World

Shooting Mars Mideast Peace Gestures

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/1315691/1315692" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A cell linked to Yasser Arafat's Fatah movement claims responsibility for the killing of a foreign worker in the West Bank. The attack occurs on the first day of a three-month cease-fire declared by major militant Palestinian factions. Meanwhile, Palestinian security forces take over control of a main Gaza road for the first time in nearly three years. NPR's Peter Kenyon reports.

Copyright © 2003 NPR. All rights reserved. Visit our website terms of use and permissions pages at www.npr.org for further information.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from