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June 6, 2001
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Hamas will not honor the cease-fire called by Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat, according to the group’s spiritual leader. Disputing earlier reports that Hamas was to abide by a cease- fire, Sheik Ahmed Yassin told The Associated Press that Hamas wants “to tell the world that our Palestinian people are not going to kneel down.”

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