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Arafat Fighting for His Life in Paris

A gravely ill Yasser Arafat reportedly slipped into a coma and anxious Palestinian officials held an emergency meeting Thursday on how to prevent unrest while their 75-year-old leader was fighting for his life.A swirl of reports that Arafat died were quashed by doctors at a French military hospital, who said he was alive. Arafat’s aides, however, said his condition was very serious. Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia assumed some of Arafat’s financial powers, a Palestinian official said. A senior Palestinian official said Arafat was in a coma in the intensive care unit.Full Story

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