Friday, September 19, 2003

Arafat Threatens Suicice

I wonder if he'll kill himself if he "thinks" they are going to try to expell or kill him. If so they might do something to let him do the dirty work.

From New Zealand News - World - Arafat threatens suicide over expulsion:

"Israeli forces killed a Hamas militant during a firefight with gunmen in the Gaza Strip yesterday, hours after Palestinian President Yasser Arafat said he would kill himself if Israel tried to expel or kill him.

Israeli soldiers shot and killed Jihad Abu Swerah, 34, a senior activist in the Izz-el-Deen al-Qassam armed wing of Hamas during an operation to arrest him at his home in central Gaza, military sources said. "