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September 19, 1995 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Ori Orr, a decorated veteran of the Israeli army, was talking up his nation's peace negotiations with the Palestinian Authority to a small audience in the den of a Bel-Air home recently when he ran into a tricky area. In response to a question about the 1996 presidential race, the general chuckled and said, "I don't like to get involved with American politics." Nonetheless, American politics, and to a larger degree public opinion, is the reason he's here.
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September 30, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat appealed for economic support for his newly expanded government Friday, meeting on Capitol Hill with some of the U.S. lawmakers who just a few years ago thought of him only as a terrorist. The chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, who now likes to refer to himself as president of the Palestinian Authority, met members of the Senate and House at separate gatherings sponsored by the Arab-American Institute.
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September 15, 1993 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat went calling on Congress on Tuesday, extending his now-famous handshake to dozens of still-incredulous lawmakers and--like countless foreign dignitaries before him--making an impassioned plea for foreign aid. Chief among his immediate interests was financial support for an interim Palestinian government in Jericho and the Gaza Strip, which will be established under the terms of the accord signed Monday between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 19, 1995 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maj. Gen. Ori Orr, a decorated veteran of the Israeli army, was talking up his nation's peace negotiations with the Palestinian Authority to a small audience in the den of a Bel-Air home recently when he ran into a tricky area. In response to a question about the 1996 presidential race, the general chuckled and said, "I don't like to get involved with American politics." Nonetheless, American politics, and to a larger degree public opinion, is the reason he's here.
NEWS
September 30, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat appealed for economic support for his newly expanded government Friday, meeting on Capitol Hill with some of the U.S. lawmakers who just a few years ago thought of him only as a terrorist. The chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization, who now likes to refer to himself as president of the Palestinian Authority, met members of the Senate and House at separate gatherings sponsored by the Arab-American Institute.
NEWS
September 16, 1993 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
In stunning and unprecedented appeals, rabbis and other leaders in American Judaism called Wednesday for U.S. government aid and private financial support to Palestinians to build self-rule on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
NEWS
September 16, 1993 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
In stunning and unprecedented appeals, rabbis and other leaders in American Judaism called Wednesday for U.S. government aid and private financial support to Palestinians to build self-rule on the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
NEWS
September 15, 1993 | MICHAEL ROSS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat went calling on Congress on Tuesday, extending his now-famous handshake to dozens of still-incredulous lawmakers and--like countless foreign dignitaries before him--making an impassioned plea for foreign aid. Chief among his immediate interests was financial support for an interim Palestinian government in Jericho and the Gaza Strip, which will be established under the terms of the accord signed Monday between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
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