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        11/19/2013, Kislev 16, 5774

      Erekat: We'll Take Israel to Court over Arafat Death

      Senior Palestinian Authority (PA) negotiator Saeb Erekat declared, Monday evening, that the PA intends to sue Israel in the International Court of Justice in the Hague over the death of PA Chairman Yasser Arafat in 2004.

      Interviewed by Lebanese television station Al-Mayadeen, Erekat said the PA will also take the matter to the Security Council of the United Nations. He said the matter was brought to the attention of Secretary of State John Kerry of the United States two weeks ago.