Israel’s attorney general asked the Central Elections Committee to bar an Arab political party from participating in the Jan. 28 elections. Elyakim Rubinstein said the leader of the National Democratic Alliance, legislator Azmi Beshara, has made remarks supporting Palestinian terrorism. Beshara claims Rubinstein is mixing inappropriately in Israeli politics.
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