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Egypt Holds Funeral for Arafat

Egypt hosts a military funeral for Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Arafat's coffin was carried on a horse-drawn carriage from a Cairo mosque to an Egyptian airbase where the funeral took place. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak led the procession. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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Peter Kenyon is NPR's international correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey.
Renee Montagne, one of the best-known names in public radio, is a special correspondent and host for NPR News.