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Palestinians Uncover Plot To Kill Arafat

Palestinian police said Sunday they had uncovered plots by Islamic militants to assassinate PLO chief Yasser Arafat and carry out more suicide bombings in Israel.

The attack on Arafat was to take place during a scheduled visit to a Gaza City cemetery on April 28, said Col. Tawfiq Jaber, head of Palestinian intelligence in southern Gaza.

“Two explosive parcels and two mines were prepared for assassinating Arafat,” Jaber said at a news conference where he presented six of the seven members of the Islamic militant group Hamas who were arrested in connection with the plot.


 
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Kim Jong Un crosses into South, shakes hands with Moon

new  With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world’s most heavily armed border to greet his rival, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, for talks on North Korea’s nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly north with him before they returned to the southern side.