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Palestinian PM to name new reform-minded cabinet

[JURIST] Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qurei [BBC News profile] withdrew his list of cabinet nominees Tuesday and promised to name a new team after parliament expressed strong opposition to his proposed cabinet. MPs criticized Qurei's selections, saying that the cabinet was stacked with members tainted by corruption and stressed the need to break from the legacy of Yasser Arafat [BBC report], who died late last year. Qurei said he will present a new reform-minded cabinet to the legislature Wednesday. BBC News has more. Haaretz has local coverage.

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