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Hamas leader goes to Gaza rally despite house arrest
Associated Press ^ | 6-28-02 | IBRAHIM BARZAQ

Posted on 06/28/2002 6:15:37 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Edited on 04/13/2004 2:40:26 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) --  Hamas spiritual leader Sheik Ahmed Yassin joined more than 1,000 Palestinians at a rally Friday, his first time venturing out since Palestinian security officials said six days ago he had been placed under house arrest.


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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gaza; hamas; housearrest; palestinians; sheikahmedyassin; terrorists

1 posted on 06/28/2002 6:15:37 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Not the least bit surprised BUMP
2 posted on 06/28/2002 7:17:14 AM PDT by TheOtherOne
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Thanks for the article. Sheik Yassin is unstoppable, and when Bush calls for a new leadership of the Palestinians, this is the man who will be there to replace Arafat. The only hope of getting rid of Yassin, I have decided, is his poor health. No one can, or will, act against him.
3 posted on 06/29/2002 11:11:35 PM PDT by BlackVeil
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