Palestinians leaders say they will hold a presidential election to choose a successor to Yasser Arafat within 60 days, and they are urging the UNited States to help ensure the voting process is free and fair.
Many Muslims in the Middle East are beginning the three-day feast of Eid al-Fitr, celebrating the end of Ramadan, Islam's holy month of fasting and prayer.
U.S. and Iraqi forces have shelled insurgent targets in the Iraqi city of Fallujah following a lull in fighting overnight.
A bomb went off at a busy market in southern Thailand early (Saturday) this morning, killing a Buddhist man, and injuring seven others.
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