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February 24, 2000
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A Palestinian official urged an Arab boycott of the Burger King chain for failing to keep its promise to close a restaurant in a West Bank Jewish settlement. “The Arab League should intervene” to launch the boycott, Faisal Husseini said. Burger King officials said last August they would close a restaurant in the settlement of Ma’aleh Adumim after Arab and Islamic groups protested.

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