward peace in the Middle...
The Lebanon Daily StarFatima Miari is adamant that she one day will return to her village in Palestine, the one she was forced to leave 65 years ago. "You never lose the right you keep fighting for. We will return home to Palestine," Miari, 77, said as she watched some...
The Lebanon Daily StarFrom the outside, there are few hints that Gaza Hospital ever had a thing to do with medicine. Laundry hangs out the windows of the shabby 11-story building, and it is fronted by assorted shops and a sick cat named Black. Indoors, there are metal grates...
Change of SubjectA Daily Dish reader writes about his frustration with the latest conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians: We’ve been doing this dance for as long as I can remember reading newspapers, and it never changes much. Israel might give Sinai......
Cal ThomasThe diplomatic hosannas for Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi following his brokering of the recent ceasefire between Hamas and Israel were still being heard even as the former head of the Muslim Brotherhood started behaving like a pharaoh. Morsi...
Tags: Treaties, Israel, Iran, Unrest, Conflicts and War, Egypt
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