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Yasser Arafat in Serious Condition
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Yasser Arafat in Serious Condition

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Yasser Arafat in Serious Condition

Yasser Arafat in Serious Condition
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Yasser Arafat collapsed Wednesday night and was unconscious for several minutes. Arafat has been ill for several days, suffering from a stomach ailment. Palestinian officials say Arafat remains in a "very difficult situation." Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Julie McCarthy.

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