THE WEEK: OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4

OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4

WORLD

RABIN ASSASSINATED

Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was shot and killed as he left a peace rally in Tel Aviv. His alleged attacker, a 25-year-old Jewish law student named Yigal Amir, was arrested on the spot. He reportedly said he acted alone, although he has been linked to a tiny extremist group called Eyal, which fiercely rejects Rabin's participation in peace negotiations with the Palestine Liberation Organization. "I am very sad and very shocked," said P.L.O. leader Yasser Arafat. President Clinton, who called Rabin "a martyr for his nation's peace," will attend Monday's funeral. The Israeli Cabinet immediately named Foreign...

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