PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT YASSER ARAFAT SPEAKS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
Palestinian President Yasser Arafat speaks to the Palestinian
Legislative Council in the West Bank City of Ramallah October 29 2002.
Arafat announced a new Palestinian cabinet and extended an olive branch
to Israel as Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon grappled with his
worst political crisis since coming to power. REUTERS/ Osama Silwadi