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January 7, 2002
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Yasser Arafat will not be allowed to travel to Bethlehem to attend Greek Orthodox Christmas celebrations. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon stuck to his stance that the Palestinian leader may not leave Ramallah until he has arrested the assassins of Israeli Tourism Minister Rehavam Ze’evi. Arafat was barred from attending Christmas celebrations in Bethlehem last month.

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