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Senior Palestinians to See Arafat in France

Three senior Palestinian officials will travel to Paris Monday to see Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. The 75-year-old Arafat remains in intensive care at a military hospital outside Paris. The French foreign minister said Sunday that Arafat is alive, but his condition is "complex." Hear NPR's Linda Gradstein.

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Linda Gradstein
Linda Gradstein has been the Israel correspondent for NPR since 1990. She is a member of the team that received the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the team that received Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism for her coverage of the Gulf War. Linda spent 1998-9 as a Knight Journalist Fellow at Stanford University.