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March 25, 2002
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Yasser Arafat authorized payment to a Palestinian militia leader who led several lethal terror attacks against Israelis. Israeli officials said that searches of Palestinian Authority offices during recent anti-terror operations turned up a document signed by Arafat approving payment to Atef Abayat, a leading terrorist in the Al- Aksa Brigades of the Palestinian Authority president’s Fatah movement.

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