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For the first time in 27 years, PLO chief Yasser Arafat walked across the Egyptian border to the Gaza Strip and into the unofficial leadership of the million-strong autonomous region. He said he would live there permanently. As crowds tore through security fences to get closer and supporters fired pistols into the air, the PLO chairman traded the angry rhetoric of his exile for pleas that Muslims and Jews peacefully recognize each other as "neighbors." The advice apparently didn't take. At the Gaza speech, the crowd seized a man they thought had aimed a handgun at the leader. In Lebanon, a former senior PLO commander said "all honorable Palestinians should work to kill" Arafat. Israeli critics marched throughout the country shouting, "Death to Arafat!" and the militant group Islamic Jihad said one of two murders of Israeli soldiers Thursday was "a present for Arafat."parpar