Prime Minister Sharon thought that being accused of killing Arafat was not worth the advantages of being rid of him.
Rabin despised Arafat, and had no faith he would keep his part of the bargain.
The Israeli MKs responded by calling their Arab counterparts savages and Arafat lovers.
But Arafat's take on history, his lies, in effect, fly in the face of 1,400 years of Muslim tradition and historiography.
The steps laid out by Rabin and Arafat retain their status as the logical steps to an overall agreement.
The pilgrims now pressed forward towards the mountain of Arafat, and covered its sides from top to bottom.
The best water in Mekka is brought by a conduit from the vicinity of Arafat, six or seven hours distant.
I walked to Mount Arafat, to enjoy from its summit a more distinct view of the whole.
From thence an elevated rocky ground in the plain extends towards Arafat.
At the close of the sixteenth century, according to Kotobeddyn, the whole plain of Arafat was cultivated.