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17/10/2001 The first Israeli minister is assassinated in a terrorist attack

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Four Palestinians charged in 2001 assassination of minister

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Reaction to Palestinian arrest of suspects in killing of Israeli minister

Israel's tourism minister Rehavam Ze'evi was assassinated at the former Hyatt Hotel in Jerusalem by a squad of Palestinians acting on behalf of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine militant organization. Ze'evi was the first Israeli minister to be assassinated since the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin.
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    • Essentials 

    • Preparations phase 

    • Assassination 

    • Claim of responsibility 

    • Ze'evi's funeral 

    • Official reactions 

    • Subsequent related events 

    • Honouring of killer by Bezons, France