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ISRAEL Two of the Middle East's oldest enemies, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, found a rare bit of common ground last week. It came when Israeli Attorney General Menachem Mazuz decided not to indict Sharon and his son Gilad, despite prosecutors' recommendation that the Prime Minister should stand trial for allegedly accepting bribes from a real estate tycoon. That ruling opened the way for Sharon to expand his minority coalition to include, at least potentially, the dovish Labor Party. Sharon wants Labor onboard to help push his plan for...

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