A photograph of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat hangs outside a door leading to the small bedroom where he spent his final years, a display at the new Arafat Museum in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In The Spot Where He Spent His Final Years, A Museum Honors Yasser Arafat

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Ariel Sharon, who was Israel's foreign minister in 1998, negotiated with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at the Wye River Plantation, Md. They reached a limited agreement, but Sharon refused to shake hands with Arafat, his life-long rival. This is one of the few photos showing them together. Israel Government Press Office/AP hide caption

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Oct. 29, 2004: Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat boards a helicopter in the West Bank city of Ramallah en route to a hospital in France. He died weeks later. Scott Nelson/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinians walking in front of a mural of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Gaza City earlier today. Mohammed Abed /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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