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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Sunday, January 30, 2005

Abbas Sacks 50 of Arafat's Aides

GAZA - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has fired 50 Palestinian officials, most of them aides to the late leader Yasser Arafat, officials said on January 26. Sources told UPI that the sacked were employed by Arafat at his headquarters in Gaza and in the West Bank town of Ramallah. He said that there were more than 1,000 employees who were allied to Arafat.

From the Middle East Times


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