TERRORISTS: Murder and Massacre on Cyprus

An Arab vendetta threatens Middle East peace

"No more Palestine, no more Palestine! Arafat, round up your dogs!"

The chant that swelled last week from the throats of Cairo street mobs marked a significant Middle East turning point. Cairenes were in the streets wailing in protest against a bizarre series of events on nearby Cyprus that began with a political assassination and climaxed in a massacre. The murder victim: Youssef Sebai, 60, author, chairman-editor of Egypt's semiofficial daily newspaper al-Ahram and a close friend of Anwar Sadat's. Sebai's slaying, by two Palestinian gunmen...

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