Yasser Arafat angered some Palestinians when he skipped a visit to the Jenin refugee camp. On Monday, the Palestinian Authority president left Ramallah for the first time since Israeli forces withdrew from positions around his headquarters earlier this month. Aides said he skipped a tour of Jenin’s refugee camp because he feared being heckled, according to the Jerusalem Post.
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