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May 11, 2004
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An Israeli Arab couple won a nine-year battle to move to a Jewish town. The Israel Lands Authority on Sunday ordered the municipality of Katzir, in the Galilee, to allow Adel and Iman Ka’adan to move in. The Ka’adans, from the nearby town of Baka al-Gharbiya, petitioned the High Court of Justice after their 1995 application to buy a plot of land in Katzir was summarily rejected on what they said were racist grounds.

Palestinians outraged by the abuse of Iraqi POWs defaced graves in a Gaza Strip cemetery for British war dead. Thirty-three tombstones in the Imperial War Graves Commission Cemetery were found to have been smashed on Monday.

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