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February 17, 2005
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Jailed Palestinian militia leader Marwan Barghouti warned Israel that Palestinian violence will continue. “There is a consensus that not a single bullet will be fired,” Barghouti told Ma’ariv on Wednesday, referring to a cease-fire declared by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. But the Fatah militia leader, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli jail for terrorist attacks, demanded that Israel withdraw from the entire West Bank or face more attacks.

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