Palestinians dance after hearing the death of Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister, as they celebrate in the Ein el-Hilweh camp near the southern city of Sidon, Lebanon, ... more 
Palestinians dance after hearing the death of Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister, as they celebrate in the Ein el-Hilweh camp near the southern city of Sidon, Lebanon, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. Sharon was loathed by many Palestinians as a bitter enemy who did his utmost to sabotage their independence hopes — by leading military offensives against them in Lebanon, the West Bank and Gaza and a settlement drive on the lands they want for a state. In 1982, Sharon engineered Israel's invasion of Lebanon, portraying it as quick, limited strike to drive Palestinian fighters from Israel's northern border. But Israeli troops advanced to outskirts of Beirut and war escalated. Fighting continued in southern Lebanon until Israel withdrew in 2000. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mohammed Zaatari
Sat, Jan 11, 2014 2:12 PM EST