NEWS STORY: Religious and Political Debate Rages Over Arafat’s Chosen Burial Site


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c. 2004 Religion News Service JERUSALEM _ Before recently lapsing into a coma, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat reportedly said he wanted to be laid to rest in Jerusalem, atop the Harem al-Sharif, or Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism and the third holiest site in Islam. But just like many sites in the Holy […]

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