[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Thursday, 11 November, 2004, 18:28 GMT
In pictures: Palestinian reaction
A woman in Ramallah reacts to the news of the death of Yasser Arafat on the TV
1 of 12
The news of Yasser Arafat's death was expected, but Palestinians are still in shock.
Palestinians gather outside the Muqata
2 of 12
Throughout the morning, mourners have been gathering outside Mr Arafat's Ramallah compound, the Muqata.
A Palestinian soldier cries
3 of 12
The sadness there among his supporters is palpable.
Palestinian children stand near a burning tyre
4 of 12
Children have gathered to grieve around burning tyres, lit to symbolise their sorrow.
A Palestinian woman mourns Yasser Arafat
5 of 12
Throughout Gaza and the West Bank, Palestinians have been expressing grief at the start of 40 days of official mourning.
A Palestinian security man shoots into the air at Khan Younis refugee camp in the Gaza Strip
6 of 12
Some Palestinian security guards, here in Gaza's Khan Younis refugee camp, have been firing guns.
A procession in memory of Yasser Arafat in Jenin, in the West Bank
7 of 12
In the West Bank refugee camp of Jenin, thousands have flocked to join a procession through the streets.
A Palestinian boy in a Palestinian refugee compound in Baghdad with a poster of Yasser Arafat
8 of 12
And in refugee camps further afield, like here in Baghdad, the death of the Palestinian leader is no less keenly felt.
Palestinian masked militants from the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades
9 of 12
Thousands, including masked militants, spilled onto the streets of Gaza to express their anger and shock.
Palestinian men hold hands
10 of 12
Palestinians have been offering each other comfort at the loss of the only leader they have known...
Arafat supporters in Gaza mourn
11 of 12
...and trying to absorb the fact that he is gone.
A woman stands in front of a poster of Yasser Arafat
12 of 12
Nobody knows what the future now holds for Palestinians and their families.




PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East | South Asia
UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature | Technology | Health
Have Your Say | In Pictures | Week at a Glance | Country Profiles | In Depth | Programmes
Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific