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NPR's Guy Raz reports that Palestinians and Israelis exchanged gunfire last night, despite a ceasefire declared by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat after terrorist attacks in the U.S. Militant Palestinians say the ceasefire amounts to surrender. Still, Israeli tanks are pulling back, and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says he's considering a meeting between his foreign minister and Arafat.