News In Brief

Arafat, other PLO groups say rift has been mended

A rift that threatened the survival of the Palestine Liberation Organization and drove its leader, Yasser Arafat, out of Lebanon last year appears to have been healed.

In a joint statement issued Thursday, five of the rival PLO factions declared their talks ''a complete success'' and ''a historical step'' toward PLO unity. They said they had agreed on ''a political and structural document'' to determine PLO strategy and be the basis of a comprehensive Palestinian exchange of ideas, to begin at once.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK