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March 5, 2003
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A wealthy Palestinian businessman reportedly is the front-runner if Yasser Arafat creates the post of prime minister within the Palestinian Authority. Arafat, the P.A. president, is considering billionaire Monib Al-Masri for the premier’s job, Israel Radio reported. Until now, Arafat’s deputy, Mahmoud Abbas, had been considered the likely candidate.

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