Israel OKs Ousting Arafat The Israeli security council announces plans to remove Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at some future point, calling him an obstacle to peace. Thousands of Palestinians gather outside of Arafat's compound in Ramallah in a show of support for Arafat. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.
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Israel Threatens to Remove Arafat

The Israeli security council announces plans to remove Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at some future point, calling him an obstacle to peace. Thousands of Palestinians gather outside of Arafat's compound in Ramallah in a show of support for Arafat. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.