Abbas Escapes Gunfire, Palestinians to Vote Jan. 9




 
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November 15th, 2004  
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Topic: Abbas Escapes Gunfire, Palestinians to Vote Jan. 9


GAZA (Reuters) - Yasser Arafat's interim successor escaped injury in a Gaza gunfight triggered by hostile militants on Sunday as Palestinian officials set Jan. 9 for elections to replace the late president and avert a feared power vacuum.

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