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Arafat Urged to Let Premier Resign

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Arafat Urged to Let Premier Resign

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Arafat Urged to Let Premier Resign

Arafat Urged to Let Premier Resign

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The Palestinian parliament calls on President Yasser Arafat to accept the resignation of his prime minister, Ahmed Qureia, and name a new cabinet to help resolve the leadership crisis within the Palestinian Authority. Qureia's attempt to resign underscores the political chaos and unrest in the Palestinian territories. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy.

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