Palestinians marked the fifth anniversary of the death of PLO leader Yasser Arafat today, as deep uncertainty hovers over the future of the peace process with Israel.
In the West Bank, thousands held a rally to honor Arafat. Meanwhile, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, who has declared his intention not to run again, said resuming negotiations depends on Israel changing its position on settlements.
Five years after Arafat’s death, why isn’t there peace in the Middle East?
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