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Jewish Settlers Begin Compensation Talks

Israel has started compensation talks with Jewish settlers ready to leave the West Bank and Gaza Strip, their lawyer said Wednesday, as part of an evacuation plan that has fueled a Palestinian power struggle. With the Israeli pullout plan moving forward, Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia began asserting his authority over a branch of the security forces Wednesday, a concession he won from Yasser Arafat after a 10-day standoff that paralyzed the Palestinian leadership. U.S. and Israeli leaders — and many Palestinians — have voiced skepticism that the deal struck Tuesday was the last word in the tussle between Arafat and a corps of politicians and young militants bridling under his dictatorial rule.Full Story

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