Arafat Dead, Say Palestinian Sources Amid Confusion
Arafat Critical; Vital Organs FunctioningNov 9, 1:18 PM (ET)
By Wafa Amr
PARIS (Reuters) - The fate of Palestinian President Yasser Arafat was mired in confusion on Tuesday as French doctors contradicted reports by senior Palestinian officials that the veteran leader had died at a Paris hospital.
Nov 9, 1:04 PM (ET)
By JOHN LEICESTER
PARIS (AP) - Yasser Arafat's condition deteriorated dramatically overnight as his coma deepened, but the Palestinian foreign minister said Tuesday he is "still alive" and his brain, heart and lungs are working.