Palestinians Arrest Suspects As U.S. officials work to revive the road map for Mideast peace, Palestinian officials launch a crackdown on arms and drug smugglers in the Gaza Strip, sealing tunnels leading to Egypt and arresting suspects. In Tel Aviv, an Israeli court hears closing arguments in the trial of Marwan Barghouti, who is accused of helping to organize terrorist attacks against Israelis. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy and NPR's Peter Kenyon.
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Palestinian Forces Seize Weapons, Arrest Suspects in Gaza

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As U.S. officials work to revive the road map for Mideast peace, Palestinian officials launch a crackdown on arms and drug smugglers in the Gaza Strip, sealing tunnels leading to Egypt and arresting suspects. In Tel Aviv, an Israeli court hears closing arguments in the trial of Marwan Barghouti, who is accused of helping to organize terrorist attacks against Israelis. Hear NPR's Julie McCarthy and NPR's Peter Kenyon.